Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 18 July 2019 7.30 pm

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

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

14.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 20 June 2019.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 20 June 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

15.

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:

There were no declarations of interest.

16.

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.

17.

PS 18/00948/FUL Meadow View, Eden Vale & Bolts Cottage, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row pdf icon PDF 724 KB

Erection of 4no. three bed dwellings with new access.

Minutes:

Erection of 4no. three bed dwellings with new access.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday, 13 July 2019, which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Green, Mrs McKenzie, Mrs McKenzie-Boyle and Virgo.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Warfield Parish Council recommending refusal of the application.
  • A total of 16 objections received, as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

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

                       

01. mitigation of impacts on the Thames Basin Heaths SPA;                      

 

The Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application 18/00948/FUL subject to the following conditions amended, added to or deleted as the Head of Planning considers necessary and following the required consultation with the agent in relation to pre-commencement 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.

 

2431-01A - Plot 1 & 2 Plans & Elevations - LPA received 02.07.19

2431-02A - Plot 3 & 4 Plans & Elevations - LPA received 02.07.19

2431-03C - Site Plan & Sections - LPA received 04.07.19

2431-04A - Site Location & Context Plan - LPA received 02.07.19

2431-05 - Cycle Stores - LPA received 04.07.18

Landscape Management and Maintenance Plan (Rev A) Ref: BANC21721man - LPA received 04.06.19

Hard and soft landscaping Plan BANC21721-11 rev F - LPA received 04.06.19

 

Drainage details:

181019-500-01-E Drainage Layout Site Plan – LPA received 01.11.18

181019-510-01-D Drainage Layout Manhole & Sewer Schedules – LPA received 01.11.18

181019-520-01-D Drainage Layout Sewer Long Sections – LPA received 01.11.18

181019-DC-MK-RS-01-C (1) Technical Note - Drainage Calculations – LPA received 01.11.18

 

Sustainability Statement (Water usage efficiency) – LPA received 03.06.19

Energy Demand Assessment – LPA received 03.06.19

 

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

 

03.  The approved finished floor levels as shown on drawing no. 181019/300/01 Rev B and drawing no. 181019/1100/01 Rev B received 5 September 2018 shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details (Planning Conditions Approval 18/00051/COND).

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

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

 

04. The approved Materials for this development comprising the following shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details (Planning Conditions Approval 18/00051/COND).

The use of the following materials are acceptable in relation to the above condition:

Roof tiles: AG Terreal plain clay tiles- dark stain.

Walls: Ibstock Bexhill Red Stock - main brickwork and;

Ibstock Berkshire Orange Stock - detailed brickwork.

Windows: Antique white cottage style uPVC.

External paving: Block paving - charcoal for drives and entrance footpaths;

Indian stone - buff mix for patios and rear footpaths

REASON: In the interests  ...  view the full minutes text for item 17.

18.

PS 19/00050/FUL, 1 Harts Leap Road, Sandhurst, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 298 KB

Erection of a two storey side extension, part two storey part single storey rear extension, single storey side extension, front canopy and extension to roof to provide second floor accommodation following demolition of existing garage and conservatory.

Minutes:

Erection of a two storey side extension, part two storey part single storey rear extension, single storey side extension, front canopy and extension to roof to provide second floor accommodation following demolition of existing garage and conservatory.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday, 13 July 2019, which had been attended by Councillors Birch, Brossard, Green, Mrs McKenzie, Mrs McKenzie-Boyle and Virgo.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Sandhurst Town Council raising no objection.
  • A total of 12 objections received, 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 Kevin Hallissey, objecting to the application, and Amanda Hackett, the applicant.

 

A motion to approve the recommendation in the officer report was proposed and seconded, and on being put to the vote was LOST.

 

An alternative motion to refuse the application was proposed and seconded, and on being put to the vote was CARRIED.

 

RESOLVED that application 19/00050/FUL be REFUSED for the following reason:

 

1.        The proposal by reason of height, scale, bulk and massing would result in a disproportionate addition to the streetscene to the detriment of the character of the area. The proposed development would therefore be contrary to Saved Policy EN20 of the Bracknell Forest Borough Local Plan, Policy CS7 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document, Bracknell Forest Council Design Supplementary Planning Document and the National Planning Policy Framework.

