15th January 2020
There will be a Meeting of the Bentham Town Council on Mon day 20 th January 7 . 30pm in the
Lower Town Hall . The public and press are invited to attend.
The press and public may not speak when the Council is in session, but they may make points
during the ‘comments & concerns’ item on the agenda .
Background papers are available for viewing by appointment before the meeting. They will be
circulated to Councillors in the days before the meeting.
Christine Downey
Clerk to the Council


207. To receive Apologies from members unable to attend
208. To receive & record any member’s Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in relation to items on the
agenda and to receive and decide members requests for DPI dispensation
209. To receive Comment & Concerns : Public participation – to hear matters raised by members of
the public or Cllrs with an interest (that are allowed to speak) either on agenda items or for
future consultation (NB for non-agenda items Members of the Council are not permitted to
respond, except to ask questions for the purposes of clarification)
210. Planning
210.1 To consider and comment upon New Planning Applications
210.1.1 2019/21248/HH Replacement timber window frames, doors and conservatory
with UPVC. Replacement garage door. At 56 Robin Lane, High Bentham, LA2 7AG.
210.1.2 2019/21262/HH Part garage conversion and first storey extension at Withens,
Low Bentham Road, High Bentham, LA2 7BN.
210.1.3 2019/21267/VAR Application for variation of condition no’s 1 (Approved Plans),
10 (Tree Protection Measures), 11 (Soft Landscaping) on previous consent referenced
2019/20534/VAR granted 25 June 2019. At Former High Bentham CP School, Main
Street, High Bentham, Lancaster.
210.1.4 2019/21288/FUL Removal of timber fencing and replacement with Beech
hedgerow and dry-stone wall to southern end of eastern site boundary, (Revision
following refusal of previous application 2019/21070/LBC) at Scaleber Farm, Back Lane,
Low Bentham, LA2 8NZ.
210.2 To receive Planning Decisions
Granted: - 2019/21164/FUL Replacement windows and doors at 7-13, 15-21,
23-29 Banks Way, High Bentham, LA2 7JH.210.2.2
Refused: - 2019/2170/OUT Outline application with all matters reserved for
development of two detached dwellings in land to rear of Greenfoot. At Jubilee
Cross, Greenfoot Lane, Low Bentham, LA2 7EQ
Withdrawn: - none
210.3 To receive Correspondence on Planning Issues – Item on the agenda at the next
Planning Committee on 21 st January 2020. 2019/21006/HH Retrospective application
for retention of rear porch including amendment to roof. At 2 Ashfield Cottages, Main
Street, High Bentham, Lancaster, LA2 7HZ.
211. Items for next meeting and minor items only
212. Date of next meeting

Christine Downey,
Clerk to the Council
15 th January 2020