Redevelopment of site to provide 143 student bedrooms in a building ranging from 3- to 7-storeys (plus basement) and ancillary bin store, cycle store, laundry and office/reception, car parking, substation, associated landscaping, and alterations to the vehicle access. Removal of a street tree on Alscot Road and works to the highway.
The committee heard the officers’ introduction to the report.
There were no objectors present that wished to speak.
The applicant’s agents addressed the committee, and answered questions from the committee.
A head teacher of a local nursery school spoke as a supporter of the application and answered questions by the committee.
There were no ward councillors present that wished to speak.
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 and the applicant entering into an appropriate legal agreement by no later than 3 June 2020.
1(b). That in the event that the requirements of (a) are not by 3 June 2020, the director of planning be authorised to refuse planning permission, if appropriate, for the reasons set out at paragraph 217 of the report.