Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 17 May 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD. View directions

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

97.

Minutes - 19 April 2018 pdf icon PDF 160 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 19 April 2018.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 19 April

2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

98.

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.  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:

Councillor Mrs Hayes declared that she had previous dealings with Item 4 on the agenda, Confirmation of Tree Preservation Order (TPO) 1263, Land adjacent to Sunrise, and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Mrs Mattick declared that she knew the agent of Item 6 on the agenda, 18/00332/FUL 18 Broom Acres, Sandhurst but had no previous dealings in regards to the application.

99.

Urgent Items of Business pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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

Minutes:

The Chairman, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 decided that the Confirmation of Tree Preservation Order (TPO) 1263, Land adjacent to Sunrise, Birch Lane, Ascot, Berkshire – 2017 should be heard as an urgent item of business.

 

Under section 198 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and section 200 of Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation) (England) Regulations 2012, the Council had made a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) to retain and protect trees that were assessed to be of amenity value and were judged to be at risk of removal or other adverse effects. Representations had been made to the Council and were included in the report.

 

Mr Mark Simmons objector, spoke against the Council’s application.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee confirm the Tree Preservation Order in its current form.

 

 

100.

PS Application No 17/00582/FUL - Land At East Lodge, Great Hollands Road, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 698 KB

Erection of a 3 storey block of 9 flats comprising of  3 x no.1 bedroom flats and 6 x no.2 bedroom flats together with associated parking and landscaping.

Minutes:

Erection of a 3 storey block of 9 flats comprising of 3 x no.1 bedroom flats and 6 x no.2 bedroom flats together with associated parking and landscaping.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         That Bracknell Town Council raised no objection.

·         Twenty two letters of objections as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

The criteria for public speaking had been met in respect of this application and the

Committee was addressed by the registered speaker Mr Pickerskill objecting to

the application and Krzys Lipinski for the applicant.

 

During debate the Committee requested that an additional condition be included requesting that details/scheme for the operation of the car park be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

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).

 

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 8 January 2018, 6 February 2018 and 1 May 2018:

 

C0.1, B0.2, B0.3, B0.4, B0.5, D0.6, D0.7 B0.8, D0.9, B0.10, B0.11

 

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 surface of the development hereby permitted should be in accordance with the materials set out on Plan D0.6 received by the Local Planning Authority on 1 May 2018. 

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

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

 

04. No construction works shall take place until details showing the finished floor levels of the building hereby approved in relation to a fixed datum point 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 character of the area.

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

 

05. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the boundary treatment set out on Plan B0.12 received by the Local Planning Authority on 8 January 2018 and Plan C0.1 received by the Local Planning Authority on 6 February 2018.

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

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

 

06. No construction works shall commence until a scheme depicting hard and soft landscaping has been submitted to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 100.

101.

PS Application No 18/00332/FUL - 18 Broom Acres, Sandhurst pdf icon PDF 336 KB

Erection of two storey front, side and rear extensions, enclosed front porch and increase in roof height with the installation of roof lights following demolition of existing garage, utility room and conservatory. (Resubmission of 17/00348/FUL)

Minutes:

Erection of two storey front, side and rear extensions, enclosed front porch and increase in roof height with the installation of roof lights following demolition of existing garage, utility room and conservatory. (Resubmission of 17/00348/FUL)

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday 12 May 2018 which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Dudley, Mrs Hayes, Mrs Ingham, Mrs Mattick, Mrs Phillips and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Sandhurst Town Council recommending refusal as detailed in the supplementary report tabled at the meeting .

·         Twenty four  letters of objections from fourteen separate addresses (excluding the Town Council) as summarised in the Agenda papers and supplementary report.

 

The criteria for public speaking had been met in respect of this application and the

Committee was addressed by the registered speaker Terry Jones objecting to

the application and Charles Chesterton for the applicant.

 

RESOLVED that the application is recommended to 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 and other submitted details:

Location Plan – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/1

Site Plan – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/2A

Proposed Ground Floor Plan – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/10A

Proposed First Floor – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/11A

Proposed Front Elevation – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/12C

Proposed Left Flank Elevation – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/13C

Proposed Rear Elevation – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/14C

Proposed Right Flank Elevation – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/15C

Section Through Roof Space – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/16

Plan on Roof – Drawing Number: 16-10-01/SKETCH 12 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 match in appearance those of the existing dwelling.

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

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

04.  The first floor south facing windows in the side elevation of the development 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 non-opening unless the parts of the window which can be opened are more than 1.7 metres above the floor of the room in which the window is installed.

REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

05.  No part of the second floor side facing rooflights of the development hereby permitted shall be positioned lower than 1.7 metres above the finished floor of the room in which the rooflights are installed.

REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

06.  Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development)  ...  view the full minutes text for item 101.

102.

PS Application No 18/00124/FUL - Nuptown Piggeries, Hawthorn Lane, Warfield pdf icon PDF 437 KB

Erection of 2no. dwellinghouses with detached garages following demolition of existing buildings and removal of hardstanding.

Minutes:

Erection of 2no. dwellinghouses with detached garages following demolition of existing buildings and removal of hardstanding.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday 12 May 2018 which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Dudley, Mrs Hayes, Mrs Ingham, Mrs Mattick, Mrs Phillips and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Warfield Parish Council recommending refusal as detailed in the agenda.

·         Eleven  letters of objections as summarised in the agenda papers.

·         Eleven letters of support as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

The criteria for public speaking had been met in respect of this application and the

Committee was addressed by the registered speaker Mrs Miranda Manoukain objecting to the application and Mr Nick Kirby, Pegasus Group, for the applicant.

