Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Development Sub-Committee - Monday, 7 February 2022 11.00 am

Venue: Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 1XB

Contact: Karen Wyeth  Email: k.wyeth@spelthorne.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

41/22

Apologies for absence & Substitutions

To receive any apologies for non-attendance and details of Member substitutions.

Decision:

There were none.

 

Councillor J Doran attended the meeting via Microsoft Teams.

Minutes:

There were none.

 

Councillor J Doran attended the meeting via Microsoft Teams.

42/22

Minutes

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 31 January 2022. – MINUTES TO FOLLOW

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 31 January 2021.

Minutes:

The Committee resolved to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 31 January 2021.

43/22

Disclosures of Interest

To receive any disclosures of interest from members in accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct.

 

Councillors Doran, Harvey, Noble and Smith-Ainsley are Planning Committee members and therefore will not be making comment on any applications due to come before the Planning Committee.

 

Decision:

Councillors Buttar, Harvey, Doran, Noble and Smith-Ainsley advised the Committee that they were Planning Committee members and therefore would not be making comment on any applications due to come before the Planning Committee.

 

Councillor S Mooney advised the Committee that she was a Surrey County Councillor

 

Minutes:

Councillors Buttar, Harvey, Doran, Noble and Smith-Ainsley advised the Committee that they were Planning Committee members and therefore would not be making comment on any applications due to come before the Planning Committee.

 

Councillor S Mooney advised the Committee that she was a Surrey County Councillor

 

44/22

Questions from members of the Public

The Chair, or his nominee, to answer any questions raised by members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 40.

 

At the time of publication of this agenda no questions were received.

 

Decision:

There were none.

Minutes:

There were none.

45/22

Ward Issues

To consider any issues raised by ward councillors in accordance with Standing Order 34.2

 

At the time of publication of this agenda no ward issues were received.

 

Decision:

There were none.

Minutes:

There were none.

46/22

Urgent Actions

To consider any urgent action that have arisen since last meeting.

Decision:

There were none.

Minutes:

There were none.

47/22

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider the Forward Plan for the Development Sub-Committee.

Decision:

The Committee noted the Forward Plan for Development Sub-Committee business.

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted the Forward Plan for Development Sub-Committee business.

 

48/22

Exclusion of Public and Press (Exempt Business)

To move the exclusion of the Press/Public for the following items, in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 and by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006.

Decision:

It was proposed by Councillor Smith-Ainsley, Seconded by Councillor Harvey and resolved that the public and press be excluded during consideration of the following items, in accordance with paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) because it was likely to disclose information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because, disclosure to the public would prejudice the financial position of the authority in being able to undertake even-handed negotiations and finalising acceptable contract terms.

 

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Smith-Ainsley, Seconded by Councillor Harvey and resolved that the public and press be excluded during consideration of the following items, in accordance with paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) because it was likely to disclose information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because, disclosure to the public would prejudice the financial position of the authority in being able to undertake even-handed negotiations and finalising acceptable contract terms.

 

49/22

Units 1a, 1b, 1c and 1e The Summit Centre, Sunbury – Lease Renewals

Report to follow.

Decision:

The Committee considered a report from the Property Asset Manager that sought approval of the renewal of leases on Units 1a, 1b, 1c & 1e The Summit Centre, Sunbury.

 

The Committee resolved to approve the lease renewals on the four industrial properties at The Summit Centre.

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report from the Property Asset Manager that sought approval of the renewal of leases on Units 1a, 1b, 1c & 1e The Summit Centre, Sunbury.

 

The Committee resolved to approve the lease renewals on the four industrial properties at The Summit Centre.

50/22

Elmsleigh Centre, Tothill Car Park and Communications House Feasibility Options

Report to follow

Decision:

The Committee considered a report from the Property & Development Manager that sought to advise members of the updates to the initial feasibility options for the redevelopment of The Elmsleigh Centre, Tothill Car Park and Communications House.

 

The Committee resolved to note the report.

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report from the Property & Development Manager that sought to advise members of the updates to the initial feasibility options for the redevelopment of The Elmsleigh Centre, Tothill Car Park and Communications House.

 

The Committee resolved to note the report.

 

Councillor Nichols left the meeting at 11:39

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:22

The meeting reconvened at 12:32

51/22

Thameside Development

Report to follow.

Decision:

The Committee received an update from the Property Development Advisor on the Thameside development.

 

The Committee resolved to approve Option 1 of the report that was as follows:

 

Block A – Ground floor plus 10, 8 and 4 storeys

Block B – Ground floor plus 7, 6 and 4 storeys

Minutes:

The Committee received an update from the Property Development Advisor on the Thameside development.

 

The Committee resolved to approve Option 1 of the report that was as follows:

 

Block A – 11, 9 and 5 storeys

Block B – 8, 7 and 5 storeys

52/22

Urgent business

To consider any business deemed as urgent by the chair.

Decision:

There was none.

Minutes:

There was none.