Development Control Committee - 16 April 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House16th April 2009


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 16 April 2009 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
6 April 2009

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 19 March 2009.

09 03 19 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 12) 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.


08/2255/FUL – Part demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a two-storey side and rear extension with front dormer windows, single storey rear extension, first floor rear extension, new front and rear chimneys, creation of a basement level, conversion of existing garages into habitable accommodation with front bay windows, alteration to fenestration, raised rear terrace with balustrading, retaining walls and increase in hardstanding at 3 ANSON WALK, NORTHWOOD, MIDDLESEX, HA6 2LA,  for Mr M Reynolds

09 04 16 DC i - (06) 08 2255 ful - 3 anson walk (doc)


09/0163/FUL – Part Retrospective: Addition of watercress silt pits; proposed renewal and erection of boundary fence and gates, re-positioning of watercress processing plant and removal of asbestos cement and their replacement with timber housing for water pump Houses and processing plant at CROXLEY GREEN WATERCRESS FARM AND FISHERIES, ROUSEBARN LANE, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3GG for Mr David Chalmers

09 04 16 DC i - (07) 09 0163 ful - croxley green watercress farm (doc)


09/0176/FUL– Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two storey detached dwelling with basement level and further accommodation in roof space served by rear dormer window, side roof lights and front and rear windows, at 29 WOLSEY ROAD, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, for Dr Esen Bayar (Deferred)


09/0177/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing dwelling, at 29 WOLSEY ROAD, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, for Dr Esen Bayar (Deferred)

09 04 16 DC i - (08) 09 0176 ful and 09 0177 cac - 29 wolsey road (doc)


09/0204/FUL - Redevelopment of 27-39 Clitheroe Gardens, 1-16 Nanscott House, Clitheroe Club and Carpenders Park and South Oxhey Methodist Church consisting of a phased development involving the demolition of 22 dwellings, existing church and community hall; and the erection of two and three storey buildings consisting of 2 one bedroom houses, 32 one bedroom flats, 11 two bedroom flats to be occupied by persons over the age of 55.  The erection of a single storey building with pitched roof design including community hall and church.  The development to be served by landscaping, car parking, and internal roads with access from PRESTWICK ROAD, CLITHEROE GARDENS AND SEACROFT GARDENS AT LAND AND PROPERTIES AT CLITHEROE GARDENS, PRESTWICK ROAD AND SEACROFT GARDENS, SOUTH OXHEY, HERTFORDSHIRE for Sanctuary Hereward Housing

09 04 16 DC i - (09) 09 0204 ful - prestwick road (doc)


09/0216/FUL - Creation of new practice ground including regrading of land, erection of 10m high green netting with support poles and erection of single storey wooden structure to cover teeing area at MOOR PARK MANSION, BATCHWORTH HEATH, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 1QN, for Mr Jon Moore, Moor Park Golf Club

09 04 16 DC i - (10) 09 0216 ful - moor park mansion (doc)


09/0371/FUL - Amendment to 08/1760/FUL: First floor front, side and rear extension, new roof to existing front ground floor projection, two-storey and single storey rear extension, single storey front and side extension, conversion of existing garage and loft conversion with roof lights and dormer window, to include: roof alterations and increase in depth of front gable and alterations to fenestration, at MUSKAAN, LYNWOOD HEIGHTS, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 4ED, for Mr Prem Dua

09 04 16 DC i - (11) 09 0371 ful - muskaan lynwood heights (doc)


09/0390/FUL - Erection of 2 pairs of semi-detached dwellings (4 houses) with detached garages and associated parking and landscaping and a new vehicular access on to Orchard Drive at THE COTTAGE, HOMEFIELD ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5QJ for Mr M Shephard

09 04 16 DC i - (12) 09 0390 ful - the cottage, homefield 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