Executive Committee Meetings


The Fareham Society

Executive Committee Meetings

9th September 2019
Matters discussed included:


o Attendance at various County Council and Borough Council Planning meetings, together with the Winham Farm public inquiry 24-26 September.
o The updating of Society advertising material
o Nominations for the Society Design Awards
o Report on this year’s Stubbington Show.
o Report on this summer’s visits
o The proceedings of the 31st July meeting of the Partnership for South Hampshire (PfSH) [previously known as PUSH].
o The proposed Society Christmas function on 6th December.
o The updating of the Society’s advertising material.


A number of recent planning applications and in particular:


Ø The refusal of an application to build 261 houses on land to the east of Oakcroft Lane. The Society had written a letter of objection as it intrudes upon the Fareham/Stubbington Strategic Gap.
Ø An application for 125 on land adjacent to Newgate Lane south. The Society has written, a letter of objection as it intrudes upon the Fareham/Stubbington Strategic Gap.
Ø The planning refusal for the Winnham Farm Site on the grounds of pedestrian movements over the rail bridge and sustainability issues. An appeal is scheduled for 24th September.
Ø The ongoing concerns at the state of repair of 68 High Street.
Ø The sale of St Francis Church, Funtley Hill [which is Grade 2 listed] by public auction on 16th October.
Ø The refusal of the proposed development of Titchfield Festival Theatre and associated parking issues. A letter of objection had been sent by the Society.
Ø Progress on and issues outstanding with respect to the outline planning application for Welborne.
Ø Whittington Court 65 High Street. The society sent a letter of objection. The application was refused on 13th August.
Ø Outline planning application for 9 houses at 33 Lodge Road. Previous application for this site was refused in November 2002.
Ø An application to build 12 houses at 69 Botley Road. A letter of objection has been sent by the Society.
Ø An application for 36 dwellings and offices on land off Rookery Avenue.


All the Society’s submissions and letters can be seen under the appropriate items on the Fareham Borough Planning Website. www.fareham.gov.uk/planning/applications_and_advice/onlineplandetails.aspx



3rd June 2019
Matters discussed included:


o Attendance at various County Council and Borough Council Planning meetings.
o Storage and disposal of Society Archives.
o Regulations relating to Trustees
o New committee member co-opted to fill vacancy
o Gift of Goss Crested china
o Report on a meeting of the Civic Trust at Petersfield on 20th May.
o Booking for this year’s Stubbington Show.
o A meeting of the Civic trust on 20th May.
o The retirement of Robin Halliday from the Executive Committee
o The timetable for the revised draft Local Plan and the Society response to the current consultation process,


A number of recent planning applications and in particular:


Ø An application to build 261 houses on land to the east of Oakcroft Lane. The Society has written a letter of objection as it intrudes upon the Fareham/Stubbington Strategic Gap.
Ø An application for 125 on land adjacent to Newgate Lane south. The Society has written, a letter of objection as it intrudes upon the Fareham/Stubbington Strategic Gap.
Ø The planning refusal for the Winnham Farm Site on the grounds of pedestrian movements over the rail bridge and sustainability issues.
Ø Various applications for building houses along Greenaway Lane, Warsash. Environmental and Habitat assessments are delaying planning decisions.
Ø The dismissal of the appeal against the Stubbington bypass.
Ø The proposed development of Titchfield Festival Theatre and associated parking issues.
Ø Progress on and issues outstanding with respect to the outline planning application for Welborne.


All the Society’s submissions and letters can be seen under the appropriate items on the Fareham Borough Planning Website. www.fareham.gov.uk/planning/applications_and_advice/onlineplandetails.aspx



7th May 2019
Matters discussed included:


  • Attendance at various County Council and Borough Council Planning meetings.
    Storage and disposal of Society Archives.
  • Regulations relating to Trustees
  • Affiliation to the Solent Protection Society
  • New committee member co-opted to fill vacancy
  • Gift of Goss Crested china
  • The Society Summer Visits programme this year.
  • Report on a meeting of the Civic Trust at Petersfield on 20th May.
  • Booking for this year’s Stubbington Show.
  • News from the Hampshire Buildings Preservation Trust
  • The timing of a future Society Design Awards.
  • Ideas for a recruitment drive.
  • The timetable for the revised draft Local Plan and the Society response to the current consultation process.


A number of recent planning applications and in particular:


Ø Land of at Military Road Wallington. An application to build 26 houses. The Society has written a letter of objection on environmental and historic site concerns.
Ø An application to build 261 houses on land to the east of Oakcroft Lane. The Society has written a letter of objection as it intrudes upon the Fareham/Stubbington Strategic Gap.
Ø An application for 125 on land adjacent to Newgate Lane south. The Society has written, a letter of objection as it intrudes upon the Fareham/Stubbington Strategic Gap.
Ø The planning refusal for the Winnham Farm Site on the grounds of pedestrian movements over the rail bridge and sustainability issues.
Ø Various applications for building houses along Greenaway Lane, Warsash. Environmental and Habitat assessments are delaying planning decisions.
Ø The dismissal of the appeal against the Stubbington bypass.
Ø The proposed development of Titchfield Festival Theatre and associated parking issues.
Ø Progress on and issues outstanding with respect to the outline planning application for Welborne.


All the Society’s submissions and letters can be seen under the appropriate items on the Fareham Borough Planning Website. www.fareham.gov.uk/planning/applications_and_advice/onlineplandetails.aspx