Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 18 May 2017 7.30 pm

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

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

123.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 228 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 20 April 2017 .

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 20 April 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

124.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary 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 Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting and must not participate in discussion of the matter or vote on the matter unless granted a dispensation by the Monitoring officer or by the Governance and Audit Committee.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

125.

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 items of urgent business.

126.

PS 16/01153/FUL Land R/O Neuchatel, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 451 KB

Erection of 5no. 5 bed detached dwellings with new access off Chavey Down Road.

Minutes:

Erection of 5no. 5 bed detached dwellings with new access off Chavey Down Road.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday 13 May 2017 which had been attended by Councillors Angell, Mrs Angell, Brossard, Dudley, Ms Gaw, Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie and Mrs McKenzie-Boyle.

 

The Committee noted:

 

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Winkfield Parish Council, including an additional letter of objection recommending refusal.
  • 24 letters of objection received as summarised in the agenda papers.
  • One letter of support for the proposal
  • The additional objection as summarised in the supplementary report.

 

Arising from a question, the Committee agreed that an additional informative be added to the effect that details of the external lighting to the access road to the development, to be approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, would take account of the need to avoid light pollution to neighbouring properties.

 

RESOLVED that following the completion of a planning obligation under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to SPA mitigation measures, the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    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.

 

2.    The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plan received by the Local Planning Authority on 22 November 2016:

 

2340 08- Location Plan

 

And the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 13 April 2017:

 

2340 03A - Plot 1

2340 04A – Plot 2

2340 05A – Plot 3

2340 06A – Plot 4

2340 07A – Plot 5

 

And the following plan received 25 April 2017:

 

2340 01B – Site Plan

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

 

3.    No construction works shall take place until details 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]

 

4.    The proposed bathroom window in the western elevation of the dwelling on plot 2 hereby permitted shall not be glazed at any time other than with a minimum of Pilkington Level 3 obscure glass (or equivalent) and shall be fixed shut with the exception of an openable fanlight that is no less than 1.7m above internal finished floor level of the room that the window serves. Any replacement window shall be glazed and fixed to this standard and retained as such.

   REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

5.    Notwithstanding the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 126.

127.

16/01187/FUL The Laurels, Downshire Way, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 1XT pdf icon PDF 517 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling and construction of 5No. one bedroom apartments in a single building.

Minutes:

Demolition of existing dwelling and construction of 5No.one bedroom apartments in a single building.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday 13 May 2017 which had been attended by Councillors Angell, Mrs Angell, Brossard, Dudley, Ms Gaw, Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie and Mrs McKenzie-Boyle.

 

The Committee noted:

 

  • The comments of Bracknell Town Council.
  • 9 objections received as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

Arising from a question, the Committee agreed that Condition 5 should be amended to the effect that obscure glazing should be fitted to the ground floor windows of the southern elevation in addition to the first floor windows.

 

RESOLVED that following the completion of a planning obligation under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to SPA mitigation measures, the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    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.

 

2.    The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and documents received by the Local Planning Authority on 1 December 2016, re-stamped 28 February 2017:

 

13.367.P.100C Proposed ground and first floor plans

13.367.P.101B proposed second floor plan

13.367.P.200A Proposed elevations

13.367.P.002 Proposed bin and cycle store

 

And the following plan received by the Local Planning Authority on 26 April 2017:

 

13.367.P.001D Proposed site plan.

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

 

3.    No construction works shall take place until details 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]

 

4.    Construction works shall not be begun untildetails of a scheme of walls, fences and any other means of enclosure has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The approved scheme shall be implemented in full before the occupation of any of the buildings approved in this permission.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area and to safeguard existing retained trees, hedges and shrubs.

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

 

5.    The ground and first floor windows in the southern elevation of the building 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 an openable fanlight that is no less than 1.7m above internal finished floor level of the room that the window serves. Any replacement window shall be glazed and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 127.

128.

16/01240/FUL 48 Ludlow, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7BZ pdf icon PDF 270 KB

Erection of two storey side, single storey rear and single storey front extension including a bay window.

Minutes:

Erection of two storey side, single storey rear and single storey front extension including a bay window.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday 13 May 2017 which had been attended by Councillors Angell, Mrs Angell, Brossard, Dudley, Ms Gaw, Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie and Mrs McKenzie-Boyle.

 

The Committee noted:

 

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • No comments had been received from Bracknell Town Council or the occupants of neighbouring properties.

