Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee
Thursday, 18th July, 2019 5.30 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
No. Item

A54/19

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 21 March 2019 and Thursday 4 July 2019 as an accurate record.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held Thursday 21 March 2019 and Thursday 4 July 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

A55/19

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.

A56/19

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.

Minutes:

There was none.

A57/19

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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A58/19

18/00360/FUL 1430 London Road, Norbury, SW16 4BZ pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Erection of 3-storey building to rear to provide 2 x one bed flats with integral garage, bin and cycle stores at ground floor level.

 

Ward: Norbury

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Erection of 3-storey building to rear to provide 2 x one bed flats with integral garage, bin and cycle stores at ground floor level.

 

Ward: Norbury

 

THIS ITEM WAS WITHDRAWN FROM THE AGENDA AND OFFICERS UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY WOULD DETERMINE THE CASE.

 

A59/19

19/00529/FUL 5 Buckingham Gardens, Thornton Heath CR7 8AT pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Alterations and erection of single/two storey side/rear extensions; Conversion of dwelling to create 1 one bedroom, 1 two bedroom and 1 three bedroom flats with associated bin/cycle stores.

 

Ward: Norbury Park

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

Alterations and erection of single/two storey side/rear extensions; Conversion of dwelling to create 1 one bedroom, 1 two bedroom and 1 three bedroom flats with associated bin/cycle stores.

 

Ward: Norbury Park

 

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

 

Mr Farhan Aziz spoke on behalf of the applicant in support of the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application based on the officer’s recommendation. Councillor Letts seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 5 Buckingham Gardens, Thornton Heath, CR7 8AT.

A60/19

19/01265/FUL Land R/O - 62 Mayfield Road, South Croydon, CR2 0DS pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Demolition of existing garage and erection of two storey, four bedroom detached house with associated access between 39-41 Heathhurst Road, South Croydon, CR2 0BB (amended description).

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

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Minutes:

Demolition of existing garage and erection of two storey, four bedroom detached house with associated access between 39-41 Heathhurst Road, South Croydon, CR2 0BB (amended description).

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

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

 

Mr Brian Gatenby the applicant’s agent spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member Councillor Lynne Hale spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds that the application is a large development in a small site, the application is out of character and detrimental to the neighbours. Councillor Streeter seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application based on the officer’s recommendation with the conditions that the detailed landscaping scheme with semi mature indigenous tree planting will be included. Councillor Letts seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The motion of approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with three Members voting in favour and two Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of Land R/O – 62 Mayfield Road, South Croydon, CR2 0DS.