Pakenham Parish Council Minutes - 18th July 2005

Meeting of

PAKENHAM PARISH COUNCIL

18 JULY 2005, THE VILLAGE HALL, PAKENHAM

PRESENT: Cllr J Mangnall, Cllr H Painter, Cllr P Smith, Cllr R Griffin, Cllr L Patterson, Cllr M Sargent and Mrs J Brookman (clerk).

APOLOGIES: Cllr D Dorling.

1.0 - DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: There were no declarations of interest.

The meeting was convened.

2.0 - PLANNING APPLICATON:
SE/05/01809 Brookfield, The Street, Pakenham. Applicant - Mr M Bartram.
(i) Erection of single storey front extension and
(ii) erection of front boundary wall and
(iii) pitched roof additions to garage and dining room.
The parish council reiterated the comments made to the original application. "The Parish Council thought that the blind gable end could be improved by inserting a window and that the proposed wall to be incongruous in the conversation area of Pakenham and that a flint wall of traditional style with no piers would be preferable." The Parish Council have subsequently received comments from village people who are concerned about the frontage of the building moving forward which will be a very dominate feature in a CONSERVATION AREA. The Parish Council were again concerned about the proposed wall as they felt that it would not be in keeping with the conversation area of the village.

3.0 - CLERK'S REPORT:
An application had been received to erect a new memorial in Pakenham cemetery for Bevis Fitzmaurice, permission was granted.

The clerk had been contacted by Borough Council regarding recent correspondence relating to The Dell. A decision as to whether formal application would be required was pending.

4.0 - DATE OF NEXT MEETING:
The next meeting will be held on Monday 5 September 2005 in the Village Hall commencing at 7.30 pm.

The meeting was closed at 8.15 pm.

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