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Councillor Klute welcomed everyone to the meeting. Members of the Committee and officers introduced themselves.


Apologies for Absence

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Apologies were received from Councillor Convery.


Declarations of Substitute Members

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There were no declarations of substitute members.


Declarations of Interest

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There were no declarations of interest.


Order of Business pdf icon PDF 46 KB

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The order of business would be as per the agenda.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 213 KB

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That the minutes of the meetings held on 29 November 2022, 6 December 2022 and 10 January 2023 be confirmed as an accurate record of proceedings and the Chair be authorised to sign them.


Barnsbury Estate, London, N1 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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Hybrid planning application seeking detailed permission for Phase 1a, 1b and 3a and outline planning permission for all future phases 1c, 2a, 2b and 3b comprising:


In full, demolition of existing buildings and undertaking of groundworks and the erection of 401 residential units (Use Class C3) within seven buildings of 3, 7, 9, and 11 storeys comprising 144 x 1 bed, 192 x 2 bed, 46 x 3 bed, 14 x 4 bed and 5 x 5 bed over 42802sq.m (GIA) floorspace in phases 1a, 1b and 3a; hard and soft landscaping works including public open space and new public realm, access and highway formation and alterations, car and cycle provision with associated ancillary works.


Outline planning permission (all matters reserved) for the demolition of all remaining buildings, undertaking of ground works and the construction of a phased redevelopment of new buildings of up to 9 storeys and incorporating up to 69773sq.m (GIA) to include up to 513 residential units (Use Class C3), up to 2400sq.m of replacement retail and town centre floorspace (Use Class E), and 1275sq.m of replacement community use floorspace including community centre and nursery (Use Class F2), within phases 1c, 2a, 2b and 3b, hard and soft landscaping, new public open space, access and highway formation and alterations, new pedestrian means of access, car and cycle parking provision and ancillary works.


(EIA Application)

(Departure from the Development Plan)


(Planning application number: P2022/1898/FUL)


In the discussion the following points were made:

·       The Chair advised that following the decision to grant planning permission on 29th November, the application before the Committee is to address issues raised by the Mayor of London and some housekeeping issues. Meeting was informed that considering that fire safety is a material consideration, the committee will take the whole application with its focus on the specific issues and that any objections should be in that direction.

·       The Planning Officer advised that although late objections were received regarding the impact of the proposal on amenity and daylight and sunlight loss, these issues had already been addressed when the application was considered at the 29 November meeting.

·       Meeting was also informed of no objections to the comments from HSE regarding the fire safety following recent assessment.

·       Planning officer advised that following the resolution to grant planning permission, officers engaged in discussions with the GLA regarding the Stage 2 referral and have been advised of a new position relating to fire safety which has necessitated changes before a stage 2 referral can be made.

·       Planning Officer advised that application has now been amended with alterations to blocks D1 and D2, with the relocation of the plant room from Block D2 to D1; the relocation of two residential units from Block D2 to D1 to be provided in a social rent tenure and the removal of the residents’ accessible roof terrace at block D2.

·       Planning Officer advised that the changes above have been introduced to mitigate the fire safety implications of residential buildings with a finished floor  ...  view the full minutes text for item 25.