The Committee considered an application for
the proposed change of use from C3 residential to C1 hotel/guest
house use at Pitmaston House, Malvern
Reason Why Being
Considered by Planning Committee
The application had been referred to Planning
Committee at the request of Councillor Amos.
The report set out the background to the
proposal, the site and surrounding are, the site itself, relevant
policies, planning history and representations and consultations
The Committee’s attention was drawn to
the late papers which related to the following:
The amendment of condition 2 following the submission of revised
Amendment to the Officer recommendation following the associated
withdrawal of application 22/00586/LB; and
Comments received from Councillor Amos, local ward Member, who was
unable to attend the meeting.
Then information was presented as set out by
the Corporate Director – Planning and Governance, in
conjunction with a powerpoint
presentation for the item.
There had been no one registered to speak on
Key Points of
In response to a question as to why the Listed Building application
had been withdrawn from the agenda, the Development Management
Service Manager confirmed that the Listed Building consent is only
required for alterations to the building, as this application was
purely for change of use, Listed Building consent was not required
at this time.
Members commented that the access road is shared with the school
and the restriction on the hours of deliveries was
questioned. The Planning Officer
identified that condition 7 identifies some restrictions namely no
deliveries outside 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to
Saturday. Although acknowledging this,
it was pointed out that there would be lunchtime and part-time
staff to consider.
Although the access referred to is not the main access for teachers
and pupils, the Development Management Service Manager suggested
that if Members agreed delegated authority could be given to the
Chair and Vice Chair to double check whether the condition is
accurate in terms of this access point, and if it is an issue the
hours could be amended. This was agreed
by Committee Members.
The hours of use of the terrace and pool as raised by the local
Ward Member, were of concern to residents and also referred to by
Members, considering the previous history of the site. The Development Management Service Manager in
response stated that the proposal is for a hotel which will be
staffed 24 hours and that conditions 10, 11 and 12 require the
submission of a noise management plan for the site which will be
monitored and investigated if need be.
In referring to conditions 11 and 12 relating to the outside
terrace area hours of use and no music
to be played, it was considered by Members that the applicant may
wish to change this particularly in the summer weather. The Development Management Service Manager in
response stated that the agent for the applicant has
been cognisant of what the committee and neighbours have said
previously and ...
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