Demolition of existing buildings and construction of a part 4, 5 and 6 storey building to form 185 students rooms (sui generis), communal student facilities, plant room, cycle storage, gym, recycling & refuse facilities and associated works.
The committee heard the officer’s introduction to the report. Members of the committee asked questions of the officers.
Objectors addressed the committee and responded to questions put by members of the committee.
The applicant’s representatives addressed the committee, and answered questions from the committee.
There were no supporters who lived within 100 metres of the development site present at the meeting that wished to speak.
Councillor Damian O’Brien addressed the meeting in his capacity as ward councillor, and answered questions by the committee.
The committee put further questions to the officers and discussed the application.
A motion to amend condition 23 in the report was moved, seconded, put to the vote and declared carried.
A motion to grant the application was moved, seconded put to the vote and declared carried.
1(a). That planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report, addendum report, an amended condition 23 as outlined below and the applicant entering into an appropriate legal agreement no later than 3 June 2020.
New condition 23 –
HOURS OF USE OF OUTDOOR AMENITY AREAS
Other than for maintenance purposes, repair purposes or means of escape, the outdoor roof terrace amenity areas shall not be used outside of the following hours: 7am to 7pm on Mondays to Sundays (including Bank Holidays)
Other than for maintenance purposes, repair purposes or means of escape, the garden courtyard outdoor amenity arearoof terraces) shall not be used outside of the following hours: 7am to 9pm on Mondays to Sundays (including Bank Holidays)
The use of live or electronically amplified music shall not be permitted in or on these outdoor amenity areas under any circumstances.
To ensure that occupiers of neighbouring premises do not suffer a loss of amenity by reason of noise nuisance in accordance with: the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Strategic Policy 13 (High Environmental Standards) of the Core Strategy (2011), and Saved Policy 3.2 (Protection of Amenity) of the Southwark Plan (2007).
1(b). That in the event that the requirements of (a) are not met by 3 June 2020, the director of planning be authorised to refuse planning permission, if appropriate, for the reasons set out at paragraph 255 of the report.