Proposal Description: (amended plans 25.03.2022)
Erection of a freestanding restaurant with a drive-thru facility,
car parking, landscaping and associated works, including Customer
Order Displays (COD) and Play Frame (Class E/Sui
application was introduced. Members were referred to the update
sheet which provided additional information regarding the following
The Ward Councillors' reasons for requesting the
application be determined by the committee.
Compliance with the council’s waste management
Compliance with the council's Air Quality
Supplementary Planning Document.
addition, the following update to Conditions and Heads of Terms was
Condition 06 to include at the end: Demolition and
construction work shall only take place in accordance with the
approved method statement.
Additional conditions 14 The development shall be carried out in
accordance with the measures set out within the Construction
Environmental management plan NB8901, Biodiversity Net gain
calculations report Version 1/Aug 2022 (Practical Ecology) and the
Preliminary ecological appraisal report Version 2/July 2022
(practical Ecology). Thereafter, the compensation measures shall be
maintained and retained in accordance with the approved details for
the lifetime of the permission.
Reason: To provide adequate mitigation and
enhancement for protected species.
Heads of Terms for S106
Securing of a S278 legal agreement with Hampshire
County Council Highways Authority prior to the development being
occupied (and use commenced), for the pedestrian crossing point and
highway/cycleway improvements to the site.
Implementation of the Delivery Management plan
Implementation of the requirements of the Transport
Implementation of the requirements including bond
and monitoring, of the Travel Plan ADL/CC/3610/16A for the lifetime of the permission
During public participation, Andy Key and
Councillor Susan Cook spoke in objection to the
Councillor Paula Ferguson spoke as a ward member
against the application and expressed several points on behalf of
residents and the other St Bartholomew ward members. Councillor
Ferguson made several points which could be summarised as
The ward members had looked closely at the
application and had engaged with representatives of
They recognised that the application could provide a
range of job opportunities for local people and that some local
people may welcome a new fast-food restaurant.
Many residents were concerned about the impact of
additional traffic in an already busy area.
It was felt that the transport assessment did not
adequately take into account traffic on surrounding roads for
example Easton Lane and Wales Street and it ignored the risk of
people cutting through the Winnal Estate.
In addition to an increase in road congestion, the
application would also increase local levels of noise pollution,
air pollution and litter.
It was understood there was a desire to open 24
hours a day and there were concerns about the nighttime traffic
this would generate both from restaurant customers and delivery
This proposal could create an unofficial service
station and would encourage vehicles to exit the M3 at junction
That this proposal ran contrary to the aims of the
Winchester Movement strategy and the locally declared climate
emergency by encouraging additional car journeys.
committee proceeded to ask questions and debate the
The committee agreed to grant
permission for the reasons and subject to the conditions and
informatives set out in the report and the update sheet.