Town Development and Planning Committee
Meets every three weeks in the Town Hall at 6.00pm to consider and comment on planning applications that have been submitted to Wiltshire Council relating to Calne Town. These include; Home Extensions and alterations, conservatories, tree works, changes of use applications, waste site applications and advertising/signage. The Committee also deals with applications and issues relating to; CCTV, town events, waiting and parking restrictions, street/road signage, bus shelters and street furniture, street naming, consultation on street trading licences, traffic & transport issues, footpath, bridleways and rights of way, consultation on local structure plans and waste and mineral plans and all other major proposals affecting the environment of the town centre and the town as a whole.
Minutes of previous meetings can be downloaded and agenda's for forthcoming and most recent meetings will appear here.


To: Councillor Ansell - Town Mayor - Calne North
Councillor Merrick – Deputy Town Mayor – Chilvester & Abberd
Councillor Boaler – Calne Central
Councillor Canfer – Chilvester & Abberd
Councillor Fisher – Calne North
Councillor Hill – Calne South
Councillor Jones – Chilvester & Abberd
Councillor MacNaughton – Calne Central
Councillor Riley – Calne South
Councillor Rounds – Calne North

16th January 2019

Dear Councillor,

As a member of the TOWN DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING COMMITTEE, you are requested to attend a meeting of the Committee on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at the Town Hall, Calne commencing at 6.00pm.

The Press and Public are welcome to attend this meeting. Questions and statements will be taken from members of the public for 15 minutes at 6.00 pm, if required, prior to the start of the meeting, in accordance with the Town Council’s Standing Order No 3.

Plans may also be viewed online via the Wiltshire Council website. For those who do not have internet access, plans may be viewed online at the library with help from Wiltshire Council staff.

Yours sincerely

Mrs Jeannette Young
Director of Council Services




23rd January 2019

The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 permits the audio and visual recording and photography of the Council and Committee meetings by the general public and/or media. It would be appreciated if persons wishing to take photographs or to record a meeting, were, wherever possible, notified to the Director of Council Services before the meeting concerned. For more information on permitted recordings, please ask to see the Council’s policy.

Public Participation



1. Apologies

2. Declarations of Interest – To receive any Declarations of Interest required by the Code of Conduct adopted by the Town Council on 2 July 2012.Members are required to read the Code of Conduct, appended to the Town Council’s Standing Orders, prior to the meeting, in particular the section which deals with disclosable pecuniary interests.  Whilst the Director of Council Services can give certain advice, if any specific assistance is required by members to decide whether they have a declarable interest, they are to raise this with the Director of Council Services so that further advice can be sought from the Monitoring Officer at Wiltshire Council.  This should be done prior to the meeting at which the member may have a declarable interest in an Agenda item.  When declaring an interest, members are requested to state clearly whether they will speak or not, remain in the meeting or not, vote or not.  This request is made to aid the correct minuting of such interests.

3. Minutes

To confirm, as a true record, the attached Minutes of the Town Development and Planning Committee held on 2nd January 2019.  The attachments will form part of the main minutes, however, will not be redistributed with this Agenda.

[Click here for minutes]

4. Planning Applications

To consider planning applications as listed on Schedule 12 – 2018/19. 

[Click here for planning applications]

5. Planning Application Decisions 

To note planning application decisions as shown on List 12 – 2018/19.

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6.  Issues Log

Bus Stops – The Strand & The Pippin (including Tesco funded bus service) - A request for the temporary use as a bus turning/parking area has been made to Wiltshire Council.
The Passenger Transport Team have advised that the town service buses now have very little turn round time at the Pippin between journeys – usually about 5 minutes maximum.  However, the Pippin is also used by 33 which is operated by the Faresaver bus company and which on weekdays may layover there between journeys at 1058-1121 and between 1258 and 1321.  Members are asked to note that Wiltshire Council is likely to issue a licence for the pocket park.

Bus Stop – High Penn – moving of bus stop and lack of footway  - No further update -  contact has been made with Wiltshire Council.  A verbal update may be provided.

Electric Charging Points – request for provision in Calne Town Centre - Awaiting approval / licence from Wiltshire Council for the use of the Church Street car park.
A meeting is due to take place on Friday 18th January.  A briefing update will be shared at the Calne Area Board.

Land at Castle Walk  - A meeting took place 6th November. GreenSquare to write to Wiltshire Council over the issue of drainage.

Construction traffic on Prince Charles Drive - The planning application for the link road was approved (18/04823/REM).

Priestley School - extension - The works are scheduled to be completed in August 2019 ready for the start of the academic year in Sept 2019.

Marden Court - GreenSquare to present plans at a future TD&P meeting.  Public meeting Thursday 24th January

S106 funded projects - White Horse Way deferred to next meeting.

CIL projects - To identify projects to be funded by CIL contributions.

Hills Links Road - A request for clarification has been sent to Wiltshire Council.

Free Parking Signs - Awaiting confirmation of plans for the Great West Way sign before obtaining prices.

Members are asked to consider the issues raised and RESOLVE to agree any next steps.

7. Reports and notes from Working Groups/Other Bodies

7.1  Calne Our Place – to receive notes from the Annual General Meeting (attached).

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7.2 Dates for Working Group Meetings

7.2.1 Calne Community Transport Strategy Working Group – 22nd January 2019 – a verbal update will be provided if available.

7.2.2 Town Events Working Group – to be confirmed

7.2.3 Britain in Bloom Working Group – 11th February 2019

8. Temporary Closure of Footpath 13, Silver Street, Calne
Members are asked to note the Order which was due to expire on 25 February 2019 will now continue in force for a further six months or until completion of the works, whichever is the earliest. The Order will have a maximum duration of six months.

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9. TD&P Budget & Earmarked Reserves

To note the current budget and reserves.

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10. Strategic Action Plan

To review and update the Town Development & Planning Action Plan.

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