Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 30th May, 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
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99/19

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 9 May 2019 and Monday 20 May 2019 as an accurate record.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meetings held on Thursday 9 May 2019 and Monday 20 May 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

100/19

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.

 

101/19

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.

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There was none.

102/19

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

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There were none.

103/19

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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The Chair announced that the items be heard in the following order: 18/05383/FUL 59 Rectory Park, South Croydon, CR2 9JR; 18/05411/FUL Land Rear of 31-33 Croham Valley Road, (Facing onto Ballards Rise), South Croydon; 19/00732/FUL 119 Purley Oaks Road, South Croydon CR2 0NY; 19/00886/FUL 42 Grovelands Road, Purley, CR8 4LA; 19/00167/FUL 11 Barham Road, South Croydon, CR2 6LD and 19/01561/FUL 43 Kingswood Lane, Warlingham, CR6 9AB.

104/19

18/05383/FUL 59 Rectory Park, South Croydon, CR2 9JR pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Demolition of the existing garage and alterations to the existing vehicular access with erection of a two storey building to provide 6 units at the rear including a provision of associated landscaping, parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

Demolition of the existing garage and alterations to the existing vehicular access with erection of a two storey building to provide 6 units at the rear including a provision of associated landscaping, parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

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

 

Mr Dave Upton, on behalf of the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

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

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Ali seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Roche proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on grounds of over development, the reduction of privacy, impact on private and amenity space and the loss of twenty trees. 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 Members voting against. The second motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 59 Rectory Park, South Croydon, CR2 9JR.

105/19

18/05411/FUL Land Rear of 31-33 Croham Valley Road, (Facing onto Ballards Rise), South Croydon pdf icon PDF 253 KB

Erection of 2x2 storey detached buildings with accommodation within the roof-space comprising 1 three bedroom, 5 two bedroom and 3 one bedroom flats, refuse storage facilities, formation of vehicular access points and provision of associated parking.

 

Ward: South Croydon

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Erection of 2x2 storey detached buildings with accommodation within the roof-space comprising 1 three bedroom, 5 two bedroom and 3 one bedroom flats, refuse storage facilities, formation of vehicular access points and provision of associated parking.

 

Ward: South Croydon

 

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

 

Mr David Rutherford from the Croham Valley Residence Association spoke against the application.

 

Miss Emily Hall, on behalf of the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Maria Gatland, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development in particular due to the lack of parking. Councillor Perry seconded the motion. It was recommended that the application return on a smaller scale.

 

The motion to refuse was put forward to the vote and carried with nine Members voting in favour and one Member abstaining their vote.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to REFUSE the application for the development of Land Rear of 31-33 Croham Valley Road, (Facing onto Ballards Rise), South Croydon.

 

106/19

19/00732/FUL 119 Purley Oaks Road, South Croydon CR2 0NY pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Demolition of existing buildings, erection of 2 pairs of semidetached 2 storey houses with accommodation in the roof and a block of 5 flats (one 1 bedroom flat and four 2 bedroom flats), formation of vehicular access, provision of parking and landscaping.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

Demolition of existing buildings, erection of 2 pairs of semidetached 2 storey houses with accommodation in the roof and a block of 5 flats (one 1 bedroom flat and four 2 bedroom flats), formation of vehicular access, provision of parking and landscaping.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

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

 

Ms Sana Namazie spoke against the application.

 

Ms Petra Hischmann, on behalf of the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Tim Pollard, spoke on behalf of referring Ward Member Councillor Lynne Hale, against the application.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development by size and massing at the back of the building and a detrimental impact of setting on Purley Oaks Road and the amenity of those adjoining occupiers. Councillor Parker seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application with the condition that the pedestrian access was accessible by Wettern Close. Councillor Letts seconded the motion.

 

The motion of refusal was put forward to the vote and was carried with five Members voting in favour and five Members voting against. The Chair used her casting vote and voted against the motion to refuse. The motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and was carried with five Members voting in favour and five Members voting against. The Chair used her casting vote and voted in favour to approve.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 119 Purley Oaks Road, South Croydon CR2 0NY.

 

 

The Committee adjourned the meeting for a short break at 8:38pm

The Committee reconvened the meeting at 8:53pm

107/19

19/00886/FUL 42 Grovelands Road, Purley, CR8 4LA pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Demolition of the existing dwelling and the erection of a 3 storey detached building (with roof-space accommodation) comprising 3 x 3 bed, 5 x 2 bed and 1 x 1 bedroom flats with associated access road, car parking, refuse and cycle stores, amenity space and landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

Demolition of the existing dwelling and the erection of a 3 storey detached building (with roof-space accommodation) comprising 3 x 3 bed, 5 x 2 bed and 1 x 1 bedroom flats with associated access road, car parking, refuse and cycle stores, amenity space and landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

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

 

Mr Rob King spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Badsha Quadir, spoke on behalf of referring Ward Member Councillor Simon Brew, against the application.

 

Councillor Ali proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Scott seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development in particular to the height of the development, which would be detrimental to surrounding neighbours. Councillor Roche 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 second motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 42 Grovelands Road, Purley, CR8 4LA.

 

 

The Committee meeting adjourned for a short break at 9:12pm.

The Committee meeting reconvened at 9:20pm.

108/19

19/00167/FUL 11 Barham Road, South Croydon, CR2 6LD pdf icon PDF 134 KB

Conversion of property to form 5 self-contained flats (3 x 1 bed, 1 x 2 bed and 1 x 3 bed flats), construction of basement accommodation with associated front and rear light wells, erection of a part single, part two storey side and rear extensions, erection of a rear roof dormer, insertion of 3 roof lights in front roof slope and provision of associated hard and soft landscaping, a new front boundary wall and refuse and cycle parking.

 

Ward: Waddon

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Conversion of property to form 5 self-contained flats (3 x 1 bed, 1 x 2 bed and 1 x 3 bed flats), construction of basement accommodation with associated front and rear light wells, erection of a part single, part two storey side and rear extensions, erection of a rear roof dormer, insertion of 3 roof lights in front roof slope and provision of associated hard and soft landscaping, a new front boundary wall and refuse and cycle parking.

 

Ward: Waddon

 

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

 

Mr David Day spoke against the application.

 

Mr Stewart Budge, on behalf of the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member Councillor Robert Canning spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion to DEFER the application on the grounds for a site visit to be conducted. Councillor Ali 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 11 Barham Road, South Croydon, CR2 6LD.

 

 

 

 

109/19

19/01561/FUL 43 Kingswood Lane, Warlingham, CR6 9AB pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a three storey building comprising 2x3 bedroom and 7x2 bedroom apartments with associated access, 9 parking spaces, cycle storage and refuse store.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a three storey building comprising 2x3 bedroom and 7x2 bedroom apartments with associated access, 9 parking spaces, cycle storage and refuse store.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and there was no questions for clarifications.

 

Mr Billy Heyman, on behalf of the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Tim Pollard, spoke on behalf of referring Ward Member Councillor Lynn Hale, against the application.

 

Councillor Roche proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development by size and massing and the request for the development to be downsized. Councillor Parker seconded the motion

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Khan seconded the motion.

 

The motion of refusal 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 43 Kingswood Lane, Warlingham, CR6 9AB.

 

110/19

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.

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There were none.

111/19

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

 

112/19

Planning Performance 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.

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Minutes:

This report was noted.

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Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 115 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.

Minutes:

This report was noted.