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10.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Decision:

APOLOGY: COUNCILLOR AISHA CUTHBERT

SUBSTITUTE: COUNCILLOR CHRISTINE HARRIS

 

APOLOGY: COUNCILLOR KATE LYMER

SUBSTITUTE: COUNCILLOR MARK BROCK

 

APOLOGY FOR LATENESS: COUNCILLOR NICKY DYKES

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Aisha Cuthbert and Kate Lymer; Councillors Christine Harris and Mark Brock attended as substitutes.

 

An apology for lateness was received from Councillor Nicky Dykes.

11.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision:

ITEM 4.3 – COUNCILLOR CHRISTINE HARRIS - NON-PECUNIARY INTEREST

Minutes:

Councillor Christine Harris declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 4.3 – 46 Queens Road, Beckenham, as she was acquainted with the lady who spoke in objection to the application.  Councillor Harris did not take part in the discussion or vote.

12.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 15 AUGUST 2019 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Decision:

CONFIRMED

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 15 August 2019 be confirmed and signed as a true record.

13.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Section 2

(Applications meriting special consideration)

Clock House Conservation Area

13.1

(19/01637/FULL1) - Carlton Court, Beckenham Road, Beckenham BR3 4PP pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR COMPLETION OF A LEGAL AGREEMENT

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing buildings and garages at 23 Beckenham Road and construction of two three storey buildings, one building with rooms in the roof to provide 24 residential units, with associated amenity space, landscaping, new vehicular access, car parking, refuse and recycling storage and cycle storage.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting.

 

Written comments from Ward Member Councillor Ian Dunn in objection to the application had been received and circulated to Members.

 

The Head of Development Management gave the following updates:-

 

·  The contribution to mitigate the shortfall of playspace on site had been calculated at £9,600.

 

·  Page 11 of the report referred to one disabled space however, two were proposed.

 

·  Reference to ‘Hayne Lane’ on page 36 should read ‘Hayne Road’.

 

·  The first two paragraphs on page 45 following the reference to CIL should be deleted.

 

These updates did not affect the officer recommendation.

 

Members were also advised that should permission be granted, an additional condition was recommended to request samples of the external materials and an amendment was proposed to correct a typing error in Condition 19.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR COMPLETION OF A LEGAL AGREEMENT as recommended and subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Assistant Director (Planning) with conditions 14, 16 and 19 amended to read:-

 

‘14  (a)  Prior to the construction of first occupation of any of the units, a Travel Plan shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The Plan should include as a minimum:-

 

·  measures to promote and encourage the use of alternative modes of transport including zero emission vehicles;

 

·  a timetable for the implementation of the proposed measures and details of the mechanisms for implementation and for annual monitoring and updating.

 

(b)  The Travel Plan shall be implemented in accordance with the agreed timescale and details.

 

Reason: In Order to ensure appropriate management of transport implications of the development and to accord with Policy 31 of the Local Plan.

 

16  Prior to first occupation of the development, a minimum of 20% parking spaces shall be provided with active electric vehicle charging facilities, with passive provision for all remaining spaces.  The details of both active and passive electric charging units including the location of the spaces shall be submitted to and approved prior to the installation and the approved details shall be permanently retained thereafter.

 

Reason: In order to ensure adequate parking provision and facility to meet the needs of future residents and in accordance with London Plan Policy 6.13 and Bromley Local Plan Policy 30 and Draft London Plan Policy T6.1.

 

19  Prior to first occupation of the development, details of the location of two disabled car parking spaces for Block A units 1 and 2 shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority and permanently retained as dedicated disabled parking.

 

Reason: In order to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 13.1

Darwin

13.2

(19/01864/FULL1) - Christmas Tree Farm, Cudham Road, Downe, Orpington BR6 7LF pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Continued use of temporary overflow visitors car park in field east of Christmas Tree Farm, accessed from Cudham Road.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting.

