Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 9th July, 2020 6.00 pm

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Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
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Items
No. Item

139/20

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:

There were no disclosures of a pecuniary interest not already registered.

 

140/20

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.

141/20

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

142/20

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair advised that the application items would be heard in the following order: 20/01303/FUL 19 Downsview Road, Upper Norwood, London, SE19 3XD; 19/04564/FUL 1 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN; 19/04478/FUL 4 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN and 19/05032/FUL 6 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN.

143/20

20/01303/FUL 19 Downsview Road, Upper Norwood, London, SE19 3XD pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling and garage, erection of two storey building (with lower ground and roof space accommodation) comprising 9 flats with associated parking, amenity space and waste and cycle stores.

 

Ward: Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood.

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing dwelling and garage, erection of two storey building (with lower ground and roof space accommodation) comprising 9 flats with associated parking, amenity space and waste and cycle stores.

 

Ward: Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood

 

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

 

Mr Ian Fleming spoke against the application.

 

Mr Neal Thompson, the applicant’s agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Stephen Mann addressed the Committee, in his capacity as Ward Councillor, and expressed his concern for 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.

 

At 6:48pm, Councillor Toni Letts arrived at the meeting.

 

Councillor Paul Scott proposed a condition for the parking spaces available are allocated to the larger sized family homes. Councillor Ben-Hassel proposed for a scope to provide a disabled parking space.

 

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 Clive Fraser, with the inclusion of the proposed conditions.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 19 Downsview Road, Upper Norwood, London, SE19 3XD.

144/20

19/04564/FUL 1 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Demolition of existing two storey detached house and erection of a three storey building to provide 9 units, with associated vehicular accesses, car parking, child play space and soft and hard landscaping as well as cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing two storey detached house and erection of a three storey building to provide 9 units, with associated vehicular accesses, car parking, child play space and soft and hard landscaping as well as cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

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

 

Mr Joe Queening spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Oni Oviri addressed the Committee, in her capacity as Ward Councillor, and expressed her concern for 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 Jamie Audsley. This was seconded by Councillor Toni Letts.

 

The substantive motion was carried with five Members voting in favour and four Members voting against and one Member abstained their vote.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 1 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN.

 

 

At 8:02pm, the Committee adjourned the meeting for a short break.

At 8:08pm, the Committee reconvened the meeting.

145/20

19/04478/FUL 4 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Construction of a part-three-/ part-four-storey building to accommodate nine flats (3 x 1-bed, 4x 2-bed, and 2 x 3-bed), a new vehicular access and four parking spaces, associated refuse and cycle stores along with hard and soft landscaping; following the demolition of existing dwelling house.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Construction of a part-three-/ part-four-storey building to accommodate nine flats (3 x 1-bed, 4x 2-bed, and 2 x 3-bed), a new vehicular access and four parking spaces, associated refuse and cycle stores along with hard and soft landscaping; following the demolition of existing dwelling house.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

The officers presented details of the planning application.

 

At 8:10pm, Councillor Toni Letts returned to the meeting after the presentation had started and was therefore not entitled to vote.

 

Officers responded to questions for clarification.

 

Mr Siva Param spoke against the application.

 

Mr Duncan Gunn, the applicant’s agent, provided a written statement in support of the application. This was read out by the Committee clerk.

 

Councillor Oni Oviri addressed the Committee, in her capacity as Ward Councillor, and expressed her concern for 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 as set out in the committee papers and the addendum was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Leila Ben-Hassel. This was seconded by Councillor Paul Scott.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 4 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN.

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19/05032/FUL 6 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling house and the construction of two interlinked blocks to accommodate 9 flats with associated 7 car parking spaces, refuse store and cycle store facilities.

 

Ward:Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing dwelling house and the construction of two interlinked blocks to accommodate 9 flats with associated 7 car parking spaces, refuse store and cycle store facilities.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

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

 

Mr Mike Blackburn spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Oni Oviri addressed the Committee, in her capacity as Ward Councillor and expressed her concern for the application on behalf of the referring Ward Member Councillor Badsha Quadir.

 

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 Toni Letts. This was seconded by Councillor Leila Ben-Hassel.

 

The substantive motion fell with four Members voting in favour, five Members voting against and one Member abstaining their vote.

 

Councillor Paul Scott proposed a new motion to DEFER the application for further development. This was seconded by Councillor Leila Ben-Hassel.

 

Councillor Scott Roche proposed a new motion to REFUSE the application. This was seconded by Councillor Gareth Streeter.

 

The motion to defer was taken to the vote and carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members voting against. The motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to DEFER the application for the development of 6 More Close, Purley, CR8 2JN.

 

147/20

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.

148/20

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 142 KB

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

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.