Planning Decisions at 7 July

The Council has made the following planning decisions in the last month.

  • Refused

1 Abingdon Road (16/06323/HSE). Erection of first floor rear extension.

‘The development would result in the loss of natural light to adjacent residential property’

15 Melrose Avenue (17/02309/FUL). Demolition of existing garage and rear extension: erection of rear extension and 3 storey building comprising 1 one bedroom flat and 1 three bedroom flats.

‘The proposed rear dormer would not respect or positively respond to the character, scale and integrity of the proposed building and its surroundings and would be detrimental to the appearance of the host building by reason of its dominance and size’. ‘The development would be detrimental to the amenities of the adjoining occupiers by reason of loss of daylight/sunlight and loss of outlook’. ‘The development would result in sub-standard accommodation for new occupiers by reason of insufficient internal floor space and no external amenity space’

68 Melrose Ave (17/01842)/FUL). ‘The development would result in the loss of existing off-street parking and alternative arrangements have not been made for additional car parking.’ ‘The proposed refuse and cycle store would be detrimental to the character of the locality and visual amenity of the host building by reason of its size, siting and design’

12 Norbury Cross (17/02758/GPDO). Erection of single storey rear extension projecting out 6 metres with a maximum height of 3 metres. ‘The development would be detrimental to the amenities of the occupiers of adjoining property by reason of its size and siting resulting in loss of light and outlook’.

Land And Building R/O 6 Tylecroft Road, fronting Sherlock Close (17/02083/LE). Use of building for purposes within class B8 (storage and distribution). ‘Insufficient and contradictory evidence has been provided to satisfy the Local Planning Authority that the use applied for is consistent with the current apparent use and that the use applied for was begun more than ten years before the date of this application.’

93 Tylecroft Road (17/03002/LP). Erection of dormer extension in rear roof slope with juliet balcony and rooflight in front roof slope. ‘The Council of the London Borough of Croydon, as the Local Planning Authority, hereby refuse to certify that on 13.06.2017 the operations described in the First Schedule to this certificate in respect of the land specified in the Second Schedule to this certificate and edged red on the plan attached to this certificate, would have been lawful within the meaning of section 192 of the Town and Country Act 1990 (as amended), for the following reason(s) :- Permission is NOT granted by the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (Article 3 and Part I Class B of Schedule 2) and hence planning permission would be required.’[

  • Withdrawn

2 Somerset Gardens (17/01948/FUL). Erection of conservatory.

  • GPDOs approved
  • Lawful Development Certificate granted

64 Isham Road (17/02106/LP). Erection of dormer extension in rear roof slope and rooflights at front.

11 Norbury Hill (17/03210/LP). Erection of gable end roof extension with dormer extension in rear roof slope .

93 Tylecroft Road (17/03002/LP). Erection of dormer extension in rear roof slope with juliet balcony and rooflight in front roof slope

  • Full Planning Permission approved

163 Covington Way (17/01957/HSE). Alterations and erection of single storey rear extension. A Condition: ‘The roof area of the structure hereby permitted shall not be used as a balcony, roof garden or similar area’. (Note: no water butt condition.)

1330 London Road (17/02289/FUL). Construction of third floor to provide an additional three bedroom flat.  Conditions: ‘2 Prior to commencement of works, a noise assessment shall be submitted to the Council for approval in writing. The approved details shall be implemented on site prior to occupation and retained for as long as the development remains in existence. Reason: To ensure an acceptable standard of living for future occupiers. 3 Prior to commencement, details setting out that the combined refuse/cycle store can accommodate the refuse and cycle storage requirements for all occupiers of the building shall be submitted to the Council for approval in writing. The approved details shall be provided prior to occupation and retained for as long as the developments remains in existence. Reason: To ensure an acceptable standard of development. 4 Prior to the works hereby affected, full details of the extraction/ventilation system shall be submitted to the Council for approval in writing. The approved details shall be implemented on site prior to occupation and retained for so long as the extraction/ventilation system is required for the ground floor commercial use. Reason: To ensure an acceptable standard of development with regards to neighbour amenity. 5 The noise level from the any air handling units, mechanical plant, or other fixed external machinery shall be at least 10dB below existing background noise levels. Reason: To protect residential amenity.’

252 Norbury Avenue (17/01291/HSE). Erection of single/two-storey side/rear extension.

37 Norbury Close (17/00761/HSE). Erection of dormer extension in rear roof slope and rooflights at front and side. The Joint Planning Committee objected to the design.

14 Pollards Hill West  (17/02585/HSE).  Erection of Porch including ramp and stairs (amended description)

34 Ryecroft Road (17/01499/HSE). Erection of single storey rear extension. A condition: ‘At least one water butt shall be installed on completion of the proposal and shall be retained and maintained for so long as the development remains in existence’ Reason: ‘To ensure that the principles of sustainable drainage are incorporated into the development and to reduce the impact of flooding’. (Note: no water butt condition.)’ 

  • Discharge of Conditions approved

8-10 The Mews, Norbury Crescent – Antic Pub. (17/01555/DISC), 17/02865/DISC),  (17/01996/DISC) – A|ntic Pub. Conditions 1, 11 & 14. Joint Planning Committee concerns re-Condition 11 not accepted.

Norbury Park Green Lane – BMX Track. (17/01853/DISC). Discharge of conditions 2,4,6. Informative(s):

‘1. Bats are highly sensitive to light disturbance. In order to limit this disturbance, lighting should be controlled throughout the site during development and during the site’s operation so as to avoid potential spillage of artificial lighting onto nearby buildings and trees. The lighting scheme should:

– Minimise the spread of light onto boundary habitats through the use of hoods and directional louvers;

– Limit the times that lights are on to provide some dark periods;

– Use low intensity bulbs, that emit minimal ultra-violet light;

– Use lights that peak higher than 550 nm; and

– Avoid white and blue wavelengths of the light spectrum to reduce insect attraction. Where white light sources are required they should be of a warm/neutral colour temperature <4,200 kelvin.

Further information for designing the lighting scheme can be found in the Bat Conservation Trust’s ‘Recommendations to help minimise the impact of artificial lighting’ (BCT, 2014) and the Institution of Lighting Professionals ‘Guidance Notes for the Reduction of Obtrusive Light’ (ILP, 2011).’

  • Non-material amendment

18 Pollards Hill West (17/02513/NMA). Demolition of existing building; erection of 2 five bedroom and 3 four bedroom detached houses with attached or detached garages; formation of access road and provision of associated parking (amendment to planning permission 16/02089PDT).

  • Trees

10 Arnulls Road (17/02858/TRE).  Consent for works to protected. Trees.  Holly (T6) – remove dead wood and tidy up. Lift crown; trim slightly on road side to match remainder Eucalyptus – dead; dismantle to ground level. Olive – prune back into canopy shape; trim by 30cm all around (TPO no. 3, 1973) 

30 Arnulls Road (17/02201/CAT). Works to Trees in a Conservation Area: prune back the tree to its historic pollarding level (approx 50%) and remove rotten branches. (TPO no. 15, 1989)

1 Hill Drive (17/02399/TRE). T1: Oak Tree – Fell to as close to ground level. (TPO no. 58, 1987)

 

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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