Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Venue: Bromley Civic Centre

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Items
Note No. Item

10.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Decision:

All present

Minutes:

All Members were present.

11.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision:

None

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were reported.

12.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 9 JULY 2020 pdf icon PDF 207 KB

Decision:

Confirmed

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 9 July 2020 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

13.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Darwin

13.1

(19/05271/FULL1) - Croft Cottage, High Elms Road, Downe, Orpington, BR6 7JL pdf icon PDF 374 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing buildings Nos. 2, 3 and 4. Subdivision of residential curtilage of Croft Cottage to form two residential curtilages, erection of extensions to building No.1 and conversion to residential dwelling with associated parking, amenity space and shared access with Croft Cottage.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting. The Chairman read an email received from Ward Member, Councillor Richard Scoates.

 

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 Assistant Director, (Planning and Building Control).

 

Cray Valley East

13.2

(20/00312/FULL1) - Olney, Sandy Lane, St Pauls Cray, Orpington, BR5 3HY pdf icon PDF 451 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing outbuildings and erection of single storey detached outbuilding for storage, replacement of existing hardstanding, and erection of fence to enclose residential amenity space.

 

Oral representations 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 Assistant Director, (Planning and Building Control) with an amendment to Condition 11 and two further conditions to read:-

“11.  The detached building hereby permitted shall only be used by Mr Paul Lisney for purposes relating to storage in conjunction with the existing open-air storage use of the site and for no other purpose and shall not be severed to form self-contained commercial units.

REASON: In order to comply with the terms of the application and prevent an over-intensive use of the site, in the interests of the residential amenities of the area and in order to comply with Policies 6 and 37 of the Bromley Local Plan 2019.

12. Before the development hereby permitted is first occupied, all buildings shown to be demolished on plan ref. 002 titled ‘Proposed site plan’ shall be demolished and all debris removed from the site.

REASON: In the interests of the openness and visual amenities of the Green Belt and to comply with Policy 49 of the Bromley Local Plan 2019.

13.  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 buildings, structures, extensions, alterations, walls or fences of any kind shall be erected or made within the curtilage of the building hereby permitted without the prior approval in writing of the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: In the interests of protecting the character of the area, the openness and visual amenities of the Green Belt and the residential amenity of neighbouring properties in accordance with Policies 37 and 49 of the Bromley Local Plan 2019. ”

 

Kelsey and Eden Park

13.3

(20/00947/FULL1) - 42 Manor Road, Beckenham, BR3 5LE pdf icon PDF 503 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application – Conversion and extension of existing dwelling to enable 6 one bedroom, 3 two bedroom and 1 three bedroom apartments to be provided with associated parking, cycle, bin storage, landscaping and new vehicular access.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from Ward Members, Councillors Peter Dean and Christine Harris, in objectionto the application were received at the meeting.  Supplementary information had been received regarding parking stress and circulated to Members.

 

Ward Member, Councillor Dean, referred to the number of local objections received and the excellent planning report.  In his view the proposed development would be an unacceptable loss to the street character and the amenity to the neighbour and he proposed refusal.

 

Ward Member, Councillor Christine Harris, had viewed photographs and considered the accurate report together with the proposed roof changes and removal of trees.  She also took into account the road access and loss of parking and she objected to the application.

 

The Chairman agreed with the Ward Members and the conclusion in the planning report and said that the Victorian property on the corner plot was attractive.

 

Councillor Alexa Michael said that the application failed on planning grounds and would affect the character of the street with loss of amenity to residents.  She also referred to road safety hazards and loss of street parking and she seconded refual.

 

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 Assistant Director, (Planning and Building Control).

 

The vote was 9:0 for refusal.

Bickley

13.4

(20/01200/FULL1) - Lauriston House Nursing Home, Bickley Park Road, Bickley, Bromley, BR1 2AZ pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION, SUBJECT TO S106 AGREEMENT

Minutes:

Description of application - Two storey rear extension to provide 27 additional care home bedrooms (Use Class C2), the formation of separate vehicular access to serve 4 car parking spaces and adjoining residential properties at The Lodge and Orchard Cottage, and external alterations to the façade on the existing building, together with alterations to the car parking area and associated cycle parking and landscaping.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting.  An email from the agent with two attachments dated 1 September 2020 had been circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report, objections,and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED, SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR COMPLETION OF A LEGAL AGREEMENT for HEALTH £18,360 and PLANNING OBLIGATION MONITORING FEE £500 as recommended, and subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Assistant Director, (Planning and Building Control).

 

 

 

Chelsfield and Pratts Bottom

13.5

(20/01455/FULL1) - Eastern House, Clarence Court, Rushmore Hill BR6 7LZ pdf icon PDF 557 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

DEFERRED

Minutes:

Description of application – First floor side extension, elevational alterations and conversion of ground and first floor into one bedroom flat with single garage.

 

Supplementary comments had been received from the agent and circulated to Members. 

 

Members having considered the report and objections, RESOLVED that THE APPLICATION BE DEFERRED, without prejudice to any future consideration,in order to clarify parking and refuse storage across the overall site.

 

Cray Valley East Conservation Area

13.6

(20/01682/FULL1) - Land and Garages between 17 and 18 Gardiner Close, Orpington BR5 3HW pdf icon PDF 434 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

DEFERRED

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing garages and erection of 2 two storey semidetached 4 bedroom dwellings with associated parking and cycle and refuse stores.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from Ward Member, Councillor Yvonne Bear, 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 seek further information with regard to the following:

  potential loss of parking from the detached double garage at No. 18 Gardiner Close and impact on parking availability in the area;

  review of the Tree Preservation Order requested on the adjacent tree; and

  to address loss of residential amenity in terms of the loss of the garage at No. 18 Gardiner Close.

 

Petts Wood and Knoll

13.7

(20/02083/FULL6) - 35 Willett Way, Petts Wood, Orpington BR5 1QB pdf icon PDF 332 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application - Demolition of existing kitchen and erection of a two storey part side/rear extension and a single storey rear extension

 

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 Assistant Director, (Planning and Building Control).

 

 

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