Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Bromley Civic Centre

Contact: Rosalind Upperton  020 8313 4745

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6.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Decision:

Apology:  Cllr Kathy Bance MBE

Substitute:  Cllr Simon Jeal

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Kathy Bance MBE and Councillor Simon Jeal attended as her substitute.

7.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision:

None

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were reported.

8.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 14 MARCH 2019 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Decision:

Confirmed

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 March 2019 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

9.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Section 1

(Applications submitted by the London Borough of Bromley)

Bromley Town Conservation Area

9.1

(19/00237/FULL1) - Pedestrianised Area Highway, High Street, Bromley pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

WITHDRAWN BY CHIEF PLANNER

Minutes:

Description of application –  Erection of two detached retail (Class A1) kiosk units.

 

THIS REPORT WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE CHIEF PLANNER.

Bromley Town Conservation Area

9.2

(19/00241/FULL1) - 162 High Street, Bromley, BR1 1HJ pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

WITHDRAWN BY CHIEF PLANNER

 

Minutes:

Description of application -  Erection of two detached kiosks to provide 4 retail (Class A1) units.

 

THIS REPORT WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE CHIEF PLANNER.

 

Section 2

(Applications meriting special consideration)

Crystal Palace

9.3

(18/01303/FULL1) - 19 Anerley Road, Penge, London, SE19 2AS pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application   Demolition of Nos. 19 & 21 Anerley Road and construction of a new build  replacement 4 Storey building with basement to create 9 units (4 x 1-bed, 4 x 2-  bed and 1 x 3 bed) with associated refuse and cycle stores.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting.  Ward Member, Councillor Simon Jeal, read comments from his fellow Ward Member, Councillor Angela Wilkins, in support of the application.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION be GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Chief Planner with a further condition to read:-

“10. Prior to the commencement of above ground works details (including a maintenance plan) should be provided for a living/green wall on the northern flank elevation.  The living/green wall shall be installed in the first planting season following the first occupation or substantial completion of the development (whichever is soonest) and shall be permanently retained thereafter.

REASON: To accord with London Plan Policy 5.10 and Policy 70 of the Bromley Local Plan to enhance the biodiversity of the site.

 

Bickley

9.4

(19/00444/FULL6) - Roseview, Hill Brow, Bromley, BR1 2PG pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application -  Part single/two storey front extension incorporating garage extension and new basement, first floor part rear extension and first floor side extensions with hip to gable roof conversion including alterations to rooflights creating one additional rooflight, internal and elevational alterations.

 

Ward Member Councillor Kira Gabbert spoke on behalf of her fellow Ward Members and informed the Sub-Committee that they all objected to the application.

 

Members having considered the report and objections, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE REFUSED as recommended, for the reason set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Bickley

9.5

(19/00445/FULL6) - Roseview, Hill Brow, Bromley, BR1 2PG pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Extensions and alterations to the dwelling including a garage extension to the front.

 

Ward Member Councillor Kira Gabbert spoke on behalf of her fellow Ward Members and informed the Sub-Committee that they all objected to the application.

 

Members having considered the report and objections, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE REFUSED as recommended, for the reasons set out in the report of the Chief Planner with an amendment to Reason 2 to read:-

“REASON 2: The proposed double garage by reason of its forward projection, excessive height, scale and bulk would result in a dominant and visually intrusive form of development, harmful to the visual amenities of the neighbouring properties, contrary to Policies 6 and 37 of the Bromley Local Plan.”

 

Section 3

(Applications recommended for permission, approval or consent)

Clock House

9.6

(18/05517/FULL1) - Westbury Court, 252 Croydon Road, Beckenham BR3 4DA pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION SUBJECT TO SECTION 106 AGREEMENT

Minutes:

Description amended to read, ‘Demolition of existing residential block of 6 flats and erection of new 3 storey building with rooms in roof space containing 10 two bedroom flats with 8 car parking spaces, cycle and refuse storage and amenity area.’

 

Members having considered the report and objections, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED, SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR COMPLETION OF A LEGAL AGREEMENT for the following contributions, HEALTH - £7,150.00, EDUCATION - £30,796.01, CARBON OFF-SETTING - £12,485.00, as recommended, and subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Plaistow and Sundridge

9.7

(18/05526/FULL1) - Squirrels Chase, Lodge Road, Bromley, BR1 3ND pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Demolition of existing two storey dwelling with integral garage and erection of new two storey dwelling with integral garage, incorporating landscaping existing front and rear gardens.

 

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

 

It was reported that on page 111 of the Chief Planner’s report, paragraph 7,

the last sentence should be amended to read:-  ‘The street scene elevation which accompanies the application indicates that the proposal would be approximately 8.5m in height and as such it is considered that the design of the new dwelling would be in keeping with the character and appearance of the wider area.’

