Agenda for the Conservation meeting of 2012-07-16 (Monday) at 19:30 in the Stocks

(last modified on 2012-07-15)
a.    Welcome to members, new members, and visitors.
b.    Registration of any apologies.
c.    Acceptance or amendments to the minutes of the previous meeting, prior to their being published on our web site.
  1. Report on the Archaeological Summer School at Grenoside.
  2. Discussion of the two new industrial heritage boards and heritage trail.
  3. Any advance preparations for the Gala on 2nd September.
x.   Discussion on new planning applications (See "Planning Applications" below).
y.   Any other business.
z.   Date of the next meeting.

Communications received (E.g. on ).

We received a telephone call from a lady who thanked both us and The Stocks for arranging the Olympic torch Party.

Information watch


Planning Applications

Coal Recovery and Restoration Scheme

Former Hesley Wood Tip Smithy Wood Road Chapeltown Sheffield S61 2SE

Ref. No: 12/01946/FUL | Received: Fri 29 Jun 2012 | Validated: Mon 02 Jul 2012 | Status: Pending Consideration

[The site plan shows this to be to the North of Cowley Hill, running between Chapeltown and the M1 to stop just before Hesley wood. RecyCoal say that a coal washing plant will be built, 35 local jobs created, and 395,000 tonnes of coal extracted over 3 years. Access to the site is directly on to Cowley Hill and thence to M1 J35. Soil will then be imported and planted with grass and 41,000 trees. "A" frame barriers will then be installed, giving access to hard surfaced paths. Ancient woodland on the edge of the site will be preserved. The site is within the Green Belt and two residents have objected, on nature conservation, amenity and environmental grounds. Also, Natural England are recommending that an "Environmental Statement" be prepared, but I don't know whether this has been done. Also note the news items in "Information watch" above .]


Alterations to building to form 8 No. 2-bed residential apartments, with associated parking and landscaping (retrospective application)

Ecclesfield Trinity Methodist Church High Street Ecclesfield Sheffield S35 9XD

Ref. No: 12/01731/FUL | Received: Wed 13 Jun 2012 | Validated: Wed 11 Jul 2012 | Status: Pending Consideration

[This is an application to increase the number of flats from 6 to 8, on the grounds that 6 flats are not viable. 8 parking places, plus cycle storage is  to be provided.]

(To see the documents, click on http://planning.sheffield.gov.uk/PublicAccess77Live/tdc/tdc_home.aspx, Click [Application Search], Enter the Application Reference above, then [Search], then the "Click to view" arrow, then "Associated Documents > View associated documents".)
All the above were found using Ward = "East Ecclesfield", Parish = "Ecclesfield Parish Council", "Validated from" = 17/06/2012  to 15/07/2012


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