Planning Committee - Wednesday, 16 November 2022 6.30pm

Venue: St George's Centre, Pembroke Road, Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4UH. View directions

Contact: Julie Francis-Beard, Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 350 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 6 October 2022 and 19 October 2022.

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Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report. 


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct. Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.


Planning application - MC/21/0979 Kingsnorth Power Station, Power Station Access Road, Hoo St Werburgh, Rochester pdf icon PDF 246 KB

Peninsula Ward

Outline planning application with all matters reserved except access (to be taken from Eschol Road) for the construction of flexible EG (iii)/B2/B8 use class buildings, sui generis uses for energy uses and a lorry park, together with servicing, parking, landscaping, drainage, remediation, demolition and earthworks.

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Planning application - MC/22/1736 Land South of Fenn Corner Industrial Estate, Ratcliffe Highway, St Mary Hoo, Rochester pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Peninsula Ward

Retrospective consent for the change of use from equestrian land to create an extension to the existing overflow car park.

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Planning application - MC/22/1810 Bardell Wharf, Rochester, Medway, ME1 1NG pdf icon PDF 378 KB

River Ward

Mixed use development comprising residential units (Class C3) and commercial floorspace (Class E) together with vehicular access off Bardell Terrace, vehicle (including on site and on street spaces) and cycle parking provision, private amenity space, landscaping, engineering works, public realm, and associated works. Highway works to the junction of Corporation Street and High Street and alterations to pedestrian crossing - demolition of all buildings on site.

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Planning application - MC/17/0351 Tudor Farm (part of Court Lodge Farm), Stoke Road, Stoke, Rochester pdf icon PDF 321 KB

Peninsula Ward

Change of use of agricultural land for the storage of caravans for seasonal workers from the end of the season until the beginning of the next season, provision of a porta cabin to provide a recreational facility for seasonal workers, a porta cabin for an office, a portable laundry unit, parking and turning space, a new farm road, a drainage connection to the main sewer and landscaping.

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Planning application - MC/22/1339 Land off 143 Berengrave Lane, Rainham, Gillingham, Medway pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Rainham North Ward

Construction of 8 residential dwellings; detached garages to plots 2, 3 and 8 together with private amenity space, landscaping and associated parking.

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Planning application - MC/22/1317 Land to rear of Fenn House, Farm Fenn Street, St Mary Hoo, Rochester pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Peninsula Ward

Outline application with all matters reserved for the construction of four self-build dwellings with associated parking and amenity space.

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Planning application - MC/22/1863 Rendina, 421 Walderslade Road, Walderslade, Chatham pdf icon PDF 312 KB

Walderslade Ward

Construction of a five storey block of 18 apartments with the creation of a new access, parking, surface water drainage and earthworks - Demolition of existing bungalow.

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Planning application - MC/22/1521 Land to the east of Oakhurst Close, Walderslade, Chatham, Medway pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Walderslade Ward

Outline application with some matters reserved (appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) for the construction of a 3-bedroom bungalow.

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Planning application - MC/22/1836 Land rear of 56-60 Town Road, Cliffe Woods, Rochester, Medway pdf icon PDF 486 KB

Strood Rural Ward

Construction of a detached dwelling with associated parking, cycle storage, boundary treatment and landscaping.

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Planning application - MC/22/1538 188 Frindsbury Hill, Wainscott, Rochester, Medway pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Strood Rural Ward

Construction of single storey extensions to the front and to the rear of the existing garage to the side to facilitate the conversion of the garage to habitable living accommodation together with the construction of a dormer to the side.

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Planning application - MC/22/2050 Westfield Town Road, Cliffe Woods, Rochester pdf icon PDF 436 KB

Strood Rural Ward

Change of use application incorporating part conversion of existing residential garage to sui generis beauty treatment room together with the creation of visitor parking spaces.

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Housing Delivery Test Action Plan Update pdf icon PDF 258 KB

This report sets out details of the Housing Delivery Test Action Plan that considers measures to help boost the supply of housing in Medway.

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Exclusion of the press and public pdf icon PDF 119 KB

This report summarises the content of agenda item 18, which, in the opinion of the proper officer, contain exempt information within one of the categories in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. It is a matter for the Committee to determine whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of document.


Derelict Buildings: January 2022 - September 2022

This is the report to Planning Committee informing members of the action taken by the Derelict and Empty Homes Officer with regard to key buildings and associated land in the Medway area during the period 1 January 2022 – 30 September 2022.


Additional Information - Supplementary Agenda Advice Sheet pdf icon PDF 179 KB

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Additional Information - Presentation pdf icon PDF 9 MB