Planning Committee
Thursday, 27th February, 2020 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 6 February 2020 as an accurate record.


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.


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.


Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:


There are none.


Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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



19/04987/FUL Land Adjacent To Croydon College, College Road, Croydon, CR0 1PF pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Redevelopment of the site to provide a part 49 storey and part 34 storey building with basements, comprising 817 co-living units (Use Class Sui Generis) within Tower A and 120 residential units (Use Class C3) within Tower B, a cafe (Use Class A3), community use (Use Class D1), associated communal facilities for co-living residents, amenity spaces, cycle parking, disabled parking spaces, refuse and cycle storage and associated landscaping and public realm works.


Ward: Fairfield

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


18/06068/FUL 19 Hartley Old Road, Purley, CR8 4HH pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Demolition of a single-family dwelling and erection of a 3 storey block containing 9 flats with associated access, car parking, cycle and refuse storage (Amended plans).


Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission


Additional documents:


19/03628/FUL 5 Croham Valley Road pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Demolition of the existing property and erection of 6 houses (3 houses fronting Croham Valley Road and 3 houses fronting Ballards Farm Close), gardens, car parking, new accesses, refuse and recycling.


Ward:Selsdon & Ballards

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


19/03965/FUL 8 Coulsdon Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LA pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Demolition of the existing property and erection of six new apartments and 2 houses (houses to front Petersfield Crescent), with associated new access, parking, refuse and cycle stores and landscaping.


Ward: Old Coulsdon

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


19/04615/FUL Land rear of 31-33 Croham Valley Road, (Facing onto Ballards Rise), South Croydon pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Erection of 2 two storey detached buildings with accommodation within the roofspace comprising 8 flats, bin store, formation of vehicular access and provision of 7 parking spaces.


Ward: South Croydon

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


19/04705/FUL 16-18 Ash Tree Close, Croydon, CR0 7SR pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Demolition of the existing dwellings. Erection of 8 dwellings with associated access, parking, refuse and cycle stores.


Ward: Shirley North

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


19/05034/FUL 6 Croham Valley Road, South Croydon, CR2 7NA pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Demolition of existing house; erection of a two storey building plus roof space to provide 9 apartments; provision of 8 car parking spaces, refuse store and new landscaping.


Ward: South Croydon

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


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.


Other Planning Matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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


Weekly Planning Decisions and Performance pdf icon PDF 75 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).

Additional documents:


Planning Appeal Decisions (January 2020) pdf icon PDF 92 KB

This report provides details of town planning appeal outcomes and the range of planning considerations that are being taken into account by the Planning Inspectors, appointed by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.


Exclusion of the Press & Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


"That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended."