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1.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Minutes:

There were no Declaration of Interest

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 10 KB

Minutes:

The Minutes of Planning Committee B meeting held on 14 August 2014 were not agreed or signed because of a discrepancy with regard to Item (4).  Councillor Barnham requested that Councillor Klier’s name be removed from the voting process as she is not a Member of this Committee.

3.

Heathside and Lethbridge Estate SE10 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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The Planning Officer outlined details of the proposal for approval of reserved matters to Phase 4, pursuant to Condition 30 (i-iii) relating to Design of the Buildings, External Appearance and Landscaping, of the outline planning permission DC/14/87335 dated 28/10/2014 for the development of the Heathside and Lethbridge Estates, Blackheath Hill and Lewisham Road SE10, to provide (Phases 2-6) for up to 512m2 of retail floorspace, 768m2 of community floorspace, an energy centre and 1054 residential units in buildings ranging from 3 to 17 storeys in height, together with car and cycle parking, associated highway infrastructure, public realm works and provision of open space and detailed planning permission (Phase 1) for the redevelopment of land fronting onto Blackheath Hill for 138 residential units in buildings ranging from 4 to 7 storeys in height, together with car and cycle parking, associated highway infrastructure, public realm works and provision of open space.

He also reported to Member that the wording of the recommendation should be changed from Approve the Details to “Approve the Reserved Matters” as submitted

The Committee received verbal representation from Mr M Gibney of BPTW Partnership and Mr P Woodford of Family Mosaic, who read from a prepared statement in support of the proposal.

Following questions and deliberation by Members, Councillor Muldoon moved a motion to accept the officer’s recommendation with amendments, which was seconded by Councillor  Siddons.

Members voted as follows:

FOR:                   CouncillorsJacq Paschoud (Chair), Barnham, Bernards, Dacres, Kennedy, Moore, Muldoon and Siddorn

RESOLVED:     To Approve the Reserved Matters as submitted pursuant to condition (30) (I -iii) of the planning permission dated 28/01/14 ref: DC/14/87335 in relation to phase 4, subject to the condition as set out in the report

 

4.

37B Slaithwaite Road SE13 pdf icon PDF 50 KB

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The Planning Officer outlined details of the Retrospective application for the construction of a 4m high slatted wooden fence to the rear garden boundary.

The Committee received verbal representation from Mr Duley the applicant, who referred to a prepared statement in support of the proposal.

The Committee received verbal representation from a resident of 64 Limes Grove and on behalf of other objectors, who raised concerns regarding the height and obtrusiveness of the fence.

Following questions and deliberation by Members, Councillor Kennedy moved a motion to reject the officer’s recommendation and refuse planning permission, which was seconded by Councillor  Siddons.

Members voted as follows:

FOR:                   Councillors:  Barnham, Kennedy, Moore, Muldoon and Siddorn

AGAINST:          Councillors:  Jacq Paschoud (Chair), Bernards and Dacres,

RESOLVED:     that planning permission be refused in respect of application No. DC/14/87982, for the following reason;-

The proposal by reason of its' height on the boundary with the properties on 64 and 66 Limes Grove would have a detrimental impact on the visual amenities of the area and would have a detrimental impact on the residential amenity of the properties at the rear of 37B Slaithwaite Road by reason of over dominance.  The proposal would therefore be contrary to policy 31 (alterations and extensions to existing buildings) of the Development Management Local Plan (adopted November 2014).

 

5.

8 Eliot Place SE3 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Councillor Jacq Paschoud (Chair), informed Members that this item has been withdrawn form the meeting, to allow all parties additional time to consider the representations made and the Council's assessment of the proposal.

 

6.

2 Cleve Hill SE23 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

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The Planning Officer outlined details for the construction of a three-storey extension to the side

 

He also reported to Members that an email was received from  the occupiers of 77 Horniman Drive, who raised concerns regarding overlooking and privacy, the email was also forwarded to Councillor Upex by the occupier, who requested that it be drawn to Members attention..