 

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]:

Site location plan D1281-01

Site layout plan D1281-13e

Plot 1 - Floorplans  D1281-04

Plot 1- Elevations D1281-05

Plot 1 – Elevations D1281-06

Plot 1 – Garage D1281- 07

Plot 2 – Floorplans D1281-08

Plot 2 – elevations D1281-09

Plot 2 – Garage D1281-10

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

 

03.     No development 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]

 

04.     No dwelling shall be occupied until details of the materials and height of walls, fences and any other means of enclosure have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  All boundary treatments should provide for the free movement of wildlife to and from the site. The approved scheme shall be implemented in full before the occupation of any of the buildings approved in this permission and retained as such thereafter.

REASON: - In the interests of the visual amenities of the area and bio-diversity

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

 

05.     The development shall not be begun until details showing the finished floor levels of the buildings hereby approved in relation to the external land levels including 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 interest of the character of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 102.

103.

Application No 18/00038/FUL - Chadwick Mews, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 512 KB

Section 73 application to amend condition 01 (approved drawings) of planning permission 09/00378/REM to allow removal of leylandii cypress tree screen between Chadwick Mews and The Green and replacement planting.

Minutes:

Section 73 application to amend condition 01 (approved drawings) of 01 of reserved matters approval 09/00378/REM to allow removal of leylandii cypress tree screen between Chadwick Mews and The Green and replacement planting.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Bracknell Town Council recommending refusal as detailed in the agenda papers.

·         The seven letters of support have been received from residents of Chadwick Mews as summarised in the agenda papers.

·         Eight letters of objection have been received from residents of The Green as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

RESOLVED that, subject to the receipt of a bat survey before determination, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

01.          Other than the 39 Leyland Cypress trees whose removal is hereby permitted, no other tree, hedgerow or group of shrubs shown to be retained on approved plans shall be cut down, uprooted or destroyed.

 

The 39 Leyland Cypress trees shall not be felled until details of replacement planting have been submitted to and agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall include a long term post planting maintenance schedule.

 

The replacement planting shall be carried out and completed in full accordance with the approved details in the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) to the felling of the 39 Leyland Cypress trees.

 

All trees and other plants included within the approved details of replacement planting 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 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.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN2 and EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

02.  No development shall take place until (i) a survey for the presence of bats of all trees at the site that are proposed to be felled has been carried out and submitted to the Local Planning Authority; and (ii) either the Local Planning Authority has agreed that no relocation of bats is necessary, or that the relocation of bats has been achieved in accordance with proposals previously submitted in writing to, and agreed by, the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: In the interests of nature conservation.

[Relevant Plans and Policies: BFBLP EN3, CSDPD CS1, CS7]

 

 

03.  No tree felling shall take place during the main bird-nesting period of 1st March to 31st August inclusive, unless a nesting bird check undertaken by a suitably qualified ecologist has confirmed that the area is clear of active nests and this has been agreed by the Local Planning Authority in writing.

REASON: In the interests of nature conservation

[Relevant Plans and Policies:  ...  view the full minutes text for item 103.

104.

Application No 18/00193/FUL - 28 Carnation Drive, Winkfield Row, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 321 KB

Erection of part single, part two storey rear extension, two storey side extension following demolition of existing garage, conversion of loft to habitable accommodation with rear facing rooflights and installation of window at first floor level to eastern side elevation.

Minutes:

Erection of part single, part two storey rear extension, two storey side extension following demolition of existing garage, conversion of loft to habitable accommodation with rear facing rooflights and installation of window at first floor level to eastern side elevation.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday 12 May 2018 which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Dudley, Mrs Hayes, Mrs Ingham, Mrs Mattick, Mrs Phillips and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

 

·         The comments of Winkfield Parish Council recommending  refusal  as detailed in the agenda papers.

·         The five objections received.  These were from: 39 and 40 William Sim Wood, 4 Calfridus Way, 28 Chivers Drive (Wokingham) and 15 The Chase (Marlow) and  summarised in the agenda papers

 

 

RESOLVED that the application is recommended to 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 and other submitted details:

Site Location Plan and Existing Block Plan, Drawing Number: DWG:1, Received 19.03.2018

Proposed Block Plan and Roof Plan, with Parking Layout, Drawing Number: DWG 30 b, Received 27.04.20187

Proposed Ground Floor Plan, Drawing number: DWG:10, Received 19.03.2018

Proposed First Floor Plan, Drawing number: DWG:11, Received 19.03.2018

Proposed Loft Floor Plan, Drawing number: DWG:12, Received 19.03.2018

Proposed Front Elevation, Drawing number: DWG:20, Received 19.03.2018

Proposed Side Elevation (East), Drawing number: DWG:23 a, Received 19.03.2018

Proposed Rear Elevation, Drawing number: DWG:21 a, Received 19.03.2018

Proposed Side Elevation (West), Drawing number: DWG:22 a, Received 19.03.2018

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 two storey side extension hereby permitted shall be similar in appearance to those of the existing dwelling.

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

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

04.  The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the part single storey and two storey rear development hereby permitted shall be as stated in the submitted application form and as confirmed on the approved elevation drawings.

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

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

05.  The window to be inserted into the eastern elevation of the existing dwelling hereby permitted shall not be glazed at any time other than with a minimum of Pilkington Level 3 obscure glass (or equivalent). The openable part(s) shall at all times be no less than 1.7 metres above internal floor level of the room in which the window will be inserted.

REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

06.  Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) (or any Order revoking  ...  view the full minutes text for item 104.