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Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Minutes:

There were no Declaration of Interests.

 

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 24 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Amrani (Chair), asked if Members agreed that the Minutes of the Planning Committee (A) meeting held on 7th January 2016 were a true and accurate record. Members agreed and the minutes were signed by the chair.

 

8.

Changes to Agenda

Minutes:

Councillor Amrani revised the order of the agenda to as follows:

 

  1. 12 Hengrave Road
  2. Catford Bridge Tavern
  3. 178 Waller Road
  4. 14A Lewisham Hill

 

Item 3 - Dacre Arms Pub has been deferred for a future committee date.

 

6.

12 Hengrave Road, SE23 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Planning Officer outlined the details of the case.

 

Questions by Members followed this including discussions relating to differences in land levels between 10 and 12 Hengrave Road, whether the side elevations included windows and if future planning permissions can be taken into account.

 

The committee received verbal representation from Mr Johannsen-Ward (Agent). Mr Johansen-Ward presented the scheme and responded to a  Member’s question on whether construction had started on site.

 

The committee received verbal representation from an objector, Ms Maclure who raised concerns in relation to loss of sunlight, privacy and massing. Councillor Amrani asked the Planning Officer to address these concerns.

 

Questions by members followed including what the differences were in the size and volume of the existing extension and the proposed extension.

 

Councillor Till moved a motion to accept the officer’s recommendation. It was seconded by Councillor Bourne.

 

Members voted as follows:

FOR: Councillors Amrani (Chair), Till, Jeffrey and De Ryk.

AGAINST: Councillor Upex

UNABLE TO VOTE: Walsh and Kennedy

RESOLVED: That planning permission be granted in respect of application No. DC/15/94897 subject to the conditions outlined in the report.

 

7.

Catford Bridge Tavern, Station Approach, Rushey Green, SE6 pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Planning officer outlined the details of the case.

 

Questions by Members followed this including discussions relating to the Section 278 Agreement and access for disabled people.

 

The committee received verbal representation from Micheal Nicholas (applicant) who presented the scheme and responded to Members questions. Questions included the owners experience as a Publican, timescales for bringing the pub back into use, the number of terraces that the pub will have, ventilation, flat sizes and highways.

 

Councillor Kleir spoke under Standing Orders

 

Further discussion and deliberation took place, which led Councillor Walsh to move a motion to approve the application, subject to the removal of recommendation A bullet point 1. It was seconded by Councillor Kennedy.

 

Members voted as follows:

FOR:                Councillors: Amrani (Chair), Walsh (Vice-Chair), Till, Bourne, Upex, Jeffrey,  Kennedy, De Ryk

 

RESOLVED:     That planning permission be granted in respect of application No.  DC/15/90741 subject to the removal of recommendation A, bullet point 1.

 

4.

178 Waller Road, SE14 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Planning Officer outlined the details of the case and provided an addendum to the report.

 

The committee received verbal representation from Claire Colvin (applicant) who presented the scheme and responded to a Members questions regarding ownership of the garden.

 

This led Councillor Walsh (Vice Chair) to move a motion to accept the Officer’s recommendation. It was seconded by Councillor Till.

 

Members voted as follows:

FOR:                Councillors: Amrani (Chair), Walsh (Vice-Chair), Till, Bourne, Jeffrey,  Kennedy, De Ryk

 

RESOLVED:     That planning permission be granted in respect of application No.  DC/15/94024 subject to conditions.

 

5.

14A Lewisham Hill, SE13 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Planning Officer outlined the details of the case.

 

Questions by Members followed this including discussions relating to refuse storage and the current ownership of the flat.

 

The committee received verbal representation from Miheer Mehta (Agent) who presented the scheme and responded to Members questions. Members expressed their dissatisfaction that unauthorised works had been carried out.

 

The committee received verbal representation from two objectors; Ms Taiga and Mr Xenofhontos.

 

Further discussion and deliberation took place around noise, re-configuration on the door, noise, venting, storage, clarity on what is taking place on site through a site inspection and the definition of ‘family housing’. This led Councillor Walsh to move a motion to defer the application, so that the above issues can be addressed.

 

Members voted as follows:

DEFER:            Councillors: Amrani (Chair), Walsh (Vice-Chair), Till, Bourne, Jeffrey,  Kennedy, De Ryk

 

 

The meeting ended at 9:40pm       Chair

                                                        18 February 2016