Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 21st March, 2019 6.45 pm, NEW

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

44/19

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 28 February 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

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

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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.

 

46/19

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.

47/19

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

48/19

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 changed the order of the meeting and items were heard in the following order: 18/06070/FUL 9A Orchard Rise, CR0 7QZ; 18/06006/FUL 157 Hayes Lane, Kenley, CR8 5HP; 18/04933/FUL 77 Northampton Road, Croydon, CR0 7HD; 18/05896/FUL 12 the Ridge Way, South Croydon, CR2 0LE; 19/00235/FUL 37 Smitham Downs Road, Purley, CR8 4NG; and 18/03780/FUL 836 - 838 London Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 7PA.

 

49/19

18/06070/FUL 9A Orchard Rise, CR0 7QZ pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Demolition of existing house and ancillary office building and erection of two storey block of 4 flats and 5 three-bedroom houses, provision of 5 parking spaces, refuse storage and cycle stores.

 

Ward: Shirley North

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing house and ancillary office building and erection of two storey block of 4 flats and 5 three-bedroom houses, provision of 5 parking spaces, refuse storage and cycle stores.

 

Ward: Shirley North

 

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

 

Mr Ken Rawlinson spoke against the application.

 

Mr James Caldwell (Applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Richard Chatterjee, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Streeter proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on grounds of over intensification of site causing a loss for amenity for the neighbours, out of character which did not comply with DM10 and safety concerns. Councillor Roche seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The motion for refusal was put forward to the vote and fell with four Members voting in favour and six Members voting against.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and 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 9A Orchard Rise, CR0 7QZ.

 

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18/06006/FUL 157 Hayes Lane, Kenley, CR8 5HP pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Demolition of existing property and erection of two/three storey building comprising 7 flats with creation of vehicular crossover, parking area, refuse and cycle store and landscaping.

 

Ward: Kenley

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing property and erection of two/three storey building comprising 7 flats with creation of vehicular crossover, parking area, refuse and cycle store and landscaping.

 

Ward: Kenley

 

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

 

Mr Paul Kozousek spoke against the application.

 

Mr Patrick Stroud (Architect) spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Jan Buttinger, spoke against the application.

 

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

 

Councillor Roche proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development of the plot by its size and density, and this application did not meet DM10.4 in the Croydon policy. Councillor Ian Parker seconded the motion.

 

The motion for approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members voting against. The second motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 157 Hayes Lane, Kenley, CR8 5HP.

 

 

At 8:30pm the Planning Committee adjourned for a short break.

At 8:36pm the Planning Committee reconvened.

 

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18/04933/FUL 77 Northampton Road, Croydon, CR0 7HD pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Erection of a two storey side extension with a rear dormer and two storey rear extension, conversion of dwelling into five flats. Surrounding amenity space provided along with parking.

 

Ward: Addiscombe East

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of a two storey side extension with a rear dormer and two storey rear extension, conversion of dwelling into five flats. Surrounding amenity space provided along with parking.

 

Ward: Addiscombe East

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and there were no questions for clarification.

 

Ms Pamela Lloyd spoke against the application.

 

Mr Alex Maduaka (Agent) spoke in support of the application.

 

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

 

The motion for approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with eight Members voting in favour, and two Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 77 Northampton Road, Croydon, CR0 7HD.

 

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18/05896/FUL 12 the Ridge Way, South Croydon, CR2 0LE pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Demolition of the existing building and erection of three/four storey building (including basement and accommodation in the roof space) to provide 9 units. Associated parking/access, landscaping, cycle and refuse stores.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the existing building and erection of three/four storey building (including basement and accommodation in the roof space) to provide 9 units. Associated parking/access, landscaping, cycle and refuse stores.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

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

 

Mr Andrew Easter spoke against the application.

 

Mr David Meads (Architecture) spoke in support of the application.

 

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Fraser seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development of site by size and massing, loss of amenities for adjoining occupiers and insufficient parking impacting on highways. Councillor Roche seconded the motion.

 

The motion for approval was put forward to the vote and was carried with six Members voting in favour, and four Members voting against. The second motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 12 the Ridge Way, South Croydon, CR2 0LE.

 

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19/00235/FUL 37 Smitham Downs Road, Purley, CR8 4NG pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Conversion and extension of existing house to form three flats (Class C3), demolition of garage and erection of three storey building to form 6 flats (Class C3) and associated car parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Conversion and extension of existing house to form three flats (Class C3), demolition of garage and erection of three storey building to form 6 flats (Class C3) and associated car parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and there were no questions for clarifications.

 

Mrs Bannerman spoke against the application. 

 

Mr Patrick Stroud (Architect) spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development of site, loss of privacy and adverse effect on the neighbours. Councillor Perry seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. Councillor Fraser seconded the motion.

 

The motion for refusal was put forward to the vote and fell with four Members voting in favour and six Members voting against.

 

The motion for approval was put forward to the vote and 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 37 Smitham Downs Road, Purley, CR8 4NG.

 

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18/03780/FUL 836 - 838 London Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 7PA pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Alterations and erection of a part first floor, part second floor rear extension to create a home of multiple occupation, consisting of 10 rooms, in conjunction with ground floor rear extension approved under planning reference: 16/01475/P.

 

Ward: West Thornton

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alterations and erection of a part first floor, part second floor rear extension to create a home of multiple occupation, consisting of 10 rooms, in conjunction with ground floor rear extension approved under planning reference: 16/01475/P.

 

Ward: West Thornton

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and there were no questions for clarification.

 

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

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 836 - 838 London Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 7PA.

 

55/19

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.

56/19

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.