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Items
No. Item

185.

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 Members:-

 

Ordinary Member

 

Reserve Member

 

Councillor Graham Henson

Councillor Ghazanfar Ali

Councillor Nitin Parekh

Councillor Christine Robson

 

186.

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

Marilyn Ashton

2/04

 

187.

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 interests were declared:

 

Agenda Item 10 – Planning Applications Received (2/01)

 

Councillor Marilyn Ashton declared a non-pecuniary interest in that the applicant was a Member of the Conservative Group.  She would leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

 

Councillor June Baxter declared a non-pecuniary interest in that the applicant was a Member of the Conservative Group.  She would leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

 

Councillor Stephen Greek declared a non-pecuniary interest in that the applicant was a Member of the Conservative Group.  He would leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

 

Councillor Pritesh Patel declared a non-pecuniary interest in that the applicant was a Member of the Conservative Group.  He would leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

188.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 82 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 November 2015 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 November 2015 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

189.

Public Questions, Petitions 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 December.  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 petitions or deputations received.

190.

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.

RESOLVED ITEMS

191.

Representations on Planning Applications

To confirm whether representations are to be received, under Committee Procedure Rule 29 (Part 4B of the Constitution), from objectors and applicants regarding planning applications on the agenda.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 30 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of item 1/03 and 2/04 on the list of planning applications.

192.

Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 74 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 Head of Planning to issue the decision notices in respect of the applications considered.

 

 

1/01 - 51 College Road, Harrow

 

REFERENCE:  P/0737/15 (The Hyde Group)

 

DESCRIPTION:  Redevelopment Of The Former Harrow Post Office To Provide 318 Flats (Class C3), 862 Sq. Metres Floor space For Retail (Class A1), Financial & Professional Services (Class A2), Restaurants And Cafes (Class A3), Pubs And Bars (Class A4), Hot Food Take-Aways (Class A5), Business (Class B1) And Non Residential Institutions (Class D1) Uses And 1,672 Sq. Metres Floor space For Library (Class D1) Use In Buildings Of Up To 20 Storeys (134.5 Metres Aod) In Height; 2,413 Sq. Metres Public Realm Including New Public Square; Basement And Surface Servicing And Parking (Total 50 Car Spaces, 3 Motorcycle Spaces And 521 Cycle Spaces); Principal Vehicular Access From Station Road And William Carey Way. Proposal Also Includes Combined Heat & Power Plant; Hard And Soft Landscaping, Balconies And Roof Gardens; And Demolition Of Former Post Office Buildings. (Resident Permit Restricted)

 

DECISION:  Delegate Authority to the Divisional Director of Regeneration, Enterprise and Planning to:

 

a)            complete the s.106 Planning Agreement for the proposed development at 51 College Road, Harrow, HA1 1AA; and

 

b)            grant planning permission for the proposed development, following the completion of the s.106 Planning Agreement, in accordance with the resolution of the Planning Committee at its meeting on 24th June 2015.

 

The Committee wished it to be recorded that the decision to grant the application was by a majority of votes.

 

Councillors Ghazanfar Ali, Keith Ferry, Christine Robson and Anne Whitehead voted for the application.

 

Councillors June Baxter, Stephen Greek and Pritesh Patel voted against the application.

 

 

1/02 - 2 – 12 NORTHWICK PARK ROAD, HARROW

 

REFERENCE:  P/3820/15 (YOURLIFE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD)

 

DESCRIPTION:  Redevelopment To Provide A Three Storey Building For A 48 Unit Assisted Living Care Home (Use Class C2) With Parking, Landscaping And Bin Storage

 

Following questions from Members, an officer advised that although the unit would be staffed 24 hours a day and staff would have offices there, they would not be living on site.

 

DECISION:  GRANTED planning permission for the development set out in the application and submitted plans, subject to conditions.

 

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

 

 

1/03 - TOWNSEND HOUSE AND EATON HOUSE 152 - 174 NORTHOLT

 

REFERENCE:  P/2163/15 (ORIGIN HOUSING)

 

DESCRIPTION:  Demolition Of Existing Buildings (Use Classes D1/ B1) And Redevelopment Of The Site To Provide 116 Residential Flats (Use Class C3) Including Affordable Housing Within A Building Ranging From 6 To 9 Storeys In  ...  view the full minutes text for item 192.

193.

Member Site Visits

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That a site visit be undertaken to 62-64 Kenton Road, Harrow.