Agenda and draft minutes

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies have been received from Cllr Jones (No Substitute), Cllr Wakefield (No Substitute), Cllr Walker (Substitute: Cllr Garne) and Cllr Garston (Substitute: Cllr Folkard).


Declarations of Interest


(a)  All members of the Labour Group – Agenda Item No.4 (18/02302/BC4M – Seway Car Park) – Non-Pecuniary Interest: Senior Employee of an Objector has links to the Labour Party.


(b)  Councillor Ayling – Agenda Item No. 4 (18/02302/BC4M – Seway Car Park) – Non-Pecuniary Interest: Had communication with lease holder of 1-3 Herbert Grove and was an ex-employee on Seaway in 1962/63.


(c)  Councillor Ward - Agenda Item No. 4 (18/02302/BC4M – Seway Car Park) – Non-Pecuniary Interest: Is a guest house owner.


Supplementary Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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The Committee received a supplementary report by the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director (Growth and Housing) that provided additional information on the item referred to elsewhere on the Agenda.


18/02302/BC4M - Seaway Car Park, Seaway, Southend-on-Sea (Milton Ward) - Covering Report pdf icon PDF 506 KB

Additional documents:


Proposals: Comprehensive redevelopment of site, including the demolition of 1, 3 and 29 Herbert Grove and an existing toilet block; the erection of 3 no. new buildings comprising a mixed-use leisure building with a cinema (3,590sqm of Use Class D2 floorspace), 3,256sqm of floorspace for other assembly and leisure uses (within Use Class D2), 2,323sqm of floorspace for either restaurant and cafes (Use Class A3) or hot food takeaways (Use Class A5), and a further 1,612sqm of floorspace for either assembly and leisure (Use Class D2) or restaurants, cafes and hot food takeaways (Use Classes A3 and A5), and a new multi-level car park; an 2,961sqm 80 bedroom hotel (Use Class C1) with cafe; and, a 580 sqm building (Use Class A3, A5 or D2). Proposals also include alterations to form a new access from Seaway Roundabout, formation of new public open space and associated works and infrastructure including the erection of an electricity sub-station.

Applicant: Turnstone Southend Ltd

Agent: Mr Matthew Hare of Carter Jonas




That the decision be deferred to address:


(a)       Significant deficiencies in terms of the number of parking spaces (555) and the parking information provided; and

(b)       Other elements of the scheme which are not policy compliant



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