 

Members having considered the report and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED subject to the following conditions:-

 

1  This permission shall enure for the benefit of the applicant, Mr H Barritt only and shall not enure for the benefit of the land or any other persons with an interest in the land and shall be for a limited period being the period during which the site is required to be used as an overflow car park associated to Christmas Tree Farm.  Should the land no longer require to be used as an overflow car park, the land shall be reverted to its previous condition and all hardstanding within the site should be removed.

 

Reason: In order that the justification for the visitors’ car park can be reassessed on a change of ownership given the location of the land within the Green Belt.

 

2  Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (or any Order revoking and/or re-enacting that Order), the land should be used as an overflow car park associated with Christmas Tree Farm only.  No further development, other than that shown on the approved plans hereby permitted shall be carried out without the grant of a separate planning permission from the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: To safeguard the impact in Green Belt and to comply with London Plan Policy 7.16 and Bromley Local Plan Policy 49.

 

3  No hardstanding or any additional hard landscaping shall be installed and the surface of the car park hereby permitted shall be retained as a permeable surface unless otherwise agreed with the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: To prevent the increased risk of surface water flooding and ensure the principles of sustainable drainage are incorporated into this development and maintained for the lifetime of the development and comply with London Plan Policy 5.13 and Bromley Local Plan Policy 116.

 

4  Within 3 months from the date of this permission, details of a car park management plan including measures to control the use of the site gate and ensure safe entry and egress of users should be submitted and approved by the Local Planning Authority.  The approved management plan shall be implemented immediately following its approval and maintained for the lifetime of the development.

 

Reason: In order to ensure highway safety and compliance with London Plan Policy 6.12 and Bromley Local Plan Policy 32.

Clock House

13.3

(19/03343/FULL6) - 46 Queens Road, Beckenham BR3 4JL pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Single storey rear extension and elevational alterations.

 

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

 

Written comments from Ward Member Councillor Ian Dunn in support of the application were received and circulated to Members.

 

Further correspondence from the neighbour speaking in objection to the application had been received and circulated.

 

Further drawings and photographs from the applicant had also been received and circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Assistant Director (Planning).

Section 3

(Applications recommended for permission, approval or consent)

Plaistow and Sundridge

13.4

(19/01263/FULL1) - Allum House, 92 Plaistow Lane, Bromley BR1 3HU pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR COMPLETION OF A LEGAL AGREEMENT

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing building.  Erection of building containing 10 flats, with associated new highway access, vehicle parking, cycle parking, refuse store and communal amenity space.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting.

 

Members were informed that contrary to what was indicated on the first page of the report, no objections to the application had been received.

 

It was also noted that Informative 14 on page 101 of the report was a duplicate of Informative 1 and should, therefore, be deleted.

 

Members having considered the report and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR COMPLETION OF A LEGAL AGREEMENT as recommended and subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Assistant Director (Planning) with condition 25 amended to read;-

 

‘25  Prior to first occupation of the development, a minimum of 20% parking spaces shall be provided with active electric vehicle charging facilities, with passive provision for all remaining spaces.  The details of both active and passive electric charging units including the location of the spaces shall be submitted to and approved prior to the installation and the approved details shall be permanently retained thereafter.

 

Reason: In order to ensure adequate parking provision and facility to meet the needs of future residents and in accordance with London Plan Policy 6.13 and Bromley Local Plan Policy 30 and Draft London Plan Policy T6.1.’

Bromley Common and Keston

13.5

(19/03233/FULL6) - 38 Oxhawth Crescent, Bromley BR2 8BL pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Two storey side extension and elevational alteration.

 

Members having considered the report, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Assistant Director (Planner).

Shortlands

13.6

(19/03247/FULL6) - 68 Bushey Way, Beckenham BR3 6TD pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

DEFERRED

Minutes:

Description of application – The demolition of the existing attached garage and outbuildings, the construction of a two storey side extension and a part one part two storey rear extension and roof extensions with roof lights to side elevations and juliet balcony to rear.  Narrow single storey side extension.

 

Oral representations in objection to the application were received at the meeting.

 

Written comments from Ward Member Councillor Mary Cooke in objection to the application were received and circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that the application BE DEFERRED without prejudice to future consideration, for further negotiation to reduce the extension and in line with the deputation given at Committee.

 

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