Archive for Month: June 2017

  • Land adj to 10 Dunstarn Lane – PLANNING APPLICATION 16/06463/FU – Update

    I was recently advised that a revised layout had been placed on the planning portal for the above application. I asked the Planner what had changed and her response is below:  “Dear Councillor,   The changes are not significant.  Plots 22, 23 and 24 have been re-orientated / re-designed so that they side onto the area…

  • FORMER ADEL PIZZA – REFUSAL OF REMOVAL OF CONDITION FROM PLANNING PERMISSION

    The recent planning application to remove a condition attached to the approval for the former Adel Pizza has been refused. Please find below a summary of the application and a summary of the officer’s report in connection with the refusal:  “Proposal: Planning permission was granted on 25.01.2017 for New shop front and two storey extension…

  • BANDS IN PARKS – SUMMER SEASON 2017

    Please find below a link to more detail on the “Bands In Parks” for summer 2017. http://www.leeds.gov.uk/LeedsConcertSeason/Documents/Summer%20Bands%202017.pdf  

  • PRE-PLANNING APPLICATION (PRE-APP) FOR 40 WHINFIELD, ADEL

    I refer to the above and would confirm that I have been advised of the following pre-application for the above site. Number:       PREAPP/17/00325 Site:               40 Whinfield, Adel Proposal:      Demolition of existing bungalow and construction of two detached houses. The Planning Officer has advised as follows: “The Local Planning Authority has received the above pre-application…

  • BECKSIDE FOOTPATH, MOSELEY WOOD BOTTOM

    I was contacted by a local resident who had concerns about the footpath not currently being passable on Soggy Bottom. I took this up with Planning Enforcement and set out below is the response I have received: “Dear Councillor  [The Planning Officer] has commented as below:-  ‘The site boundary includes the existing footpath which ran…

  • TRAFFIC CALMING, ADEL

    I was recently contacted by local residents to raise concerns about St. Helens Lane, Weetwood Lane and Long Causeway in terms of getting some traffic calming measures installed. This is the response I have received from Highways: “Dear Cllr Anderson,  My current understanding is that St. Helen’s Lane was identified as a route that could…

  • TRAFFIC CALMING AND AIR QUALITY

    Following the installation of the various traffic calming measures and 20mph zones in the Ward a number of residents have been asking about the latest comments made in the media about how much pollution is contributed to the atmosphere due to having speed cushions and humps in place. I took this up with the Highways…

  • HOLT LANE/ROAD TRAFFIC CALMING

    I was asked recently about a number of issues relating to the traffic calming measures on Holt Lane/Holt Road as to why we need them and what purpose they serve. Set out below is the response I received: “Dear Cllr Anderson, To provide you with some background, in 2010 following the determination by the then…

  • CAR WASH SITE – PLANNING APPLICATION 17/00195/FU – 503 OTLEY ROAD

    The latest update from the Planner, on the car wash site is as follows: “The remaining issues concern design, amenity and highway safety.  The proposed retail unit is positioned in close proximity to Otley Road and would be clearly visible in both directions.  Unfortunately, the front of the building does not face Otley Road so…