Decision details

22/00136/FULL - Hybrid Planning Permission for 29 Dwellings and 3 Self/Custom Build Plots together with associated Open Space and Infrastructure at Hurgill Stables, Hurgill Road, Richmond, DL10 4TA

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




The Assistant Director Planning – Community Development Services sought determination of a hybrid planning application for 29 dwellings and 3 self/custom build plots together with associated open space and infrastructure at Hurgill Stables, Hurgill Road, Richmond. This application was submitted for Committee decision due to raising significant material planning considerations.


Tom Pearson spoke objecting to the application.


Ian Woods spoke on behalf of Richmond Town Council objecting to the application.


Councillor Stuart Parsons as Division Member spoke objecting to the application.


The applicant’s agent, Kevin Ayrton, spoke in support of the application.


During consideration of the above application, the Committee discussed the following issues:-

·     The proximity of the application site to the built line of the town and its impact on the surrounding landscape.

·     The provision of footpaths and what currently exists, due to the development site not being in walking distance of the town.


The decision:-


That contrary to Officers recommendations planning permission be REFUSED.


Voting Record


A vote was taken and the motion was declared carried unanimously.




The Committee’s reasons for refusing the application are as set out below:


(i)    The development will have an unacceptable impact on the surrounding landscape, heritage assets and the approach to and from the town, contrary to CP4 and CP12.


Note: Councillor Bryn Griffiths left the meeting at 10.50am.


Note: The meeting was adjourned at 10.50am and reconvened at 11.30am.


Note: Councillor Stuart Parsons took his seat on the Committee at 11.30am and considered all of the following applications.


Publication date: 02/11/2023

Date of decision: 14/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/09/2023 - Richmond (Yorks) Area Constituency Planning Committee

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