Agenda item

Land bounded by Ruby Street, Murdock Street and 685-695 Old Kent Road, London SE15 1JS




Demolition of existing buildings and erection of and construction of a part 3, part 7, part 22 storey building (76.6m) from ground level with roof top level amenity space, comprising 111 dwellings, 1,151 sqm (GIA) of D1 floorspace for a church with ancillary communal facilities, 2,173 sqm (GIA) of workspace (B1a and B1c) Use Class) and 87 sqm (GIA) of A1/A2/B1 floorspace, with associated landscaping, car and cycle parking, servicing and refuse and recycling facilities.


The committee heard the officers’ introduction to the report.  Members of the committee asked questions of the officers.


There were no objectors present.


The applicant’s agent addressed the committee, and answered questions from the committee.


There were no supporters who lived within 100 meters of the development site present at the meeting that wished to speak.


There were no ward councillors present.


The committee put further questions to the officers and discussed the application.


A motion to grant the application was moved, seconded, put to the vote and declared carried.




1.  That planning permission be granted, subject to conditions set out in the report, referral to the Mayor of London, and the applicant entering into an appropriate legal agreement by no later than 8 April 2020.


2.  That in the event that the requirements of 1 above are not met by 8 April 2020 the Director of Planning be authorised to refuse planning permission if appropriate for the reasons set out in paragraph 415 of the report.

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