Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee B - Wednesday 12 December 2018 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Beverley Olamijulo, Constitutional Officer  Tel: 020 7525 7234, Email:  beverley.olamijulo@southwark.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Introduction and welcome

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

2.

Apologies

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    There were apologies for absence from Councillor Cleo Soanes (chair).

     

    Councillor Darren Merrill was absent as a committee member but addressed the meeting as a ward member.

3.

Confirmation of voting members

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

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    The members of the committee present were confirmed as voting members.

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.

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    None were disclosed.

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.

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

     

    • Addendum report relating to item 7.1 – development management items
    • Members’ pack.

6.

Minutes

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    To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 30 October 2018.

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    RESOLVED:

     

    That the minutes of the meeting held on 30 October 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the chair.

7.

Development management items

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    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 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 be clearly specified.

7.1

Castle Square and Elephant Road, London SE1 6TW

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    Planning application reference number: 18-AP-2108

     

    Report: see pages 10 to 41 of the agenda pack and pages 1 to 3 of the addendum report.

     

    PROPOSAL

     

    Erection of a temporary 2/3 storey structure comprising 517 sqm of retail (Class A1-A5) floorspace, 14.8 sqm of estate management office (B1) floorspace, 33.1 sqm of welfare services/storage (Sui Generis) floorspace; 23 cycle stands and associated hard landscaping works, for a period of 5 years.

     

    The sub-committee heard an officer’s introduction to the report and addendum report. Members of the sub-committee asked questions of the officer.

     

    The objectors that were present addressed the sub-committee meeting and responded to questions from members.

     

    The applicant and the applicant’s agent were present to address the meeting and responded to questions from members.

     

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

     

    Councillors Darren Merrill and Rebecca Lury were present to address the sub-committee in their capacity as ward councillors and responded to questions from members.

     

    An officer from Strategy and Partnerships responded to questions from members.

     

    The legal officer responded to further questions from members.

     

    ADJOURNMENT

     

    At 8.35pm the meeting adjourned for five minutes. The meeting reconvened at 8.40pm.

     

    Members debated the application and asked further questions of officers.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That the planning application 18-AP-2108be deferred to allow the applicant to submit further details concerning current rent levels for small units at the Elephant and Castle shopping centre and to allow the council to verify this information.

7.2

114 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 0BE

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    Planning application reference number: 18-AP-2520

     

    Report: see pages 42 to 55 of the agenda pack

     

    PROPOSAL

     

    Refurbishment and renovation of Smale House consisting of the construction of a new entrance atrium together with a single storey roof extension at third floor level; re-configuration of an associated roof terrace; the installation of additional air conditioning equipment on the roof and hard and soft landscaping works to front courtyard.

     

    The sub-committee heard an officer’s introduction to the report. Members of the sub-committee asked questions of the officer.

     

    The spokesperson for the objectors addressed the sub-committee meeting and responded to questions from members.

     

    The applicant and the applicant’s agent were present to address the meeting and responded to questions from members.

     

    There were no supporters that lived within 100 metres of the development site present at the meeting.

     

    Councillor David Noakes was present to address the sub-committee in his capacity as a ward councillor and responded to questions from members.

     

    Members debated the application and asked further questions of officers.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That planning application number 18-AP-2520 be granted subject to conditions set out in the report and subject to a additional condition, restricting the hours of operation to 8am - 8pm on Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm on Saturday and no operating hours on Sunday.