Development Control Committee - 16 December 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House16th December 2010


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 16 December 2010 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors Geoffrey Dunne (Chairman), Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Barbara Green

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Ron Spellen

Chris Whately-Smith



David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
8 December 2010

The Development Control Committee welcomes contributions from members of the public to its discussion on agenda items.  Contributions will be limited to one person speaking for and one against each item for not more than three minutes.  Please note that, in the event of registering your interest to speak on an agenda item but not taking up that right because the item is deferred, you will automatically be given the right to speak on that item at the next meeting of the Development Control Committee.  Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.






To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 November 2010  (circulated separately).

10 11 18 DC mins (doc)




Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 31 to be announced, together with the special circumstances which justify their consideration as a matter of urgency.  The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.




To receive any declarations of interest.




The following applications (agenda items 6 to 18) are submitted for the Committee’s decision and, unless otherwise stated, staffing, financial and legal implications are not applicable.  Environmental implications are dealt with in the individual reports.


10/1815/FUL - Change of use from Services Club and garages (sui generis) to residential (Use Class C3) including redevelopment of the site to provide new residential development consisting of 4 no. three bed house and 12 no. one and two bed flats in a single part two and part three storey building with associated car parking, access and landscaping at SOUTH OXHEY SERVICES CLUB, HALLOWES CRESCENT, WATFORD WD19 7NT for Paradigm Housing

(This item has been withdrawn.)


10/2002/OUT - The proposed erection of 3 no. terraced houses and vehicular access to Scots Hill, at LAND OUTSIDE RICKMANSWORTH SCHOOL, SCOTS HILL, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, for Hertfordshire County Council

10 12 16 DC i - (07) 10 2002 out - land outside rickmansworth school (doc)


10/2087/RSP - Change of use of land for the stationing of a mobile home for a temporary agricultural worker dwelling (3 years) to supervise the agricultural business run from The Mulberry Bush at THE MULBERRY BUSH, DAWES LANE, SARRATT, WD3 6BQ for Mr Norris

10 12 16 DC i - (08) 10 2087 rsp - the mulberry bush (doc)


10/2095/RSP - Part retrospective: Replace existing closeboard fence at side and rear of property with picket fence to match and join picket fence at the front of property at 37 CREASY CLOSE, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE WD5 0HS, for Mr Glynn Pope

10 12 16 DC i - (09) 10 2095 rsp - 37 creasy close (doc)


10/2139/FUL – Renewal of 07/1665/FUL: Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of three detached dwellings and a detached garage at RONDAVELS, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5SB for Corlyn D&B LLP

10 12 16 DC i - (10) 10 2139 ful - rondavels (doc)


10/2150/FUL - Alterations and extensions to existing dwelling house, cottage and outbuildings including demolition of single-storey extensions to main house, garage block, stables, lean-to greenhouse and various other outbuildings. Erection of new single-storey extensions to main house, rear dormers to house and cottage, glazed link, new garages, stables and lean-to greenhouse, internal alterations, hard and soft landscape alterations including creation of wildlife pond in adjoining field and new external swimming pool and tennis court at rear of house, at LITTLE GILLIONS, THE GREEN, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3HY, for Mr and Mrs Andrew Ryde


10/2179/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing rear and side extensions, demolition of existing stable and garage block, at LITTLE GILLIONS, THE GREEN, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3HY, for Mr and Mrs Andrew Ryde

10 12 16 DC i - (11) 10 2150 ful and 10 2179 cac - little gillions (doc)


10/2174/FUL - Change of use of part of the ground floor of Three Rivers House to a police station with associated parking, including the erection of a small storage shed at THREE RIVERS HOUSE, NORTHWAY, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 1RL for Mr P Brooker (Three Rivers District Council)

10 12 16 DC i - (12) 10 2174 ful - three rivers house (doc)


10/2198/FUL - Proposed roof alterations to create additional accommodation at first floor, including dormer windows to front, rear and side with rooflights to rear at 130 WHITELANDS AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE WD3 5RG  for Mr and Mrs Harry Mirpuri

10 12 16 DC i - (13) 10 2198 ful - 130 whitelands avenue (doc)


10/2216/FUL – Two 1.5 storey chalet bungalows (involves demolition of No:2 Briery Field) at 2 BRIERY FIELD, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMASWORTH, HERTS, WD3 5TG for Keay Homes Ltd

10 12 16 DC i - (14) 10 2216 ful - 2 briery field (doc)


10/2252/RSP – The retention of paved vehicle turning area (12.3 x 7.7 metres) adjoining existing vehicular access from Quickmoor Lane to serve retained stable block, at QUICKMOOR POULTRY FARM, QUICKMOOR LANE, SARRATT, KINGS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD4 9AX, for Mr and Mrs Jeffrey Green

10 12 16 DC i - (15) 10 2252 rsp - quickmoor poultry farm (doc)


10/2258/FUL – First floor rear extension, catslide roof and pitched dormer window to rear and part glazed roof to existing ground floor extension at 155 TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY, WD4 8PA  for Mr James Perris

10 12 16 DC i - (16) 10 2258 ful - 155 toms lane (doc)


10/2266/FUL – Two-storey front extension, alterations to fenestration and internal alterations at COTTAGES 1 AND 2 STUBBS FARM, GREEN STREET, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 6EA for Mr George McIntosh



10/2305/FUL – District Council Application: Construction of 4 parallel parking bays within existing highway land. Existing footway to be reconstructed behind new bays at a reduced level to provide access to bays and maintain pedestrian access along Gallows Hill at LAND ADJACENT TO 1 - 4 GADE VIEW GARDENS, GALLOWS HILL, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD4 8PG for Three Rivers District Council

10 12 16 DC i - (18) 10 2305 ful - land adj to 1-4 gade view gdns (doc)


OTHER BUSINESS - If approved under item 3.




If the Committee wishes to consider the remaining item in private, it will be appropriate for a resolution to be passed in the following terms:-



“that under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs (1-7) of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act. It has been decided by the Council that in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”


(Note:  If other confidential business is approved under item 3, it will also be necessary to specify the class of exempt or confidential information in the additional items).


OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under Item 3 above.

Background Papers
(used when compiling the above reports but they do not form part of the agenda)

  • Application file(s) referenced above
  • Three Rivers Local Plan 1996-2011
  • Three Rivers Local Development Framework 2001-2021 (emerging)
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
  • Government Circulars
  • Department for Communities and Local Government Planning Policy Guidance (PPGs) and Statements (PPSs)
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
  • Town and Country Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990
  • Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004