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Parish Council Meeting (Virtual) – Agenda for 8th February 2021 – DRAFT

This will be a meeting held remotely using Zoom and a link to the meeting will be at the end of the Agenda.


Notice of a Virtual Meeting of Swainswick Parish Council

to be held

on Monday 8th February 2021 at 7.30pm


  1. Apologies

  2. Minutes of the meeting held 9th November 2020.

  3. Matters Arising from above Minutes.
  4. Planning


Ref: 21/00276/TCA St Mary’s Church Church Lane Swainswick Bath   

Removal of 3 Ash trees.

Previous Aplications

Ref: 19/05534/FUL  Larkhall Athletic Ground. Erection of 20 metre-high telecommunications mast accommodating 6 antenna apertures, 4 transmission dishes and8 ground-based equipment cabinets. B&NES – Refused.

Ref: 20/03009/FUL Ashcombe House Tadwick Lane Swainswick Bath. Conversion of long barn into two holiday cottages. B&NES – Decision pending.

Ref: 20/03077/FUL    (resulting from Ref: 19/00568/UNAUTH )  Listed Building Consent (Alts/exts) Manor Farm Buildings Manor Lane Swainswick Bath. Repairs and alterations to curtilage listed former farm buildings (part retrospective). B&NES – Decision pending.

Ref: 20/03908/FUL Pitlands Farm, Gloucester Road, Swainswick. B&NES Decision – Permit

Ref: 20/03559/FUL Treetops Gloucester Road Swainswick

Erection of first floor extension of the same volume of existing extensions to be demolished, and improvements to existing vehicle access and parking. B&NES Decision – Permit

Ref: 20/03391/FUL Little Pear Tree Cottage, Tadwick Lane, Tadwick. Redevelopment of previously developed garage site for an office, gym and annexe to be used in connection with Pear Tree Cottage. B&NES Development Committee 10th Feb 2020.

Ref: 20/03255/FUL Larkhall Sports Club, Charlcombe Lane, Charlcombe, Bath.Erection of a 20m high monopole supporting 3no. antennas and 2no. 0.3mm dishes above the top of the pole. B&NES Development Committee 10th Feb 2020.

Ref: 20/03810/FUL Agricultural Building opposite Jazira, Gloucester Road. Initially reported to enforcement and retrospective planning application submitted. B&NES Decision – Permit

Other Planning Matters

Ref: 18/03829/FUL  Four Winds Farm  Gloucester Road Swainswick -‘retention’ of Agricultural Building. Concerns regarding possible non-agricultural usage. B&NES Enforcement investigating.

5.   Clerk Vacancy – Status

6    University Building – Aircraft Warning Light

7.   Highways – Local Lane Speeds

8.   Swainswick PC – Future project ideas/proposals. On hold at present.

      Information Board & Trough surround – improvement

9.   Finance

      Precept requirement – Application

      Payments previously authorised – The Local Look  – £66.00

Future payments for approval

      Financial Status – update

10. School Governors11. 

11. Correspondence – all relevant previously circulated by email.

12. Any Other Business

13. Dates of next meetings:

12th April        2021

14th June         2021

Zoom meeting link (if it fails to work please copy into browser)


If the meeting times out this secondary link must be used to reconvene the meeting.


Managing “attendees” for a virtual meeting is more challenging than a normal meeting.

Those that are allowed to join the meeting must have given their correct name and state their area of interest.