Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee B (decommissioned, for planning committees after 20 May 2023, please click the "Committees" tab on the right) - Tuesday 30 March 2021 7.00 pm

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Introduction and welcome

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


    At this point of the meeting, the chair of the main planning committee paid tribute to Simon Bevan, director of planning who was present at the meeting and was due to leave the council shortly. Members expressed their best wishes to him and noted his contribution to the council.



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    There were apologies for absence from Councillor Karl Eastham.


Confirmation of voting members

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


    The members listed as present were confirmed as voting members of the sub-committee.


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.


    None were disclosed.


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.


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


    • Addendum report – development management items
    • Members pack.


    Councillor Noakes mentioned that himself and members of the sub-committee received information from the applicant prior to the meeting.



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    To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 3 March 2021.

    Supporting documents:



    That the minutes of the meeting held on 3 March 2021 be approved as a correct record and signed by the chair.


Development management items


46-48 Grange Walk, London SE1 3DY

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    Supporting documents:


    Planning application reference 20/AP/0489


    Report: See pages 10 to 55 of the agenda pack and pages 1 – 27 of the supplemental agenda no. 2. 


    The members pack set out in supplemental agenda no. 1 was disregarded due to inaccuracies.




    Construction of a part 2/part 3 storey rooftop extension, remodelling of existing building facades and associated works to provide 5 residential units (Use Class C3) including cycle and refuse storage.


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


    An objector was present and addressed the sub-committee and responded to questions from members.


    The sub-committee took a comfort break at 8.03pm and resumed at 8.08pm.


    The applicant’s agents addressed the meeting and responded to questions from members.


    A supporter who lived within 100 metres of the development site was present to address the sub-committee and responded to questions from members.


    Councillor Damian O’Brien was present and addressed the sub-committee in his capacity as a ward councillor.


    The design and conservation officer was present to respond to questions from members.


    The sub-committee took a comfort break at 9.25pm and resumed at 9.31pm.


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


    At 9.53pm the sub-committee went into closed session to seek legal advice.


    A motion to refuse the application was moved, seconded, put to the vote and declared lost.


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




    1.  That planning application 20/AP/0489 be granted subject to conditions and the applicant entering into an appropriate legal agreement.


    2.  That in the event that the requirements of paragraph 1 above are not met by 3 July 2021, the director of planning be authorised to refuse planning permission, if appropriate, for the reasons set out in paragraph 105 of the report.