19.

PS 19/00318/FUL ALDI, 136 Liscombe, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 289 KB

Installation of new exit plus alterations to entrance of existing foodstore and replacement of existing external plant and associated plant enclosure.

Minutes:

Installation of new exit plus alterations to entrance of existing foodstore and replacement of existing external plant and associated plant enclosure.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Bracknell Town Council recommending refusal of the application.
  • Nine letters of objection received from neighbouring properties, 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 Jean Hopper, objecting to the application, and James Taverner on behalf of the applicant.

 

A motion to approve the recommendation in the officer report was proposed and seconded, and on being put to the vote was LOST.

 

Members were concerned about the impact of noise arising from the proposed replacement and re-siting of the external plant at the store and requested further information and the advice of the Environmental Health Officer.  An alternative motion to defer the application was proposed and seconded, and put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED that consideration of the application be deferred for further information.

20.

19/00102/OUT, 414 Yorktown Road, College Town, Sandhurst pdf icon PDF 485 KB

Outline application (including details of access, appearance, layout & scale) for the erection of dormer roof extensions, rear extensions (including demolition of existing elements) and a change of use of gym (D2) to residential (C3) to provide 13no. residential apartments.

Minutes:

Outline application (including details of access, appearance, layout & scale) for the erection of dormer roof extensions, rear extensions (including demolition of existing elements) and a change of use of gym (D2) to residential (C3) to provide 13no. residential apartments.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Sandhust Town Council.
  • A total of 48 objections to the application received from members of the public, as summarised in the Agenda papers (excluding four further representations submitted which had been discounted since they contained no address).

 

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

 

- avoidance and mitigation of the impact of residential development upon the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area (SPA) and

- a financial contribution towards off-site areas of public open space.

 

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

 

01. Approval of the details of the landscaping of the development (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be obtained from the Local Planning Authority in writing before development is commenced. The plans and particulars in relation to the Reserved Matters shall be submitted in writing to the Local Planning Authority and shall be carried out as approved.

REASON: To comply with Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02. Application for approval of the reserved matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

REASON:  To comply with Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

03. The development hereby permitted shall be begun not later than the expiration of two years from the final approval of the reserved matters, or, in the case of approval on different dates, the final approval of the last such matter to be approved.

REASON: To comply with Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

04. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and other submitted details received by the Local Planning Authority on 4 July 2019:

 

P1568.01 Rev.F ‘Planning Layout & Location Plan’

P1568.SK.01 Rev.B ‘Proposed Ground Floor Plan’

P1568.SK.02 Rev.A ‘Proposed First Floor Plan’

P1568.SK.03 Rev.A ‘Proposed Second Floor Plan’

P1568.SK.04 Rev.A ‘Proposed Roof Plan’

P1568.SK.05 Rev.B ‘Proposed Front & Side Elevations’

P1568.SK.06 Rev.A ‘Proposed Rear & Side Elevations’

 

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

 

05. No above-ground 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 'Saved' Policy EN20; Core Strategy DPD CS7]  ...  view the full minutes text for item 20.

21.

19/00310/FUL, 11 Horndean Road, Bracknell, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 234 KB

 

Installation of extraction chimney on rear elevation of building

 

Minutes:

Installation of extraction chimney on rear elevation of building.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Winkfield Parish Council recommending refusal of the application.
  • Three objections to the application, together with an additional representation from the planning agent on behalf of the applicant, as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED subject to the following condition:-

 

1. The sound rating level (established in accordance with BS4142:2014) of the extraction unit hereby approved shall not exceed at any time a level of 5dB[A] below the prevailing background sound level (or 10dBA if there is a particular tonal quality or is intermittent in nature) at the nearest residential or noise sensitive property.

REASON: To protect the occupants of nearby residential properties from noise

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, EN25]

22.

19/00417/FUL The Elms, Winkfield Lane, Winkfield pdf icon PDF 731 KB

Erection of 4 bedroom detached bungalow following demolition of existing bungalow.

Minutes:

Erection of 4 bedroom detached bungalow following demolition of existing bungalow.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday, 13 July 2019, which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Green, Mrs McKenzie, Mrs McKenzie-Boyle and Virgo.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Winkfield Parish Council.
  • A total of 4 objections and an additional letter of comment received, as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

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 and other submitted details received by the Local Planning Authority.

