Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Bromley Civic Centre

Contact: Rosalind Upperton  020 8313 4745

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9.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Decision:

APOLOGY: COUNCILLOR LYDIA BUTTINGER

SUBSTITUTE: COUNCILLOR SIMON FAWTHROP

 

COUNCILLOR MICHAEL TURNER ACTED AS CHAIRMAN FOR THE MEETING

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from the Chairman Councillor Lydia Buttinger; Councillor Simon Fawthrop attended as substitute and Councillor Michael Turner acted as Chairman for the meeting.

 

10.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision:

NONE

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

11.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 14 JULY 2016 pdf icon PDF 181 KB

Decision:

CONFIRMED

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 July 2016 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

Prior to Members’ consideration of applications on the agenda, the Planning Officer drew attention to the decision of a recent planning appeal in which the Inspector concluded that the Council did not have an adequate five year Housing Land Supply.  Members were therefore advised that under the NPPF paragraph 49, relevant development plan policies affecting the supply of housing should be regarded as ‘out of date’.

 

Where an increase in units was proposed, additional weight in the planning balance was recommended in favour of boosting the housing land supply.  However, very special circumstances to grant planning permission for inappropriate development in the Green Belt/MOL would still need to be proven.

 

12.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Section 1

(Applications submitted by the London Borough of Bromley)

Crystal Palace Conservation Area

12.1

(16/02679/FULL1) - Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Road, Penge, London SE20 8DT pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Proposed formation of skatepark (outdoor wheeled sports area) with associated landscaping/excavation/regrading works on land adjacent to sports pitches.

 

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

Comments from Ward Member Councillor Angela Wilkins in support of the application were reported and circulated to Members.

Comments from the London Borough of Southwark were reported.

A further letter in support of the application had been received.

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 2

(Applications meriting special consideration)

Chislehurst Conservation Area

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(16/01032/FULL1) - 63-65 Chislehurst Road, Chislehurst BR7 5NP pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Proposed two/four storey rear extension with accommodation in the roofspace to provide an enlarged shop and stock room facilities with a total of five residential apartments.  Demolition of detached single storey building, boundary treatment, revised courtyard and parking layout, elevation alterations including an ATM to the front elevation and external staircase.

 

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

Comments from Ward Member Councillor Katy Boughey in support of the application were reported and circulated to Members.

The Drainage Officer had no objections to the application subject to conditions being implemented.

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 the addition of a further two conditions to read:-

18  Details of the proposed slab levels of the building(s) and the existing site levels shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before work commences and the development shall be completed strictly in accordance with the approved levels.

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

19  Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 (or any Order amending, revoking and re-enacting this Order) no buildings, structures, alterations, walls or fences of any kind shall be erected or made within the curtilage(s) of the dwelling(s) hereby permitted without the prior approval in writing of the Local Planning Authority.

Reason:  To comply with Policy BE1 and H7 of the Unitary Development Plan and to prevent overdevelopment of the site.

 

Petts Wood and Knoll

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(16/02137/FULL1) - 2 Lakeswood Road, Petts Wood BR5 1BJ pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing detached bungalow and erection of pair of two storey 4 bedroom semi-detached dwellings with vehicular accesses, 4 car parking spaces, cycle storage sheds and bin stores.

 

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

An update to the officer’s report was reported and circulated at the meeting.

The application was amended by documents received on 4 August 2016.

In the event that permission was granted, a condition relating to street trees would be added.

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 the addition of a further two conditions and an informative to read:-

16  Details of the proposed slab levels of the building(s) and the existing site levels shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before work commences and the development shall be completed strictly in accordance with the approved levels.

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

17  The development hereby permitted shall be built in accordance with the criteria set out in Building Regulations 2010 M4(2) ‘accessible and adaptable dwellings’ for the units identified in the application as non-wheelchair units and shall be retained permanently thereafter, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

Reason: To comply with Policy 3.8 of the London Plan 2015 and the Mayor’s Housing Supplementary Planning Guidance 2016 and to ensure that the development provides a high standard of accommodation in the interests of the amenities of future occupants.

 

Additional Informative

3  You should seek the advice of the Trees and Woodland Team at the Civic Centre on 020 8313 4471, e-mail: trees@bromley.gov.uk regarding removal and replacement of the street tree affected by the access.

 

 

Penge and Cator

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(16/02461/FULL6) - 83 Kings Hall Road, Beckenham BR3 1LR pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application – Single storey rear extension.

 

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

Photographs relating to the application were circulated to Members.

 

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

 

Cray Valley East

12.5

(16/02516/FULL1) - Lancaster Sidcup, Edgington Way, Sidcup DA14 5BN pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

WITHDRAWN BY CHIEF PLANNER

Minutes:

THIS REPORT WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE CHIEF PLANNER.

