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Encroachment application to reinstate the wooden jetty and associated dredging at the Samling Hotel Windermere which is located 275m from the hotel

Meeting: 21/01/2022 - Lake Administration Committee (Item 25)

25 Encroachment application to reinstate the wooden jetty and associated dredging at the Samling Hotel Windermere which is located 275m from the hotel pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To consider an application to reinstate the wooden jetty and carry out associated dredging at the Samling Hotel, Windermere.

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Minutes:

The Service Delivery Manager presented a report which outlined an application to reinstate a wooden jetty and perform associated dredging at the Samling Hotel Windermere, located 275 meters from the hotel on the eastern shore of the lake. The application included details of a handmade oak gate and a rope hand rail with removable oak posts and repair of the current steps to the jetty. The construction of the jetty was to be a traditional construction with timber piles measuring 6.63 meters squared subject to a survey following completion. The dredged area would cover an area of 20 meters squared to a depth of 1.5 meters to enable craft to berth. The application had been approved by the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) and the Environment Agency.

 

Members raised a query regarding the impact the application would have on traffic, the Service Delivery Manager responded noting that historically a jetty had been at this location with entrance and exit points’ already in existence and that this had been considered by the LDNPA when the application was approved.

 

RESOLVED – That authority be delegated to the Director of Customer and Commercial Services to grant permission, subject to the completion of a new commercial encroachment agreement for the following:-

 

(1)   reinstatement of the traditional wooden jetty; and

 

(2)   localised dredging to allow berthing.