Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee &, Planning Committee
Thursday, 30th July, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: This meeting is held remotely; to view the meeting, please click here.

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email: michelle.gerning@croydon.gov.uk

Items
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160/20

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on Thursday 9 July 2020 and Thursday 16 July 2020 as an accurate record.

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RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 9th July 2020 and Thursday 16th July 2020 be signed as a correct record.

 

161/20

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.

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There were no disclosures of a pecuniary interest not already registered.

 

162/20

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.

163/20

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.

164/20

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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

 

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165/20

20/01207/FUL Amenity Land, Hawthorn Crescent, South Croydon, CR2 8PD pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Erection of 8x3 bedroom (5 person) houses together with car parking, landscaping and associated servicing.

 

Ward: Selsdon Vale and Forrestdale

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Erection of 8x3 bedroom (5 person) houses together with car parking, landscaping and associated servicing.

 

Ward: Selsdon Vale and Forrestdale

 

 

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

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20/01330/FUL Amenity Land, Junction of Crescent Way and Covington Way, Norbury, SW16 3AH pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Partial development of green space to provide a part three, part four storey building comprising 9 residential units (Use Class C3) together with associated landscaping treatments, car parking and enhancements to existing green space.

 

Ward: Norbury Park

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Partial development of green space to provide a part three, part four storey building comprising 9 residential units (Use Class C3) together with associated landscaping treatments, car parking and enhancements to existing green space.

 

Ward: Norbury Park

 

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

 

At 6:19pm, Councillor Callton Young re-joined the meeting after he had lost connection and was unable to see or hear some part of the presentation and questions for clarification. Therefore he was unable to vote.

 

Mr Andrew Ingamells spoke against the application.

 

Ms Sarah Odu, the applicant’s agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

The Committee deliberated on the application presentation heard before them having heard all the speakers who addressed the Committee, and in turn addressed their view on the matter.

 

The substantive motion to GRANT the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Paul Scott. This was seconded by Councillor Toni Letts.

 

The substantive motion was carried with five Members voting in favour and four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of Amenity Land, Junction of Crescent Way and Covington Way, Norbury, SW16 3AH.

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20/02020/FUL 443A Brighton Road, South Croydon, CR2 6EU pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Demolition of existing buildings and the redevelopment of the site to provide a residential led, mixed-use, development comprising of up to 79 residential units (C3), 398 sqm GIA flexible commercial space (B1b, B1c and D1), with building heights ranging between 4, 6 and 8 storeys, associated parking and landscaping, and all necessary ancillary and enabling works.

 

Ward: South Croydon

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Demolition of existing buildings and the redevelopment of the site to provide a residential led, mixed-use, development comprising of up to 79 residential  units (C3), 398 sqm GIA flexible commercial space (B1b, B1c and D1), with building heights ranging between 4, 6 and 8 storeys, associated parking and landscaping, and all necessary ancillary and enabling works.

 

Ward: South Croydon

 

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

 

Mr Matt Figgis spoke against the application.

 

Mr Nick Lawrence, the applicant’s spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Simon Hoar addressed the Committee, in his capacity as Ward

Councillor, and expressed his concern for the application.

 

The Committee deliberated on the application presentation heard before them having heard all the speakers who addressed the Committee, and in turn addressed their view on the matter.

 

The substantive motion to GRANT the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Paul Scott. This was seconded by Councillor Clive Fraser, with the inclusion of the proposed conditions.

 

The substantive motion was carried with five Members voting in favour and four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 443A Brighton Road, South Croydon, CR2 6EU.

168/20

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.

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There were none.

169/20

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 74 KB

This report provides a list of cases determined (since the last scheduled 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