Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Monday, 20th September, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Station Road East, Oxted. View directions

Contact: Barry Gilham 

No. Item


Declarations of interest

All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter:


(i)            any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests (DPIs) and / or


(ii)           other interests arising under the Code of Conduct


in respect of any item(s) of business being considered at the meeting. Anyone with a DPI must, unless a dispensation has been granted, withdraw from the meeting during consideration of the relevant item of business.  If in doubt, advice should be sought from the Monitoring Officer or his staff prior to the meeting.           


Councillor Farr stated that he had received a number of representations via email.  He made it clear that he would be considering the application afresh and with an open mind.


Minutes from the meeting held on the 2 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 273 KB


The minutes of the meeting were confirmed and signed by the Chair.


Committee Decisions (Under Powers delegated to the Committee)


2021/1040 - Nutfield Green Park, The Former Laporte Works, Nutfield Road, Nutfield, Surrey pdf icon PDF 680 KB

Additional documents:


The Committee considered an application for the construction and operation of Nutfield Green Park with access from Nutfield Road and Nutfield Marsh Road.  The application was comprised of the construction of an outdoor activity park using imported inert materials, the operation of an outdoor activity park, the construction and operation of an associated wellbeing centre (including a GP surgery, pharmacy, community diagnostic hub, community shop, restaurant/cafe, creche, office hub, event space, indoor and outdoor gyms together with ancillary uses such as 2 staff accommodation units, treatment rooms and storage) together with a development of up to 239 residential units, a 70 bedroom rehabilitation and respite care facility with up to an associated 100 extra care units and staff accommodation for up to 21 staff together with infrastructure, landscaping and open space (Outline for Access and Layout).


The Officer recommendation was to refuse.


Ms Liz Ramsay attending on behalf of the Nutfield Conservation Society spoke against the recommendation.


Councillor Jon Dadswell of Nutfield Parish Council spoke against the application.


Ms Sophie Serdetschniy, the applicant’s agent, spoke in favour of the recommendation.


R E S O L V E D – that planning permission be refused.