The Isle of Wight Council Planning Committee are meeting today to discuss plans for Red Funnel at East Cowes and homes on land at Ryde.

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They’ll be making decisions on five applications – including Red Funnel’s proposals for East Cowes, a rebuild for Carisbrooke College and a proposal to build 80 houses on land at Westridge near Ryde.

It’s Red Funnel’s second application to Isle of Wight Council, including revised plans for a new terminal at East Cowes and a marshalling yard. The previous application, which included the demolition of houses and businesses on Dover Road in the town is now the in the hands of the Planning Inspectorate.

It’s being recommended for ‘conditional permission’.

Land south of  Westridge Farm has had plans for redevelopment submitted. The developer’s have requested permission for 80 homes on land there, but there’s been vocal opposition from pressure group ‘Save Westridge Farm’.

It’s being recommended for ‘conditional permission’.

Carisbrooke Academy on Wellington Road is applying for permission to demolish a large part of existing buildings and build a 2/3 storey building for use by 600 pupils.

It’s also being recommended for ‘conditional permission’.

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Jamie White 24th January 20177:56 pm

Meeting adjourned on health grounds

Jamie White 24th January 20177:56 pm

Debate to see if meeting can be adjourned, ahead of Carisbrooke decision

Jamie White 24th January 20177:54 pm

Westridge Farm refused by vote 8-1

Jamie White 24th January 20177:52 pm

Cllr Fuller- says a real concern for health providers is at capacity. The infrastructure needs to be improved and need to be able to ensure that developers contribute to our systems.

Jamie White 24th January 20177:48 pm

Cllr Price – we have a duty to protect working farmland