 

Cray Valley East

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(16/02650/FULL1) - Little Orchard, Maidstone Road, Sidcup DA14 5BG pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application – Construction of 3-bed detached bungalow, associated refuse/bicycle store, car port, hard and soft landscaping.

 

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

Comments from Ward Member Councillor Angela Page in support of the application were reported and circulated to Members.

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

 

Bromley Common and Keston

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(16/02709/FULL3) - 44 Chatterton Road, Bromley BR2 9QE pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application – Change of use from retail shop (Class A1) to hot food take-away (Class A5) with installation of ventilation ducting at rear.

 

Oral representations from Ward Member Councillor Alexa Michael in objection to the application were received at the meeting.

It was reported that further objections to the application had been received.

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE REFUSED for the following reason:-

1  The proposal is contrary to Policy S5 and S9 of the Unitary Development Plan by reason of the lack of evidence to demonstrate that the proposed development would not have an adverse and harmful impact on the viability and vitality of the Chatterton Road local neighbourhood centre and would lead to a proliferation of non-retail uses in this area.

 

Darwin

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(16/03388/FULL1) - The Warren, Single Street, Berrys Green, Westerham TN16 3AB pdf icon PDF 123 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing bungalow and the erection of a detached four bedroom dwelling house.

 

It was reported that a letter in objection to the application had been received.

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

14  Prior to the first occupation of the approved dwelling, all of the existing buildings on the site shall be demolished and the site cleared.

Reason: In order to comply with Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan and prevent overdevelopment of the site.

Section 3

(Applications recommended for permission, approval or consent)

Cray Valley East

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(16/02715/FULL1) - Ruxley Manor Garden Centre, Maidstone Road, Sidcup DA14 5BQ pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Change of use of Nursery House from single family dwelling to a children’s day nursery (use Class D1) for up to 83 children (ages 3m to 5 yrs), two storey rear extension, conversion of garage in to store, kitchen, staff room and soft play area together with associated access works.

 

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

The Planning Officer advised Members that approval of the application would be subject to consultation with the London Borough of Bexley via delegated powers to Planning Officers.

The Planning Officer advised that additional wording should be added to the Travel Plan.

A site location plan was circulated to Members.

Members having considered the report and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to consultation with the London Borough of Bexley and subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Chief Planner with condition 7 amended to read:-

‘7  Prior to the commencement of the use hereby permitted, a Travel Plan shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The Plan should include measures to promote and encourage the use of alternative modes of transport to the car and details of the management of the access drive.  It shall also include a timetable for the implementation of the proposed measures and details of the mechanisms for implementation.  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 T2 of the Unitary Development Plan.’

 

PERMISSION was also subject to the outcome of consultation response from the London Borough of Bexley (LB Bexley).  Should LB Bexley raise no objection, delegated powers have been authorised to determine the application.  In the event that LB Bexley do raise objections, a revised report would be referred back to Committee. 

 

Clock House

12.10

(16/02892/FULL6) - 31 Turners Meadow Way, Beckenham BR3 4TB pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Single storey side extension to include conversion of garage to habitable accommodation.

 

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

Further letters from the speakers in support and in objection to the application were 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 Chief Planner.

 

Copers Cope

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(16/03035/OUT) - Royce House, 56A Copers Cope Road, Beckenham BR3 1RJ pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing dwelling houses at 56A and 56B Copers Cope Road and construction of 4 four bedroom semi-detached dwellinghouses.  OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR ACCESS AND LAYOUT.

 

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

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE REFUSED for the following reason:-

1  The proposed development by reason of its prominent siting, scale, massing, design, sub-standard spatial relationship to the existing and adjacent dwellings in the locality in this prominent location, represents a cramped overdevelopment of the site which would appear detrimental to and out of character with surrounding development and harmful to the visual amenities of the area contrary to Policies BE1, BE13 and H7 of the Unitary Development Plan.

 

Clock House

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(16/03518/FULL1) - 25 Samos Road, Penge, London SE20 7UQ pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Elevational alterations, conversion of garage to habitable accommodation, single storey rear and rear dormer extensions and conversion into 4 flats with 4 car parking spaces, bicycle storage and associated landscaping at rear.

 

Oral representations in objection to and 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 with the addition of a further condition to read:-

11  Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, details of measures to minimise the transfer of noise including method of insulation between the approved development and 27 Samos Road shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and retained permanently thereafter.

Reason: In order to comply with Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan, Policy 7.15 of the London Plan and to ensure a satisfactory standard of residential amenity.

 

 

Section 4

(Applications recommended for refusal or disapproval of details)

Cray Valley East Conservation Area

12.13

(16/03241/FULL1) - Old School Studio, Main Road, St Pauls Cray, Orpington BR5 3HQ pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

WITHDRAWN BY CHIEF PLANNER

Minutes:

THIS REPORT WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE CHIEF PLANNER.

 

13.

CONTRAVENTIONS AND OTHER ISSUES

14.

TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS

 

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