Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 28th March, 2019 6.30 pm

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

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

Items
No. Item

57/19

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:

Prior to consideration of application item 18/06102/FUL  30-38 Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 5PE Councillor Clark declared that he lived near the site but that he did not consider this to be a prejudicial interest.

58/19

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.

59/19

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

60/19

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair changed the order of the meeting and items were heard in the following order: Item 19/00110/FUL 3 Olden Lane, Purley, CR8 2EH; 19/00303/FUL Coombe Lodge Playing Fields, Melville Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 7HY; and 18/06102/FUL 30-38 Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 5PE.

 

61/19

19/00110/FUL 3 Olden Lane, Purley, CR8 2EH pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Demolition of the existing dwelling and detached garage. Erection of a two/three storey building to provide 8 units with associated parking/access, landscaping, internal refuse and external cycle stores.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the existing dwelling and detached garage. Erection of a two/three storey building to provide 8 units with associated parking/access, landscaping, internal refuse and external cycle stores.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Mr Adrian Bingham spoke against the application.

 

Mr Neal Thompson (Applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Simon Brew, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Clark arrived to the meeting at 6:54pm.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on grounds of over development of site by size and massing, a loss for amenity for the adjoining neighbours and insufficient parking. Councillor Roche seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 3 Olden Lane, Purley, CR8 2EH.

 

 

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19/00303/FUL Coombe Lodge Playing Fields, Melville Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 7HY pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Change of use of the site from playing fields (D2) to temporary secondary school (D1) until 31st December 2020 for 360 pupils, with associated erection of a temporary three storey school building, car parking, cycle stands, bin stores, fencing, soft and hard landscaping.

 

Ward: Croham

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Change of use of the site from playing fields (D2) to temporary secondary school (D1) until 31st December 2020 for 360 pupils, with associated erection of a temporary three storey school building, car parking, cycle stands, bin stores, fencing, soft and hard landscaping.

 

Ward: Croham

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Mr Jonathan Wilden (Executive Head of Folio Trust Education) spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Maria Gatland, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Letts seconded the motion. There was an informative request asking for endeavours to be made in regard to the delivery of a toucan crossing prior to the opening of the school in September 2019, to help further improve pupil safety.

 

The motion for approval 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 Coombe Lodge Playing Fields, Melville Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 7HY.

 

63/19

18/06102/FUL 30-38 Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 5PE pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Redevelopment of the site to provide 137 residential units across an 8 and 18 storey building with associated landscaping and access arrangements.

 

Ward: Addiscombe West

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Redevelopment of the site to provide 137 residential units across an 8 and 18 storey building with associated landscaping and access arrangements.

 

Ward: Addiscombe West

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Ms Emma Osborne (the Applicant from L&Q) and Mr Aaron Peate (the Agent from Indigo Planning) spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Patricia Hay-Justice, spoke against the application.

 

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

 

The motion for approval 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 30-38 Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 5PE.

 

64/19

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.

65/19

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 142 KB

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

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.