Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room G02 - 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH
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Introduction and welcome
The chair welcomed councillors, members of the public and officers to the meeting.
There were apologies for absence from Councillor Ketzia Harper.
Confirmation of voting members
A representative of each political group will confirm the voting members of the sub-committee.
Those members listed above were confirmed as voting members of the sub-committee.
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 item below:
7.1 Victory Community Park, Munton Road, London Southwark SE17
Councillor Jane Salmon, non-pecuniary, as she lived close to the development site and knew one of the objectors, but had not discussed this application with them.
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 item 7.1 – development management item
· Members’ pack
· Supplemental Agenda No.1 which contains the minutes of the meeting held on 15 November 2022.
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 25 January 2023.
That the minutes of the meetings held on the 15 November 2022 and 25 January 2023 be approved as correct records and signed by the chair.
Development management items
Members noted the development management report.
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 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 can be clearly specified.
Victory Community Park, Munton Road, London Southwark SE17
Planning application number: 22/AP/2455
Report: see pages 11 to 44 of the agenda pack and page 1 to 2 of the addendum report.
The regeneration of Victory Community Park (adjacent to grade II listed building Elephant House) to include the relocation of the MUGA, opening up of a nature garden, creation of a new leisure area, improvement and expansion of the existing playground, soft and hard landscaping and improved entrance access to align with the future raised table crossing point leading to Elephant Park to the west.
The sub-committee heard the officer’s introduction to the report. Members of the sub-committee asked questions of the officers.
An objector addressed the meeting and responded to questions from members of the sub-committee.
Representatives of the applicant addressed the meeting and responded to questions from members of the sub-committee.
There were no supporters living within 100 metres of the application site or ward councillors who wished to address the meeting.
Members of the sub-committee asked further questions of officers and debated the application.
A motion to approve the planning application was moved, seconded, put to the vote and declared carried.
That planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the report and addendum report.