Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 5th December, 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

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Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 21 November 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 21 November 2019 be signed as a correct 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.

Minutes:

In relation to the application item 19/02532/FUL 3 Northwood Avenue, Purley, CR8 2ER, Councillor Khan disclosed that she lived on Higher Drive in the proximity of the application but that her property was not affected by the application.

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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.

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Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

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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:

 

Minutes:

The Chair announced that the agenda items would be heard in the following order: 19/03839/FUL 1 The Grange, Firs Road, Kenley CR8 5LH; 19/02532/FUL 3 Northwood Avenue, Purley, CR8 2ER and 19/02049/FUL Land Rear of 13 to 73 Stafford Road, Duppas Hill Road, Croydon.

 

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19/03839/FUL 1 The Grange, Firs Road, Kenley CR8 5LH pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Erection of a new two storey side extension and single storey rear extension and conversion of existing building to provide 9 no. 1 and 2 bedroom flats together with associated access, parking and landscaping.

 

Ward: Kenley

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of a new two storey side extension and single storey rear extension and conversion of existing building to provide 9 no. 1 and 2 bedroom flats together with associated access, parking and landscaping.

 

Ward: Kenley

 

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

 

Mr Matt Uberoi spoke in objection to the application.

 

Mr Philip Allin, the Applicant’s Agent spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Councillor Jan Buttinger spoke against the application

 

Councillor Roche proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds that not enough has changed in the scheme to make it acceptable, it is excessive in mass and scale and an over development of the plot. Councillor Streeter seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion to APPROVE the application based on the officer’s recommendation. Councillor Prince seconded the motion.

 

The motion to refuse was put forward to the vote and fell with four Members voting in favour and six Members voting against.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and carried with six Members voting in favour, four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 1 The Grange, Firs Road, Kenley CR8 5LH.

 

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19/02532/FUL 3 Northwood Avenue, Purley, CR8 2ER pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Demolition of a single family dwelling and erection of one 3-storey block, containing 2 x 3 bedroom, 3 x 2 bedroom and 2 x 1 bedroom units with associated landscaping, 1 parking space, cycle storage and refuse store.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of a single family dwelling and erection of one 3-storey block, containing 2 x 3 bedroom, 3 x 2 bedroom and 2 x 1 bedroom units with associated landscaping, 1 parking space, cycle storage and refuse store.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

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

 

Councillor Badsha Quadir spoke against the application.

 

Ms Tara Mayle, the Applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Streeter proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds that it is detrimental to the local character and does not respect the street scene, and an over development with insufficient parking. Councillor Perry seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion to APPROVE the application based on the officer’s recommendations. Councillor Letts seconded the motion.

 

The motion to refuse was put forward to the vote and fell with four Members voting in favour and six Members voting against.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 3 Northwood Avenue, Purley, CR8 2ER.

 

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19/02049/FUL Land Rear of 13 to 73 Stafford Road, Duppas Hill Road, Croydon pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Erection of three buildings comprising 126 residential dwellings, ranging from two to five storeys together with associated access, car parking, cycle parking, landscaping and associated infrastructure works.

 

Ward:Waddon

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of three buildings comprising 126 residential dwellings, ranging from two to five storeys together with associated access, car parking, cycle parking, landscaping and associated infrastructure works.

 

Ward: Waddon

 

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

 

Ms Paula McCollin spoke against the application.

 

Ms Catherine Bruce, spoke on behalf of the Applicant, in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member Councillor Robert Canning spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application based on the officer’s recommendation. There was a request for revised wording of the condition, alongside an informative, in relation to the route for construction logistics. The Committee were clear this needed to take place from Duppas Hill Road and stated that were this not to be secured as part of the future condition submission, the matter must return to the Planning Committee for determination. Councillor Khan seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion to DEFER the application on the grounds of the access and construction situation to be reviewed in more detail. Councillor Roche seconded the motion.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members abstaining their vote.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of Land Rear of 13 to 73 Stafford Road, Duppas Hill Road, Croydon, subject to the completion of the legal agreement as set out in the papers.

 

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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.

Minutes:

There were none.

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Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

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Weekly Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 70 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).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report was received for information.