Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 6th December, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Michelle Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email: michelle.gerning@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

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Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 29 November 2018 as an accurate record.

[To Follow]

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 29 November 2018 be signed as a correct record.

 

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Disclosure of Interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of a pecuniary interest not already registered.

 

154/18

Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There was none.

155/18

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

156/18

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To consider the accompanying reports by the Director of Planning & Strategic Transport:

 

Additional documents:

157/18

18/04403/FUL 2 Dunheved Court, Dunheved Road South, Thornton Heath pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Erection of three storey rear extension and fourth floor roof extension plus internal alterations to create 5no. new hotel bedrooms.

 

Ward: West Thornton

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of three storey rear extension and fourth floor roof extension plus internal alterations to create 5no. new hotel bedrooms.

 

Ward: West Thornton

 

Ward Councillor Stuart king had withdrawn his referral. Therefore this item had been withdrawn from the committee agenda and will now be determined at delegated.

 

 

158/18

18/01936/FUL 148 Ballards Way, South Croydon, CR0 5RG pdf icon PDF 153 KB

Demolition of existing building and the erection of a part three, part four storey building with basement comprising 8 flats with associated parking and landscaping.

 

Ward: Selsdon and Addington Village

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing building and the erection of a part three, part four storey building with basement comprising 8 flats with associated parking and landscaping.

 

Ward: Selsdon and Addington Village

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

David Rutherford (Croham Valley Residence Association) spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Robert Ward spoke on behalf of the referring Ward Member Councillor Helen Pollard, against the application.

 

Councillor Milson proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development and loss of amenities to adjoining properties. Councillor Perry seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Clark seconded the motion.

 

The motion for refusal was put forward to the vote and fell with four Members voting in favour and six Members voting against.

 

The motion of approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with five Members voting in favour, four Members voting against and one Member abstained their vote.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 148 Ballards Way, South Croydon, CR0 5RG.

 

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18/04281/FUL Works, 25 Grenaby Road pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Alterations, Demolition of ancillary store room, Use as Place of Worship with associated community and pastoral activities.

 

Ward: Selhurst

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alterations, Demolition of ancillary store room, Use as Place of Worship with associated community and pastoral activities.

 

Ward: Selhurst

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Angela Bell spoke against the application.

Pastor Damian Luke and Reverend Paul Reid spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Clark proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application to permit but with an informative on the planning decision. Councillor Roche seconded the motion.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and was carried with all ten Members unanimously voting in favour.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of Works, 25 Grenaby Road.

 

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18/04538/FUL Land on the South East Side of Braemer Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 0QA pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Demolition of the existing garages and the erection of a three storey residential block, comprising six residential units and the erection of a three-storey detached house, together with associated access, car parking and landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the existing garages and the erection of a three storey residential block, comprising six residential units and the erection of a three-storey detached house, together with associated access, car parking and landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers with no questions and clarifications.

 

Mr Matt Arnold spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Helen Redfern spoke on behalf of the referring Ward Member Councillor Simon Hoar, against the application.

 

Councillor Streeter proposed a motion to DEFER the application on the grounds for a better design of the flat roof. Councillor Perry seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Clark seconded the motion.

 

The motion to defer was put forward to the vote and fell with four Members voting in favour and six Members voting against.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and was carried with six Members voting in favour, three Members voting against and one Member abstained their vote.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of Land on the South East Side of Braemer Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 0QA.

 

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18/04840/FUL 36 Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HD pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Conversion to form 7 flats (2 x 3 bedroom, 2 x 2 bedroom, 2 x 1 bedroom and x 1 studio). Alterations and formation of basement accommodation to include front and side light wells, creation of a lower ground floor entrance, erection of a single storey side and rear extension, installation of roof lights and side dormer extensions and provision of associated landscaping, refuse and cycle parking.

 

Ward: Kenley

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Conversion to form 7 flats (2 x 3 bedroom, 2 x 2 bedroom, 2 x 1 bedroom and x 1 studio). Alterations and formation of basement accommodation to include front and side light wells, creation of a lower ground floor entrance, erection of a single storey side and rear extension, installation of roof lights and side dormer extensions and provision of associated landscaping, refuse and cycle parking.

 

Ward: Kenley

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Mr Andy Hollins spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Ali seconded the motion.

 

The motion of approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with nine Members voting in favour and one Member voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 36 Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HD.

 

 

The Committee adjourned for a short break at 8:55pm.

The Committee reconvened the meeting at 9.03pm.

 

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18/03774/FUL 120 Hayes Lane, Kenley CR8 5HR pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Demolition of a single-family dwelling and erection of a 3-storey building of 9 apartments with associated access, 7 parking spaces, cycle storage and refuse store.

 

Ward: Kenley

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of a single-family dwelling and erection of a 3-storey building of 9 apartments with associated access, 7 parking spaces, cycle storage and refuse store.

 

Ward: Kenley

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Mrs Christine Heal spoke against the application.

Jemima Dean (Agent) spoke in support of the application.

Referring Ward Member Councillor Jan Buttinger spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development by size and massing, insufficient parking contrary to point 6.13 of the London Plan and impact on adjoining residence. Councillor Milson seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Ali seconded the motion.

 

The motion for refuse was put forward to the vote and fell with four Members voting in favour and six Members voting against.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and was carried with six Members voting in favour, and four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 120 Hayes Lane, Kenley CR8 5HR.

 

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18/04200/FUL 2 Northwood Avenue and Rear of 5 Higher Drive, Purley, CR8 2EP pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling house at 2 Northwood Avenue and construction of new apartment building containing 9 residential flats at 2 Northwood Avenue and the rear garden of 5 Higher Drive, and other associated works (revised proposal).

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant Permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing dwelling house at 2 Northwood Avenue and construction of new apartment building containing 9 residential flats at 2 Northwood Avenue and the rear garden of 5 Higher Drive, and other associated works (revised proposal).

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Mr Adrian Edwards spoke against the application.

Mr Paul Lewis (Agent) spoke in support of the application.

Councillor Badsha Quadir spoke on behalf of referring Ward Member Councillor Simon Brew, against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Clark seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development by size and massing, poor design, insufficient parking that does not comply with 6.13 of the London Plan and loss of amenity for loss of adjoining occupiers. Councillor Streeter seconded the motion.

 

The motion to approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members voting against. The second motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 2 Northwood Avenue and Rear of 5 Higher Drive, Purley, CR8 2EP.

 

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Items referred by Planning Sub-Committee

To consider any item(s) referred by a previous meeting of the Planning Sub-Committee to this Committee for consideration and determination:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

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Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To consider the accompanying report by the Director of Planning & Strategic Transport:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.