Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee
Thursday, 28th February, 2019 8.30 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

A17/19

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 14 February 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held Thursday 14 February 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

A18/19

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.

A19/19

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.

A20/19

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

A21/19

18/06058/FUL 58-60 Westow Hill, Upper Norwood pdf icon PDF 210 KB

Alterations and use of ground floor for A3 (Restaurant and Cafe) and A4 (Drinking Establishment) Uses, installation of new shopfront and awning, erection of extractor fan at rear, erection of gate in side access and provision of landscaping features, provision of associated refuse storage to rear.

 

Ward: Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Drinking Establishment) Uses, installation of new shopfront and awning, erection of extractor fan at rear, erection of gate in side access and provision of landscaping features, provision of associated refuse storage to rear.

 

Ward: Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood

 

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

 

Ms Audrey Coudyser spoke against the application.

 

Mr Anthony Thomas (Applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Stephen Mann, spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. 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 58-60 Westow Hill, Upper Norwood.

 

A22/19

18/04067/FUL 126 Mount Park Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 6DJ pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Erection of a two-storey four-bedroom house with accommodation in the roof space including 1 x dormer addition on the front roof slope and 1 x dormer addition on the rear roof slope; associated cycle store and amenity space; formation of new crossover; and the provision of two parking spaces.

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of a two-storey four-bedroom house with accommodation in the roof space including 1 x dormer addition on the front roof slope and 1 x dormer addition on the rear roof slope; associated cycle store and amenity space; formation of new crossover; and the provision of two parking spaces.

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

 

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

 

A23/19

18/05962/HSE 318 Norbury Avenue, Norbury, London, SW16 3RL pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Erection of a single storey rear extension.

 

Ward: Norbury Park

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of a single storey rear extension.

 

Ward: Norbury Park

 

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

 

Mr Sean Creighton (from Love Norbury Residence Association) spoke against the application.

 

Mr Trevor Mullineaux (Agent) spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. 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 318 Norbury Avenue, Norbury, London, SW16 3RL.

 

A24/19

18/03254/FUL Garage Block Adjoining 24 Balfour Road, South Norwood, SE25 5JY pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Demolition of existing garages, erection of two bedroom detached house.

 

Ward: Woodside

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing garages, erection of two bedroom detached house.

 

Ward: Woodside

 

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

 

Mr Liam Jung and Ms Amanda Clark spoke against the application.

 

Ms Nuala O’Neill (Agent) spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application. There was an informative request to cover the resident’s concerns to be reviewed and the construction logistics plans adhered to. Councillor Ali seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of over development and out of keeping within the area. Councillor Roche seconded the motion.

 

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 second motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of the Garage Block Adjoining 24 Balfour Road, South Norwood, SE25 5JY.

 

A25/19

18/03002/FUL The rear of 15 Birdhurst Gardens, South Croydon pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Alterations including alterations to land levels, erection of three storey 5 bedroom house with steps, erection of pergola and bicycle storage at rear and provision of 2 parking spaces.

 

Ward: South Croydon

Recommendation: Grant Permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alterations including alterations to land levels, erection of three storey 5 bedroom house with steps, erection of pergola and bicycle storage at rear and provision of 2 parking spaces.

 

Ward: South Croydon

 

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

 

Mr Michael Eardley spoke against the application.

 

Mr Devash Shah (Applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Michael Neal, spoke against the application.

 

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

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of loss of amenities for the adjoining occupiers, backland development and out of keeping in the area. Councillor Roche seconded the motion.

 

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 second motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of the rear of 15 Birdhurst Gardens, South Croydon.