Agenda, decisions and minutes

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40.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF ALTERNATE MEMBERS

Decision:

None

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

41.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision:

Councillor Mrs Anne Manning - Item 4.19 - personal interest

Minutes:

Councillor Mrs Manning declared a personal interest in Item 4.19.

42.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 12 MAY 2011 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Decision:

Confirmed

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 12 May 2011 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

43.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Section 1

(Applications submitted by the London Borough of Bromley)

Section 2

(Applications meriting special consideration)

Penge and Cator

43.1

(10/03407/FULL1) - 89 Kings Hall Road, Beckenham. pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION SUBJECT TO SECTION 106 AGREEMENT

Minutes:

Description of application - 8 semi-detached three storey four/five bedroom houses and 1 detached three storey four/five bedroom house with 12 car parking spaces.  Reinstatement of 4 tennis courts and formation of vehicular access and car park for 8 cars to serve the courts.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from Ward Member Councillor John Getgood in support of the application were received at the meeting.

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

It was reported that a further letter in support of the application had also been received.

Comments from the Greater London Authority were reported at the meeting.

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR COMPLETION OF A SECTION 106 LEGAL AGREEMENT (amended to exclude the clause allowing for future development of a bowling green and pavilion as referred to in page 11 of the agenda) as recommended, subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

West Wickham

43.2

(10/03631/FULL6) - 98 Copse Avenue, West Wickham. pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Raised patio and associated works RETROSPECTIVE APPLICATION.

 

Oral representations from Ward Member, Councillor Brian Humphrys 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 in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

Plaistow and Sundridge

43.3

(11/00639/FULL6) - 46 Kings Avenue, Bromley. pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Part one/two storey side and rear extension, pitched roof to garage, elevational alterations to side and rear and gable end roof to single storey detached building at rear.

 

It was reported that the application had been amended by documents received on 30 June 2011.

Members having considered the report and objections, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

Plaistow and Sundridge

43.4

(11/00781/OUT) - 25 Scotts Road, Bromley. pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Decision:

REFUSED

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Redevelopment of commercial premises at No’s 24, 24a and 25 Scotts Road with part two/three storey block and three storey block comprising 4 one bedroom 39 two bedroom and 4 three bedroom flats with estate road from Scotts Road and 38 car parking spaces, bicycle parking and refuse/recycling storage.

 

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

It was reported that no comments had been received from the Highways Agency.

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.

 

 

Bromley Common and Keston Conservation Area

43.5

(11/01165/FULL1) - 8 Beech Dell, Keston. pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a detached part one/two storey 6 bedroom dwelling with accommodation in the roof space, attached double garage and basement swimming pool and games room.

 

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

It was reported that the application had been amended by documents received on 4 July 2011.

Comments from the occupants of 6 Beech Dell who had no objection to the application were reported. 

Comments from the occupants of 'The Dormers' in objection to the application were reported. 

Comments from the applicant's solicitor were also reported at the meeting.

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in report of the Chief Planner with condition 2 amended to read:-

‘2  Details of a scheme of landscaping, which shall include the materials of paved areas, other hard surfaces and the planting along the eastern boundary near to The Dormers shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before the commencement of the development hereby permitted.  The approved scheme shall be implemented in the first planting season following the first occupation of the buildings or the substantial completion of the development, whichever is the sooner.  Any trees or plants which within a period of 5 years from the substantial completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of similar size and species to those originally planted.

REASON:  In order to comply with Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan and to secure a visually satisfactory setting for the development.’

A further 3 conditions and 1 informative were added to read:-

’11  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 the interest of the visual amenities of the area.

12  No demolition, site clearance or building works shall be undertaken, and no equipment, plant, machinery or materials for the purposes of development shall be taken onto the site until an arboricultural method statement detailing the measures to be taken to construct the development and protect trees is submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

The statement shall include details of:

·  Type and siting of protective fencing, and maintenance of protective fencing for the duration of the project;

·  Type and siting of scaffolding (if required);

·  Details of the method and timing of demolition, site clearance and building works;

·  Depth, extent and means of excavation of foundations and details of method of construction of new foundations;

·  Location of site facilities (if required), and location of storage areas for materials, structures, machinery, equipment or spoil, and mixing of cement or  ...  view the full minutes text for item 43.5

Kelsey and Eden Park

43.6

(11/01180/EXTEND) - Little Orchard, Overbury Avenue, Beckenham. pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Extension of time limit for implementation of permission ref: 07/01762 (allowed on appeal) for demolition of the existing dwelling and erection of 6 x three bedroom town houses (comprising 2 blocks) and 1 two bedroom chalet bungalow with associated parking.

 

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.

