Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Applications Sub-Committee (3)
Tuesday 11th December, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Room 3.1, 3rd Floor, 5 Strand, London, WC2 5HR. View directions

Contact: Georgina Wills, Committee and Governance Officer  Tel: 020 7641 7513; Email:  gwills@westminster.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Membership

To note any changes to the membership.

Minutes:

1.1       There were no changes to the membership.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by members and officers of the existence and nature of any personal or prejudicial interests in matters on this agenda.

Minutes:

2.1       Councillor Iain Bott explained that a week before the meeting, all four Members of the Committee were provided with a full set of papers including a detailed officer’s report on each application; together with bundles of every single letter or e-mail received in respect of every application, including all letters and e-mails containing objections or giving support. Members of the Committee read through everything in detail prior to the meeting.  Accordingly, if an issue or comment made by a correspondent was not specifically mentioned at this meeting in the officers’ presentation or by Members of the Committee, it did not mean that the issue had been ignored.  Members will have read about the issue and comments made by correspondents in the papers read prior to the meeting.

 

2.2       Councillor Glen declared that he would declare that he was a trustee of the Westminster Trees Trust, but that it did not have an interest in any of the applications being considered this evening.

 

3.

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To sign the minutes of the last meeting as a correct record of proceedings.

Minutes:

3.1       RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 23rd October 2018 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record of proceedings.

 

4.

Planning Applications

Applications for decision

1.

16-19 Montpelier Mews, London, SW7 1HB pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

1             16-19 MONTPELIER MEWS, LONDON, SW7 1HB

 

Demolition of existing buildings and construction of a four storey building with basement to provide eight residential units (3 x 1-bedroom, 3 x 2-bedroom and 2 x 3-bedroom) (Class C3).  Provision of air-conditioning units on the first floor external roof of the proposed building.

 

RESOLVED (Councillors Iain Bott, Jim Glen and Selina Short in favour and Councillor Geoff Barraclough against):

 

That conditional permission be granted

 

2.

72 Chester Square, London, SW1W 9DU pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

 

2              72 cHESTER SQUARe, London, sw1 9du

 

Erection of new mews building in Ebury Mews East; alterations to the rear of main house, including infill within the existing courtyard; extension to rear closet wing at second floor level; extension to roof; single storey basement excavation to create plant room; new entrance portico and internal alterations, in connection with enlargement of 72 Chester Square.

 

A late representation was received from The Historic England, London Office (04.12.2018).

 

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY:

 

1. Grant conditional permission.

2. Grant conditional listed building consent.

3. Agree the reasons for granting listed building consent as set out in Informative 1 of the draft decision letter.

 

3.

3 Red Lion Yard, London, W1J 5JR pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

 

3              3 red lion yard, london, w1j 5jr

 

Temporary use of 3 Red Lion Yard as a site office (Class B1) until 31st December 2022, in association with construction works with the adjacent Audley Square House.

 

The presenting officer tabled the following new condition 6

 

New Condition 6

 

You must not use Red Lion Yard for the parking of vehicles in association with the temporary site office.

 

Reason: To protect the environment of residents and the area generally as set out in S29 of Westminster's City Plan (November 2016) and STRA 25, TRANS 23, ENV 5 and ENV 6 of our Unitary Development Plan that we adopted in January 2007.

 

 

RESOLVED (Councillors Iain Bott, Jim Glen and Selina Short in favour and Councillor Geoff Barraclough against):

 

That conditional permission be granted.

 

4.

1 Denning Close, London, NW8 9PJ pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

 

4              1 denning close, london, nw8 9pj

 

Excavation of a basement below existing dwelling with lightwell to NW elevation, roof extension to NW elevation, insertion of windows and doors at rear and side elevations, demolition of garden wall at entrance to create larger entrance to car parking, new glazed roof to conservatory, new glazed roof above car parking erection of canopy to front elevation.

 

 

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY:

 

That conditional permission be granted

 

6.

81 HAMILTON TERRACE LONDON, NW8 9QX

Minutes:

 

6              81 Hamilton terrace, london, nw8 9qx

 

Lime - Cut the entire tree to ground level

 

 

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY:

 

That consent is refused

 

5.

OPEN SPACE AT REAR OF 115-137 SUTHERLAND AVENUE LONDON, W9 2QJ

Minutes:

5             open space at rear of 115-137 sutherland avenue, london, w9 2qj

 

1. 1 x silver birch (T4) and 1 x London plane (T9): fell

2. 1 x cherry (T1) and 1 x sycamore (T3): fell

 

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.  That consideration be deferred for legal opinion and further detailed information on the Council’s potential compensation costs.

2.   That consent is refused.  However,Item 2 will need to return to committee to be ratified, as the committee report did not include the correct case number for the decision due to administrative error.