Planning Committee
Thursday, 14th February, 2019 6.30 pm

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

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 31 January 2019 as an accurate record.


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.


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.


Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:


There are none.


Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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


Additional documents:


18/01211/FUL 5-9 Surrey Street, Croydon, CR0 1RG pdf icon PDF 230 KB

Demolition of the existing building and replacement with a six/seven/eight storey development. Commercial units would be provided on the lower ground (sui generis, A3 and D1/D2) and ground floor (flexible use A1, A2, A3, D1, D2, B1(a)), with 55 flats above with associated public realm improvements and landscaping including courtyard area with, disabled car parking and cycle parking.


Ward: Fairfield

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


18/05154/FUL 98 Riddlesdown Road, Purley, CR8 1DD pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Demolition of a single-family dwelling and erection of a three storey block, including basement accommodation for nine apartments with associated access, nine off-street parking spaces, cycle storage and refuse store.


Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


18/04650/FUL 25 Warham Road, South Croydon, CR2 6LJ pdf icon PDF 278 KB

Change of use and conversion from a children's day nursery to 6no. self-contained residential units (for residents and families with emergency housing needs).



Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


18/04742/FUL 1-9 Foxley Lane, Purley, CR8 3EF pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Demolition of existing buildings. Erection of a 5/6/7 storey building comprising 8x one bedroom, 36x two bedroom and 5x three bedroom flats. Provision of associated amenity areas, cycle parking, refuse and recycling stores.


Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


18/02965/FUL The Minster Junior School, Warrington Road, Croydon, CR0 4BH pdf icon PDF 184 KB

Installation of an artificial sand-dressed sports pitch and associated floodlighting and fencing.


Ward: Waddon

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:


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.


Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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


There are none.


Exclusion of the Press & Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


"That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended."