Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Bromley Civic Centre

Contact: Rosalind Upperton  020 8313 4745

Items
Note No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Decision:

Apology: Cllr Colin Hitchins

Substitute:  Cllr Gary Stevens

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Colin Hitchins and Councillor Gary Stevens attended as his substitute.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision:

NONE

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest declared.

3.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 12 APRIL 2018 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Decision:

CONFIRMED

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 12 April 2018 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

4.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Section 1

(Applications submitted by the London Borough of Bromley)

Section 2

(Applications meriting special consideration)

Crystal Palace

4.1

(17/04576/FULL1) - 43 Selby Road, Penge, SE20 8ST pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

WITHDRAWN

Minutes:

Description of application – Conversion of the existing residential dwelling into a HMO for 7 individual residents (Retrospective Application).

 

THIS REPORT WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE CHIEF PLANNER.

 

Penge and Cator Conservation Area

4.2

(17/05574/FULL1) - 100-102 High Street Penge, SE20 7HA pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

WITHDRAWN

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of the existing building and the erection of a mixed-use development including new post office/shop with ancillary commercial space at ground floor level, together with the provision of 6 flats above.

 

THIS REPORT WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE CHIEF PLANNER.

 

Section 3

(Applications recommended for permission, approval or consent)

Bromley Common and Keston

4.3

(17/05383/FULL1) - First Floor Flat, 46 Southlands Road, Bromley BR2 9QP pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – First floor rear extension to first floor flat and elevational alterations.

 

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.

 

Petts Wood and Knoll

4.4

(17/05781/FULL1) - 19 Dale Wood Road, Orpington, BR6 0BY pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Part single storey/part first floor rear extension with internal alterations including conversion of 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 set out in the report of the Chief Planner with a further condition to read:-

“7.  Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any Order amending, revoking and re-enacting this Order) no building, structure or alteration permitted by Class A, B, C, or E of Part 1 of  Schedule 2 of the 2015 Order (as amended), shall be erected or made within the curtilage(s) of the extended host dwelling without the prior approval in writing of the Local Planning Authority. 

REASON: In the interest of the visual amenities of the area and the residential amenities of adjoining residential properties and to accord with Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan and Policy 37 of the draft Local Plan.

 

Bickley Conservation Area

4.5

(18/00640/FULL1) - 107 Plaistow Lane, Bromley BR1 3AR pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing property and erection of two five bedroom detached dwellings with garages, parking and associated landscaping.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from Ward Member, Councillor Kira Gabbert, in objection to 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.

 

IT WAS FURTHER AGREEDthat PLANNING ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATE THE POTENTIAL BREACH IN PLANNING CONTROL ASSOCIATED WITH THE SITING OF STORAGE CONTAINERS UPON THE SITE.

 

Kelsey and Eden Park

4.6

(18/00998/FULL1) - 26 Manor Road, Beckenham, BR3 5LE. pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Elevational alterations, part one/two storey rear extension incorporating first floor balcony. Raising of flank walls and roof by 1m. Rear dormer extension and conversion of resultant building into 2 one bedroom and 2 two bedroom flats with 4 car parking spaces at the front.

 

Members having considered the report and objections, 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:-

“12. Before the development hereby permitted is first occupied the proposed windows in the first and second floor western flank elevation shall be obscure glazed to a minimum of Pilkington privacy Level 3 and shall be non-opening unless the parts of the window(s) which can be opened are more than 1.7 metres above the floor of the room in which the window is installed and the window(s) shall subsequently be permanently retained in accordance as such.

REASON: In the interests of the amenities of nearby residential properties and to accord with Policies BE1 and H8 of the Unitary Development Plan.

 

Bromley Common and Keston Conservation Area

4.7

(18/01102/FULL6) - Morven, Heathfield Road, Keston, BR2 6BB pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Part one/two storey rear extension, single storey front extension and side dormer to first floor.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from Ward Member, Councillor Alexa Michael, in support of the application were received at the meeting.

 

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

“4.  Before the development hereby permitted is first occupied the proposed windows in the first floor south eastern flank elevations shall be obscure glazed to a minimum of Pilkington privacy Level 3 and shall be non-opening unless the parts of the window which can be opened are more than 1.7 metres above the floor of the room in which the window is installed and the window(s) shall subsequently be permanently retained in accordance as such.

REASON: In the interests of the amenities of nearby residential properties and to accord with Policies BE1 and H8 of the Unitary Development Plan.

5.  Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any Order amending, revoking and re-enacting this Order) no building, structure or alteration permitted by Class A, B, C, or E of Part 1 of Schedule 2 of the 2015 Order (as amended), shall be erected or made within the curtilage( of the extended host dwelling without the prior approval in writing of the Local Planning Authority. 

