Development Control Committee - 24 June 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House23rd June 2010


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 24 June 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
16 June 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 27 May 2010.

10 05 27 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 13) 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.


10/0504/FUL – Redevelopment of the site for 7 detached 4-bedroom residential dwellings and associated parking following removal of all existing commercial activities, storage, general and light industrial buildings, stable buildings, mobile telephone mast and the existing dwelling (amended scheme following withdrawal of 09/2036/FUL) at LAND TO REAR OF STUBBS FARM, GREEN STREET, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 6EA for Keay Homes

10 06 24 DC i - (06) 10 0504 ful - stubbs farm (doc)


10/0605/FUL – Demolition of two detached bungalows and erection of four detached dwellings served by vehicular access and car parking at 7 – 8 ARMITAGE CLOSE, LOUDWATER, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4HL for Banner Homes Ltd


10/0606/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of two existing bungalows at 7 – 8 ARMITAGE CLOSE, LOUDWATER, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4HL for Banner Homes Ltd

10 06 24 DC i - (07) 10 0605 ful and 10 0606 cac - 7-8 armitage close (doc)


10/0700/FUL - Demolition of existing office buildings and redevelopment to form 42 sheltered apartments for the elderly including communal facilities (category ll type accommodation), access, car parking and landscaping at 3-3A HIGH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH for Churchill Retirement Living


10/0701/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing office buildings and redevelopment to form 42 sheltered apartments for the elderly including communal facilities (category ll type accommodation), access, car parking and landscaping 3-3A HIGH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH for Churchill Retirement

10 06 24 DC i - (08) 10 0700 ful and 10 0701 cac - 3-3a high street rickmansworth (doc)


10/0703/FUL – Erection of 3 houses to the rear of 81 Quickley Lane at LAND TO THE REAR OF 81 QUICKLEY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 5PG for Mr David Lewis

10 06 24 DC i - (09) 10 0703 ful - 81 quickley lane (doc)


10/0759/FUL – Demolition of existing shed in the North East corner of Christ Church Churchyard and replacement with wooden shed(s) of construction and size similar to the existing decaying shed at CHRIST CHURCH, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5PY for Christ Church

10 06 24 DC i - (10) 10 0759 ful - christ church (doc)


10/0863/FUL – Convert existing loft space into living accommodation including extension of hipped roof to create gable end, new dormer window to rear elevation and 2 x front rooflights and new hardstanding to frontage at 120 LINKS WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3RN for Mr William Culliton

10 06 24 DC i - (11) 10 0863 ful - 120 links way (doc)


10/0914/FUL – Erection of two new detached dwelling houses to the front and rear of the site, involving the demolition of the existing dwelling with associated landscaping, parking and accesses onto The Drive and The Climb at 62 THE DRIVE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4EB for A D Residential Ltd

10 06 24 DC i - (12) 10 0914 ful - 62 the drive (doc)


10/0921/RSP – Part Retrospective: Amendment to 09/1247/FUL: Two storey front/side extension, single storey front garage extension, two storey side/rear extensions, new chimneys and alterations to fenestration, balcony above garage extension, front porch extension, additional front window and re-positioned chimney to include: New window to stair half landing with obscure glass, new single storey side store extension, relocation of chimney, insertion of additional rooflights and alterations to fenestration at 44 COPTHORNE ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4AQ for Mrs M Finnegan

10 06 24 DC i - (13) 10 0921 rsp - 44 copthorne road (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
  • Hertfordshire Structure Plan Review 1991-2011
  • East of England Plan 2001- 2021 (emerging)
  • Three Rivers Local Development Framework 2001-2021 (emerging)
  • Government CircularsDepartment for Communities and Local Government
    Planning Policy Guidance(PPGs) and Statements (PPSs)
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
  • Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004