Agenda Item No.





Minutes of a meeting held on 30th June, 2011.


Present: Councillor J.C. Bird (Chairman); Councillor H.J.W. James (Vice-Chairman); Ms. J. Poole (The Georgian Group); Councillor L.M. Payne (Barry Town Council); Councillor R. Magee (St. Nicholas Community Council); P. Jones (Cowbridge Charter Trust); Councillor Mrs. M. Kelly Owen (Penarth Town Council).


Also present: Mrs. J. Crofts, Mr. P. Thomas and Mr. C. Hope.




(a)       Minutes -


AGREED - T H AT the minutes of the meeting held on 17th February, 2011 be agreed as a correct record.



(b)       Feedback -


AGREED - T H A T the following feedback on applications previously considered by the Group be noted:



Greenfields, Castle Hill, Llanblethian, Cowbridge - Alterations, restoration and extension to existing 5 no. bedroom dwelling to form 4 no. bedroom family home.  To include demolition of later extensions to original house.  New landscaping works, parking and vehicular access and flood prevention measures.


This application was approved.


Penarth Pier Pavilion, Penarth - Alterations and extensions to pavilion to include new second floor observatory extension and new roofs, with access improvements included along with other associated works.  These alterations are in association with change of use of the pavilion to mixed use, to include restaurant, shop, conference suite and auditorium / cinema.


This application was approved.



(c)        Applications in Conservation Areas -


(i)         Cadoxton


2011/00555/FUL                  Received 7 June 2011


Oxford Homes (Cardiff) Limited, Clare Road, Grangetown, Cardiff, CF11 6RX

Harmers Limited, 39 Lambourne Crescent, Cardiff Business Park, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5GG


CrystalSprings, Coldbrook Road East, Barry


Construction of Nursing Home - 68 beds


RECOMMENDED - REFUSAL - It was felt that the size and scale of the proposed development was not sympathetic to the Conservation Area.



(ii)        Bonvilston


2011/00292/CAC and 2011/00516/FUL              Received 26 May 2011


Mr. and Mrs. Brian Tout, Parc Newydd Cottage, Bonvilston, Vale of Glamorgan, CF5 6TS

Andrew Parker Architect, The Great Barn, Lillypot, Bonvilston, Vale of Glamorgan, CF5 6TR


The Old Vicarage, Cowbridge Road, Bonvilston


Proposed demolition of existing house and construction of new code level 3 sustainable house, design as approved 2010/00208/FUL


RECOMMENDED - NON DETERMINATION - The Group could not arrive at a consensus view on the proposal.



(iii)       Cowbridge


2011/00423/FUL                  Received 5 May 2011


(Councillor J.C. Bird announced that he had no connection with the applicant for the following application.)


R.S. Bird Ltd. and Waitrose Ltd., c/o Alder King Planning Consultants, Pembroke House, 15 Pembroke Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3BA

Alder King Planning Consultants, Pembroke House, 15 Pembroke Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3BA


R.S. Bird Ltd., Birds Lane, Cowbridge


Demolition of redundant garden centre buildings and erection of food store building (approximately 2,074m² gross external area) and non food retail building (approximately 661m² gross external area) and service yard together with 138 car parking spaces, rerouted public footpath and landscaping.


RECOMMENDED - APPROVAL, although reservations were expressed about some elements of the design and proposed materials.  The Group also expressed the wish that the blank elevations be made more interesting.



(iv)       Penarth


2011/00411/FUL      Received 3 May 2011


The Governors of Stanwell School, Salisbury Avenue, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2XL

Kennedy James Griffiths, 7 Oak Tree Court, Mulberry Drive, Cardiff Gate, Cardiff, CF23 8RS


StanwellSchool, Salisbury Avenue, Penarth


Proposed single storey cafeteria extension at Stanwell School, Penarth.


RECOMMENDED - REFUSAL - It was felt that the design of the proposal was wholly inappropriate and would not preserve or enhance the Conservation Area.