Perhaps we shouldn’t have been surprised by last week’s re-submission of the 39 West Street ‘Dominos Pizza’ takeaway planning application by Geo. & R. Carrell Properties Ltd. The cynical timing of this application follows an approach often used with contentious applications, sneaking them in during the holiday period when the public are normally distracted. Once … Continue reading Dominos – 39 West Street planning application re-submitted
We’re quietly celebrating the fact that tonight’s Development Management Committee meeting listened, questioned, debated the detail and came to the only sensible conclusion regarding the application by Geo & R Carrell Properties Ltd to re-open the old HSBC bank building as a pizza takeaway. The planning consultant involved seemed clearly out of touch with the … Continue reading Result! 39 West Street – The Domino’s Pizza planning application is turned down.
Tamara Siddiqui has written an article in today’s Portsmouth News on the current planning application for 39 West Street. The plan proposing a pizza takeaway for the former HSBC bank site is also covered in detail on the home page of this site. Click on the underlined links to read the articles. As always, we would … Continue reading 39 West Street – In the News
One of today’s responses to the HSBC / Pizza takeaway planning application had me running for the search engines to find the source, and here it is. Dating from as recently as November 2017, the HBC ‘Healthy Borough Assessment’ is well worth a read. The whole of Section 3 – Planning and Health – is … Continue reading 39 West Street – Shouldn’t HBC practice what they preach?
With regard to the planning application for the former HSBC site, currently highlighted on our home page, we are delighted to announce that within hours of our comments on the application being submitted, we have received confirmation that Councillor Tim Pike, representing St Faith’s Ward, has received and understood our concerns and has already asked … Continue reading 39 West Street – Welcome support received
There has been healthy debate among the members of the Havant Civic Society committee over the Havant Borough Council planning decision process. In particular, the following paragraph has come under particular focus: “It is not always necessary for an application to be decided by the Development Management Committee. In most minor and non-controversial proposals, decisions are made … Continue reading Plans for 39 West Street
Here’s a little something for the weekend. Are you ready to take the Domino’s challenge? Well if you are, here’s a little ‘Spot the difference’ test: Do you remember the planning application for the Domino’s Pizza Takeaway at 39 West Street? Well, to be more correct, both planning applications for 39 West Street? Turned down … Continue reading Spot the difference! The Domino’s challenge.
Welcome to another year! We seem to be galloping through the twenty-first century at an unseemly pace; it certainly doesn’t feel like twenty years have passed since the year 2000 was looming large with the country poised for the impact of IT systems meltdown. The likelihood that ‘Brexit Day’ on March 29th will pass us … Continue reading January 2019 Home Page
Back in December when we were still celebrating the Development Management Committee (DMC)’s decision on the original Domino’s application for 39 West Street, we reported that the developer had re-submitted the application. The cynical timing of this over the Christmas and New Year holiday period highlighted a typical developer’s approach to sliding an application through … Continue reading HBC handling of public comments on Planning Applications
September 2018 The 2018 Havant Civic Society Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday September 26th at 7:30pm in St Faith’s Church. We look forward to seeing you there. If you get the chance, please take the opportunity of completing our questionnaire ahead of the AGM. Even if you can’t be at the meeting, … Continue reading Sept 2018 – Home page