Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 6th February, 2020 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

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Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on Thursday 16 January 2020 and Thursday 23 January 2020 as an accurate record.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meetings held on Thursday 16 January 2020 with the amendment of the start time of 6:37pm, and Thursday 23rd January 2020 be signed as a correct record.

 

22/20

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.

 

23/20

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.

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There was none.

24/20

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

25/20

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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26/20

19/05106/FUL Land Adjoining 96 Beulah Hill and 1-24 Founders Gardens pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Erection of 3 x 2-storey and 5 x 3-storey 3 bedroom dwelling houses with associated car and cycle parking, waste stores, amenity space and landscaping.

 

Ward: Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Erection of 3 x 2-storey and 5 x 3-storey 3 bedroom dwelling houses with associated car and cycle parking, waste stores, amenity space and landscaping.

 

Ward: Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood

 

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

 

[Councillor Scott Roche, having already given apologies for lateness, had arrived at the meeting during the consideration of this matter at 6:45pm and, in accordance with the Council’s constitution, took no part in this item.]

 

Mr Keith Cunningham spoke against the application.

 

Mr Malcolm Aslop, the agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member Councillor Stephen Mann spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion to APPROVE the application based on the officer’s recommendation. Councillor Pelling seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of loss of trees, over development, impact on the neighbours and out of keeping of the neighbourhood. Councillor Streeter seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of Land Adjoining 96 Beulah Hill and 1-24 Founders Gardens.

 

 

 

 

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19/03003/FUL 2 Coulsdon Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LA pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of new building to create 9 flats with associated car and cycle parking provision, refuse storage and landscaping.

 

Ward: Old Coulsdon

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of new building to create 9 flats with associated car and cycle parking provision, refuse storage and landscaping.

 

Ward: Old Coulsdon

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and updated the recommendation to include a condition regarding flood mitigation measures.  Officers also responded to questions for clarification.

 

Mr Richard Wosiek spoke against the application.

 

Mr Matt Smith, the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member Councillor Margaret Bird spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion to APPROVE the application based on the officer’s recommendation with the addition of a condition regarding flood mitigation measures. Councillor Clark seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Streeter proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development of the site by its dense of its size and massing, compromised amenity and not respectful of the street scene. Councillor Parker seconded the motion.

 

The motion to approve the application was put forward to the vote and 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 2 Coulsdon Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LA.

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19/05428/FUL 1 Addington Road, South Croydon, CR2 8RE pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Demolition of buildings and construction of 60 bed care home for the elderly (C2 use) including car parking and refuse store. Provision of new access on to Sanderstead Hill (closure of existing vehicle access) and associated landscaping.

 

Ward:Sanderstead

Recommendation: Refuse permission

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Demolition of buildings and construction of 60 bed care home for the elderly (C2 use) including car parking and refuse store. Provision of new access on to Sanderstead Hill (closure of existing vehicle access) and associated landscaping.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

 

THIS ITEM WAS WITHDRAWN FROM THE AGENDA.

29/20

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.

30/20

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

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Weekly Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 72 KB

This report provides a list of cases determined (since the last Planning Committee) providing details of the site and description of development (by Ward), whether the case was determined by officers under delegated powers or by Planning Committee/Sub Committee and the outcome (refusal/approval).

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The report was received for information.