17th January 2006
Mr R Shaw
Dalton South/ Dalton and Newton Parish Council
Coach Depot, Billings Road, Dalton-in-Furness
Erection of a garage maintenance workshop
No specific policies.
SUMMARY OF MAIN ISSUES:
A purpose built unit to replace a somewhat visually dilapidated building situated within an existing coach depot on an industrial estate. No objection received.
NON MATERIAL CONSIDERATIONS:
Development advertised on site.
The occupiers of Urswick Engineering, the Travellers Choice, Rumic of Billings Road and Hillcrest, Lansdowne, Brow Edge, Broad View, The Grange and Long Lane Garage of Long Lane, Dalton-in-Furness all informed.
Town Council – no objection.
“I have no objections in principle to the proposal. Is the proposed garage intended to store existing coaches? I noted from my site visit that there were a number of coaches parked in the vicinity of the proposed workshop and I assume that these can be house in the new garage?”
The application site is located within the Billings Road Industrial Estate occupying the south eastern corner of the estate occupied by the Coach Company and used as one of their depots.
The proposal is for a replacement garage workshop which has an indicated footprint of approximately 27 metres x 18 metres with a height to the ridge of roughly 8.5 metres. The building
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