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Items
No. Item

139.

Introductions

Minutes:

Councillor Klute welcomed everyone to the meeting.  Members of the Sub-Committee and officers introduced themselves.  The Chair explained that the Sub-Committee would deal with the determination of planning applications and outlined the procedures for the meeting.

140.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

None.

141.

Declarations of Substitute Members

Minutes:

None.

142.

Declarations of Interest

If you have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest* in an item of business:

§  if it is not yet on the council’s register, you must declare both the existence and details of it at the start of the meeting or when it becomes apparent;

§  you may choose to declare a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest that is already in the register in the interests of openness and transparency. 

In both the above cases, you must leave the room without participating in discussion of the item.

 

If you have a personal interest in an item of business and you intend to speak or vote on the item you must declare both the existence and details of it at the start of the meeting or when it becomes apparent but you may participate in the discussion and vote on the item.

 

*(a)     Employment, etc - Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.

(b) Sponsorship - Any payment or other financial benefit in respect of your expenses in carrying out duties as a member, or of your election; including from a trade union.

(c) Contracts - Any current contract for goods, services or works, between you or your partner (or a body in which one of you has a beneficial interest) and the council.

(d) Land - Any beneficial interest in land which is within the council’s area.

(e) Licences- Any licence to occupy land in the council’s area for a month or longer.

(f) Corporate tenancies - Any tenancy between the council and a body in which you or your partner have a beneficial interest.

 (g) Securities - Any beneficial interest in securities of a body which has a place of business or land in the council’s area, if the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body or of any one class of its issued share capital. 

 

This applies to all members present at the meeting.

 

 

Minutes:

Councillor Convery declared a prejudicial interest in Item B3, Archway Bridge and left the room during the discussion of this item. Councillor Convery declared a personal interest in Item B5, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School as his wife was a school governor.

 

143.

Order of Business

Minutes:

The order of the business would be B4, B7, B8, B2, B5, B1, B3 and B6.

 

144.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED

That the minutes of the meeting held on the 3 September 2015 be confirmed as an accurate record of proceedings and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

145.

18 Crowfield House, 125 Highbury New Park, N5 2DU pdf icon PDF 532 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Installation of new domestic fire protection system.  The works include the installation of a water storage tank, fire booster pumps, controllers and appropriate pipework being situated at the rear of the block of flats at Crowfield House.

(Planning application P2015/2430/FUL)

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report.

 

 

 

146.

627-635 Holloway Road, N19 5SS pdf icon PDF 603 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Installation of air conditioning plant at the rear of the site.

(Planning application P2015/2002/FUL).

 

In the discussion the following points were made:-

·        The noise survey had been taken from a proxy position location that had not been agreed with Council officers prior to the survey being undertaken.

·        It was considered that the proxy position was a very different environment from the area where noise levels would have normally been taken.

·        It was noted that version 1.1 of the noise survey had been uploaded to the website following the first consultation and a further consultation should have been issued.

 

RESOLVED that this item be deferred for a further acoustic survey to be undertaken in the immediate environment where the plant is proposed to be located and for reconsultation to take place following the survey.

 

 

 

147.

Archway Bridge, Archway Road, N19 pdf icon PDF 653 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Listed Building Consent application in connection with proposed anti-suicide measures by installation of fencing to bridge parapet.

(Planning application P2015/5109/LBC)

 

Councillor Paul Convery declared a prejudicial interest in this item and left the room during the discussion.

 

In the discussion the following points were made:-

·        It was noted that the proposals would cause some visual harm to the heritage asset but this was considered less than substantial and outweighed by the public benefit.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions in the report.

148.

Chadwell Street Car Park, Chadwell Street, EC1R 1YE pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Redevelopment of land to the south of Chadwell Street (vacant car park) to provide seven new houses together with associated access, amenity space and landscaping arrangements. (FUL). Listed Building Consent for the removal of the front boundary treatment (onto Chadwell Street) comprising dwarf wall and brick pillars (LBC).

(Planning application P2015/2406/FUL & P2015/2398/LBC).

 

In the discussion the following points were made:-

·        A maximum 45m distance was required for fire brigade access.  The furthest distance on the site was approximately 47-50m.  Alternative solutions would need to be provided.

·        It was noted that concerns expressed regarding works to the party wall at 11 Chadwell Street would be covered under the Party Wall Act.

·        The concerns raised that the design had an unsuccessful visual appearance and was not considered to be well proportioned.

·        The concern raised that the entrance to the development was through a gate, which was considered contrary to the Urban Design guide and required justification.

 

Councillor Martin Klute proposed a motion that was seconded by Councillor Osh Gantly.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be refused for reasons of design and the gating of the development in a conservation area.

 

149.

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, Donegal Street,, N1 9QG pdf icon PDF 657 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of a single storey classroom pod for use as additional teaching space.

(Planning application P2015/1780/FUL)

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report.

150.

Margaret McMillan Nursery School, 31 Hornsey Rise, N19 3SF pdf icon PDF 535 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Conversion of the loft space and erection of a dormer roof extension to the rear (western) roof slope of the nursery school and Children’s Centre buildings for use as a meeting/training room in association with the nursery and children’s centre.

(Planning application P2015/2452/FUL)

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report

151.

4, 9, 10-37 Legion Close, N1 1PJ pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Replacement of existing single glazed windows and doors with UPVC double glazed windows.

(Planning application P2014/3189/FUL).

 

The planning officer reported the addition of two further plans numbers:-  LEG 01A and 01B.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions and informatives in the report.

152.

Unit 2, Wells House, 5-7 Wells Terrace, N4 3JU pdf icon PDF 570 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Change of use from retail use (Use class A1) to drinking establishment (Use class A4) together with alterations to shopfront.

(Planning application P2015/2662/FUL)

 

In the discussion the following points were made:-

·        Policy DM 4.5 B (iii) required that two years of marketing information was to be provided to demonstrated that there was no realistic prospect of the unit being used for an A1 retail purpose. 

·        The marketing information, provided by the applicant was deficient in respect of four requirements.

 

RESOLVED that the application be refused for the reasons set out in the report.