REASON: In the interest of the visual amenities of the area and the residential amenities of adjoining properties and to accord with Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan and Policy 37 of the draft Local Plan

6.  The part one/two storey rear extension hereby permitted shall not exceed 7.1m in height as shown on Drawing No.AY:99:508:01, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: In the interest of the visual amenities of the area and to accord with Policies BE1 and BE11 of the Unitary Development Plan and Policies 37 and 41 of the Draft Local Plan. 

 

Crystal Palace

4.8

(18/01228/FULL1) - 46 Crystal Palace Park Road, Sydenham, SE26 6UG. pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of the existing dwelling and the erection of a three storey building comprising 2 x studios, 5 x one bedroom and 1 x two bedroom flats with associated car parking, landscaping and refuse store.

 

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 amendments to Conditions 9 and 16 to read:-

“9.  Prior to the first occupation of the flats hereby granted planning permission the flank fenestration shall be provided in complete accordance with drawing No. 083-A20 rev. 5 (received 7/6/18), with obscure glazing provided to a minimum of Pilkington privacy Level 3 and the glazing shall be permanently retained as such thereafter.

REASON: In order to comply with Policy BE1 and H7 of the Unitary Development Plan and in the interest of the amenities of the adjacent properties.

16.  No additional windows shall at any time be inserted in the flank elevations of all of the building hereby permitted without the prior approval in writing of the Local Planning Authority. 

REASON: In order to comply with Policy BE1 and H7 of the Unitary Development Plan and in the interest of the amenities of the adjacent properties.

 

Shortlands Conservation Area

4.9

(18/01376/FULL6) - 24A Malmains Way, Beckenham, BR3 6SA pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Single storey rear extension, first floor rear extension and conversion of loft space to form habitable accommodation incorporating front and rear dormers. Single storey front extension and replacement of existing hipped roof over existing first floor front extension with a gable ended roof.

 

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

 

West Wickham

4.10

(18/01466/FULL6) - 8 Hayes Chase, West Wickham, BR4 0HZ. pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Part one/two storey front/side/rear extension, elevational alterations and demolition of rear garage.

 

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

 

 

Petts Wood and Knoll

4.11

(18/01624/FULL6) - 38 Priory Avenue, Petts Wood, Orpington, BR5 1JF pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Proposed loft conversion with partial hip to gable extension, rear dormer and front rooflights.

 

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

 

An email with attachment from Councillor Keith Onslow had been received on 11 June 2018 and circulated to Members.  Councillor Onslow’s email stated that both he and fellow Ward Member, Councillor Tony Owen, fully supported any conclusions that Cllr Fawthrop may reach in his deliberations of this application made at the meeting and that the key issue was the impact of the application on the Petts Wood Area of Special Residential Character. 

 

Ward Member, Councillor Fawthrop, read a statement and referred to the description of the Petts Wood Area of Residential Character document and requested they be appended to these minutes (‘Annex A’).

 

Councillor Scoates agreed with Councillor Fawthrop’s comments.

   

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

1.  The proposal by reason of the alterations to the main roof design would be detrimental to the symmetrical appearance of this pair of semi-detached houses and to the street scene generally, causing harm to the Petts Wood Area of Special Residential Character contrary to Policies BE1, H10 and H8 of the Unitary Development Plan and Policies 6, 37 and 44 of the draft Local Plan.

 

Section 4

(Applications recommended for refusal or disapproval of details)

Bickley

4.12

(18/01812/RECON) - 24 Sundridge Avenue, Bromley BR1 2PX pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application – Continued use of centre for music and arts (Variation of condition 1 of permission reference 06/03476 to extend opening hours on Fridays and Saturdays until 11.30pm).

 

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.

 

5.

CONTRAVENTIONS AND OTHER ISSUES

Bromley Common and Keston

5.1

(DRR18/020) - Untidy Site - 94 Lower Gravel Road, Bromley pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AS RECOMMENDED

Minutes:

Description of application – Untidy Site- 94 Lower Gravel Rod, Bromley.

 

Oral representations from Ward Member, Councillor Alexa Michael, in favour of direct action were received at the meeting. 

 

 

Members having considered the report, RESOLVED that DIRECT ACTION BE AUTHORISED FOR A CONTRACTOR TO BE EMPLOYED TO CARRY OUT WORK, TIDY BOTH FRONT AND REAR GARDENS AND MAKE REPAIRS TO THE SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION AS NECESSARY, AND TO ENDEAVOUR TO RECOVER FROM THE OWNER OF THE LAND ALL EXPENSES REASONALY INCURRED BY THE COUNCIL FOR CARRYING OUT THE WORKS, INDLUDING REGISTERING A CHARGE AGAINST THE LAND, IF NECESSARY.

 

6.

TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS

7.

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.

Minute Annex 'A' - Representations from Councillor Simon Fawthrop pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Minute Annex 'A' Area of Special Residential Character Document pdf icon PDF 43 KB

 

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