Planning Committee - 13 December 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House13th December 2012


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 13 December 2012 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors Chris Whately-Smith (Chairman), Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)


Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

Helen Lehrle

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Len Tippen



David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
4 December 2012

The Planning 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 Planning 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 22 November 2012.

12 11 22 PC 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 16) 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.


12/1643/FUL – Demolition of existing garage and provision of replacement underground garage including widening of driveway and vehicular access, alterations to land levels at LOWER HOUSE, TROUTSTREAM WAY, LOUDWATER, HERTS, WD3 4JN for Mr E Coyle

12 12 13 PC i - (06) 12 1643 ful - lower house - troutstream way - loudwater (doc)


12/1832/FUL – Erection of 12 Affordable Housing Units (6 houses and 6 flats), play area and open space with associated access, landscaping and parking at LAND AT HILL FARM CLOSE, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD25 7BQ

12 12 13 PC i - (07) 12 1832 ful - hill farm close - abbots langley (doc)


12/1844/FUL – New site access from Parrotts Close and erection of two detached houses and garages (amendment to planning permission ref 10/1080/FUL), at APPLEGARTH, PARROTTS CLOSE, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3JZ, for Kebbell County Homes Ltd

12 12 13 PC i - (08) 12 1844 ful - applegarth - parrotts close - croxley green (doc)


12/1898/FUL – Change of use from Class A1 (retail off-licence) to hot food takeaway (Class A5) and installation of extraction duct to rear at HUNTON BRIDGE STORES, 5 OLD MILL ROAD, HUNTON BRIDGE, KINGS LANGLEY, WD4 8RD for Mr K Davari

12 12 13 PC i - (09) 12 1898 ful - hunton bridge stores - 5 old mill road - hunton bridge (doc)


12/1969/RSP – Part Retrospective: Demolition of existing garage and erection of single and two storey rear and side extensions, front porch single storey extension and loft conversion with Dutch hip roof, rear dormer window and front and rear rooflights (alternative to planning permission 12/0679/FUL) at 1 Kenilworth Drive, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, WD3 3NN for Mr Carlo Denapoli

12 12 13 PC i - (10) 12 1969 rsp - 1 kenilworth drive - croxley green (doc)


12/1981/FUL – Reallocation of parking spaces at Three Rivers House to provide 25 spaces in total (increase of 13) for the Police in order to provide sufficient parking for Intervention Team Officers.  Erection of 2 metre high green paladin fencing to side of bays 20 and 21 (Rose Garden) and automatic barrier, at ROSE GARDEN CAR PARK AND ACCESS ROAD SPACES AT THREE RIVERS HOUSE, NORTHWAY, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 1RL, for Herts Constabulary

12 12 13 PC i - (11) 12 1981 ful - rose garden car park - trh - rickmansworth (doc)


12/2028/RSP – Part Retrospective: Construction of new farm track, seeding of existing farm track and improvements to existing entrance splay at HALL FARM, BERRY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDHSIRE, WD3 5EX for Mr Howard

12 12 13 PC i - (12) 12 2028 rsp - hall farm - berry lane - chorleywood (doc)


12/2053/FUL – Single storey rear extensions including side/rear conservatory, decking to side and alteration to fenestration detail at 18 DICKINSON SQUARE, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 3HA for Mr Bosco Lamb

12 12 13 PC i - (13) 12 2053 ful -18 dickinson square - croxley green (doc)


12/2066/FUL – Rear single storey rear extension with internal alterations, dormer to front elevation at first floor at 120 LINKS WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 3RN for Mr D Gilmour

12 12 13 PC i - (14) 12 2066 ful - 120 links way - croxley green (doc)


12/2129/FUL – Installation of 3 new items of equipment (carousel, space net and youth shelter) within existing playground, at HORNHILL RECREATION GROUND, CHALFONT ROAD, MAPLE CROSS, HERTFORDSHIRE, for Three Rivers District Council

12 12 13 PC i - (15) 12 2129 ful - hornhill recreation ground - maple cross (doc)


12/2142/HCR3 – Herts Regulation 3 Application: Demolition of existing disused swimming pool; the retention of existing modular classroom; the erection of a single storey classroom block; additional car parking; landscaping and other related development to provide additional 1 form entry primary expansion at SHEPHERD PRIMARY SCHOOL, SHEPHERDS LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 2JJ for Hertfordshire County Council

12 12 13 PC i - (16) 12 2142 hcr3 - shepherds primary school - rickmansworth (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 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
Three Rivers Core Strategy (Adopted October 2011)
Three Rivers Local Development Framework 2001 - 2026 (emerging) Supplementary Planning Documents and Guidance
Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
Government Circulars
Department for Communities and Local Government Planning Policy Guidance (PPGs) and Statements (PPSs)
Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
Town and Country Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990
Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004