Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 10th September, 2020 6.00 pm

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

Items
No. Item

203/20

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 27 August 2020 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 27 August 2020 be signed as a correct record.

 

204/20

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.

 

205/20

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.

Minutes:

There was none.

206/20

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

207/20

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

208/20

19/03984/FUL 28 The Woodfields, South Croydon, CR2 0HE pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Demolition of a single-family dwelling and erection of a one 3 and 4-storey block containing 9 units with associated access, car parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of a single-family dwelling and erection of a one 3 and 4-storey block containing 9 units with associated access, car parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

The officers presented details of the planning application with no questions for clarification.

 

Mr John Pearson spoke against the application.

 

Mr Joey Macedo, the applicant, provided a written statement in favour of the application. This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

Ward Member Councillor Tim Pollard 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 Clive Fraser. This was seconded by Councillor Lelia Ben-Hassel.

 

The substantive motion 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 28 The Woodfields, South Croydon, CR2 0HE.

 

209/20

20/00532/FUL 2 Wyvern Road, Purley, CR8 2NP pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Demolition of the existing dwelling and erection of 9 Dwelling houses and associated landscaping, refuse storage and car and cycle parking.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the existing dwelling and erection of 9 dwelling houses and associated landscaping, refuse storage and car and cycle parking.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

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

 

Mr Mark Thomson, the applicant’s agent, spoke in favour 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 Callton Young. This was seconded by Councillor Toni Letts.

 

The substantive motion 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 2 Wyvern Road, Purley, CR8 2NP.

210/20

20/01658/FUL 36 Oakwood Avenue, Purley, CR8 1AQ pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Demolition of a single-family dwelling house and erection of 4x two-storey semi-detached houses with accommodation in the roof, and 4x one-storey semi-detached houses with accommodation in the roof, with associated access, car parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of a single-family dwelling house and erection of 4x two-storey semi-detached houses with accommodation in the roof, and 4x one-storey semi-detached houses with accommodation in the roof, with associated access, car parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

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

 

Mr Paul Rice spoke against the application.

 

Mr Joey Macedo, the applicant, provided a written statement in favour of the application. This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

Councillor Simon Brew addressed the Committee, in his capacity as Ward Councillor, and expressed he was not supporting 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.

 

At 8:20pm the Committee adjourned the meeting for a short break.

At 8:26pm the Committee reconvened the meeting.

 

The substantive motion to GRANT the application based on the officer’s recommendation was not supported by Members of the committee.

 

Councillor Caragh Skipper proposed a motion to DEFER the application for a site visit on the grounds to better understand the material consideration of the impact the construction period of the development would have on the neighbouring cattery business. This was seconded by Councillor Ian Parker.

 

The motion to defer the application was taken to the vote and carried with eight Members voting in favour and two Members abstaining their vote.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to DEFER the application for the development of 36 Oakwood Avenue, Purley, CR8 1AQ.

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20/02118/FUL 19 Woodfield Hill, Coulsdon, CR5 3EL pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Demolition of a single-family dwelling house and erection of 1x three and four-storey block containing 2x four-bedroom houses and 4x two-bedroom flats, and 3x three-bedroom detached houses with associated access, car parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of a single-family dwelling house and erection of 1x three and four-storey block containing 2x four-bedroom houses and 4x two-bedroom flats, and 3x three-bedroom detached houses with associated access, car parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

 

The officers presented details of the planning application with no questions for clarification.

 

Mr Joey Macedo, the applicant, provided a written statement in favour of the application. This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

Councillor Mario Creatura addressed the Committee on behalf of the referring Ward Member Councillor Luke Clancy, 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 Callton Young. This was seconded by Councillor Toni Letts.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 19 Woodfield Hill, Coulsdon, CR5 3EL.

212/20

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.

213/20

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

214/20

Weekly Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 266 KB

Attached is the list of Delegated and Planning Committee/Sub Committee decisions taken between 17th August and 28th August 2020.

Minutes:

The report was received for information.