Decision details

Development Panel - LBC/2019/0015 - Helena Thompson Museum, Park End Road, Workington - Listed building consent for alterations to building, front extension to create entrance porch and ramp and rear extension

Decision Maker: Development Panel

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




The report recommended granting consent subject to conditions.


The Senior Planning Officer introduced the item and then went through the main issues as detailed in the report.


Impact on the significance of the listed building


The proposed extension works would preserve the architectural and historical qualities of the asset.


It was highlighted to members that the grant of listed building consent would be subject to the prior consent of the Secretary of State.


Members noted the representations received in respect of the application, the main grounds of which were set out in the report.


Councillor Armstrong moved the motion to approve the officer’s recommendations.


The motion was seconded by Councillor Grainger.


A vote was taken on the motion to approve the officer’s recommendations, 11 voted in favour, 0 against and 0 abstentions.


The motion was carried.




Listed Building consent granted per officers recommendations, subject to consent from the Secretary of State.




1. The works hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this consent.


Reason: In order to comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.


2. The works hereby consented shall be carried out solely in accordance with the following plans:


5306 02B Proposed Block Plan

5306 03 A Existing and Proposed Elevations

Amended Dwg 5306-11 Proposed Front Extension


Reason: In order to ensure that the works are carried out in complete accordance with the approved plans to ensure the harm is less than substantial and outweighed by the public benefits.






Report author: Susan Hanley

Publication date: 19/11/2019

Date of decision: 19/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 19/11/2019 - Development Panel

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