Agenda item

Full Application - Erection of a lambing shed and access track - field to the corner of Oaks Lane and Ughill Wood Lane, Bradfield (NP/S/0223/0115, RB)



Some Members had visited the site the previous day.


The Planning Officer introduced the report and informed Members that since the report had been published, the site plan had been amended.


Members noted that a good solution had been found between the Planning Officer and the Applicant/Agent and that there was a clear functional agricultural need for the lambing shed which could be accommodated without causing harm to the landscape.


The motion to approve the application was proposed, seconded, voted on and carried.




That the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:


1.            Statutory 3-year time limit for commencement;


2.            Development in accordance with amended plans;


3.            Restrict use of the building to agricultural purposes only;


4.            When the building is no longer required for agricultural purposes, it shall be removed from the site, and the site be restored to its original condition;


5.            Prior to construction, notwithstanding the amended plans, full details of the surfacing of the first 10 metres of drive/track shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Authority (avoiding the use loose gravel which migrates into the carriageway) and the approved details provided prior to the lambing shed being brought onto use;


6.            Precise details of the landscaping scheme to be submitted and approved in writing; (including replacing proposed limestone gravel with gritstone for the track and details of spoil removal/use on site).


7.            Removal of the makeshift shelter existing on the land before the new shed is brought into use.


8.            No external lighting to be installed except in accordance with a detailed scheme which has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Authority.



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