Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 20th November, 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA. View directions

Contact: Jane Creer Email: (jane.creer@enfield.gov.uk 020 8379 4093) / Metin Halil Email: (metin.halil@enfield.gov.uk 020 8379 4091) 

Items
No. Item

851.

WELCOME AND APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Councillor Aksanoglu, Chair, welcomed all attendees. Vincent Lacovara had joined the Council this week and was welcomed as Head of Planning.

 

There were no apologies for absence.

852.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

Members of the Planning Committee are invited to identify any disclosable pecuniary, other pecuniary or non pecuniary interests relevant to items on the agenda.

Minutes:

NOTED there were no declarations of interest.

853.

REPORT OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, REGENERATION AND PLANNING (REPORT NO.119) pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To receive the covering report of the Assistant Director, Regeneration & Planning.

Minutes:

RECEIVED the report of the Assistant Director, Regeneration and Planning.

 

854.

ITEMS TO FOLLOW - MINUTES AND UPDATES pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To receive:

The minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on Wednesday 31 October 2018 and Tuesday 6 November 2018.

Planning officers’ Update to Planning Committee 20 November 2018.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RECEIVED the minutes of the two most recent Planning Committee meetings, and an Update to Planning Committee prepared by Planning officers in relation to agenda items 8 and 9.

 

AGREED

 

1.    The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Wednesday 31 October 2018 were agreed as a correct record.

 

2.    The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday 6 November 2018 were agreed as a correct record.

855.

ORDER OF THE AGENDA

Minutes:

AGREED to vary the order of the agenda to accommodate those in attendance. The minutes follow the order of the meeting.

856.

18/02191/FUL - LAND TO EAST OF 95 VICARS MOOR LANE, LONDON, N21 1BL pdf icon PDF 909 KB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Winchmore Hill

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The proposal by Councillor Alexandrou that a decision on the application be deferred to enable a Members’ site visit to be organised to gain a full perspective of the application was seconded by Councillor Rye and supported by a majority of the committee.

 

AGREED that a decision on the application be deferred for a Member site visit.

857.

18/03009/FUL - GENOTIN ROAD CAR PARK, GENOTIN ROAD, ENFIELD, EN1 2AG pdf icon PDF 9 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  That subject to the completion of the S106 Agreement the Head of Development Management be authorised to grant planning permission subject to conditions

WARD:  Grange

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Andy Higham, Head of Development Management.

2.    A written update had been circulated to Members including an amendment to the recommendation and replacement of Conditions 7 and 8 regarding SuDS and amendment to Condition 33 regarding Archaeology.

3.    The statement of Councillor Ahmet Oykener, Cabinet Member for Property and Assets.

4.    The deputation of Ms Jo Russell (Stoford Properties Ltd) and Mr Derek Brooker (Metaswitch Networks Ltd) on behalf of the applicant.

5.    The statement of support of Dennis Stacey (Chair, Conservation Advisory Group).

6.    Members’ debate and questions responded to by officers. Key issues discussed included the principle of land use, compatibility with Enfield Town Framework Masterplan, design, parking and landscaping.

7.    The officers’ recommendation was supported by a majority of the Committee: 7 votes for, 1 vote against and 4 abstentions.

 

AGREED that subject to the completion of a S111 Agreement and S106 Agreement to secure the obligations as set out in Section 8.60 of the report, the Head of Development Management / the Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission, subject to the conditions set out in the report and update report.

858.

18/02514/FUL - PONDERS END INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, EAST DUCK LEES LANE, ENFIELD, EN3 7SP pdf icon PDF 8 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  That subject to the completion of a S106 Agreement to secure the obligations set out in the report the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager(s) be authorised to grant planning permission subject to conditions

WARD:  Ponders End

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Andy Higham, Head of Development Management.

2.    A written update had been circulated to Members.

3.    Clarification on Condition 21 – replace ‘operation’ with ‘building’.

4.    The statement of Dennis Stacey, Chair of Conservation Advisory Group.

5.    Members’ debate, and questions responded to by officers. Key issues discussed included the benefits of the proposal and the importance of the history of the site.

6.    An additional condition was proposed in relation to provision of information boards noting the history of the site.

7.    The unanimous support of the Committee for the officers’ recommendation, with the additional condition.

 

AGREED that subject to the completion of a S106 Agreement to secure the obligations as set out in the report, the Head of Development Management / the Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission subject to the conditions set out in the report and the update report and additional condition.

859.

18/03000/RE4 - DE BOHUN PRIMARY SCHOOL, GREEN ROAD, NEW SOUTHGATE, N14 4AD pdf icon PDF 1 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  In accordance with Regulation 4 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, planning permission be deemed to be granted subject to conditions

WARD:  Cockfosters

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The applications 18/03000/RE4 and 18/03001/LBC related to the same site and were discussed together but voted on separately.

2.    The introduction by Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager.

3.    Members’ debate, and questions responded to by officers.

4.    The unanimous support of the Committee for the officers’ recommendation.

 

AGREED that in accordance with Regulation 4 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, planning permission be deemed to be granted subject to the conditions set out in the report.

860.

18/03001/LBC - DE BOHUN PRIMARY SCHOOL, GREEN ROAD, NEW SOUTHGATE, N14 4AD pdf icon PDF 2 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  That the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager(s) be authorised to finalise conditions and to grant listed building consent subject to conditions

WARD:  Cockfosters

Minutes:

NOTED the unanimous support of the Committee for the officers’ recommendation.

 

AGREED that the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager(s) be authorised to finalise conditions and to grant listed building consent subject to the conditions set out in the report.

861.

18/02237/FUL - ABERDEEN PARADE, ANGEL ROAD, LONDON, N18 2EB pdf icon PDF 2 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Edmonton Green

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager.

2.    Amended conditions regarding sound proofing of doors separating community space, and rewording of Condition 32 to clarify reduced rates and future of community use.

3.    Members’ debate, and questions responded to by officers. Issues discussed included concerns in respect of the bulk, massing and look of the building, poor design, lack of amenity space and overdevelopment, and the quality and mix of the proposed dwellings.

4.    Councillor Rye’s proposal that a decision be deferred to enable further consideration between officers and the applicant, seconded by Councillor Erbil, was supported by a majority of the Committee: 11 votes for and 1 vote against.

 

AGREED that a decision on the application be deferred in respect of concerns regarding (1) overdevelopment – bulk and massing; (2) design (including relationship to existing block); (3) residential mix; and (4) lack of amenity space.

862.

ADDITIONAL MEETING OF PLANNING COMMITTEE

To consider scheduling an additional meeting of the Planning Committee.

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    Officers would prefer not to use the provisional meeting date of 8 January 2019 but had a projected eight to ten items for determination. This may lead to too large an agenda for the scheduled 18 December committee meeting, and a additional meeting in December was suggested.

2.    Due to other commitments in December, Members’ preference was for an extended meeting on 18 December with an earlier start time.