Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on Monday 22 May 2000 at 7.30pm in the Community Centre Present: RJ Farrington (chair) R Day RT Summerfield LC Twinn PK Oldham P Mynott The clerk SJ Daniels 1 Apologies for absence JE Coston HM Smith RLE Waters 259/00 2 Minutes The minutes of the meeting of 26 April 2000 were approved and signed as a true record. 3 Decisions Received - none 4 New Applications 260/00 S/0749/00 Mr & Mrs B Pearson - RTS has asked for a site visit from (243/00) SCDC planning committee before making a decision. 261/00 S/0825/00 L Thipthorpe 1&2 The Cottages Chesterton Fen Road - erection of 2 warehouse units (use class B8) following demolition of cottages and outbuilding (renewal of time limited permission S/0039/95) - no recommendations. 262/00 S/0838/00 Napp Pharmaceutical Holdings Ltd Unit 191 Science Park - gardeners store/workshop building (single storey sectional building) - no recommendations. 263/00 S/0843/00 Cambridge Regional College - use of part of existing overflow car park as overnight coach park - no recommendations. 264/00 S/0862/00 Tesco Stores Ltd - extensions to store including alterations to provide new main entrance together with revised storage/loading facilities. Relocation of recycling centre and bus stop - no recommendation. Comments: - Committee felt that Tesco should provide - A visibility splay for pedestrians/cyclists at the access from Cambridge Road, and - A pedestrian access at the main vehicular entrance. - Committee noted a reduction in car parking and left this matter to the Planning Officers' professional view. - Committee was unhappy with the new staff location as it could encourage staff displaced from the staff car park to park in The Rowans. In addition customers could also be tempted to park in The Rowans. 265/00 5 Correspondence Noted that the new owners of 24 High Street intended renovating and living in the house. The meeting ended at 8.15pm.