Planning Committee - 21 April 2016

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House21st April 2016


 For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday 21 April 2016 at 7.30pm.


Members of the Planning Committee:-


Chris Whately-Smith (Chairman)  

Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)


Diana Barber

David Major


Phil Brading

Debbie Morris


Marilyn Butler

Reena Ranger


Peter Getkahn

Ann Shaw OBE

                     Alex Hayward                                Stephen Cox


Steven Halls, Chief Executive
12 April 2016

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To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 17 March 2016 (circulated separately).

16 03 17 PC mins



Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.



To receive any declarations of interest.

Where a member of this Planning Committee is also a member of a Parish Council he/she is entitled to take part in any debate at this Committee on an application within that Parish area provided that the Councillor

  • has an open mind about the application
  • is not bound by the views of the Parish Planning Committee and
  • can deal with the application fairly and on its merits at Committee

Subject to the above the Councillor will declare a registrable non-pecuniary interest in the item as a member of the Parish Council and will be entitled to stay speak and vote


5. Consideration of objections and confirmation of The Three Rivers (30 South Road, Chorleywood) Tree Preservation Order 2016, TPO846

16 04 21 PC i - (05) TPO 30 South Road Chorleywood


6. Consideration of objections and confirmation of The Three Rivers (17 Heronsgate Road, Chorleywood) Tree Preservation Order 2016, TPO849

16 04 21 PC i - (06) TPO 17 Heronsgate Road Chorleywood


7. Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (Regency House 43 High Street Rickmansworth) Tree Preservation Order 2016

16 04 21 PC i - (07) TPO Regency House 43 High Street Rickmansworth


8. Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (103 Raglan Gardens Oxhey Hall Watford) Tree Preservation Order 2016

16 04 21 PC i - (08) TPO 103 Raglan Gardens Oxhey Hall Watford




9. The following applications (agenda items 10 to 15) 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. 16/0005/FUL – Hybrid planning application for the phased comprehensive redevelopment of the land at South Oxhey (South Oxhey Central, Maylands Road, Hayling Road and Hallowes Crescent) to include the demolition of existing buildings and provision of residential-led mixed use development comprising Use Classes C3, A1/A2/A3/A4/A5 and D1/D2, with associated site preparation/enabling works, transport infrastructure works, landscaping works and provision of car parking at LAND AT SOUTH OXHEY CENTRAL, MAYLANDS ROAD, HAYLING ROAD AND HALLOWES CRESCENT for Countryside Properties Plc

16 04 21 PC i - (10) SO hybrid application

16 0005 FUL - Addendum


11. 16/0237/FUL - Redevelopment of the site to provide 40 residential dwellings in three apartment blocks extending to four storeys in height with associated underground car parking, private and communal amenity space, refuse and cycle storage. Creation of second access off Eastbury Avenue at FORMER POCKLINGTON HOUSE EASTBURY AVENUE, NORTHWOOD, MIDDLESEX, HA6 3LN for Thomas Pocklington Trust Limited

16 04 21 PC i - (11) 16 0237 FUL - Pocklington House Eastbury Avenue Northwood


12. 16/0301/FUL - Change of use from dance studio (Use Class D2) to one 2-bedroom flat and one 1-bedroom maisonette including single storey extension to rear, addition of rooflights, alterations to fenestration and alterations to provide additional parking space at THE STUDIO, COMMUNITY WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3FH for Mr Scott Hiron

16 04 21 PC i - (12) 16 0301 FUL - The Studio Community Way


13. 16/0383/FUL – Demolition of existing garages and erection of three new buildings each containing two, two bed flats with associated parking, including additional off road parking; landscaping and construction of bin store at GARAGES AT BROOMFIELD RISE, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0HJ for Watford Community Housing Trust. 

16 04 21 PC i - (13) 16 0383 FUL - Broomfield Rise - Abbots Langley


14. 16/0420/FUL - Variation of Condition 16 (Vehicle Movements) of planning permission 12/2283/FUL (Renewal of 09/1723/FUL: Application to extend the time limit for implementation for the creation of new access to A412 (Denham Way) to serve a proposed mineral workings site in Buckinghamshire) to increase vehicular movements at DENHAM PARK FARM QUARRY, DENHAM WAY, MAPLE CROSS, HERTFORDSHIRE for Harleyford Valley Ltd

16 04 21 PC i - (14) 06 0420 FUL - Denham Park Farm Quarry Denham Way


15. 16/0512/FUL – Part single, part two storey front extension at 4 RUGBY WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3PH for Mr R Barnes.

16 04 21 PC i - (15) 06 0512 FUL - 4 Rugby Way - Croxley Green


16. OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under item 3 above.



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.)


1. OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under item 3 above.