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Items
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256.

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 Barry Kendler

Councillor Nitin Parekh

 

257.

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

Norman Stevenson

2/05 – West House Gallery Café

 

258.

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 (items 1/01 & 1/02)

 

Councillor Anne Whitehead declared a non-pecuniary interest in that her daughter was employed at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.  She would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

 

Agenda Item 10 – Planning Applications Received (item 2/05)

 

Councillor Norman Stevenson declared a non-pecuniary interest in that he was a friend of West House and Heath Robinson Museum Trust.  He would remain in the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

 

Agenda Item 10 – Planning Applications Received (item 2/05)

 

Councillor Keith Ferry declared a non-pecuniary interest in that he was a trustee of the West House and Heath Robinson Museum Trust.  He would remain in the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

259.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 110 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 29 June 2016 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 29 June 2016 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

260.

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 15 July 2016.  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.

261.

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.

262.

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 Nos 2/03 & 2/05 on the list of planning applications.

RESOLVED ITEMS

263.

Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 17 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 & 1/02 - ROYAL NATIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, NHS TRUST, BROCKLEY HILL, STANMORE

 

REFERENCE:  P/2148/16 & P/2152/16

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

P/2152/16

Reserved matters application (condition 4) for all matters (scale appearance layout access landscaping) pursuant to hybrid planning permission reference p/3191/12 (for the phased comprehensive, redevelopment of the royal national orthopaedic hospital) for the development of phase 2A.  Construction of a 5 storey building of 8,480 sq (GIFA) of hospital floorspace (C2 use class), including impatients accommodation, rehabilitation space, consultancy space, patient care facilities and other ancillary clinical and service related development. development to also include associated landscaping and fences, access, bin stores, facilities management yard, pedestrian links and ancillary works.

 

P/2148/16

Details pursuant to  conditions 7 (design guide, energy statement and breeam), 8 (visual assessment), 9 (ecology and bio-diversity statement), 13 (surface water drainage scheme), 14 (detailed accessibility statement), 15 (lighting strategy), 17 (arboricultural report), 18 (parking and access statement), 19 (levels plan) and 31 (bat and bird survey) attached to planning permission p/3191/12 dated 5/8/13 (for hybrid planning application for the comprehensive, phased, redevelopment of the royal national orthopaedic hospital) for the development of phase 2a to discharge condition 4.

 

Following questions from Members, officers advised that:

 

·                     the application had been referred to Thames Water, the Environment Agency and the Local Drainage Authority.  The latter had requested additional information from the applicant.  All drainage issues were covered by condition 13 and officers recommended that if planning permission were granted then condition 13 be carried forward on the decision notice;

 

·                     condition 4 required a revised location for the staff and visitor cycle stands which were currently proposed to be sited by the main entrance.

 

DECISION:  APPROVAL of reserved matters and conditions for the development described in the application and submitted plans subject to conditions, and as amended by the addendum.

 

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

 

 

2/01 (1/03) –  HARROW COLLEGE, BROOKSHILL, HARROW WEALD

 

REFERENCE:  P/2080/16

 

DESCRIPTION:  Demolition of existing Gaskell and Davis buildings and construction of new two storey building for use as health and social care educational facility (class D1); associated landscaping; relocation of polytunnel and security hut; new entrance gates and boundary treatment; alterations to vehicle crossover; installation of new street lights; photovoltaic panels on roof 

 

It was noted that as this was a major application, and therefore the item number had been amended from 2/01 to 1/03.

 

Following questions from Members, officers advised that:

 

·                     the applicant had submitted a  ...  view the full minutes text for item 263.

264.

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 undertake a site visit to West House Gallery Cafe, West House, West End Lane, Pinner.