 

 

Kelsey and Eden Park

43.7

(11/01183/EXTEND) - Little Orchard, Overbury Avenue, Beckenham. pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Extension of time to implement permission ref: 07/04255 (allowed on appeal) for the demolition of the existing dwelling and erection of 2 terraced blocks each comprising 3 three bedroom town houses and 1 four bedroom town house (total six units) with associated parking.

 

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.

 

 

Darwin

43.8

(11/01646/FULL1) - 305 Main Road, Biggin Hill. pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Decision:

REFUSED

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Detached two storey two bedroom dwelling.

 

Oral representations in objection to the application were received.  Oral representations from Ward Member, Councillor Richard Scoates in objection to the application were received at the meeting.

It was reported that the application had been amended by documents received on 7 July 2011.

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 reasons:-

1  The proposed development would constitute a cramped form of development, out of character with the street scene, conducive to a retrograde lowering of the spatial standards to which the area is at present developed and contrary to Policies H7, H9 and BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan.

2  In the absence of adequate off-street parking and turning area on site, the proposal would lead to parking and reversing on the highway which would lead to a detrimental impact to highway safety, thereby contrary to Policy T18 of the Unitary Development Plan.

 

Section 3

(Applications recommended for permission, approval or consent)

Kelsey and Eden Park

43.9

(11/00167/FULL1) - Elmer Lodge, 11 Dunbar Avenue, Beckenham. pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Decision:

WITHDRAWN

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Construction of shed with canopy for storage purposes RETROSPECTIVE APPLICATION.

 

THIS REPORT WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE CHIEF PLANNER.

 

Bromley Common and Keston

43.10

(11/00799/VAR) - Bromley College of Further and Higher Education, Rookery Lane, Bromley. pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Variation of condition 4 of approval ref. 05/02118 granted for extensions and other works at the College to permit permanent retention of 71 temporary car parking spaces laid out during construction of the extensions.

 

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 with the addition of a further condition to read:-

4  Details of the surface treatment for the car parking spaces should 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.

REASON: In order to comply with Policy G1 of the Unitary Development Plan and in the visual interest of the Green Belt.

 

 

 

Chislehurst

43.11

(11/01084/FULL6) - The Hurns, Southill Road, Chislehurst. pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Two storey front/side extension, single storey front extension, first floor front extension, creation of basement level, construction of pitched roof to replace flat roof at rear, landscaping works to include additional parking space and creation of steps to front and side.

 

The report was amended to show that no objections to the application had been received.

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.

 

 

Farnborough and Crofton

43.12

(11/01172/FULL1) - 39 Oregon Square, Orpington. pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Demolition of Nos. 39 and 41 Oregon Square and retention of No 43 and erection of 8 dwellings with associated access road and parking spaces (Revisions to permission ref 07/02206 allowed on appeal including increased size of dwellings on Plot 1-4 with amendments to garden layouts and amended siting of plot 5).

 

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 informative set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

Hayes and Coney Hall

43.13

(11/01191/ADV) - 38 Hayes Street, Hayes, Bromley. pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - New externally illuminated fascia sign.

 

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.

 

 

Hayes and Coney Hall

43.14

(11/01192/FULL2) - 38 Hayes Street, Hayes, Bromley. pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Change of use from retail (Class A1) to hot food takeaway (Class A5) and insertion of ventilation duct to rear.

 

Oral representations from Ward Member, Councillor Neil Reddin in objection to the application were received at the meeting.

It was reported that further objections to the application together with a petition had been received.

Comments from a supporting statement received from the applicant were reported at the meeting.

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, voted on a motion to refuse the application which failed at 3-4.

Following a second vote on a motion to approve the application, Members RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

Hayes and Coney Hall

43.15

(11/01329/FULL6) - 72 Hayes Lane, Hayes, Bromley. pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Part one/two storey side/rear extension.

 

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

Comments from the occupants of 74 Hayes Lane in objection to the application were reported 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.

 

 

Farnborough and Crofton

43.16

(11/01338/FULL6) - 15 St Thomas Drive, Orpington. pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Decision:

DEFERRED

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Part one/two storey side and rear extension and side dormer extension to form habitable room in roof with roof lights to side and rear.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from Ward Member, Councillor Charles Joel 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 the application BE DEFERRED without prejudice to any future consideration for the applicant to look at removing the single storey element and to reduce the depth of the two storey element.

Chelsfield and Pratts Bottom

43.17

(11/01354/FULL6) - 27 The Highway, Orpington. pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Two storey side extension, single storey front extension with bay window and rear elevational alterations.

 

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 informative set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

Petts Wood and Knoll

43.18

(11/01435/FULL6) - 119 Crescent Drive, Petts Wood, Orpington. pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Decision:

PERMISSION

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Single storey side and first floor rear extension.

 

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

Members having considered the report and representations, voted on a motion to refuse the application which failed at 4-5.

