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March 15, 2019

Submission by Wells Civic Society on the pre-submission draft of the Mendip Local Plan Part 2.

  1.  Paragraph 10.5.5 refers, inter alia, to the draft Wells Neighbourhood Plan and comments that “work on the plan is under way”.  The Steering Group, made up of representati...

November 26, 2018

The Wells Journal of 8th November bore the headline “Plans for 220 new homes revealed for green field site.”  This is, as you might imagine, “fake news” as the development was granted outline consent (2014/1522) on appeal (3129620) some two years ago.

However, the real...

November 26, 2018

Car Washes

The application for the one at Palace Farm has been approved as has one at the Cold Store (2018/0440)………….as have ones at Tesco and beside the Cold Store.No excuse for dirty cars now!

Pubs etc.

An application has been submitted for renovation of The Mermaid and...

November 26, 2018

Many will be aware of the parlous state of the King’s Head.  I have contacted Cllr Nigel Taylor who is the portfolio holder for Planning Enforcement and also Jayne Boldy, Mendip Conservation Officer about this and also the state of Barclays Bank frontage.  I set out be...

November 26, 2018

The appeal against refusal (3184981) was dismissed, mainly on the ground that the applicants had failed to carry out an adequate search for a suitable site. Since then an application (2018/2647) has been submitted with a site in the south east corner of the petrol stat...

August 31, 2018

An application has recently been submitted by Avalon Community Energy for 60 pv cells on the eastern roof of the Connect Centre.

August 31, 2018

a) The application for extended hours for the kebab shop next door to the Rose & Crown has been withdrawn.

b) An application has been submitted for renovation of The Mermaid and provision of 8 “boutique” letting rooms upstairs. (2018/1650 & 1718).

August 31, 2018

Car Washes

The application for the car wash at Palace Farm has been approved along with the one at the Cold Store (2018/0440).

August 31, 2018

This application (2018/0259) for a tea room and breach of the eastern wall remains undecided.

The Heritage Officer objected and recommended that Heritage England should be consulted.

August 31, 2018

The appeal against refusal (3184981) was dismissed, mainly on the ground that the applicants had failed to carry out an adequate search for a suitable site.

See below:

“25. Given all of the above and the harm that I have identified, I need to be satisfied that alternativ...

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