Development Control Committee - 18 March 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House18th March 2010


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 18 March 2010 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Phil Brading

Barbara Green

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Ron Spellen

Richard Struck

Chris Whately-Smith



David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
10 March 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 25 February 2010 (circulated separately).

10 02 25 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.


09/1869/FUL – Change of use of land for siting of mobile home to live in long term at THE PADDOCK, LITTLE OXHEY LANE, SOUTH OXHEY for Mr Jordan

10 03 18 DC i - (06) 09 1869 ful - the paddock little oxhey lane (doc)


10/0037/LBC - Listed Building Consent: Alteration of a window to form door opening within south east elevation and removal of brick and timber infill wall within kitchen / breakfast room at LONG BARN, 4 THE PADDOCKS, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5EE for Mrs D Fyfe

10 03 18 DC i - (07) 10 0037 lbc - long barn 4 the paddocks (doc)


10/0042/FUL – Erection of a two-storey, three bedroom attached dwelling with new vehicular access and associated parking and landscaping at LAND ADJACENT 51 DURRANTS DRIVE, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 3NY for Cairnpark Properties

10 03 18 DC i - (08) 10 0042 ful - 51 durrants drive update (doc)


10/0080/FUL – Continued use of land and buildings for film production and associated activities including retention and refurbishment of existing studios to accommodate stages, backlot, workshops, offices, production facilities, canteen / commissary and ancillary studio facilities and services, replacement and extended workshops, stage and offices. Two new stages (approx. 13,000 sqm floorspace) for the storage and public exhibition of film sets and artefacts (including cafe and gift shop), new accesses from Aerodrome Way, revised internal road layout and parking, extended backlot, landscaping and associated works at LEAVESDEN STUDIOS, LEAVESDEN AERODROME, SOUTH WAY, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD25 7LT for Warner Bros Studios Leavesden Ltd

10 03 18 DC i - (09) 10 0080 ful - leavesden studios (doc)


10/0116/FUL - Two-storey and single-storey rear extension, first floor side extension, single-storey front porch, remodelling of front elevation detail and additions and alterations to fenestration on all elevations, loft conversion with new roof including raise in ridge height and rooflights at THE GLEN, CHORLEYWOOD ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4EN for Mr N Mehta

10 03 18 DC i - (10) 10 0116 ful - the glen chorleywood road (doc)


10/0162/FUL - Single-storey flat roof extension to existing cattery to provide kitchen and WC facility at AINSWORTH FARM, BUCKS HILL, SARRATT, WD4 9AP for Mr and Mrs D Lofty

10 03 18 DC i - (11) 10 0162 ful - ainsworth farm (doc)


10/0197/FUL - Two storey rear extension and alterations at THE COTTAGE, HOMEFIELD ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 5QJ for Mr I Clapp

10 03 18 DC i - (12) 10 0197 ful - the cottage homefield road (doc)


10/0265/FUL– Part-demolition of existing dwelling and erection of single-storey front and side extensions, two-storey rear extension with dormer window, single-storey rear and side extension, loft conversion including raise in ridge and eaves heights and rooflights, alterations to design and fenestration, at 2 HEATHSIDE CLOSE, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, HA6 2EQ, for Mr and Mrs Kemal and Zainab Butt


10/0266/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Part-demolition of existing dwelling, at 2 HEATHSIDE CLOSE, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, HA6 2EQ, for Mr and Mrs Kemal and Zainab Butt

10 03 18 DC i - (13) 10 0265 ful and 10 0266 cac - 2 heathside close (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