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Development Committee

Workington Town Council is a consultee on all planning matters that affect Workington. The local planning authority is Cumberland Council. All planning applications are considered by the development Committee. Workingtion Town Council comments, relating to these applications, can be found by viewing the appropriate minutes. Development Committee meetings are open to members of the public; members of the public may be invited to speak about planning applications by invitation of the chair of the committee.

The Chair of the Planning Committee is Cllr Sean Melton.

The Vice Chair is Cllr Allan Hodgson.

Other members of this committee are: Cllr Kate Schofield, Cllr Dave Tennyson, Cllr Nath Martin, Cllr Neil Schofield, Cllr David Farrar, Cllr Paul Larkin, Cllr Tricia Poole & Cllr Hilary Harrington.

Minutes published here remain draft until approved by the next available meeting.

Originally called the Planning Committee until changed at the Annual Meeting on Wednesday 17th May 2023. 

Viewing from a mobile device will only show most recent documents. Please visit the desktop version of our website for an archive of agendas and minutes.

NEXT MEETING: Monday 11th December 2023 at 7pm.
Location: Workington Town Council Community Centre, Princess Street.

To express an interest in attending this meeting or to submit a question, please e-mail or call 01900 702986. 

11 DECEMBER 2024 

Minutes to be added

6 NOVEMBER 2023 

Minutes to be added

9 OCTOBER 2023 

11 September 2023 

31 july 2023 

3 july 2023 

12 June 2023 

APRIL 2023

15 march 2023

8 february 2023

11 JANUARY 2023

12 OCTOBER 2022


14 DECEMBER 2022

14 September 2022

1 AUGUST 2022

4 juLY 2022
meeting NOT quorum
undertaken by town clerk & chair 

6 june 2022 -
meeting undertaken by town clerk & chair

9 may 2022 -
meeting not quorum

No Minutes

4 april 2022

For previous agendas and minutes, please visit the Planning committee archive page.

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