Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Suite, Lewisham Town Hall, Catford, SE6 4RU
That subject to conditions and informatives in the report and details outlined in the addendum:
AGREED RECOMMENDATION A
1 To refer the application and this 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 (Category 1A, of the Schedule of the Order).
AGREED RECOMMENDATION B
2 That subject to no direction being received from the Mayor of London, to authorise officers to negotiate and complete a legal agreement under Section 106 of the 1990 Act (and other appropriate powers) to cover the principal matters outlined in Section 11 above including such other amendments as considered appropriate to ensure the acceptable implementation of the development.
AGREED RECOMMENDATION C
3 That subject to completion of a satisfactory legal agreement, authorise the Head of Planning to GRANT PERMISSION subject to conditions, including those set out below and with such amendments as are considered appropriate to ensure the acceptable implementation of the development.
AGREED RECOMMENDATION (D)
4. That if a satisfactory legal agreement has not been entered into by 12 June 2024, that authority be delegated to the Director of Planning:
(a) To refuse the application with appropriate reasons if the planning legal agreement (s106) is not completed or sufficiently progressed within eight months of the Planning Committee meeting (the ‘Completion Target Date’); and
(b) To authorise extensions to the ‘Completion Target Date’ where considered reasonable and proper to do so in the prevailing circumstances.
And to add further requirements as follows:
a) That the S106 obligation for a “Nomination agreement with local higher education institution” shall make it clear that the affordable student accommodation cannot be prioritised for shorter tenancy lengths.
b) The S106 obligation for a “Student Management Plan” shall be reviewed independently by a third party at the applicant’s cost.
c) That Condition number 30 “Delivery and Servicing Management Plan” shall be expanded to make clear that the plan shall relate to all approved uses.
d) That an additional informative is to be added to advise the applicant and the Greater London Authority (GLA) that their Energy Strategy should prioritise a connection to South East London Combined Heat & Power Ltd.
e) That an additional informative is to be added advising Transport for London/GLA that the Council had already made contributions towards the new overground station at Surrey Canal.