Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 21 April 2016 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Fourth Floor, Easthampstead House, Bracknell

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

145.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 437 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 24 March 2016 .

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Committee held on 24 March 2016 to be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

146.

Declarations of Interest

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest or an Affected Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

Minutes:

Councillor Mrs McKenzie Boyle declared that she had an affected interest in item 6: Application 15/01082/FUL 48-50 Dukes Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire. She stated that she would be leaving the room for the duration of this item.

147.

Urgent Items of Business

Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items of business.

148.

Application 15/10141/FUL The Gold Cup, 102 Fernbank Road, Ascot pdf icon PDF 316 KB

Erection of 5No. residential dwellings following the demolition of the existing buildings

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

           The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.

           The comments of Winkfield Parish Council

           9 letters of objection as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

Councillor Birch requested that any future applications for non-material amendments to the proposed development be considered by the Planning Committee.

 

It was RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions:-

 

01.       The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

REASON:  To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02.       The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 21 October 2015, 13 January 2016, 23, February 2016, 7 April 2016: 

            drawing no. P14/35/S/301 Rev A

            drawing no. P14/35/S/310

            drawing no. P14/35/S/320 Rev A

            drawing no. P14/35/S/330

            drawing no. P14/35/S/340

            drawing no. P14/35/S/350 Rev B

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the Local Planning Authority.

 

03.       The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall be:

Bricks: Ibstock Ivanhoe Antique

Roof tiles: Redland Rosemary Craftsman

The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

            REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.

            [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

04.       The first floor windows in the side elevations of plots 1 and 3 facing north hereby permitted shall not be glazed at any time other than with a minimum of Pilkington Level 3 obscure glass (or equivalent).  They shall at all times be fixed shut with the exception of a top hung openable fanlight.

            REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

            [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

05.       Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (or any Order revoking and/or re-enacting that Order with or without modification) no additional windows, similar openings or enlargement thereof shall be constructed at first floor level or above in the northern side-facing elevation and roof slopes of Plot 1 and Plot 3 except for those shown on the approved drawings.

            REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

            [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

06.       The rooflights in the roof slopes facing east on plots 1 and 2 shall at all times be no less than 1.7 metres above internal floor level.

            REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

            [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

07.       The development shall be undertaken in full accordance with the finished floor levels shown on drawing no. P14/35/S/301A received 23 February 2016 by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: In order to ensure a satisfactory form of development relative to surrounding buildings and the local landscape.

            [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

08.       No demolition or construction work shall take place outside the hours of 0800 - 1800 Mondays to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 148.

149.

PS Application 15/01082/FUL 48 - 50 Dukes Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 383 KB

Erection of a block of 32 sheltered apartments for the elderly with detached binstore/cycle store; modification of existing access (to No.50) and closure of existing access to No.48; construction of basement parking and other associated parking, following the demolition of existing buildings.  (Re-submission of 14/01073/FUL with amendments).

 

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 16 April 2016 which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Dudley, Finnie, Mrs Hayes, Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie, Phillips and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

·         The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.

·         The comments of Crowthorne Parish Council and Wokingham Without Parish Council.

·         47 letters of objection as summarised in the agenda papers and supplementary report.

 

Councillor Mrs McKenzie Boyle declared that she had an affected interest in this item and left the room for the duration of this item.

 

The criteria for public speaking had been met in respect of this application and the committee was addressed by the registered speakers Crowthorne Parish Cllr Bruce McKenzie-Boyle, objector to the application and Mr Peter Tanner, representing the applicant.

 

Following the completion of planning obligations under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:-

 

01. a financial contribution to the off-site provision of affordable Housing;              

02. mitigation of impacts on the Thames Basin Heaths SPA; and               

03. an occupancy restriction so that minimum age for occupancy of the flats is 65 years.

           

It was RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions amended, added to or deleted as the Head of Planning considers necessary:-

 

01.       The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.                 

REASON:  To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02.      The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and documents:-                                                                    

ASP.14.018.202/N Amended Sections received 19th February 2016.        

ASP.14.027.001/G Amended Location and Block Plan received 19th November 2015.                

ASP.14.027.002/O Amended Site Plan received 19th February 2016.

ASP.14.027.104/C Proposed Basement Plan received 19th February 2016.  

ASP.14.027.100/H Amended Proposed Ground Floor Plan received 25th November 2015.          

ASP.14.027.101/I Amended Proposed First Floor Plan received 19th November 2015.     

ASP.14.027.102/G Amended Proposed Second Floor Plan received 19th November 2015.         

ASP.14.027.103/G Amended Proposed Roof Plan received 19th November 2015.           

ASP.14.027.200/J Amended Elevations received 25th November 2015.    

ASP.14.027.201/H Amended Elevations received 25th November 2016.

Drainage Strategy Report Rev E received 3rd March 2016.

Drainage Strategy drawing 500 Rev P7 received 3rd March 2016.

Tree Protection Plan received 3rd March 2016.

Arboricultural Impact Report received 3rd March 2016.       

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the Local Planning Authority.

 

03.       No superstructure works shall take place until samples of the materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

04.       Notwithstanding the annotations on the floor plans the first-floor windows in the east facing elevation of the east wing of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 149.

150.

Application 15/01269/FUL The Mango Tree, 63 Church Street, Crowthorne pdf icon PDF 270 KB

Change of use from a restaurant with residential flat over to residential flats providing 2no. two bedroom units at the ground floor level and 1no. two bedroom unit and 1no. one bedroom unit at first floor level with shared amenity space.

