Development Control Committee - 11 December 2008

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House11th December 2008


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 11 December 2008 at 7.30pm. 

Members of the Committee:- 

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

Phil Brading

David Major

Ron Spellen

Chris Whately-Smith

Barbara Green

Amrit Mediratta

Leonard Spencer


Paula Hiscocks

Ann Shaw OBE

Richard Struck


David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
3 December 2008

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 20 November 2008 (circulated separately).

08 10 16 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.


Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (SEABROOK ROAD, KINGS LANGLEY) Tree Preservation Order 2008

08 12 11 DC i - (05) tpo - seabrook road kings langley (doc)


08/1886/TPO – Application for tree works at White Gates, Shire Lane, Chorleywood. Protected by Three Rivers (WHITE GATES AND THE ORCHARD, SHIRE LANE) Tree Preservation Order 2007

08 12 11 DC i - (06) tpo - white gates and the orchard (doc)




The following applications (agenda items 6 to 22) 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.


08/1580/FUL - Change of use of Grade II Listed Barns from agricultural to film and still photography location at BARNS SOUTH EAST OF OXHEY HALL FARMHOUSE, HAMPERMILL LANE, OXHEY HALL, WD19 4NU, for Ms Christine McNulty


08/1636/LBC - Listed Building Consent - Change of use of Grade II Listed Barns from agricultural to film and still photography location at BARN SOUTH EAST OF OXHEY HALL FARMHOUSE, HAMPERMILL LANE, OXHEY HALL, WD19 4NU, for Ms Christine McNulty

08 12 11 DC i - (08) 08 1580 ful and 08 1636 lbc - barns oxhey hall farmhouse (doc)


08/1765/FUL - Two storey rear extension, creation of basement level and raised patio and steps to rear at CHART COTTAGE, CHESS WAY, CHORLEYWOOD WD3 5TA, for Mr and Mrs Rudrarumar (deferred)

08 12 11 DC i - (09) 08 1765 ful - chart cottage (doc)


08/1810/RSP – Retention of brick pier and increase height of gate, addition of 2 uplighter lights at each brick pier and insertion of a post box to front of wall at HEATH HOUSE, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5SG, for Mr C Hayward (deferred)

08 12 11 DC i - (10) 08 1810 rsp - heath house (doc)


08/1882/FUL - Demolition of existing detached dwelling and garage and erection of 4 two-storey detached dwellings with rooms in roof, car parking, associated access and landscaping at WILLOW HILL, THE CLUMP, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4BQ, for Buldriver Limited (deferred)

08 12 11 DC i - (11) 08 1882 ful - willow hill (doc)


08/1885/FUL - Resubmission: Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two detached dwellings; Plot A - Two-storey dwelling with roof lights and basement level and Plot B - Two-storey dwelling with basement level and further accommodation in roof space served by roof lights, both with integral double garages, alterations to ground levels and associated landscaping, parking and accesses onto The Drive and The Climb at 62 THE DRIVE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4EB for Mr Singh (deferred)

08 12 11 DC i - (12) 08 1885 ful - 62 the drive (doc)


08/1893/FUL – Change of use from Agricultural land to football pitches to include one full size pitch and two mini pitches at WATFORD TOWN YOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB, WEST HYDE AND MAPLE CROSS YOUTH CLUB, OLD UXBRIDGE ROAD, WEST HYDE, HERTS, for Watford Town Youth FC

08 12 11 DC i - (13) 08 1893 ful - watford youth football club (doc)


08/1920/RSP – Part Retrospective: Single storey rear extension at 34 CHILWELL GARDENS, SOUTH OXHEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD19 6NA for Mr G Wiggan

08 12 11 DC i - (14) 08 1920 rsp - 34 chilwell gardens (doc)


08/1932/FUL- First floor front and side extension, single storey front porch extension, loft conversion with roof lights to side elevations and dormer window to rear elevation to include raise of ridge height at 61 BLACKETTS WOOD DRIVE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5PY, for Mr D Martin

08 12 11 DC i - (15) 08 1932 ful - 61 blacketts wood drive (doc)


08/1958/FUL – Demolition of existing storage building attached to rear of 163 High Street and erection of two-storey building comprising 5 one-bedroom flats with integral garage and roof lights at 163 HIGH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, for Caron Properties Ltd


08/1959/CAC – Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing storage building attached to the rear of 163 High Street at 163 HIGH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, for Caron Properties Ltd

08 12 11 DC i - (16) 08 1958 ful and 08 1959 cac - 163 high street rickmansworth (doc)


08/1998/FUL – Single-storey rear extension and two-storey and single-storey side extension at 63 COPTHORNE ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 4AH, for Mr and Mrs A Jones

08 12 11 DC i - (17) 08 1998 ful - 63 copthorne road (doc)


08/2004/FUL – Conversion and extension to existing garage to form detached granny annexe, including increase in ridge height, at 45 GROVE FARM PARK, NORTHWOOD, MIDDLESEX, HA6 2BQ, for Mr Hamid Taqi

08 12 11 DC i - (18) 08 2004 ful - 45 grove farm park (doc)


08/2013/RSP–Retrospective: Retrospective: Amendment to planning permission 07/2168/FUL: Extensions and alterations including single-storey front, side and rear extensions, creation of first and second floor accommodation with pitched roof, three dormer windows to rear elevation and single dormer to front elevation with Juliet balconies at first floor and erection of detached garage to include: Addition of three roof lights on the side elevation (two in the ground floor side extension and one in the main pitch roof) at HORIZON HILL, CHORLEYWOOD ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH HERTS, WD3 4ER, for Mr Shiv Sharma

08 12 11 DC i - (19) 08 2013 rsp - retrospective - horizon hill (doc)


08/2016/FUL – Use of car parking area at rear for the parking of vans, at HAWKFORD HALL, 231 UXBRIDGE ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 8DP, for Comet Pump and Engineering Ltd

08 12 11 DC i - (20) 08 2016 ful - hawkford hall (doc)


08/2030/FUL – Erection of two-storey rear extension, single-storey side extension, single-storey front extension, loft conversion with front and rear dormer windows and roof lights to side elevations at 19 WYATTS CLOSE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 5LP, for Dr and Mrs Singh

08 12 11 DC i - (21) 08 2030 ful - 19 wyatts close (doc)


08/2034/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of replacement two-storey dwelling with room in roof and basement level, detached garage with raised terrace area to rear of dwelling at 51 COPTHORNE ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4AH, for Mr A Beale

08 12 11 DC i - (22) 08 2034 ful - 51 copthorne road (doc)


OTHER BUSINESS - If approved under item 3.




            “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