990-7-LP 01 B - Site Location Plan showing extent of residential curtilage - LPA Received 05.07.2019

990-7-SP 01 B - Site Block Plan - LPA Received 21.06.2019

990-7-SP 02 B - Overall Site Block Plan - LPA Received 21.06.2019

990-7-PR01 - Proposed Ground Floor Plan and Elevations - LPA Received 08.05.2019

990-7-PR02 - Proposed First Floor Plan and Elevations - LPA Received 08.05.2019

990-7-PR04 - Proposed Outline Front Street View, Ridge Levels - LPA Received 08.05.2019

990-7-CS100 - Cycle Store plan and elevations - LPA Received 05.07.2019

 

Phase 1 Bat inspection Report by Peach Ecology dated 6 May 2019

Great Crested Newt Mitigation Plan dated 6 May 2019

 

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

 

03. No structure hereby permitted shall be built above existing ground level 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 submitted samples shall include details of brickwork, roof tiles including hard surfaced areas and boundary enclosures. 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 provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (or any order revoking and re-enacting that order with or without modification), no enlargement, addition, improvement or other alteration permitted by Classes A, B, C, D and E of Part 1 of the Second Schedule of the 2015 Order shall be carried out to the dwellings hereby permitted.

REASON: The site is located within the Metropolitan Green Belt where strict controls over the form, scale and nature of development are required to maintain the openness of the Green Belt. 
[Relevant Policies: BFBLP GB1, Core Strategy DPD CS9]

05. No part of the development hereby permitted shall be begun until details showing the finished floor level and ridge heights of the building in  ...  view the full minutes text for item 22.

23.

19/00047/FUL, 57 Church Street, Crowthorne, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 350 KB

Erection of a two storey side and rear extension and raising of roof to provide first floor and loft accommodation. Retrospective application to change ground levels in rear garden.

Minutes:

Erection of a two storey side and rear extension and raising of roof to provide first floor and loft accommodation. Retrospective application to change ground levels in rear garden.

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday, 13 July 2019, which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Green, Mrs McKenzie, Mrs McKenzie-Boyle, Virgo and Wade.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Crowthorne Parish Council recommending refusal of the application.
  • Three objections received, as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED 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 in accordance with the following approved plans and other submitted details received by the Local Planning Authority:

      -     Site Location and Block Plan - Drawing Number: 010 D - Received 16th July 2019

      -     Proposed Plans - Drawing Number: 200 L - Received 10th July 2019

      -     Proposed Plans - Second Floor Option - Drawing Number: 202 J - Received 10th July 2019

      -     Proposed Elevations - Drawing Number: 201 M - Received 10th July 2019

      -     Rear Garden Levels - Drawing Number: 020 - Received 11th June 2019

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

 

3.   No works to the development hereby permitted 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 works to the development hereby permitted 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 associated vehicle parking shown in the approved drawing shall be kept available for parking at all times.

      REASON: To ensure that the development is provided with adequate car parking to prevent the likelihood of on-street car parking which would be a danger to other road users.

      [Relevant Policies: BFBLP M9, Core Strategy DPD CS23]

 

5.   The development hereby permitted (including initial site-clearance) shall not be begun until a scheme for the protection of TPO 1037 in in accordance with British Standard 5837:2012 ‘Trees in Relation To Construction Recommendations’ (or any subsequent revision), has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved scheme.

      REASON: In order to safeguard TPO 1037.

      [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN1 and EN20]

 

6.   The first floor windows in the first floor 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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 23.

24.

19/00176/FUL, Land Between 95 and 101 Prince Andrew Way, Ascot, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 512 KB

Section 73 application for the variation of condition 2 (approved plans) of planning permission 16/00187/FUL for the erection of 2 no. 3 bedroomed semi-detached dwellings with associated parking and gardens.

Minutes:

Section 73 application for the variation of condition 2 (approved plans) of planning permission 16/00187/FUL for the erection of 2 no. 3 bedroomed semi-detached dwellings with associated parking and gardens.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Winkfield Parish Council recommending refusal of the application.
  • Three objections received, as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

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 permission 16/00187/FUL, being 4 January 2019.        

