Planning Committee - 15 March 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House15th March 2012


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 15 March 2012 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

Helen Lehrle

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Chris Whately-Smith



David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
6 March 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 23 February 2012.

12 02 23 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 14) 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.


11/2317/FUL – Revised site layout and the erection of utility/day room in place of 2 no. utility / day rooms ancillary to an existing gypsy site with permission for 3 no. residential pitches at LAND AT REAR OF 59 TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY for Mr J Wall-Cash

12 03 15 PC i - (06) 11 2317 ful - 59 toms lane - kings langley (doc)


11/2633/FUL - Demolition of existing dwelling and replacement with 2 no. semi-detached houses and 1 detached including basements with parking and associated works at 50 ADRIAN ROAD, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD5 0AQ for Mrs S Murray

12 03 15 PC i - (07) 11 2633 ful - 50 adrian road - abbots langley (doc)


11/2634/FUL - Demolition of existing outbuilding, removal of existing scaffolding yard and creation of residential development of 5 detached properties with roads, sewers and all ancillary works at 23A NEW ROAD AND LAND AT SUNDIAL COTTAGE, THE GREEN, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 3EJ for High Rise Scaffolding and Mr and Mrs Redman

12 03 15 PC i - (08) 11 2634 ful - 23a new road and land at sundial cottage - croxley green (doc)


12/0117/RSP - Part retrospective: Landscaping scheme including terrace and garden walls, a new driveway and the erection of front gates to the front of the property at DEW POND HOUSE, COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, for Mrs Mandy Summers

12 03 15 PC i - (09) 12 0117 rsp - dew pond house - common road - chorleywood (doc)


12/0188/FUL – New side dormers, alter roof to create flat roof with roof light, all to form room in the roof at 2 NEW ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH for Mr A Flemming C/O Agent

12 03 15 PC i - (10) 12 0188 ful - 2 new Road - croxley green (doc)


12/0219/FUL – Change of use of ground floor from Class A1 (retail) to Class A1/A3 (retail/cafe) in order to have a retail unit with cafe during normal retail hours, with courtyard garden behind the property to be used for additional tables at ABERDEEN HOUSE, 46 HERONSGATE ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5BB, for Mrs Kirby

12 03 15 PC i - (11) 12 0219 ful - 46 heronsgate road - chorleywood (doc)


12/0248/FUL – Change of use from residential (Class C3) to physiotherapy practice (Class D1) including provision of parking in existing garden area with associated vehicular access at CEMETERY LODGE, OLD CHORLEYWOOD ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 4EH, for Three Rivers District Council

12 03 15 PC i - (12) 12 0248 ful - cemetery lodge - rickmansworth (doc)


12/0270/FUL Removal of play equipment, demolition of brick storage sheds. Installation of security fencing and access control gates, installation of new bin area and cycle storage. Installation of new lighting columns, redesign and resurface of parking areas. Landscaping green space with footpaths, shrub and tree planting and street furniture at DUNFERMLINE HOUSE, OTLEY WAY, SOUTH OXHEY, for Thrive Homes

12 03 15 PC i - (13) 12 0270 ful - dunfermline house - otley way - south oxhey (doc)


12/0323FUL – Installation of outdoor play equipment for toddler age range. Project to include access paths, railings and gates. Shrub planting at CORNER OF NORTHWICK ROAD AND MOORTOWN ROAD, SOUTH OXHEY for Three Rivers District Council

12 03 15 PC i - (14) 12 0323 ful - shrub planting at northwick rd - moortown road - south oxhey (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 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).


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 Local Development Framework 2001-2021 (emerging)
  • 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