Agenda and minutes

North Whiteley Development Forum - Thursday, 16th February, 2023 6.00 pm

Venue: Cornerstone Primary School, Bluebell Way, Whiteley, PO15 7QE and streamed live on YouTube at

Contact: Matthew Watson, Democratic Services Officer  Email: 01962 848 317


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To record the names of apologies given and deputy members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members (where appropriate)



Apologies were noted as above.



Disclosures of Interests

To receive any disclosure of interests from Members and Officers in matters to be discussed. 


Note: Councillors are reminded of their obligations to declare disclosable pecuniary interests, personal and/or prejudicial interests in accordance with legislation and the Council’s Code of Conduct.


No declarations of interest were made.



Chairperson's Announcements


The Chairperson welcomed everyone and thanked Tim Clarke, Headteacher, Cornerstone Primary School for hosting the meeting.


The Chairperson advised the forum that a decision as to whether future meetings would be held online or in person would be taken by Winchester City Council's cabinet in the new municipal year.


Public Participation.

To receive and note questions asked and statements made from members of the public on general matters of interest and/or matters relating to the work of the Forum


Members of the public and visiting councillors may speak at the forum, provided they have registered to speak three working days in advance. Please contact Democratic Services by 5pm on the Deadline(registertospeakdeadline) via or (01962) 848 264 to register to speak and for further details.


Tim Clarke, Headteacher of Cornerstone Primary School, addressed the meeting regarding the issue of safer routes to school. Specifically, he wanted to ask about the progress of the construction of a pathway to the south of the school's boundary. He explained that several families who lived around three hundred metres  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 14 November 2022 pdf icon PDF 273 KB

That the minutes of the meeting be signed as a correct record.




That the minutes of the previous meeting held on 14 November 2022 be approved and adopted.



Update from Hampshire County Council re Junction 9/Roundabout 1


Patrick Bingham from Hampshire County Council provided an update on the ongoing works at Junction 9 and R1 roundabout. He advised that only a few activities were left to complete and that some work was on hold pending agreement from National Highways. Regarding Whiteley Way South, he advised that some  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.


Update from Winchester City Council re Governance Update


Hilary Oliver, Winchester City Council, informed the forum that a community governance review had been conducted to decide on the area's governance structure. The recommendations from the review were discussed at the council's Licensing and Regulation committee meeting on 7 December 2022, where they were accepted, and a further consultation  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.


Update from Developer and Implementation Officer pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Verbal Update and Report Ref NWDF20 and appendices attached.

Additional documents:


Jeff Davis (Tetra Tech) provided the forum with a presentation which had been made available on the council's website. The presentation covered a range of issues, which included the following:


  1. An overview of Highways works.
  2. Phase 1 - Bluebell Way, including bus services, and Southern Local Centre.
  3. Strategic Cycleway: Footpath  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.


Future agenda items.

Members to suggest items for future meetings.


Members put forward the following for future agenda items:


1.    Buses: a detailed report on the current situation regarding services, usage, and funding.

2.    Education: updates on second primary school and secondary school progress.

3.    Parking: discussion on the current parking situation.




Registering to speak at meetings of the council:

The information below relates to the majority of meetings of the council but please note that different rules do apply for registering to speak at meetings of Full Council, Licensing Sub Committees, Planning Committees, Open Forums, and the Standards Hearing and Human Resources Sub Committees and the Appointments Panel. Further information can be obtained using the contact details above.

Members of the public may speak at this meeting, provided they have registered to speak three working days in advance. Please contact Democratic Services via or (01962) 848 264 to register to speak and for further details - which can also be found on the individual meeting agenda front sheets.


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