 

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 16 April 2016 which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Dudley, Finnie, Mrs Hayes, Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie, Phillips and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Crowthorne Parish Council.
  • 3 neighbor objections, which are summerised in the agenda paper.

 

Following the completion of planning obligation(s) under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:-

 

-       Measures to avoid and mitigate the impact of residential development upon the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area (SPA).

 

It was RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions amended, added to or deleted as the Head of Planning considers necessary:-

 

01.      The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.                           

          REASON:  To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

 

02.     'The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 18.02.16 and 15.04.16:

2015064 02 A

2015064 03 A

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the Local Planning Authority.

 

03.     Any areas of external brickwork required to be reinstated in accordance with the approved plans shall match the existing adjacent brickwork in brick colour and size, mortar colour and pointing, and bonding detail.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the Conservation Area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

04.     No works to the building shall commence until details of all new windows and doors at a minimum scale of 1:20 are submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the Conservation Area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

 

05.     No works to the building shall commence until details of the type of rooflights to be used are submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The rooflights shall be conservation type, fitted flush with or below the roof covering. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the Conservation Area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

06.     The first floor rooflights in the east facing side elevation of Flats 3 and 4 hereby permitted shall not be glazed at any time other than with a minimum of Pilkington Level 3 obscure glass (or equivalent). They shall at all times be fixed shut.

REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

07.     Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) (or any Order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification) no  ...  view the full minutes text for item 150.

151.

Application 16/00049/FUL Land To Rear Of Murrell Cottage, Murrell Hill Lane, Binfield pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Section 73 application for the variation of conditions 02 (approved plans) and 28 (Sustainable Drainage Scheme) of planning permission 15/00209/FUL (for the erection of 5no. 5 bedroom dwellings with associated works) to provide a revised drainage strategy and for minor internal and external amendments to the design of the proposed buildings including changes to fenestration and the addition of a single-storey element to the house on Plot 5.

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Binfield Parish Council.

 

It was RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following condition(s):-

 

01.     The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

          REASON:  To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02.     The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and documents:-

P.196.02 21.01.16

P.196.03 21.01.16

P.196.04 21.01.16

P.196.05 21.01.16

P.196.06 21.01.16

P.196.07 21.01.16

T.196.00.540B Proposed Levels and Drainage 20.04.16

6111-SK-001-A Site Access received 05.03.15.

Energy Statement received 05.03.15

Amended Tree Report received 23.06.15.

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the Local Planning Authority.

 

03.     No development shall take place until samples of the materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.           

          REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.

          [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

04.     The development hereby permitted shall not be begun until details showing the finished floor levels of the dwellings, garages, bin stores and the levels of the roads hereby approved in relation to a fixed datum point have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.              

          REASON: In the interests of the character of the area.                      

          [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7

 

05.     The development hereby permitted shall not be begun until comprehensive details of both hard and soft landscaping works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  These details shall include:-    

a)           Comprehensive planting plans of an appropriate scale and level of detail that provides adequate clarity including details of ground preparation and all other operations associated with plant and grass establishment, full schedules of plants, noting species, and detailed plant sizes/root stock specifications, planting layout, proposed numbers/densities locations.        

          b)           Details of semi mature tree planting. 

          c)           Comprehensive 5 year post planting maintenance schedule.          

d)         Underground service and external lighting layout (drainage, power,  communications cables, pipelines etc. indicating lines, manholes etc.), both existing reused and proposed new routes.       

e)         Means of enclosure (walls and fences etc) including fencing that is permeable to badgers at the end of both the existing and proposed badger corridors. 

f)          Paving including pedestrian open spaces, paths, patios, proposed materials and construction methods, cycle routes, parking courts, play areas etc.         

          All planting comprised in the soft landscaping works shall be carried out and completed in full accordance with the approved scheme, in the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) to the completion of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 151.

152.

Application 16/00181/3 Street Record, Bay Road, Bracknell, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 229 KB

Convert grass area into 3no. parking spaces

 

Minutes:

The Committee Noted:

 

·         The comments of Bracknell Town Council.

·         One letter of representation, which supported the principle of additional parking.

 

It was RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

01.     The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.               

          REASON:  To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02.     The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plan received by the Local Planning Authority on 25 February 2016:   

          4817-218

          REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the Local Planning Authority.

 

03.     The development shall not be begun until a scheme depicting hard and soft landscaping has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall include a 3 year post planting maintenance schedule.

All planting comprised in the soft landscaping works shall be carried out and completed in full accordance with the approved scheme, in the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) to the completion of the development or prior to the occupation of any part of the approved development, whichever is sooner. All hard landscaping works shall be carried and completed prior to the occupation of any part of the approved development. As a minimum, the quality of all hard and soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with British Standard 4428:1989 'Code Of practice For General Landscape Operations' or any subsequent revision. All trees and other plants included within the approved details shall be healthy, well-formed specimens of a minimum quality that is compatible with British Standard 3936:1992 (Part 1) 'Specifications For Trees & Shrubs' and British Standard 4043 (where applicable) or any subsequent revision.  Any trees or other plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development, die, are removed, uprooted, are significantly damaged, become diseased or deformed, shall be replaced during the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) with others of the same size, species and quality as approved.

REASON: In the interests of good landscape design and the visual amenity of the area.

[Core Strategy DPD CS7, BFBLP 'Saved' Policies EN2 and EN20]