Minutes of Extraordinary Meeting 4th May 2011


Minutes of Extraordinary Meeting of Upton Parish Council in the Village Hall on Wednesday 4th May 2011 at 8.00 pm

Present: Mr J Dickens (Chairman), Mr M Brown, Mr S Norman, Mrs C Lightfoot (Clerk)

1. Apologies received from Dr R Lott, Mr D Mason, Mrs L Shaw

2. Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any personal interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting. Any Member arriving after the start of the meeting is asked to declare personal interests as necessary as soon as practicable after their arrival even if the item in question has been considered. None recorded

3. Planning Application: Sine Nomine, Church Street – UPT/2187/2 – to remove existing roof, replace with attic trusses to form 3 new bedrooms within roof space. Replace and enlarge existing entrance porch. Amend style and character of the front elevation by rendering existing brickwork and adding contrast colour. Reposition existing flat roof garage. Applicants Mr & Mrs P Fletcher.

The plans, having been circulated, were discussed. The Parish Council agreed that the overall concept of improving the property was good. However it was viewed the design appearance of the pod and materials, ie the Red Marley cladding, were not in keeping with the character and appearance of the village scene, being immediately opposite the 11th Century 2* listed church.

The clerk to advise the Vale that the Parish Council object to this application. Clerk

The meeting closed at 8.25 p.m.

Clare Lightfoot

Clerk/Upton Parish Council

9th May 2011