Following a second vote on a motion to approve the application, Members RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

Councillor Douglas Auld's vote against permission was noted.

 

 

Section 4

(Applications recommended for refusal or disapproval of details)

Darwin

43.19

(11/00287/FULL2) - Land North of Downe Road, Keston. pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Decision:

REFUSED

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Change of use of agricultural land to cemetery, single storey reception building, 70 car parking spaces, access drive and formation of vehicular access to Downe Road.

 

Oral representations from neighbouring Ward Member, Councillor Ruth Bennett and Ward Member Councillor Richard Scoates in objection to the application were received at the meeting.

It was reported that technical highways had no objections to the application.

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE REFUSED as recommended for the reasons set out in the report of the Chief Planner with reason 1 amended to read:-

‘1  The site forms part of a high quality landscape within the Green Belt and a proposed World Heritage Site and the proposed development will be seriously harmful to the openness and visual amenities of the Green Belt and the character of the area, including the views from the public footpath, contrary to Policies BE1, G1, NE6 and NE12 of the Unitary Development Plan.’

An additional 2 grounds of refusal were added to read:-

‘4  The proposed development would be harmful to the setting of Holwood House, thereby contrary to Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan.

5  The proposal is likely to generate a significant level of traffic to the site which would impact detrimentally upon the surrounding road network thereby contrary to Policy T1 and T2 of the Unitary Development Plan‘.

Cray Valley East

43.20

(11/00940/FULL6) - Sunnybank, Crockenhill Road, Swanley. pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Decision:

DEFERRED

 

Minutes:

Description of application - Veranda to front elevation, car port and garden shed RETROSPECTIVE APPLICATION.

 

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

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that the application BE DEFERRED without prejudice to any future consideration, to be considered under Section 2 of the agenda at a future meeting of either Plans Sub-Committee 1 or 3.

44.

CONTRAVENTIONS AND OTHER ISSUES

Bickley

44.1

(DRR/11/054) - 19 Wanstead Road, Bromley. pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Decision:

WITHDRAWN

 

Minutes:

THIS REPORT WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE CHIEF PLANNER.

 

Bromley Common and Keston

44.2

(DRR/11/065) - 48 Longdon Wood, Keston. pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Decision:

NO FURTHER ACTION

 

Minutes:

Members having considered the report RESOLVED that NO FURTHER ACTION BE TAKEN as recommended in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

Bromley Town

44.3

(DRR/11/066) - 27 Cameron Road, Bromley. pdf icon PDF 12 KB

Decision:

NO FURTHER ACTION

 

Minutes:

Members having considered the report, RESOLVED that NO FURTHER ACTION BE TAKEN as recommended in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

Biggin Hill

44.4

(DRR/11/067) - 12 Hillcrest Road, Biggin Hill, Westerham. pdf icon PDF 14 KB

Decision:

ENFORCEMENT ACTION AUTHORISED

Minutes:

Members having considered the report, RESOLVED that:-

1)  AUTHORISATION BE GIVEN TO ENTER THE LAND TO CARRY OUT WORKS IN DEFAULT IN ORDER TO RECTIFY THE BREACH OF PLANNING CONTROL AND A CHARGE BE PLACED ON THE LAND;

2)  A REPORT BE PREPARED AND SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE RENEWAL AND RECREATION PORTFOLIO HOLDER.

 

 

45.

TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS

Chislehurst

45.1

(TPO 2402) - Objections to Tree Preservation Order 2402 at 109 Lubbock Road, Chislehurst. pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Decision:

TPO CONFIRMED

 

Minutes:

Members having consider the report, RESOLVED that Tree Preservation order No 2402 relating to 1 oak tree BE CONFIRMED,as recommended in the report of the chief Planner.

 

Crystal Palace

45.2

(TPO 2404) - Objections to Tree Preservation Order 2404 at St Pauls Church, Hamlet Road, Anerley. pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Decision:

TPO CONFIRMED

 

Minutes:

Members having considered the report, RESOLVED that Tree Preservation Order No 2404 relating to 2 limes and a yew BE CONFIRMED, as recommended in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

Kelsey and Eden Park

45.3

(TPO 2411) - Objections to Tree Preservation Order 2411 at Beau Lodge, Kelsey Lane, Beckenham. pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Decision:

TPO AMENDED AND CONFIRMED

 

Minutes:

Members having considered the report RESOLVED that Tree Preservation Order No 2411 relating to a group of trees beside the access to Beau lodge, consisting of 2 limes, 2 horse chestnuts and 1 oak tree BE AMENDED TO OMIT 1 LIME TREE AND CONFIRMED, as recommended in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

 

46.

MATTERS FOR INFORMATION:- ENFORCEMENT ACTION AUTHORISED BY CHIEF PLANNER UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY

 

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