Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 25th April, 2019 6.30 pm

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

Contact: Kieran Pantry-Melsom
020 8726 6000 x63922  Email: kieran.pantry-melsom@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

76/19

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 11 April 2019 as an accurate record.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 11 April 2019 be signed as a correct record (following the amendments included in the Addendum).

 

77/19

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:

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

 

78/19

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.

79/19

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

80/19

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

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81/19

19/00490/FUL 97 Pollards Hill South, Norbury, SW16 4LS pdf icon PDF 338 KB

Demolition of the existing dwelling; Erection of building comprising of 3 x one bed flats and 1 x two bed flat and 4 x four bed semi-detached dwellings to the rear of the site with associated parking, landscaping, cycle and refuse storage (8 total).

 

Ward: Norbury

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

 

Demolition of the existing dwelling; Erection of building comprising of 3 x one bed flats and 1 x two bed flat and 4 x four bed semi-detached dwellings to the rear of the site with associated parking, landscaping, cycle and refuse storage (8 total).

 

Ward: Norbury

 

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

 

Geoffrey Binks spoke against the application.

 

Spencer Copping spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Shafi Khan, Ward Councillor, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application.

Councillor Mann seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 97 Pollards Hill South, Norbury, SW16 4LS.

 

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19/00561/FUL 29 Blacksmiths Hill, South Croydon, CR2 9AZ pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Change of use from C3 dwelling house to C2 residential care home for up to 10 adults with learning difficulties.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

Change of use from C3 dwelling house to C2 residential care home for up to 10 adults with learning difficulties.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

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

 

Robin McKinlay spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Mann proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application.

Councillor Scott seconded the motion.

 

The motion of approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with Members unanimously voting in favour.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 29 Blacksmiths Hill, South Croydon, CR2 9AZ.

 

 

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19/00198/FUL Former Plumb Centre, Station Approach Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2NS pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Erection of a two storey extension to provide 5 flats (extension to scheme approved under reference 16/04441/FUL).

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

Erection of a two storey extension to provide 5 flats (extension to scheme approved under reference 16/04441/FUL).

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

 

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

 

Fiona Coombe spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Mario Creatura, Ward Councillor, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application.

Councillor Ali seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of overdevelopment and negative impact on neighbours.

Councillor Streeter seconded the motion.

 

The motion of approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with four Members voting in favour, two against and four abstaining. The second motion therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of the Former Plumb Centre, Station Approach Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2NS.

 

At 7.48pm, the Planning Committee adjourned for a short break.

At 7.52pm, the Planning Committee reconvened.

 

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18/03158/FUL 2 West Hill, South Croydon, CR2 0SA pdf icon PDF 377 KB

Alterations and formation of basement accommodation to include light wells and erection of single/two side/rear extensions. Construction of roof extension to include raising the ridgeline, formation of roof gables and installation rooflights. Conversion to form 5 x two bedroom and 2 x one bedroom flats and provision of associated landscaping, refuse and cycle parking.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alterations and formation of basement accommodation to include light wells and erection of single/two side/rear extensions. Construction of roof extension to include raising the ridgeline, formation of roof gables and installation rooflights. Conversion to form 5 x two bedroom and 2 x one bedroom flats and provision of associated landscaping, refuse and cycle parking.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

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

 

Andy Hollins spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Tim Pollard, Ward Councillor, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Hopley proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over dominance, internal configuration of units, cumulative impact and change of character in the area.

Councillor Perry seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application.

Councillor Ali seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 2 West Hill, South Croydon, CR2 0SA.

 

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18/05880/FUL 13 South Drive, Coulsdon, CR5 2BJ pdf icon PDF 435 KB

Demolition of the existing property and erection of new apartment building containing nine self-contained apartments, car parking, refuse storage, cycle storage and associated landscaping.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the existing property and erection of new apartment building containing nine self-contained apartments, car parking, refuse storage, cycle storage and associated landscaping.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

 

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

 

Stephen Thorpe spoke against the application.

 

Matthew Corcoran spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Mario Creatura, Ward Councillor, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application.

Councillor Clark seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of overdevelopment, inadequate parking and out of keeping of the area.

Councillor Streeter seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 13 South Drive, Coulsdon, CR5 2BJ. 

 

 

 

86/19

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.

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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.