Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee A
Monday 16 March 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room G02, 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH

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Introduction and welcome

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    The chair welcomed councillors, members of the public and officers to the meeting.




Confirmation of voting members


Disclosure of Members' interests and dispensations

    Members to declare any interests and dispensation in respect of any item of business to be considered at this meeting.


    The following members made declarations regarding the agenda items below:


    Agenda item 7.1 – The Clipper, 562 Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5EX


    Councillor Jane Salmon, declared an interest in item 7.1 and did not take part in the item. She left the meeting room whilst it was being heard.


Items of business that the Chair deems urgent

    The chair to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.


    The chair gave notice of the following additional papers circulated prior to the meeting:


    • Addendum report relating to items 6.1 and 6.2 – development management items
    • Members’ pack.




Development management items

    Supporting documents:


    1.  That the determination of planning applications, or formal observations and comments, the instigation of enforcement action and the receipt of the reports included in the attached items be considered.


    2.  That the decisions made on the planning applications be subject to the conditions and/or made for the reasons set out in the attached reports unless otherwise stated.


    3.  That where reasons for decisions or conditions are not included or not as included in the reports relating to an individual item, they may be clearly specified.




    The addendum report had not been circulated five clear days in advance of the meeting, nor had it been available for public inspection during this time. The chair agreed to accept the item as urgent to enable members to be aware of late observations, consultation responses, additional information and revisions.


The Clipper, 562 Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5EX

    Supporting documents:


    Planning application reference: 18/AP/3420


    Report: see pages 10 to 40 of the agenda pack and pages 1 to 4 of the addendum report.




    Redevelopment of public house (Use Class A4) to provide a four storey building comprising ground floor retail space (Use Class A1) and 6 residential units of 6 x 2 bed (Use Class C3); basement car parking; private amenity space and associated works.


    The sub-committee heard the officer’s introduction to the report.


    Councillors asked questions of the officer.


    Objectors addressed the meeting and answered questions from the sub-committee.


    The applicant’s representatives addressed the sub-committee and answered questions posed by the sub-committee.


    There were no supporters who lived within 100 metres of the development site.


    Councillor Nick Johnson, a local ward councillor, spoke against the application and answered questions posed by the sub-committee.


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


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




    That planning application 18/AP/3420 be granted with conditions as set out in the report and addendum report and including the informative referred to in the addendum report.



    Councillor Jane Salmon re-joined the meeting.


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