 

Members having considered the report and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION be GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Petts Wood and Knoll

9.8

(19/00110/FULL6) - 82 Lynwood Grove, Orpington, BR6 0BH pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

DEFERRED

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing boundary wall and replacement with new boundary wall and access gate with the addition of new hard landscaping.

 

Members having considered the report, RESOLVED that THE APPLICATION BE DEFERRED, without prejudice to any future consideration, TO SEEK HIGHWAY SAFETY COMMENTS WITH PARTICULAR REGARD TO VISIBILITY AT THE JUNCTION OF LYNWOOD GROVE/MELBOURNE CLOSE AND WITH REGARD TO THE BEND IN LYNWOOD GROVE, AND TO OBTAIN DETAILS RELATING TO ANY PLANNING HISTORY FOR BOUNDARY ENCLOSURES AT THE HOUSE OPPOSITE THE SITE.

 

Chelsfield and Pratts Bottom

9.9

(19/00398/FULL6) - 239 Repton Road, Orpington, BR6 9JD pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Single storey rear extension.

 

Members having considered the report, RESOLVED that PERMISSION be GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Shortlands

9.10

(19/00406/FULL6) - 23 Bushey Way Beckenham BR3 6TA pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – 2.24m high garden fence.

 

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

 

Members having considered the report and objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION be GRANTED as recommended, subject to the condition set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Bickley

9.11

(19/00572/FULL1) - 8 Meriden Close, Bromley, BR1 2UF pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing house and erection of two storey, 4 bedroom detached house to include integral garage.

 

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

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION be GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Section 4

(Applications recommended for refusal or disapproval of details)

Chislehurst Conservation Area

9.12

(19/00216/FULL1) - ECE Travel, Royal Parade Mews, Chislehurst, BR7 6TN pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

DEFERRED, TO BE CONSIDERED ON LIST 2 AT A FUTURE PLANS SUB-COMMITTEE

Minutes:

Description of application – Erection of first floor extension over part of existing building and formation of 7 apartments with 7 car parking spaces.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting. Supplementary information had been received from the Agent and circulated to Members.

 

It was reported that on page 167 of the Chief Planner’s report, the third paragraph referred to a measurement of 7 metres which was incorrect.  The separation distance was a minimum of 3 meters and a maximum of 5 meters.  The second sentence in the third paragraph referred to a lack of windows along the first floor of the eastern flank of number 12A which was also  incorrect as the plans submitted showed windows to be present.  However, the proposed building did not contain any windows facing this adjoining property.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that THE APPLICATION BE DEFERRED, WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO ANY FUTURE CONSIDERATION, TO REQUEST THAT THE APPLICANT REDUCE THE NUMBER OF FLATS FROM 7 TO 6, TO SEEK AN IMPROVED OUTLOOK FROM THE BEDROOMS AND THE AMENITY SPACE FOR FUTURE OCCUPIERS AND TO BE CONSIDERED ON LIST 2 AT A FUTURE MEETING OF PLANS SUB-COMMITTEE.

 

Petts Wood and Knoll

9.13

(19/00723/PLUD) - 80 Crescent Drive, Petts Wood, Orpington BR5 1BD pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

LAWFUL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE REFUSED

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Erection of detached outbuilding together with hard standings LAWFUL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE (PROPOSED)

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting.  Supplementary information had been received from the Agent and circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report and representations, RESOLVED that a LAWFUL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE BE REFUSED as recommended, for the reason set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

10.

CONTRAVENTIONS AND OTHER ISSUES

11.

TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS

12.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS AMENDED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) (VARIATION) ORDER 2006 AND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

The Chairman to move that the Press and public be excluded during consideration of the items of business listed below as it is likely in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings that if members of the Press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information.

Minutes:

The Chairman moved that the Press and public be excluded during consideration of the item of business listed below as it is likely in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings that if members of the Press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information.

 

13.

PLANNING APPEAL - THE CHELSFIELD, 1 WINDSOR DRIVE, ORPINGTON , BR6 6EY

The chairman to move that the attached report be considered as a matter of urgency as the Council is required to submit its Statement of Case this week, and following consideration by its Planning Appeals Section, it is considered that the matter of the retail sequential test should be considered as part of the Council’s grounds to contest the appeal.

 

Decision:

AS RECOMMENDED

Minutes:

Members considered and agreed the report as recommended.

14.

PLANNING APPEAL - LAND AT SPRINGVALE RETAIL PARK, SEVENOAKS WAY, ORPINGTON

The Chairman to move that the attached report be considered as a matter of urgency as the Appeal Statement detailing the Council’s case is due this week and after the Committee scheduled for 9th May, there is not another meeting until 6th June, so the timing of the appeal is such that there will be no further opportunity to report this matter to Members.

Decision:

AS RECOMMENDED

Minutes:

Members considered and agreed the report as recommended.

 

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