Decision details

Full Application - Construction of manege at Middleton Hall, Rakes Lane, Middleton by Youlgreave

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: APPROVED (In accordance with officer recommendation with additional or amended condition|(s))

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Members visited the site on the previous day.


The Planning Officer provided an update to the report clarifying that the applicants were Mr & Mrs Alex Bell and the size of the land at the property was 5 hectares.


The applicant has suggested that they would be willing to look at using alternative land outside of the grounds.


The Officer recommendation to refuse the application was moved and seconded, put to the vote and carried.


That the application be REFUSED for the following reasons:


1.         The development would cause harm to the significance of the Middleton by Youlgreave Conservation Area, the park as a non-designated asset and the setting of the grade ll listed building, with no public benefit, contrary to Core Strategy policies GSP3, L1 and L3; Saved Local Plan policies LC4, LC5, LC6, LC16 and LR7 and paras 128 and 132-134 of the National Planning Policy Framework.


2.         Insufficient information has been provided to enable the Authority to assess the impact of the groundworks on the significance of any archaeological interest at the site contrary to Core Strategy policy L3; Saved Local Plan policy LC15 and 128 and 132-134 of the National Planning Policy Framework.


The meeting was adjourned at 12.55 for a lunch break and reconvened at 13.30



Publication date: 04/01/2018

Date of decision: 08/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2017 - Planning Committee

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