 

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 plans received by the Local Planning Authority:

        

         B-2234 Rev. B 'Existing Plans and Elevations' received on 4 April 2017

         B-2234-1 Rev. B ‘Proposed Plans and Elevations’ received on 22 March 2017

         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 of similar appearance to those of the existing dwelling.   

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

         [Relevant Policies: Core Strategy DPD CS7, BFBLP 'Saved' Policy EN20].

 

04.    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 windows at first floor level or above shall be installed on either the west- or south-facing elevation of the development hereby approved, with the exception of those shown on the approved plans.

         REASON: In the interests of the residential amenity of the neighbouring property of 49 Ludlow.

         [Relevant Policy: BFBLP 'Saved' Policy EN20].

 

05.    The 1no. window the first floor on the south-facing rear elevation of the development hereby permitted, serving the en-suite bathroom, shall not be glazed at any time other than with a minimum of Pilkington Level 3 obscure glass (or equivalent). It shall at all times be fixed with the exception of a top hung openable fanlight. Any replacement window shall be glazed and fixed to this standard, and retained as such.

         REASON: In the interests of the residential amenities of the neighbouring properties of 48 Ludlow, and 9 and 10 Liscombe, Bracknell.

         [Relevant Policy: BFBLP 'Saved' Policy EN20].

129.

16/01266/FUL The Brackens, London Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 8BE pdf icon PDF 465 KB

Residential development comprising partial demolition of existing buildings, retention and conversion of Brackens House to provide 5 no apartments and construction of 51 new dwellings, with associated parking, tree removal and landscaping and improvements to existing access to London Road.

Minutes:

Residential development comprising partial demolition of existing buildings, retention and conversion of Brackens House to provide 5 no apartments and construction of 51 new dwellings, with associated parking, tree removal and landscaping and improvements to existing access to London Road.

 

The Committee noted:

 

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Winkfield Parish Council.
  • One letter of objection received, as summarised in the agenda papers.
  • Two additional representations objecting to the proposal, as summarised in the supplementary report.
  • An agreement reached with the applicant on the commuted sum to be paid in lieu of the on-site provision of affordable housing.

 

Arising from a question, the Committee agreed that an additional informative be added to the effect that suitable areas be designated for the placement of refuse bins on collection days if not already provided for.

 

RESOLVED that following the completion of a planning obligation under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:

 

- SPA mitigation measures

- The provision of a sum of £1,890,400 in lieu of the on-site provision of affordable housing to be paid on practical completion of the 28th of the 56 dwellings allowed by this permission

 

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:

             

            3019.200- Location Plan

            3019.206- Demolitions Plan

            3019.101 rev. F – Illustrative site layout

            3019.202 rev. A- Site layout

            3019.207 rev. A - Context Site Plan

            3019.204 rev. A- Site Layout overlay- Parking refuse and Cycle Storage

            3019.203- Colour contextual sections

            3019.205 rev. A- Site Layout Overlay: Road Strategy and Swept Paths

            3019.210- Brackens House Conversion Proposed Plans

            3019.213 - Brackens House Conversion Proposed Demolitions First/ Second Fl Plan

            3019.211 - Brackens House Conversion Proposed Elevations

            3019.212 - Brackens House Conversion Proposed Demolitions Ground Floor Plan

            3019.214- Brackens House Conversion Elevations Demolitions

            3019.215- The Gate House, Plot 1

            3019.216 -Coach House Plots 2 and 3

            3019.217- Gardeners Cottages Plots 4-6 Plans and Elevations

            3019.218 - South Lawn Court Plots 7-12 Plans and Elevations (Sheet 1 of 2)

            3019.219 - South Lawn Court Plots 7-12 Plans and Elevations  (Sheet 2 of 2)

            3019.220 Rev A- Sylvan Villas: Kensington House Plot 13 Plans and Elevations

            3019.221 Rev A - Sylvan Villas: Noelle House Plot 14 Plans and Elevations

            3019.222 Rev A - Sylvan Villas: William House Plot 15 Plans and Elevations

            3019.223 Rev A - Sylvan Villas: Trinity House Plot 16 Plans and Elevations

            3019.224 Rev A - Sylvan Villas: Holmwood Plot 17 Plans and Elevations

            3019.225 Rev A - Sylvan Villas: Cheltenham House Plot 18 Plans and Elevations

            3019.226 Rev A - Sylvan Villas: Cuinchy House  ...  view the full minutes text for item 129.