Agenda item

(21/01294/FULL1) - Billingford, Elstree Hill, Bromley BR1 4JE




Description of application - Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of 3 no. three bedroom dwellings with 6 car parking spaces, cycle and refuse storage and associated landscaping. REVISED PLANS RECEIVED 12/7/21 -



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


The Development Management Team Leader – Major Developments reported that a letter from Ravensbourne Valley Residents had been received and circulated to Members.


Committee Member and Ward Member Councillor Dykes requested more softscaping greenery.


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 and subject to any other planning condition(s) considered necessary by the Assistant Director, Planning.


The following two conditions were added:-


23(a) Prior to commencement of above ground works, details (including samples) of the materials to be used for the external surfaces of the building which shall include roof cladding, wall facing materials and cladding, window glass, door and window frames, decorative features, rainwater goods and paving where appropriate shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. 


(b) The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.


Reason: In order to comply with Policy 37 of the Bromley Local Plan and in the interest of the appearance of the building and the visual amenities of the area


24(i)  Prior to commencement of above ground works details of treatment of all parts on the site not covered by buildings shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The site shall be landscaped strictly in accordance with the approved details in the first planting season after completion or first occupation of the development, whichever is the sooner. Details shall include:


1.  A scaled plan showing all existing vegetation to be retained and trees and plants to be planted which shall include use of a minimum of 30% native plant species of home grown stock (where possible) and no invasive species


2.  Proposed hardstanding and boundary treatment.


3.  A schedule detailing sizes and numbers of all proposed trees/plants


4. Sufficient specification to endure successful establishment and survival of new planting.


(ii)  There shall be no excavation or raising or lowering of levels within the prescribed root protection area of retained trees unless agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.


(iii)  Any new tree(s) that die(s), are/is removed or become(s) severely damaged or diseased shall be replaced and any new planting (other than trees) which dies, is removed, becomes severely damaged or diseased within five years of planting shall be replaced.  Unless further specific permission has been given by the Local Planning Authority, replacement planting shall be in accordance with the approved details


Reason: In order to comply with Policies 37, 73 and 74 of the Bromley Local Plan  to secure a visually satisfactory setting for the development and to protect neighbouring amenity.



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