Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 31st July, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Ashford Borough Council. View directions

Contact: Rosie Reid Telephone: 01233 330565  Email:

No. Item



To receive Notification of Substitutes in accordance with Procedure

Rule 1.2(c) and Appendix 4


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To declare any interests which fall under the following categories, as explained on the attached document:


a) Disclosable Pecuniary Interests (DPI)

b) Other Significant Interests (OSI)

c) Voluntary Announcements of Other interests


See Agenda Item 2 for further details



To approve the Minutes of the Meeting of this Committee held on 3rd July 2019


Requests for Deferral/Withdrawal


Schedule of Applications


18/01140/AS pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Land fronting Canterbury Road at Ashford Hockey Club and land to the north of Ball Lane, Kennington, Kent - Outline application for the erection of 9 dwellings with access from Canterbury Road (with all other matters reserved), and change of use of land from agriculture to provide two football pitches on land at Ball Lane




18/00644/AS pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Land to the north of St Mary’s Close and east of Ashford Road, Hamstreet, Kent TN26 2DX - Outline application to consider the access from Ashford Road only and the construction of up to 80 new homes, an up to 60 bed care home, approx. 60 car parking spaces adjacent to Ashford Road, SuDS, wetland and associated education centre/events space, pedestrian and cycle linkages, associated open space and football pitch and covered shelter, drainage infrastructure and new landscaping


18/01454/AS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Andrews Garage, Plain Road, Smeeth, Ashford, Kent, TN25 6RA - Demolition of Andrews Garage and the construction of 5 houses with associated parking, revised vehicular access and car barn



17/00388/AS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Land rear of 2 to 16 Longsfield off, Quarry Wood, Aldington, Kent - Erection of 4 dwellings



19/00516/AS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The Poplars, Kingsnorth Road, Ashford, Kent - Demolition of existing flats at 1 to 14 The Poplars & terrace of 3 houses at 5, 7 & 9 Beaver Lane. Redevelopment of site to provide a sheltered housing scheme of 31 apartments (15 x 1 bed, 16 x 2 bed) for affordable rent & associated parking



19/00052/AS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Land south of Captain’s Wood, Land at Cheeseman’s Green, Cheeseman’s Green Lane, Kingsnorth, Kent - Proposed construction of 17no. residential dwellings (C3 use) with associated access, parking and landscaping


18/01842/AS pdf icon PDF 684 KB

Bombardier Transportation Ltd, Beaver Lane, Ashford - Development of a light maintenance depot including the demolition of existing structures, the provision of a two storey 500sq.m workers accommodation block, 36 parking spaces and associated works for the movement in, and stabling of, railway rolling stock and associated equipment at the former Bombardier Depot, Chart Leacon



18/01801/AS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Land between Peelers and Oakleigh, Church Road, Smeeth - Outline application for residential development for the erection of up to 35 units, to include access from Church Road only, with all other matters reserved



18/00988/AS pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Rose Garden Paddock, Hareplain Road, Biddenden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8LJ - Variation of condition 2 on planning permission 07/02242/AS to allow for 4 mobile homes to be stationed on the site at any time


19/00061/AS pdf icon PDF 872 KB

27 Thorne Estate, Pluckley, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0RD - Installation of vehicle crossover to allow vehicle access across footpath onto proposed vehicle hard standing area and disabled access ramp


Update Report pdf icon PDF 2 MB


Minutes of this Meeting pdf icon PDF 568 KB