Decision details

Encroachment Application to extend the Northern jetty at Hill of Oaks Caravan Park Windermere

Decision Maker: Lake Administration Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Lake and Parking Services Officer presented a report outlining an encroachment application at Hill of Oaks and Blakeholme Caravan Park, Windermere. The application sought to extend the northern jetties by 10 metres and to remove rotten elements from the jetties. The report highlighted that the application was fully supported by Officers at South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) as well as by the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) and the Environment Agency (EA). SLDC, the LDNPA and the EA all believed that the applicant could complete the works without breaching the permit conditions, harming the environment or increasing flood risk.


The Lake and Parking Services Officer informed Members of the moorings that would have to be moved in order for the proposed development to be completed.  He also highlighted that the applicant would pay for the relocation of any moorings impacted by the proposed development.


RESOLVED – That the Director of Customer and Commercial Services be delegated authority to grant permission, subject to the completion of a revised commercial encroachment agreement, for the following at Hill of Oaks and Blakeholme Caravan Park, Windermere:-


(1)        removal of rotten and all timber decking and piles from the northern timber jetty; and


(2)        replacement of jetty to match existing, together with 10 metre extension to the northern jetty.

Report author: Frankie Flannigan

Publication date: 25/07/2019

Date of decision: 05/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/07/2019 - Lake Administration Committee

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