Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee
Thursday, 16th January, 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: michelle.gerning@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

A1/20

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 19 December 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held Thursday 19 December 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

A2/20

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.

A3/20

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.

A4/20

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

A5/20

18/01251/FUL Pitlake Arms, 73A Waddon New Road, Croydon, CR0 4JB pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Demolition of existing building - but with part retention of existing basement and the erection of four storey building comprising four residential units (2x3 bedrooms and 2x1 bedroom) including associated private amenity spaces, communal amenity and internal refuse and cycle storage (Amended Description).

 

Ward: Waddon

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing building - but with part retention of existing basement and the erection of four storey building comprising four residential units (2x3 bedrooms and 2x1 bedroom) including associated private amenity spaces, communal amenity and internal refuse and cycle storage (Amended Description).

 

Ward: Waddon

 

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

 

Mr Rob Graham, the Applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Ward Member Councillor Andrew Pelling spoke, on behalf of the referring Ward Member Councillor Robert Canning, against the application.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to DEFER the application to officers for the cycling issue to be resolved and for the design to be tweaked to make it sensitive to the locality. Councillor Streeter seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Letts proposed a motion to APPROVE the application based on officer’s recommendation. Councillor Chowdhury seconded the motion.

 

The motion to defer the application was put forward to the vote and fell with two Members voting in favour and three Member voting against.

 

The motion to approve the application was put forward to the vote and carried with three Members voting in favour and two Member voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to APPROVE the application for the development of Pitlake Arms, 73A Waddon New Road, Croydon, CR0 4JB.