Planning Committee
Thursday, 21st November, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 6 November 2019 as an accurate 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.


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.


Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:


19/02842/PRE Croydon College Annexe, College Road, Croydon, CR9 1DX pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Mixed redevelopment of the site to provide circa 90 flats and a ‘Cultural and creative industries enterprise centre’.


Ward: Fairfield

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Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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


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19/02678/FUL 64 to 74 Whytecliffe Road North, Purley, CR8 2AR pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Demolition of three pairs of semi-detached houses, erection of a part 3/part 5/part 6 storey building with basement to provide 39 residential units, with associated terraces, disabled car parking spaces, amenity spaces and landscaping.


Ward:Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

Recommendation: Grant permission

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18/05856/FUL Station Yard, 56 Brigstock Road pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Demolition of existing builders yard buildings, erection of a block comprising a 6 storey building and a part 7, 8 and 9 storey building comprising 58 residential units (26 x 1 bed, 9 x 2 bed and 23 x 3 bed apartments) and two commercial units (Use Class B1c) along with the provision of associated off-street parking and refuse and cycle storage.


Ward: Bensham Manor

Recommendation: Grant permission

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19/03074/FUL 5 Highland Road, Purley, CR8 2HS pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Demolition of existing detached house and detached garage and replacement with 9 new apartments in a single block of four / five storeys with parking to the front.


Ward: Kenley

Recommendation: Grant permission

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19/03385/FUL 34 Caterham Drive, Coulsdon, CR5 1JF pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling and garage and erection of a three storey building comprising 6 flats (3 x 3 bed, 1 x 2 bed and 2 x 1 bed), 3 parking spaces, communal amenity space and cycle / refuse / recycle storage.


Ward: Old Coulsdon

Recommendation: Grant permission

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19/03410/FUL 22 Purley Knoll, Purley, CR8 3AE pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Demolition of existing buildings; Erection of 7no. apartments and 2no. dwellings and associated works.


Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

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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.


Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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


Weekly Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 72 KB

This report provides a list of cases determined (since the last Planning Committee) providing details of the site and description of development (by Ward), whether the case was determined by officers under delegated powers or by Planning Committee/Sub Committee and the outcome (refusal/approval).


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Exclusion of the Press & Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


"That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended."