Agenda item

Skipton House, 80 London Road, London SE1 6LH


Planning application number: 18/AP/4194




Part retention, part demolition, reconfiguration and re-cladding of existing building and extension to create six additional storeys to accommodate office space (Use Class B1) at upper floor levels, a gym (Use Class D2) and flexible retail/commercial uses (Use Class A1/A2/A3) at ground floor level with associated cycle parking, landscaping, ancillary servicing and plant and all associated works.


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


Members of the committee asked questions of the officers.


There were no objectors wishing to address the committee.


The applicant’s representatives addressed the committee, and answered questions put by the committee.


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


At 8.45pm, the meeting took a five-minute screen break.


Following this, Councillor Graham Neale addressed the meeting in his capacity as a ward councillor, and answered questions put by the committee.


The 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.




1.  That planning permission be granted, subject to

a.  the conditions set out in the report and the addendum report, including an amended landscaping condition requiring the applicant use porous materials for the hardstanding areas 

b.  referral to the Mayor of London and

c.  the applicant entering into an appropriate legal agreement.


2.  In the event that the requirements of (1) are not met by 12 March 2021 that the director of planning be authorised to refuse planning permission, if appropriate, for the reasons set out at paragraph 196 of the report.


3.  That an informative be added stipulating that the legal agreement needs to address the appointment of a biodiversity champion satisfactorily.



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