Agenda item

Application 15/01269/FUL The Mango Tree, 63 Church Street, Crowthorne

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:

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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 additional windows, similar openings or enlargement thereof shall be constructed at first floor level or above in the east facing side elevation of the first floor flats hereby permitted except for any which may be shown on the approved drawings.

REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

08.     No additional flat shall be occupied until the associated vehicle parking has been set out 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]

 

09.     No additional flat shall be occupied until secure and covered refuse storage and parking for bicycles has been provided in accordance with the approved drawing. They shall be retained as such thereafter.

REASON: In order to ensure that refuse storage and bicycle facilities are provided.

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

 

10.     The development shall incorporate surface water drainage that is SuDS compliant and in accordance with DEFRA "Sustainable Drainage Systems - Non-statutory technical standards for sustainable drainage systems" (March 2015).  It shall be operated and maintained as such thereafter. 

REASON: To prevent increased risk of flooding, to improve and protect water quality and ensure future maintenance of the surface water drainage scheme.

[Relevant Policies: CSDPD CS1, BFBLP EN25]

 

11.  No development shall commence until plans showing the layout of the parking and the turning head, including details of surface materials, marking and signage has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved scheme shall be implemented in full prior to the occupation of the additional flats and remain as such thereafter.

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]

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