Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 4th July, 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

141/19

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 20 June 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 20 June 2019 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.

 

143/19

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.

144/19

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

145/19

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

146/19

18/04605/FUL 1391-1393 London Road, SW16 4AL pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Alterations involving side extension, rebuilding of existing roof, with the addition of dormers and internal alterations to create two 1 bedroom and three 2 bedroom flats with refuse and cycle storage.

 

Ward: Norbury and Pollards Hill

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alterations involving side extension, rebuilding of existing roof, with the addition of dormers and internal alterations to create two 1 bedroom and three 2 bedroom flats with refuse and cycle storage.

 

Ward: Norbury and Pollards Hill

 

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

 

Mr Jonathan Budzynski spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application based on the officer’s recommendations. Councillor Roche 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 1391-1393 London Road, SW16 4AL.

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18/04839/FUL 31 Riddlesdown Road, Purley CR8 1DJ pdf icon PDF 415 KB

Proposed demolition of existing 2 storey detached house and garage, and the erection of new 3 storey flat block including for 8 apartments, amended access/parking provision & landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Proposed demolition of existing 2 storey detached house and garage, and the erection of new 3 storey flat block including for 8 apartments, amended access/parking provision & landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

 

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

 

Mr Patrick Stroud spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member Councillor Simon Hoar spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application based on the officer’s recommendations. Councillor Mohammad Ali seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on grounds of over development by size and massing, impact on adjoining neighbours, parking and highway impact. Councillor Redfern seconded the motion.

 

The motion for approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with six

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 31 Riddlesdown Road, Purley, CR8 1DJ.

148/19

18/05117/FUL 119 Old Farleigh Road, South Croydon, CR2 8QD pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Demolition of existing bungalow and erection of a terrace of 3x three bedroom houses with shared access and drive way using the existing entrance from old Farleigh road and 2x one bedroom house to the rear accessed from Mapleleaf Close.

 

Ward:Selsdon Vale & Forestdale

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing bungalow and erection of a terrace of 3x three bedroom houses with shared access and driveway using the existing entrance from old Farleigh road and 2x one bedroom house to the rear accessed from Mapleleaf Close.

 

Ward: Selsdon Vale & Forestdale

 

Officers presented the details of the planning application and responded to

questions and clarifications.

 

Mr Norman Grinsteed spoke against the application.

 

Miss Kate Logue spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application based on the officer’s recommendations with an added pre-commencement condition that the two one-bedroom houses to the rear shall not be started until the access arrangements have been secured by the developer. Councillor Prince 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 119 Old Farleigh Road, South Croydon, CR2 8QD.

149/19

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.

150/19

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

151/19

Planning Performance and Weekly Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 77 KB

This report provides details the Council’s overall development management performance (over a rolling 12-month period) with monthly statistics.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report was received for information.