Planning Committee - 15 September 2011

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House15th September 2011


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 15 September 2011 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 September 2011

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 18 August 2011 (circulated separately).

11 08 18 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 17 ) 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.


11/0914/RSP – Part Retrospective: Two storey/single storey side and rear extensions with revised location of ground floor flank wall to south eastern side extension at 62 HIGHFIELD WAY, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE WD3 7PR, for Mr Michael Dowd

11 09 15 PC i - (06) 11 0914 rsp - 62 highfield way - rickmansworth (doc)


11/1135/FUL - Demolition of workshops to rear.  Change of use of ground and basement floor accommodation from commercial use to residential.  New build single storey extension to create residential accommodation to three bedroom flat in basement and ground floors.  Retention of existing first and second floor flat.  New detached three bedroom house and associated garaging and parking on ground to the rear at WHARNCLIFFE, OLD COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5LW for Mr A Brummell




11/1211/CAC - Conservation Area Consent:  Demolition of workshops to rear at WHARNCLIFFE, OLD COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5LW for Mr A Brummell

11 09 15 PC i - (07) 11 1135 ful and 11 1211 cac - wharncliffe - chorleywood (doc)


11/1235/FUL – Redevelopment of land, including demolition of existing buildings and erection of 6 no. detached dwellings, garages, car parking and landscaping at LAND AT STUBBS FARM AND REAR OF 1 AND 2 GREEN STREET COTTAGES, GREEN STREET, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 6EA for Mr and Mrs McIntosh

11 09 15 PC i - (08) 11 1235 ful - stubbs farm - chorleywood (doc)


11/1309/OUT - Outline Application: Demolition of existing two storey Working Mens Club and erection of a new club building and caretaker's flat with the provision of 10 new, 3 bedroom residential houses with private amenity space and parking at CHORLEYWOOD WORKING MENS CLUB, SHEPHERDS LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5HA for Citycourt Homes LLP

11 09 15 PC i - (09) 11 1309 out - chorleywood working mens club - chorleywood (doc)


11/1325/FUL - Enlargement of approved rear loft window permitted under planning permission reference 10/2254/FUL (Two-storey side and rear extensions, alterations to roof including formation of rear gable and single-storey front extension.  Alterations to front hardstanding), at 31 CROFTERS ROAD, NORTHWOOD, MIDDLESEX, HA6 3EB, for Mr Kelly Vhora

11 09 15 PC i - (10) 11 1325 ful - 31 crofters road - northwood (doc)


11/1354/FUL - Part conversion of existing outbuilding into a granny annex at 2 HOMELAND, NOTTINGHAM ROAD, HERONSGATE, HERTFORDSHIRE WD3 5DN, for Mr and Mrs A Alexandrou

11 09 15 PC i - (11) 11 1354 ful - 2 homeland - heronsgate (doc)


11/1521/FUL – Alteration and lifting of roof to form loft conversion including rear dormers, front gables and solar panels at 47 BERKS HILL, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5AJ for Mr and Mrs D Sims

11 09 15 PC i - (12) 11 1521 ful - 47 berks hill - chorleywood (doc)


11/1627/FUL – Rear extension and replacement roof at 58 WATFORD ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3BP for Mr Crabtree

11 09 15 PC i - (13) 11 1627 ful - 58 watford road - croxley green (doc)


11/1652/FUL - Demolition of existing bungalow at No: 79 Quickley Lane and the erection of three townhouses with associated access, parking, bin storage, landscaping and amenity areas at 79 AND LAND REAR OF 81 QUICKLEY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 5PG, for Mr D Lewis

11 09 15 PC i - (14) 11 1652 ful - 79 and 81 quickley lane - chorleywood (doc)


11/1664/FUL – Single storey rear extension at 97 GALLOWS HILL LANE, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0DD for Mr N Cooper

11 09 15 PC i - (15) 11 1664 ful - 97 gallows hill lane - abbots langley (doc)


11/1720/FUL Construction of a brick paved hardstanding area and set of double access gates to give access to woods adjacent to 14 Hamilton Road, South Oxhey at LAND ADJACENT TO 14 HAMILTON ROAD, SOUTH OXHEY, WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD19 7BS for Three Rivers District Council

11 09 15 PC i - (16) 11 1720 ful - 14 hamilton road - south oxhey (doc)


11/1810/FUL – Roof perimeter protection at WATERSMEET, HIGH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 1EH for Three Rivers District Council

11 09 15 PC i - (17) 11 1810 ful - watersmeet - 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(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
  • 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