You can read the report (PDF, 2MB) on the council website. The relevant section is on page 208 of the PDF document, which is labelled page 228..
The report states: “The principle of the development is acceptable because small retail stores are acceptable in housing areas and the applicant has demonstrated that there would be no harm to the existing neighbourhood centre and that there are no better alternative sites.”
The committee is a public meeting so you can attend and make representations to the committee if you so wish. The meeting starts at 2pm and if you do want to speak you should arrive before 2pm and let the committee clerk know of your intention.
Crosspool’s Jet petrol station would be demolished and replaced with a retail development if a new planning application for the site is approved.
Application 14/01275/FUL would see the building of a double-storey A1-class retail unit with parking for ten cars. It would extend to 354 square meters gross internal area.
No occupier for the unit has been announced, but the application states that discussions with several parties are ongoing and that “it is anticipated that it will attract a general convenience store operator selling everyday items such as groceries, alcoholic and soft drinks, tobacco, and newspapers.”