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508.

MINUTES

of the meeting held on 9 May 2007 (ENCLOSURE).(to follow)

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 9 May 2007 were approved as a correct record, and signed by the Chair.

509.

6 THE PARADE, BEYNON ROAD, CARSHALTON - APPLICATION NO. C2006/56809/FUL

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transportation and Highways (ENCLOSURE).

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report on the above application for the use of the ground floor of the premises for purposes falling within Class A5 (hot food take-away) of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 2005 (as amended) and the installation of an extraction system.

 

Officers reported minor corrections to the conditions that were recommended if permission were granted.

 

In response to questions officers confirmed that the entrance to a number of garages was in Wilmot Road at the rear of the premises that were the subject of the application, and that the A232 ‘red route’ at the front of the premises would preclude car parking there.

 

Members noted that there were already air extraction ducts at the rear of other food premises in The Parade and expressed concern for the residents of the flats above No. 6 and those in Wilmot Road.  They noted that the application did not give details of the proposed extraction duct.

 

Councillor Hamish Pollock, a ward councillor, addressed the meeting under Standing Order 33, and Mr Adams replied on behalf of the applicant.

 

In response to questions officers confirmed that the existing food premises in The Parade did not constitute an over-concentration as defined in the Council’s policies.

 

Members expressed surprise, in view of the ‘red route’ outside the premises, that Transport for London had chosen not to comment on the proposal and, in response to questions, Councillor Pollock confirmed that car parking did cause problems in the area.

 

In response to questions Mr Adams explained that the applicant proposed to concentrate on home deliveries by mopeds to avoid problems of parking either by customers or of his own vehicles.

 

The Chair concluded that members were not satisfied about a number of issues, particularly the impact of car parking, the affect of the increase in noise and disturbance on the amenity of local residents, and the visual impact of the proposed extraction duct.

 

            Resolved: That application No. C2006/56809/FUL be refused for the reasons set out in the Appendix to these Minutes.

 

Councillor Richard Butt abstained.

510.

3 AMESBURY CLOSE, WORCESTER PARK - APPLICATION NO. A2006/56700/HHA

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transportation and Highways (ENCLOSURE).

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report on the above application for the erection of a conservatory at the rear of the building.

 

The application had been de-delegated by Councillor Stuart Gordon-Bullock, a ward councillor, who addressed the meeting under Standing Order 33.

 

Members noted that, in granting permission for the existing premises, the Council had withdrawn the permitted development rights.  They expressed concern about the degree of overlooking of a bedroom in an adjoining property, and the likelihood of noise disturbance because of the close proximity of the proposed conservatory to the boundary of the premises.

 

In response to questions officers confirmed that any consent could not require that the windows be replaced by brick, but that it could require a landscaping scheme, which would reduce the impact of noise and overlooking.

 

The Chair asked members if they wished to approve the application with the additional condition indicated above.

 

            Resolved: That planning permission be granted in respect of application No. A2006/56700/HHA, subject to the conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the Appendix to these Minutes, including an additional condition requiring the implementation of an approved landscaping scheme alongside the end elevation of the conservatory.

 

Councillor Paul Scully abstained.

511.

MAJESTIC WINE, 35 EWELL ROAD, CHEAM - APPLICATION NO. A2007/57377/ADV

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transportation and Highways (ENCLOSURE).

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report on the above application for the erection of a free standing advertisement sign.

 

The application had been de-delegated by Councillor Eleanor Pinfold, a ward councillor, who addressed the meeting under Standing Order 33.

 

Members noted, and expressed concern about, the abundance of temporary advertising signs at the premises, which were in a conservation area.

 

In response to questions officers confirmed that the Council’s traffic engineers were satisfied that the proposed sign would not obscure drivers’ sightlines.

 

            Resolved: (i) That planning permission be granted in respect of application No. A2007/57377/ADV, subject to the conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the Appendix to these Minutes.

 

            (ii) That officers seek the discontinuation of the existing temporary advertising signs.

512.

GARDEN LAND ADJOINING 168 STAYTON ROAD, SUTTON - APPLICATION NO. A2007/57336/FUL

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transportation and Highways (ENCLOSURE).

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report on the above application for the erection of two four-bedroom terraced houses, the provision of two car parking spaces and new vehicular access.

 

The application had been de-delegated by Councillors Cliff Carter, Ruth Dombey and Lyn Gleeson.

 

In response to questions officers confirmed that the room sizes of the proposed dwellings would meet the relevant standards in the Council’s supplementary planning guidance and that off-street parking would be provided for the existing dwelling.

 

            Resolved: That planning permission be granted in respect of application No. A2007/57336/FUL, subject to the conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the Appendix to these Minutes.

 

Councillor Cliff Carter declared a personal interest in the application because he lived in the road, and, without speaking thereon, withdrew from the meeting whilst it was considered.

 

Councillor Paddy Kane declared a personal and prejudicial interest in the application because he was related to a director of the company that was the applicant, and withdrew from the meeting whilst it was considered.

513.

11 ASHCOMBE ROAD, CARSHALTON - APPLICATION NO. C2007/57573/HHA

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transportation and Highways (ENCLOSURE).

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report on the above application for the erection of a detached single-storey building at the rear for use ancillary to the dwellinghouse.

 

One of the applicants was presently under contract to the Council.

 

            Resolved: That planning permission be granted in respect of application No. C2007/57573/HHA, subject to the conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the Appendix to these Minutes.

Appendix