Castle Morpeth Local Area Planning Committee - Monday, 8th July, 2024 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall. View directions

Contact: Lesley Little 

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MINUTES pdf icon PDF 176 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Castle Morpeth Local Area Planning Committee held on Monday 13 May 2024, as circulated, are to be agreed and signed by the Chair.




Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required where a matter arises at a meeting; 


  1. Which directly relates to Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (‘DPI’) as set out in Appendix B, Table 1 of the Code of Conduct, to disclose the interest, not participate in any discussion or vote and not to remain in room. Where members have a DPI or if the matter concerns an executive function and is being considered by a Cabinet Member with a DPI they must notify the Monitoring Officer and arrange for somebody else to deal with the matter.


  1. Which directly relates to the financial interest or well being of a Other Registrable Interest as set out in Appendix B, Table 2 of the Code of Conduct to disclose the interest and only speak on the matter if members of the public are also allowed to speak at the meeting but otherwise must not take part in any discussion  or vote on the matter and must not remain the room.


  1. Which directly relates to their financial interest or well-being  (and is not  DPI) or the financial well being of a relative or close associate, to declare the interest and members may only speak on the matter if members of the public are also allowed to speak. Otherwise, the member must not take part in discussion or vote on the matter and must leave the room.


  1. Which affects the financial well-being of the member, a relative or close associate or a body included under the Other Registrable Interests column in Table 2, to disclose the interest and apply the test set out at paragraph 9 of Appendix B before deciding whether they may remain in the meeting.


  1. Where Members have or a Cabinet Member has an Other Registerable Interest or Non Registerable Interest in a matter being considered in exercise of their executive function, they must notify the Monitoring Officer and arrange for somebody else to deal with it. 


NB Any member needing clarification must contact  Members are referred to the Code of Conduct which contains the matters above in full. Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this agenda letter.




To request the committee to decide the planning applications attached to this report using the powers delegated to it. 


Please note that printed letters of objection/support are not circulated with the agenda but are available on the Council’s website at


23/03745/FUL pdf icon PDF 311 KB

Change of use and redevelopment of an agricultural barn, construction of new buildings on the original footprint of collapsed farm steading buildings, and land to form Sui Generis Use comprising apartment, office space, ancillary overnight accommodation, agricultural and non-agricultural storage, stables, storage container(s), outdoor arena, horse walker, parking and other ancillary works

Land West Of Shadfen Park, Shadfen, Northumberland


24/00051/FUL pdf icon PDF 393 KB

Single storey ground floor extension to the rear, internal works and demolition of a rear outbuilding. New outdoor dining area, grassed area and parking created on the site. Conversion of existing building to new deli/bistro.

Prospect House, Longhirst Road, Pegswood, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 6XF


23/04531/RENE pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Erection of solar farm with ancillary equipment. Total of 256 solar array solar panels with carbon capture pods inserted into the ground beneath the framework for the installation, 1 no sound insulated kiosk for housing invertors, 2 metre access track. Surrounding native hedging and tree planting, post and rail fence to perimeter of site (Amended plans received 30th April 2024)

Land At East of West Chevington Farm, West Chevington, Northumberland



22/04609/REM pdf icon PDF 264 KB

Reserved Matters application for Access, Appearance, Landscaping, Layout and scale for Phase 2 - Outline planning permission for a further 475 hard standing bases for holiday homes, landscaping and cafe on approved hybrid application 17/04330/FUL (Amended Layout)

Land East Of Widdrington Moor, Widdrington, Northumberland


Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 184 KB

For Members’ information to report the progress of planning appeals.  This is a monthly report and relates to appeals throughout all 5 Local Area Council Planning Committee areas and covers appeals of Strategic Planning Committee. 




To consider such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.