Agenda item

(17/00736/LBC) - St George's RAF Chapel, Main Road, Biggin Hill, TN16 3EJ

Decision:

LISTED BUILDING CONSENT GRANTED

Minutes:

Description of application – Listed Building Consent - Proposed Memorial Museum (Use Class D2) with ancillary café/ shop (Use Class A1/A3) with associated car parking, landscaping and alterations to the access points, demolition of modern annex building at St Georges Chapel and minor alterations to the listed building.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received. 

 

The Chief Planner’s representativereported that in excess of forty objections, four letters of support and a petition had been received since the agenda had been published which had been summarised and circulated to Members. A further late objection with photographs attached had been received from Downe Residents’ Association and the London Borough of Bromley Residents’ Federation and circulated to Members. Suggested conditions had also been circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that LISTED BUILDING CONSENT be GRANTED as recommended subject to the following conditions:-

“1.  The works hereby granted consent shall be commenced within 5 years of the date of this decision notice.

REASON: Section 18, Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

2.  The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out otherwise than in complete accordance with the plans approved under this planning permission unless previously agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON:  In order to comply with Policy BE1 and BE8 of the Unitary Development Plan and in the interest of the visual and residential amenities of the area.

3.  Sample panels of facing brickwork showing the proposed  colour, texture, facebond and pointing shall be provided on site and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before any work is commenced and  the sample panels shall be retained on site until the work is completed. The facing brickwork of the development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the details of the approved sample panels.

REASON:  In order to comply with Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan and in the interest of the appearance of the building and the visual amenities of the area.

4.  Details of the windows (including rooflights and dormers where appropriate) including their materials, method of opening and drawings showing sections through mullions, transoms and glazing bars and sills, arches, lintels and reveals (including dimension of any recess) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before any work is commenced.  The windows shall be installed in accordance with the approved details.

REASON:  In order to comply with Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan and in the interest of the appearance of the building and the visual amenities of the area.

5.  Before any work is undertaken in pursuance of the consent, details shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority of such steps to be taken and such works to be carried out as shall, during the progress of works permitted by this consent, secure the safety and stability of that part of the building which is to be retained.  The approved steps to secure the safety and stability of the retained building shall be in place for the full duration of the building works hereby granted consent.

Reason:  In order to comply with Policy BE8 of the Unitary Development Plan and to protect the fabric of the Listed Building.

6.  All internal and external works of making good to the retained fabric of the building shall be finished to match the adjacent work with regard to methods used and to material, colour, texture and profile.  Details of the internal finishes of the accommodation within the building shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before any work is commenced.  The works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and thereafter permanently retained as such. 

REASON:  In order to comply with Policy BE8 of the Unitary Development Plan and in the interest of the architectural and historic interest of the Listed Building.”

 

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