Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 31st January, 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: michelle.gerning@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

10/19

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 17 January 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 17 January 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

11/19

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.

 

12/19

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 were none.

13/19

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

14/19

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

15/19

18/05009/FUL 55 Selcroft Road, Purley, CR8 1AJ pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Demolition of the existing two storey detached residential property and garage, erection of a two storey (plus roof and basement), creation of nine self-contained residential units (C3), with car parking, bin and cycle stores, terraces on side and rear elevation, and landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the existing two storey detached residential property and garage, erection of a two storey (plus roof and basement), creation of nine self-contained residential units (C3), with car parking, bin and cycle stores, terraces on side and rear elevation, and landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

Details of the planning application were presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Ms Jenny Walsh spoke against the application.

 

Mr Matt Corcoran (applicant’s agent) spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member, Councillor Simon Brew, 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 in size and massing, and the adverse effect on adjoining occupiers. Councillor Streeter 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 therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 55 Selcroft Road, Purley, CR8 1AJ.

 

16/19

18/05787/FUL 76 Reddown Road, Coulsdon, CR5 1AL pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Demolition of existing house and erection of a 2/3 storey building with accommodation in the roof to provide 9 units with associated parking/access, landscaping, cycle and refuse stores.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing house and erection of a 2/3 storey building with accommodation in the roof to provide 9 units with associated parking/access, landscaping, cycle and refuse stores.

 

Ward: Coulsdon Town

 

Details of the planning application were presented by the officers and officers responded to questions and clarifications.

 

Mr Charles King (representing East Coulsdon Residence Association) spoke against the application.

 

Mr Ian Forster (representing the applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

Ward Member, Councillor Luke Clancy, spoke against the application, on behalf of referring Ward Member Councillor Mario Creatura.

 

Councillor Parker proposed a motion to REFUSE the application. Councillor Perry seconded the motion on the grounds of over development of the size and massing, loss of amenities for occupiers and does not comply with policy DM10.1 of the plan.

 

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

 

The motion to refuse was put forward to the vote and fell with four Members voting in favour and five Members voting against (one abstention).

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and was carried with five Members voting in favour and four Members voting against (one abstention).

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 76 Reddown Road, Coulsdon, CR5 1AL.

 

17/19

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.

18/19

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.