Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee A - Tuesday 16 November 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: G02, Ground floor, 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 (Second part 6.30pm onwards)

Contact: Beverley Olamijulo, Constitutional Officer  Email:  beverley.olamijulo@southwark.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Introduction and welcome

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    Minutes:

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

2.

Apologies

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    Minutes:

    There were apologies for absence from Councillor Maggie Browning.

3.

Confirmation of voting members

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    A representative of each political group will confirm the voting members of the sub-committee.

     

    Minutes:

    Those members listed as present were confirmed as the voting members for the meeting.

4.

Disclosure of Members' interests and dispensations

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

    Minutes:

    The following member made a declaration regarding the agenda item below:

     

    Agenda item 6.2 – Richmond House, Kingston Estate, East Street London SE17 2DU

     

    Councillor Martin Seaton, declared an interest in item 6.2 because the proposed scheme was in the ward he represents. He agreed to keep an open mind when considering the application as a member of the sub-committee.

5.

Items of business that the Chair deems urgent

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

    Minutes:

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

     

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

6.

Development management items

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    Members noted the development management report.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    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 agenda 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 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 can be clearly specified.

6.1

33 East Dulwich Grove, London Southwark SE22 8PW

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    Planning application numbers: 20/AP/3460 and 20/AP/3461

     

    Report: see pages 6 to 65 of the agenda pack and on pages to 1 to 5 of the addendum report.

     

    PROPOSAL

     

    Change of use of the former Dulwich Constitutional Club (Sui Generis) into a children's day nursery (Class E) with exterior alterations to the existing listed buildings and associated works, and for listed building consent (20/AP/3461) for interior and exterior alterations to the existing listed buildings, landscaping and associated works related to the change of use.

     

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

     

    Members of the sub-committee asked questions of both officers present at the meeting.

     

    The transport officer and planning officers responded to questions.

     

    Two objectors were present to address the meeting and responded to questions from members of the sub-committee.

     

    The applicant’s agent was present to address the meeting and responded to questions from members of the sub-committee.

     

    There were no supporters living within 100 metres of the application site that wished to speak.

     

    Councillors, Charlie Smith and James McAsh were present to address the meeting in their capacity as ward members and responded to questions from members.

     

    Members of the sub-committee further debated on the application and asked questions of officers.

     

    A motion to grant the application and a motion to agree listed building consent were moved, seconded put to the vote and declared carried.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    1.  That planning permission be granted subject to conditions set out in the report and amended by the addendum report and the inclusion of an additional condition requiring the applicant to submit an operational plan, setting out the hours of use of the children’s day nursery (including the rear garden) and details of the type and frequency of family events to be held on site during weekdays and at weekends. The latter condition shall only  be discharged following consultation with members of planning sub-committee A but for the avoidance of doubt this would not require a formal report to planning sub-committee A.

     

    2.  That listed building consent be granted subject to conditions.

     

    At 8.45pm, the sub-committee adjourned for a 5-minute comfort break. The meeting reconvened at 8.50pm.

6.2

Richmond House, Kingston Estate, East Street London SE17 2DU

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    Planning application number: 21/AP/1843

     

    Report: see pages 66 to 106 of the agenda pack and pages 5 to 6 of the addendum report.

     

    PROPOSAL

     

    Construction of 4 storey building to provide 8 social rented dwellings (3 x 1 bedroom units and 5 x 2 bedroom units) with associated cycle parking, refuse storage and landscaping.

     

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

     

    Members of the sub-committee asked questions of the officers.

     

    An objector was present to address the meeting and responded to questions from members of the sub-committee.

     

    The applicant’s agent addressed the sub-committee, and responded to questions from members of the sub-committee.

     

    There were no supporters living within 100 metres of the application site wishing to speak.

     

    Councillor Darren Merrill was present to address the sub-committee in his capacity as a ward member.

     

    The sub-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.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    1.  That planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions as set out in the report and the completion of a unilateral undertaking which is to include a planning obligation for the payment of a financial contribution of £10,250 in respect of a shortfall in communal amenity space and to which it is noted that the applicant has agreed.

     

    2.  That in the event that a legal agreement was not signed by 16 May 2022; the director of Planning and Growth be authorised to refuse planning permission, if appropriate, for the reasons set out under paragraph 74 of the report.