Planning decisions for Hesket Parish are taken by Eden District Council. The Parish Council is made aware of all applications within our Parish, and passes comments back to the District Council. However, following recent changes to Eden District Council’s Planning Code of Conduct, only those comments concerning Material Planning Considerations will be taken into account before decisions are reached. For a detailed list of Material Planning Considerations, please click here.
Eden District Council officially adopted the Eden Local Plan 2014 – 2032 on October 11th, 2018. The Eden Local Plan sets planning policies for the District against which planning applications will be assessed as well as allocating land for various uses, including housing developments across the District and setting out a strategic vision for growth. A full copy of the plan can be accessed here. Policy maps can be accessed here.
As the planning authority, Eden District Council has a duty to investigate reported breaches of planning regulation. Details of their Local Enforcement Plan can be found here. If you wish to report a possible breach of planning control, this can be done online using the form found here, by email at email@example.com or in writing to Planning Services, Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith, CA11 7YG.
Details of past and present planning applications are available at Eden District Council’s website here.
Planning ApplicationsBelow is a list of planning applications affecting the Parish currently open to comment. Full details and supporting documents for applications can be found by clicking on the linked planning numbers in the table.
|Planning Number||Brief Description||Closing date for Comment|
|19/0464||Station Bridge Building, Plumpton, CA11 9NU. Variation of condition 2 (plans compliance) to include new site layout plan and condition 4 (surface water drainage) attached to approval 17/0476.||9 September 2019|
|19/0465||Old Town Farm, High Hesket, CA4 0HY. Proposed roof over an existing silage pit.||9 September 2019|
Recent Planning DecisionsBelow is a list of the most recent planning decisions affecting the Parish. Decision notices can be viewed by clicking the linked planning numbers in the table. For a full list of all planning decisions affecting the Parish from April 2018 - March 2019, please click here.
|Planning Number||Brief Description||Decision|
|19/0427||Mellguards Farm. Southwaite. Variation of Condition 2 (plans compliance) for a reduction of 4 bays to 2,|
one having a mono pitched roof in lieu of a gable end. Attached to approval 17/0977
|GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|19/0322||1 Byrnes Close, Plumpton. Erection of wooden fence behind existing sandstone boundary wall.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|19/0312||Fell View, Mellguards. Demolition of existing workshop and erection of extension to existing cottage.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|19/0345||Remove tree on highway verge near Armathwaite Station in Settle-Carlisle Conservation Area.||Approved|
|19/0289||5 Coopers Close, High Hesket, CA4 0JD. Erection of rear extension.||No approval required|
|19/0234||Pinegarth, Armathwaite. Retrospective application for an access gate for garden use.||GRANTED -subject to conditions
|19/0213||High Oaks Farm, Calthwaite, CA11 9QZ. Permanent roof over existing grain store.||GRANTED - subject to conditiond|
|19/0214||Field Head Cottage, Calthwaite. Listed building consent for the replacement of timber windows with UPVC.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|19/0156||Coopers Close, High Hesket, CA4 0JD. Amendments to design for plot 28.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|19/0095||5 The Barn, Armathwaite. Demolish existing conservatory and replace with two storey side extension||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|19/0149||Greenacres, Southwaite. Refurbishment and extension of dwelling||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|19/0091||Morton Sceugh Farm. Southwaite. Demolition of existing agricultural building and erection of new agricultural building for storage of machinery and hay/straw||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|18/0669||Nord Vue, Armathwaite. Change of use of land to holiday park lodge.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|18/0699||Mill adjacent to 2 Barrow Mill cottage, Southwaite, CA4 0LX. Conversion of mill building to dwelling||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|17/0168||Land to North of Elm Close, High Hesket, CA4 0JA. Outline permission for residential development with access.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|18/0835||Scar Foot, Plumpton, CA11 9PF. Change of use of agricultural land to camping facilities.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|18/0916||Sceugh Dyke House, Calthwaite, CA11 9QY. Proposed demolition of barn and erection of annex to provide additional living accommodation.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|18/0868||Field adjacent to Byrnes Close, Plumpton. Variation of plans regarding frontage.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|18/0586||Land at Station Road, Armathwaite. Erection of 18 dwellings.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|18/0822||Land adjacent to Ivy Cottage, Aiketgate. Erection of 2-storey dwelling.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|
|18/0863||Land adjacent to Southwaite Road, Low Hesket. Erection of 5 dwellings||REFUSED|
|18/0525||Siting of 7 holiday accommodation pods, Coombs View, Nunclose, Armathwaite.||GRANTED - subject to conditions|