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Items
No. Item

21.

Attendance by Reserve Members

To note the attendance at this meeting of any duly appointed Reserve Members.

 

Reserve Members may attend meetings:-

 

(i)                 to take the place of an ordinary Member for whom they are a reserve;

(ii)               where the ordinary Member will be absent for the whole of the meeting; and

(iii)             the meeting notes at the start of the meeting at the item ‘Reserves’ that the Reserve Member is or will be attending as a reserve;

(iv)              if a Reserve Member whose intention to attend has been noted arrives after the commencement of the meeting, then that Reserve Member can only act as a Member from the start of the next item of business on the agenda after his/her arrival.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note the attendance at this meeting of the following duly appointed Reserve Member:-

 

Ordinary Member

 

Reserve Member

 

Councillor Keith Ferry

Councillor Barry Kendler

 

22.

Right of Members to Speak

To agree requests to speak from Councillors who are not Members of the Committee, in accordance with Committee Procedure 4.1.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That, in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 4.1, the following Councillors, who were not Members of the Committee, be allowed to speak on the agenda item indicated:

 

Councillor

 

Planning Application

Susan Hall

2/02 Cloister Wood, 540 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End

Stephen Wright

 

23.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:

 

(a)               all Members of the Committee;

(b)               all other Members present.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that the following interest was declared:

 

Agenda Item 10 – Planning Applications Received- Application 2/02 – Cloister Wood, 540 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End

Councillor Susan Hall declared a non-pecuniary interest in that she was on the Board of the London Fire Brigade.  She would remain in the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

24.

Minutes

That the minutes of the meetings held on 18 June 2014 and 25 June 2014 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meetings held on 18 June 2014 and 25 June 2014 be deferred to the next meeting.

25.

Public Questions and Deputations

To receive any public questions received in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

 

Questions will be asked in the order notice of them was received and there be a time limit of 15 minutes.

 

[The deadline for receipt of public questions is 3.00 pm, Friday 11 July 2014.  Questions should be sent to publicquestions@harrow.gov.uk  

No person may submit more than one question].

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that no public questions were put, or deputations received.

26.

Petitions

To receive petitions (if any) submitted by members of the public/Councillors under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 15 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note the receipt of a petition objecting to application 2/02 Cloister Wood, 540 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End with 47 signatories.

27.

References from Council and other Committees/Panels

To receive references from Council and any other Committees or Panels (if any).

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that there were none.

28.

Representations on Planning Applications

To confirm whether representations are to be received, under Committee Procedure Rule 30 (Part 4B of the Constitution), from objectors and applicants regarding planning applications on the agenda.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)               in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 30 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of item 2/02 on the list of planning applications;

 

(2)               in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 30.5, two objectors be allowed to address the meeting in respect of item 2/01.

RESOLVED ITEMS

29.

Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Report of the Divisional Director, Planning - circulated separately.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Planning Protocol, where Councillors disagree with the advice of the Divisional Director, Planning, it will be the Members' responsibility to clearly set out the reasons for refusal where the Officer recommendation is for grant.  The planning reasons for rejecting the Officer's advice must be clearly stated, whatever the recommendation and recorded in the minutes.  The Officer must be given the opportunity to explain the implications of the contrary decision.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the Addendum was admitted late to the agenda as it contained information relating to various items on the agenda and was based on information received after the despatch of the agenda.  It was admitted to the agenda in order to enable Members to consider all information relevant to the items before them for decision.

 

RESOLVED:  That authority be given to the Divisional Director of Planning to issue the decision notices in respect of the applications considered.

 

WAXWELL FARM HOUSE, FORMERLY THE GRAIL, 125 WAXWELL LANE, HARROW

 

Reference:  P/0508/14 (Westminster R.C Diocese Trustee). Erection of a New Two Storey Religious Education / Training Centre for use by the Diocese of Westminster with Ancillary Overnight Residential Accommodation in the Grounds of Waxwell Farm House (Use Class C2); Alterations to the Roof and a Single Storey Extension to the Existing Assembly Hall Building to Provide a Refectory and Kitchen; Demolition of Existing Triple Garage Fronting Waxwell Lane; Retention of the Existing Accesses on Waxwell Lane and Uxbridge Road; Utilising the Existing Car Park and Associated Landscaping.

 

The officer advised the Committee that a structural report had been sought which confirmed that the rotunda building was structurally sound.  It was noted that as the site was identified as a Site of Nature Conservation importance, the proposed use was considered acceptable with a condition that a brown roof with gravel be provided for biodiversity.

 

DECISION:  GRANTED permission for the development as described on the application and submitted plans, subject to the conditions and informatives reported, as amended by the addendum.

 

The Committee wished it to be recorded that the decision to grant the application was unanimous.

 

321 STATION ROAD, HARROW

 

Reference:  P/1197/14 (Mr Hiten Shah). Extension of the Existing Building on the Site to Provide Four Storey Building Fronting Station Road. Extension of Basement and Part Redevelopment of the Site to Provide Part Single Storey Building and Part Six Storey Building Fronting Havelock Place Comprising Flexible Retail/Medical/Commercial Ground Floor Unit (Classes A1/A2/D1/B1) Fronting Havelock Place; 26 Residential Units (Use Class C3) on the Upper Floors; Provision of Landscaping Refuse and Cycle Storage; External Alterations.

 

In response to a question, it was noted that English Heritage was not a statutory consultee in relation to this development.

 

DECISION: 

 

1.                  GRANTED permission for the development as described on the application and submitted plans, as amended by the addendum, subject to the modification of the Section 106 agreement dated 22 November 2012, subject to the conditions and informatives reported;

 

2.                  the delegation to the Divisional Director of Planning, in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance Services, for the sealing of the Section 106 Agreement and to agree any minor amendments to the conditions or legal agreement be approved;

 

3.                  should the modifications to the Section 106 Agreement not be completed by 16 October 2014, the decision to REFUSE planning permission be delegated to the Divisional Director of Planning on the grounds  ...  view the full minutes text for item 29.

30.

Member Site Visits

To arrange dates for Member site visits that have been agreed during the course of the meeting (if any).

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that there were no site visits to be arranged.