Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 9th May, 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

88/19

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 25 April 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 25 April 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

89/19

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.

 

90/19

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.

91/19

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

92/19

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

93/19

19/00548/FUL 42 Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HD pdf icon PDF 126 KB

The erection of a three storey building with accommodation in the roofspace (comprising 6 x two bedroom and 1 x  three bedroom apartment) and 2 x  four bedroom, semi-detached houses, with associated access, amenity space, landscaping, alterations to land levels and off street parking. 

 

Ward: Kenley

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The erection of a three storey building with accommodation in the roof space (comprising 6 x two bedroom and 1 x  three bedroom apartment) and 2 x  four bedroom, semi-detached houses, with associated access, amenity space, landscaping, alterations to land levels and off street parking. 

 

Ward: Kenley

 

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

 

Mr John Phelps spoke against the application.

 

Mr James Caldwell spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Jan Buttinger, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Streeter proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of overdevelopment of site by size and massing, loss of amenity to neighbours and insufficient parking. Councillor Parker seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application.

Councillor Ali seconded the motion.

 

The motion to refuse 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 six Members voting in favour and four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 42 Welcomes Road, Kenley, CR8 5HD.

94/19

18/05822/FUL 40 and 40A Warminster Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 4DZ pdf icon PDF 322 KB

Demolition of existing house at 40a Warminster Road anderection of 9 new houses (8 three-bedroom and 1 four-bedroom) with 9 parking spaces; partial demolition of existing terrace house at 40 Warminster Road, to be rebuilt with new single storey extension and rear roof dormer widening adjacent vehicle access to the rear.  

 

Ward: South Norwood

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing house at 40a Warminster Road and erection of 9 new houses (8 three-bedroom and 1 four-bedroom) with 9 parking spaces; partial demolition of existing terrace house at 40 Warminster Road, to be rebuilt with new single storey extension and rear roof dormer widening adjacent vehicle access to the rear.  

 

Ward: South Norwood

 

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

 

Mr Josh Westwood spoke against the application.

 

Ms Annie Reid spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Patsy Cummings, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Letts proposed a motion to DEFER the application on the grounds of the updated plans to be presented to the committee and a review of the access arrangements. There was a request for a site visit to be conducted. Councillor Scott seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to DEFER the application for the development of 40 and 40A Warminster Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 4DZ. 

 

95/19

19/00885/FUL 141 Brancaster Lane, Purley, CR8 1HL pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Erection of two storey side/rear and roof extensions and conversion into 6 flats with associated parking, balconies and landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of two storey side/rear and roof extensions and conversion into 6 flats with associated parking, balconies and landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

 

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

 

Councillor Helen Redfern spoke against 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 six Members voting in favour and four against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 141 Brancaster Lane, Purley, CR8 1HL.

 

 

96/19

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.

97/19

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.