Agenda and draft minutes

[from 19 November], Planning Committee
Wednesday, 18th November, 2020 7.00 pm, MOVED

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Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
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Items
No. Item

270/20

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:

Councillor Ian Parker disclosed that he resided in near proximity to the agenda item 20/00174/FUL 126 Foxley Lane and 1 Woodcote Drive, Purley, CR8 3NE.

 

271/20

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.

272/20

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

273/20

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

274/20

20/01174/FUL 126 Foxley Lane And 1 Woodcote Drive, Purley, CR8 3NE pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Demolition of two existing properties and erection of two buildings ranging from 2 - 5 storeys, comprising 41 flats including provision of car parking, associated amenity areas, hard and soft landscaping as well as refuse and cycle storage.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of two existing properties and erection of two buildings ranging from 2 - 5 storeys, comprising 41 flats including provision of car parking, associated amenity areas, hard and soft landscaping as well as refuse and cycle storage.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

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

 

Mr Grant Freeman, the applicant’s agent and architect, spoke in support of the application.

 

The Committee deliberated on the application presentation heard before them having heard all the speakers who addressed the Committee, and in turn addressed their view on the matter.

 

The substantive motion to GRANT the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Paul Scott. This was seconded by Councillor Leila Ben-Hassel.

 

The substantive motion 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 126 Foxley Lane And 1 Woodcote Drive, Purley, CR8 3NE.

 

275/20

20/00108/FUL 89 Hyde Road South Croydon CR2 9NS pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Demolition of existing two-storey dwelling and erection of a four/five storey (including excavation and lower ground level) building comprising of 9 residential flats; hard and soft landscaping; boundary treatment; under croft and external car parking, amenity/private/communal space and internal refuse/cycle storage.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing two-storey dwelling and erection of a four/five storey (including excavation and lower ground level) building comprising of 9 residential flats; hard and soft landscaping; boundary treatment; under croft and external car parking, amenity/private/communal space and internal refuse/cycle storage.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

The officers presented details of the planning application with no questions for clarification.

 

Mr Andrew Henderson spoke against the application.

 

Mr Spencer Copping, the applicant’s agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

The referring Ward Member Councillor Lynne Hale spoke against the application.

 

The Committee deliberated on the application presentation heard before them having heard all the speakers who addressed the Committee, and in turn addressed their view on the matter.

 

The substantive motion to GRANT the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Paul Scott. This was seconded by Councillor Chris Clark.

 

The substantive motion was carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 89 Hyde Road South Croydon CR2 9NS.

 

276/20

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.

277/20

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

278/20

Weekly Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 262 KB

Attached is the list of Delegated and Planning Committee/Sub-Committee decisions taken between 26 October 2020 and 6 November 2020.

Minutes:

The report was received for information.