He says it 'respects the original design' and says no objections have been raised.
That's enough to sway the committee - who APPROVE the scheme unanimously with that added condition.
But Cllr Brian Oldham says: "We've approved it for five. I don't think it will be overbearing for one extra occupant."
He says: "It's patently obvious the report underestimates the impact on existing residents. To be clear, we would be looking into the bedrooms, and our new neighbours would look straight into our living room."
They've been using a former council depot since 2017.
Facility at Northgate House on Sheep Street is undergoing conversion to offer a permanent home.
3) Two-storey side extension, demolition of single garage to be replaced by double garage. Retrospective application at 11 Toms Close.