Development Control Committee - 16 October 2008

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House16th October 2008


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 16 October 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
8 October 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 18 September 2008  (Circulated separately).

08 09 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.


08/1312/FUL – Extension to existing football club grounds including change of use of grassland to create 2 x 11 a-side pitches, 1 x 7 a-side pitch and grasscrete / shale car park at CHORLEYWOOD YOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB, CHORLEYWOOD HOUSE ESTATE, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5SL for Mr C Melvin

08 10 16 DC i - (06) 08 1312 ful - chorleywood youth football club (doc)


08/1362/FUL – Sub-division of existing dwelling into 4 two-bed flats including conversion of garage into habitable accommodation, alterations to front door and fenestration detail and erection of an external staircase at 18 LONGMORE CLOSE, MAPLE CROSS, WD3 9SE, for Masma Limited

08 10 16 DC i - (07) 08 1362 ful - 18 longmore close (doc)


08/1519/FUL – Demolition of existing car showroom and workshop and redevelopment to create new convenience retail store and seven flats (including three affordable units) in two blocks with associated car parking and access at BROADS OF WATFORD, 189-191 WATFORD ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3ED for Tesco Stores Ltd

This application has been withdrawn


08/1554/FUL - Two storey side and rear extensions single storey front, side and rear extensions and roof alterations including raise in ridge height at 36 BLACKETTS WOOD DRIVE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS WD3 5QH, for Mr Andrew Allen

08 10 16 DC i - (09) 08 1554 ful - 36 blacketts wood drive (doc)


08/1557/FUL - Demolition of existing car showroom and erection of three storey block comprising 14 residential units with basement car parking at 33 BALDWINS LANE, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3LS for Ms Linda Field

This application has been withdrawn


08/1584/FUL– Part Retrospective: Use of pavilion as nursery school with extension of opening times (9am-3pm) at PAVILION, SCOTSBRIDGE PLAYING FIELDS, PARK ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, for Mrs Sara McAulay

08 10 16 DC i - (11) 08 1584 ful - pavilion scotsbridge playing fields (doc)


08/1646/FUL -  Erection of 2 two-storey semi-detached dwellings with rear dormer windows and further accommodation in the roof space with associated access and car parking at Land between 34 AND 36 THE QUEENS DRIVE, MILL END, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 8LT, for Clovercourt Property Co Ltd

08 10 16 DC i - (12) 08 1646 ful - 34 and 36 the queens drive (doc)


08/1714/FUL – Single storey front porch extension, single storey side and rear extension with six rooflights and first floor side extension at 63 BLACKETTS WOOD DRIVE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5PY for Mr S Kelly

08 10 16 DC i - (13) 08 1714 ful - 63 blacketts wood drive (doc)


08/1722/FUL– Single storey front and first floor front, side and rear extension at 32 BEDFORD ROAD, MOOR PARK, HERTS, HA6 2AZ for Mr Surinder Mongia

08 10 16 DC i - (14) 08 1722 ful - 32 bedford road (doc)


08/1736/FUL – Single storey side extension at HEATH HOUSE, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5SG for Mr C Hayward

08 10 16 DC i - (15) 08 1736 ful - heath house (doc)


08/1782/FUL - Renewal of planning permission 03/1265/FUL:  First floor, two storey and single storey rear extensions at 2 BROOKDENE AVENUE, OXHEY HALL, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD19 4LF, for Mr Ben Finn

08 10 16 DC i - (16) 08 1782 ful - 2 brookdene avenue (doc)


08/1783/PDNT – Permitted Development Notice Telecommunications: Erection of replacement street lighting column, comprising of telecommunication antennae with associated equipment cabin and ancillary works at LAMPPOST 297, LAND OPPOSITE CROXLEY GREEN STATION, WATFORD ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3TW, for Vodafone Ltd

08 10 16 DC i - (17) 08 1783 pdnt - lamppost 297 croxley green station (doc)


08/1793/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a two storey detached dwelling with extension to existing driveway at 58 PHEASANTS WAY, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 7HA for Mr and Mrs Galvin

08 10 16 DC i - (18) 08 1793 ful - 58 pheasants way (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 Circulars
Department 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