      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 received by the Local Planning Authority:

 

C12037.16.001 Location Plan - received on 3 March 2016

AZ/PLAN/005: Proposed ground floor plans showing location of void openings - received 1 June 2019

JANJUA/PLAN/004: Proposed first floor plan - received on 7 June 2019

AZ/PLAN/001/Rev-1: Proposed Front and Rear Elevations - received on 12 June 2019

AZ/PLAN/002/Rev-1: Proposed side elevations - received on 12 June 2019

 

And the following plan received on 18 July 2019:

AZ/PLAN/003/REV-1: Proposed ground floor plans

 

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

 

03. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the Statement for Approval of Details Reserved by Conditions, received by the Council on 15 April 2019 and approved on 17 April 2019 under 19/00021/COND.

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

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

 

04. The development shall be carried out in accordance with Block/Plan/001 received 17 April 2019, approved on 17 April 2019 under 19/00021/COND. The approved scheme shall be implemented in full before the occupation of any of the dwellings approved in this permission.

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

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

 

05. No dwelling shall be occupied until a means of vehicular access has been constructed in accordance with Block/Plan/001 received 17 April 2019, approved on 17 April 2019 under 19/00021/COND.

      REASON: In the interests of highway safety.

      [Relevant Policies: Core Strategy DPD CS23]

 

06. No dwelling shall be occupied until the associated vehicle parking has been provided in accordance with the approved drawing. The spaces shall thereafter be kept available for parking at all times.

      REASON: To ensure that the development is provided with adequate car parking to prevent the likelihood of on-street car parking which would be a danger to other road users.

      [Relevant Policies: BFBLP M9, Core Strategy DPD CS23]

 

07. The dwellings shall not be occupied until visibility splays of 2.0 metres by 2.0 metres have been provided at the junction of the driveway and the adjacent footway. The dimensions shall be measured along the edge of the drive and the back  ...  view the full minutes text for item 24.

25.

19/00452/FUL 16 Oswald Close, Warfield, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 236 KB

Erection of first floor extension over garage and erection of single storey rear extension with rooflights following demolition of existing conservatory.

Minutes:

Erection of first floor extension over garage and erection of single storey rear extension with rooflights following demolition of existing conservatory.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Warfield Parish Council.
  • One letter of objection received, as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED 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.

 

1.    The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and other submitted details received by the Local Planning Authority:

 

-       Existing Floor Plans, Elevations & Local Plan – Drawing Number: 01 A – Received 20th May 2019

-       Proposed Floor Plans, Elevations & Roof Plan – Drawing Number: 02 D – Received 18th July 2019

 

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

 

2.    The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the first floor side extension hereby permitted shall be similar in appearance to those on the existing dwelling.

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

      [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

3.    The tree protection measures shown on the approved plans shall be erected in accordance with BS 5837:2012 (or any subsequent revision) Section 6 prior to the commencement of development, including any initial clearance, and shall be maintained fully intact and (in the case of the fencing) upright until the completion of all building operations on the site. No activity of any description must occur at any time within these areas including but not restricted to the following:

 

a)  No mixing of cement or any other materials.

b)  Storage or disposal of any soil, building materials, rubble, machinery, fuel, chemicals, liquids waste residues or materials/debris of any other description.

c)  Siting of any temporary structures of any description including site office/sales buildings, temporary car parking facilities, porta-loos, storage compounds or hard standing areas of any other description.

d)  Soil/turf stripping, raising/lowering of existing levels, excavation or alterations to the existing surfaces/ ground conditions of any other description.

e)  Installation/siting of any underground services, temporary or otherwise including; drainage, water, gas, electricity, telephone, television, external lighting or any associated ducting.

f)   Parking/use of tracked or wheeled machinery or vehicles of any description.

 

In addition to the protection measures specified above,

a)  No fires shall be lit within 20 metres of the trunks of any trees or the centre line of any hedgerow shown to be retained.

b)  No signs, cables, fixtures or fittings of any other description shall be attached to any part of any retained tree.

 

      REASON: - In order to safeguard trees and other vegetation considered to be worthy of retention in the interests of the visual amenity of the area.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 25.