 

The Committee received verbal representation from Mr Iaacs the owner, who read from a prepared statement addressing objectors concerns

 

The Committee received verbal representation from the occupier of 73 Horniman Drive, who stated that, they were happy with amendments to the plans but still had concerns that no Arboricultural Assessment was submitted with the application for tree protection, the effect the development will have on trees in the conservation area and that the area is subject to subsidence.

Following questions and deliberation by Members, Councillor Kennedy moved a motion to accept the officer’s recommendation and grant planning permission, which was seconded by Councillor Muldoon.

 

Members voted as follows:

FOR:                   Councillors Jacq Paschoud (Chair), Barnham, Bernards, Dacres, Kennedy, Moore, Muldoon and Siddorn

 

RESOLVED:     that planning permission be granted in respect of application No. DC/13/85477, subject to conditions as set out in the report.

 

 

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51C Manor Avenue SE4 pdf icon PDF 59 KB

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The Planning Officer outlined details of the retrospective application for the installation of a replacement timber sliding sash window to the side elevation and a replacement timber casement window to the rear elevation of the attic floor level.

 

Following deliberation by Members, Councillor Barnham moved a motion to accept the officer’s recommendation and grant planning permission, which was seconded by Councillor Muldoon.

 

Members voted as follows:

FOR:                   Councillors Jacq Paschoud (Chair), Barnham, Bernards, Dacres, Jeffrey, Kennedy, Moore, Muldoon and Siddorn

 

RESOLVED:     that planning permission be granted in respect of application No. DC/14/88296, subject to the condition as set out in the report.

 

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Land At Thurston Road, North West Of Sherwood Court, Thurston Road SE13 pdf icon PDF 235 KB

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The Planning Officer outlined details for the demolition of existing buildings on land to the North west of Sherwood Court, and construction of a part 2 storey, 10 storey and 13 storey building, comprising 13 one bedroom, 31 two bedroom and 12 three bedroom self contained flats, together with the provision of refuse store, 86 cycle spaces and associated landscaping.

The Planning Officer also reported to Members that

 

·               Drawing Nos 11, 100 & 150 should be deleted

 

·               Affordable Housing   50% of the units being affordable tenure on the policy mix of:

 

·               70%  -  Rent                -  (minimum of 20 units).

 

·               30%  -  Shared ownership.  -   (minimum of 8 units).

 

·               The proposal should also include a minimum mix of 6 one bedroom, 4 two bedroom and 2 three bedroom units.

 

·               Deletion of the Review Mechanism

 

·               Addition Condition in conjunction with legal regarding a single entrance door and lobby.

The Committee received verbal representation from Mr Tapp Architect and from Mr Brading of L & C London Ltd, who read from a prepared statement in support of the proposal.

 

Following questions and deliberation by Members, Councillor Siddorn moved a motion to accept the officer’s recommendation and grant planning permission, which was seconded by Councillor Bernards.

 

Members voted as follows:

 

FOR:                   Councillors Jacq Paschoud (Chair), Barnham, Bernards, Dacres, Kennedy, Moore, Muldoon and Siddorn

 

RESOLVED:     that in respect of application No. DC/14/88367

 

(i)            To agree the proposals and refer the application, the report and any other required documents to the Mayor for London (Greater London Authority) under Article 5 of the Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008

 

(ii)          Subject to no direction being received from the Mayor of London, theHead of Law be authorised to negotiate and complete a legal agreement under Section 106 of the 1990 Act (and other appropriate powers) to cover the following principal matters as set out in section 14 of this report, including other such amendments as considered appropriate to ensure the acceptable implementation of the development.

 

(iii)        Subject to completion of a satisfactory legal agreement, authorise the Head of Planning to GRANT PLANNNG PERMISSION subject to conditions (1) to (30) as set out in the report with additional condition (31) as follows:-

 

Condition

Notwithstanding the approved ground floor layout in plan 1480_0100 rev G, within 5 months from the date of commencement, a new ground floor plan which shows a single entrance door and entrance lobby shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and shall be adhered to in perpetuity.

 

Reason:  In order to ensure a satisfactory ground floor layout for both affordable and private tenures and a high quality frontage and to accord with Policy 15 high quality design for Lewisham of the Core Strategy (adopted June 2011).