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

21st March 2019

Dear Councillor,

As a member of the TOWN DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING COMMITTEE, you are requested to attend a meeting of the Committee on Wednesday 27th March 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




27th March 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 4th February 2019.  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 6th March 2019.  The attachments will form part of the main minutes, however, will not be redistributed with this Agenda.


4. Planning Applications

To consider planning applications as listed on Schedule 15 – 2018/19. 


5. Planning Application Decisions 

To note planning application decisions as shown on List 15 – 2018/19.


6.  Issues Log

Bus Stops – The Strand & The Pippin (including Tesco funded bus service) - No further update.  However a further complaint from a member of public has been received about the increased frequency of multiple buses at The Strand.

Bus Stop – High Penn – moving of bus stop and lack of footway  -  No further update

Electric Charging Points – request for provision in Calne Town Centre - No further update

Land at Castle Walk  - No further update

Construction traffic on Prince Charles Drive - No further update

Priestley School - extension - No further update.

Marden Court - No further update

S106 funded projects - To consider next site for consideration

CIL projects - To consider next site for consideration

Hills Links Road - No further update.  The next liaison meeting is taking place on 27th March – Cllr Hill to attend.

Free Parking Signs - No further update from the GWW.

Calne – Chippenham Cycle Route - An online petition has been published. If the petition reaches 4700 it can then be debated at a Wiltshire Council meeting.  The lease is expected to be renewed for 5 years.  Wiltshire Council holds an annual break clause.  A consultation is expected but the details have yet to be confirmed.  Members should note that maintenance costs have been identified at £10k pa (currently provided by Chippenham Town Council), lease costs of £26k and there is a concern regarding maintenance for the millennium bridge.  Members might be minded to write to Wiltshire Council to call for a formal consultation

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  Britain in Bloom Working Group - to receive the attached notes of the meetings held on 11th February 2019 and 11th March 2019.



7.2  S106 Working Group -  to receive a verbal update from the meeting held on 20th March 2019.

8.   2020 Entry to the South West in Bloom Competition

Members to receive and note the attached report of the Head of Operations.

There are no recommendations to this report. It is to update members only.


9.  Calne Springs Showroom

Members to receive the attached Calne Springs Usage report.


10.  Use of Skate Park

Following success of the summer skate series events held in 2018 permission is requested to host five Wednesday afternoon skate events during the School Summer Holidays at the Skate Park.  This will be managed by a third party who will have due regard to adjacent resident’s amenity.

11. CIL Projects

11.1    Call for other projects

Recreation Ground Improvement project – The Recreation Ground Working Group is investigating improvements to the green space.   It is asked that this project be included on the CIL projects list.

12.  Area Board Issues

12.1  CATG Issues

Issue Location Action

A local resident wrote expressing concern about speeding traffic in Quemerford, that the 30 mph limit should be extended to include the Blackland Junction,better signage,repaint limit on road surface,improved SID.

Quemerford  A4 from existing 40-30mph limit

Road marking and cutting back vegetation around repeater signs has been reported.

To consider whether this is a community issue

To consider the new developments on Oxford Road and whether any community issues should be logged for CATG    


13. S106

13.1 Land off Oxford Road

N/15/12431/OUT land on South East Side Oxford Road On site Waste Containers contribution for the provision of on-site waste containers £3,731


land on South East Side Oxford Road

Recreational Outdoor Sports contribution in respect of improvements to facilities at the Beversbrook Sports Hub £11,410



Land South East Oxford Road Air Quality Towards air quality management on the Land £297


Land South East Oxford Road

Education Towards phase 2 expansion at Priestley Primary School £118,853


Land South East Oxford Road

Waste & Recycling Towards the cost of providing waste  recycling containers for the development



14. TD&P Budget & Earmarked Reserves

To note the attached budget and reserves.



14.1 Commitments

List of resolutions showing commitments attached.


15. Strategic Action Plan

To review and update the attached Town Development & Planning strategic action plan.



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The Strand
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