Development Control Committee - 20 March 2008


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 20 March 2008 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Tony Barton Amrit Mediratta Leonard Spencer Chris Whately-Smith
Phil Brading Ann Shaw OBE Richard Struck  
Barbara Green Ron Spellen Kate Turner  

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

12 March 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 21 February 2008. (Circulated separately)

08 02 21 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 23) 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.


07/2553/FUL – Two storey rear extension, single storey infill extension to existing courtyard, new entrance lobby at rear, internal alterations involving changes to floor levels to create a level access, creation of car parking area to rear and construction of refuse bin enclosure at DAPPLEMERE, SHEPHERDS LANE, CHORLEYWOOD for Mr G Saraogi (deferred)

08 03 20 DC i - (06) 07 2553 ful - dapplemere (doc)


08/0005/FUL - Part Retrospective: Single storey double garage/workshop to rear of property and new driveway and access to highway at AMBERLEY HOUSE, THE CLUMP, RICKMANSWORTH for Mr G Simm

08 03 20 DC i - (07) 08 0005 ful - amberley house garage (doc)


08/0006/RSP - Retrospective Application: Erection of front boundary wall, railings, piers and gates and construction of additional vehicular access onto The Clump at AMBERLEY HOUSE, THE CLUMP, RICKMANSWORTH for Mr G Simm

08 03 20 DC i - (08) 08 0006 rsp - amberley house (doc)


08/0028/RSP – Part retrospective: amendment to planning permission 07/0998/FUL: erection of a detached dwelling’ to include formation of a patio at THE LIMES, COLLEYLAND, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5LL, for Yeomans Homes Ltd (deferred)

08 03 20 DC i - (09) 08 0028 rsp - the limes (doc)


08/0109/FUL – Change of use from A1 (retail) to A5 (hot food takeaway) with new shop front, changes to internal layout and air conditioning unit, cold room compressor and extractor duct to rear at 2 MONEYHILL PARADE, UXBRIDGE ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 7BQ, for ID Estates

08 03 20 DC i - (10) 08 0109 ful - 2 moneyhill parade (doc)


08/0112/FUL – First floor side extension including rise in roof, garage conversion, new pitched roof to single storey side and rear extensions, to create new two bedroom dwelling including subdivision of rear garden with fence, new rear gate and parking at 57 FRANKLAND ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3AS for Mrs J C Scammell

08 03 20 DC i - (11) 08 0112 ful - 57 frankland road (doc)


08/0122/FUL - Erection of a two storey, four bedroom dwelling with associated parking, access and landscaping at 29 WYATTS ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS WD3 5TB for Buxton County Homes

08 03 20 DC i - (12) 08 0122 ful - 29 wyatts road (doc)


08/0125/FUL -Change of use from Class B1 Office to Class D1 Dental Practice at ELMCOTE HOUSE, THE GREEN, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3HN for Dr Riaz Mohammed Qureshi

08 03 20 DC i - (13) 08 0125 ful - elmcote house (doc)


08/0134/FUL - Demolition of existing buildings and erection of six dwellings with garages, parking and access road at 81/81A HORNHILL ROAD, MAPLE CROSS, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 9TG, for Valentine Homes (Hornhill LLP)

08 03 20 DC i - (14) 08 0134 ful - 81-81a hornhill road (doc)


08/0164/FUL – Erection of three temporary chicken houses at THE MULBERRY BUSH, DAWES LANE, SARRATT, WD3 6BQ for Mr Norris

08 03 20 DC i - (15) 08 0164 ful - mulberry bush (doc)


08/0199/FUL – Demolition of existing single-storey shop and erection of three-storey building comprising new ground floor shop with 2 two-bedroom flats above, with associated access and parking at 41 BALDWINS LANE, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3LS for Mr C Turner

08 03 20 DC i - (16) 08 0199 ful - 41 baldwins lane (doc)


08/0200/FUL – Conversion of two-storey workshop building into a one-bedroom flat with triple garage at ground floor level and juliette balcony to front at 26 EBURY ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 1BN, for Gary Sewell

08 03 20 DC i - (17) 08 0200 ful - 26 ebury road (doc)


08/0231/FUL – Conversion of two-storey office to 2 one-bed flats with access on to Community Way at REAR OF 143-145 NEW ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3EN, for Mr C Hale

08 03 20 DC i - (18) 08 0231 ful - 143-145 new road (doc)


08/0258/FUL - Extension to existing football club grounds including creation of 2 x 11 a-side pitches, 1 x 7 a-side pitch and grasscrete car park at CHORLEYWOOD YOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB, CHORLEYWOOD HOUSE ESTATE, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5SL, for Mr C Melvin

08 03 20 DC i - (19) 08 0258 ful - chorleywood football club (doc)


08/0301/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two, two storey detached dwellings and detached garages, and associated parking and landscaping at APPLEGARTH, PARROTTS CLOSE, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3JZ for Kebbell Country Homes 08/0321/CAC – Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing detached dwelling and garage at APPLEGARTH, PARROTTS CLOSE, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3JZ for Kebbell Country Homes

08 03 20 DC i - (20) 08 0301 ful and 08 0321 cac - applegarth (doc)


08/0312/FUL – Amendment to planning permission 07/2543/FUL: Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a two-storey dwelling with basement level, room in roof with two roof lights to side elevations, to incorporate two-storey rear infill, alterations to roof form and fenestration detail at LITTLE HENDRA COTTAGE, SHIRE LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5NT, for Miss Alexandrou

08 03 20 DC i - (21) 08 0312 ful - little hendra cottage (doc)


08/0361/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two-storey detached dwelling with conservatory, single-storey plant room, carport and construction of a swimming pool and formation of driveway at ENDLANDS, BRADFORD ROAD, HERONSGATE, WD3 5DA, for Mr A Carmichael 08/0462/CAC – Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing dwelling at ENDLANDS, BRADFORD ROAD, HERONSGATE, WD3 5DA, for Mr A Carmichael

08 03 20 DC i - (22) 08 0361 ful and 08 0462 cac - endlands (doc)


Land at High Street Rickmansworth and Ebury Road Rickmansworth. Application under Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to divert public footpath (Rickmansworth 067) in relation to planning application 06/2209/FUL – Demolition of two dwellings (18 and 20 Ebury Road) and erection of eight semi-detached dwellings and conversion of existing workshop to flat and associated landscaping and parking at LAND REAR OF AND INCLUDING 18-20 EBURY ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, for Brookworth Developments Ltd

08 03 20 DC i - (23) 06 2209 ful - 18 and 20 ebury road - footpath diversion (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 of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs 1 and 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).


Proposed use of powers to take direct action under Section 219 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 – 32 OULTON WAY, CARPENDERS PARK


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