Executive Committee Meetings


The Fareham Society

Executive Committee Meetings

4th November 2019
Matters discussed included:


o Attendance at various County Council and Borough Council Planning meetings.
o The result of FBC Planning Committee Meeting on 16th October approving the Welborne Outline Planning Application.
o Maters arising from the Community Action Team meeting on 15th October on the subject of anti-social behaviour in the town centre.
o The forthcoming AGM of the Hampshire Buildings Preservation Trust at Wymering Manor on 15th November.
o A report on the latest Partnership for South Hampshire meeting on 14th October.
o The latest developments on the Draft Local Plan.
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 An application for 36 houses and offices on land off Rookery Lane. A letter has been sent by The Society outlining several concerns.
Ø An application for 32 dwellings off North Wallington road. The Society will send a letter of objection.
Ø Ongoing concerns as to the state of the Park Keepers cottage at Fareham Leisure Centre.
Ø The ongoing concerns at the state of repair of 68 High Street.
Ø The dismissal of the appeal against FBC refusal of an application to develop land east of Furze Court.
Ø The withdrawal from sale of St Francis Church, Funtley Hill [which is Grade 2 listed] from the public auction on 16th October.
Ø An application for 14 houses at 14 Beacon Bottom. A letter of objection will be sent.
Ø The Hearing held on 22nd October to review an appeal against non-determination of an application for development on land adjacent to 125 Greenaway Lane. The Inspector’s recommendation is awaited.


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 October 2019
Matters discussed included:


o Attendance at various County Council and Borough Council Planning meetings.
o A report of the planning appeal with respect to a development at Winham Farm held on 24th September.
o The forthcoming FBC Planning Committee Meeting on 16th October to review the Welborne Outline Planning Application.
o The forthcoming Community Action Team meeting on 15th October on the subject of anti-social behaviour in the town centre.
o The Society’s Interim Accounts.
o The proposed Society Christmas function on 6th December.
o The updating of the Society’s advertising material.
o Potential lectures for next year


A number of recent planning applications and in particular:


Ø An application for 36 houses and offices on land off Rookery Lane. A letter has been sent by The Society outlining several concerns.
Ø An application to build a battery energy storage facility next to the solar panel farm by Tanners Lane.
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 The Hearing scheduled for 22nd October to review an appeal against non-determination of an application for development on land adjacent to 125 Greenaway Lane


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


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