Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee
Thursday, 4th October, 2018 6.30 pm

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

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

Items
No. Item

A54/18

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 13 September 2018 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 13 September 2018 be signed as a correct record.

 

A55/18

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.

A56/18

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.

A57/18

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair spoke to the Committee for the items to be heard in the following order:18/00205/FUL 47 High Street, South Norwood, SE25 6HJ, 17/04647/FUL Selsdon Recreational Ground, Woodlands Garden, South

Croydon, CR2 8PH, 18/02695/FUL 23 The Drive, 18/03686/FUL Croham Hurst Place, 17 Wisborough Road, South Croydon, CR2 0DR, 18/01439/FUL Land rear of 53 Downs Court Road, Purley, CR8 1BF and 17/05808/FUL 26 Hilltop Road, Whyteleafe, CR3 0DD,

 

 

A58/18

17/04647/FUL Selsdon Recreational Ground, Woodlands Garden, South Croydon, CR2 8PH pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Alterations and use as a day nursery; erection of boundary fence around playspace and installation of cycle store.

 

Ward: Selsdon Vale and Forestdale

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alterations and use as a day nursery; erection of boundary fence around play space and installation of cycle store. Alterations to the site access and reconfiguration of the external seating area.

 

Ward: Selsdon Vale and Forestdale

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Daniel Pullen spoke against the application.

 

Kelly Stag (Tot Star Pre-School UK) spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Andy Stranack, Ward Councillor, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Ali proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the officer’s recommendation to the application. Councillor Clark seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application with a requested condition that the operation hours of the premises be changed to 9am – 2pm on the Saturday and closed on Sunday. Councillor Parker seconded the motion.

 

The motion of approval (with no condition) was put forward to the vote and was carried with three Members voting in favour. The second motion for approval (with a condition) therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application of the development of Selsdon Recreational Ground, Woodlands Garden, South

Croydon, CR2 8PH.

A59/18

18/00205/FUL 47 High Street, South Norwood, SE25 6HJ pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Removal of the shop front; insertion of new windows and associated detailing to front elevation; installation of entrance door to side elevation; change of use of part of ground floor from Class A1 to Class C3 to form 1 x one bed flat.

 

Ward: South Norwood

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Removal of the shop front; insertion of new windows and associated detailing to front elevation; installation of entrance door to side elevation; change of use of part of ground floor from Class A1 to Class C3 to form 1 x one bed flat.

 

Ward: South Norwood

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Paula Dobson spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Ali proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Clark seconded the motion. There was a request that the regeneration team help the business move to a suitable location.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of loss of thriving business. Councillor Parker seconded the motion.

 

The motion of approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with three

Members voting in favour and two against. The second motion therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application of the development of 47 High Street, South Norwood, SE25 6HJ.

 

A60/18

18/02695/FUL 23 The Drive pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Construction of a part one/part three storey four bedroom detached house in rear garden with associated access driveway from The Drive, car parking and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Construction of a part one/part three storey four bedroom detached house in rear garden with associated access driveway from The Drive, car parking and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Mike Bliss (Architect) spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Luke Clancy, Ward Councillor, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development, loss of amenity for adjoining occupiers and not policy compliant with DM10. Councillor Perry seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Ali proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application with the condition to minimise the impact on the neighbours in terms of screening. This motion was not seconded.

 

The motion to refuse was put forward to the vote and fell with two Members voting in favour, and three Members voting against.

 

The Committee was UNSUCCESSFUL IN REACHING A DECISION tothe application of the development of 23 The Drive and has requested for further legal advice.

 

A61/18

18/01439/FUL Land rear of 53 Downs Court Road, Purley, CR8 1BF pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Demolition of existing garage; and the erection of a two storey 4 bedroom detached house with a single storey rear extension and dormer addition; the provision of two parking spaces and private amenity to the rear.

 

Ward: Purley

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing garage; and the erection of a two storey 4 bedroom detached house with a single storey rear extension and dormer addition; the provision of two parking spaces and private amenity to the rear.

 

Ward: Purley

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Jane Austin and Nigel Jones spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to DEFER of the application on the ground that the application is not policy compliant to DM10. Councillor Parker seconded the motion.

 

The motion to defer the application was put forward to the vote and was carried with all Members unanimously voting in favour.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to DEFER the application of the development of Land rear of 53 Downs Court Road, Purley, CR8 1BF back to planning officers to review the policy.

 

A62/18

18/03686/FUL Croham Hurst Place, 17 Wisborough Road, Croydon, CR2 0DR pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Demolition of existing garage block and extension of existing bungalow to provide a single storey, nine bedroom bungalow for use as part of the existing residential care home (enlargement of proposal approved under 18/02021/FUL).

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing garage block and extension of existing bungalow to provide a single storey, nine bedroom bungalow for use as part of the existing residential care home (enlargement of proposal approved under 18/02021/FUL).

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers with no clarifications.

 

David Williams (Residential Association) spoke in support of the application.

 

James Phillips (Manager at Croham Place) spoke in support of the application.

 

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

 

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

 

The motion of approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with all Members unanimously voting in favour.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application of the development of Croham Hurst Place, 17 Wisborough Road, South Croydon CR2 0DR.

 

 

A63/18

17/05808/FUL 26 Hilltop Road, Whyteleafe, CR3 0DD pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Alterations; Erection of single and two storey rear extension; conversion of house to form 4 flats. Provision of car parking, landscaping and other associated works.

 

Ward: Kenley

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alterations; Erection of single and two storey rear extension; conversion of house to form 4 flats. Provision of car parking, landscaping and other associated works.

 

Ward: Kenley

 

Details of the planning application was presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

There were no speakers for this application.

 

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

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to DEFER the application for Members to fully understand policy compliance in relation to DM1.2. Councillor Parker seconded the motion.

 

The motion of approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with three Members voting in favour. The second motion to defer therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application of the development of 26 Hilltop Road, Whyteleafe, CR3 0DD.