Planning Committee - 18 October 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House18th October 2012


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 18 October 2012 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Pam Hames

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Len Tippen




David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
10 October 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 13 September 2012 (circulated separately).

12 09 13 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.


12/0970/FUL – Change of Use from vacant former Scout Hut to single storey dwellinghouse (resubmission following refusal 12/0031/FUL) at SCOUTS AND GUIDE HALL, CHURCH LANE, SARRATT, WD3 6HL, for Mr M Adams

12 10 18 PC i - (06) 12 0970 ful - scouts and guide hall - church lane - sarratt (doc)


12/1178/FUL – Change of Use from residential care home to pre-school nursery with two storey rear extensions and alterations to building, provision of outdoor play areas, alterations to access and associated parking and landscaping at ABBEYFIELD UK, GREVILLE HOUSE, CHORLEYWOOD CLOSE, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 4EG for Mr J Kirby

12 10 18 PC i - (07) 12 1178 ful - abbeyfield uk - chorleywood close - rickmansworth (doc)


12/1294/FUL – First floor rear extension, loft conversion including raise in ridge height, rear dormers, alterations to fenestration including installation of rooflights to front projection, rear patio and conversion of part of the garage to habitable accommodation at 74 BROOKDENE AVENUE, OXHEY HALL, WATFORD for Mr and Mrs Malikov

12 10 18 PC i - (08) 12 1294 ful - 74 brookdene avenue - oxhey hall (doc)


12/1389/FUL – Single storey link between house and garage to form games room and utility area, relocation of bin storage area and proposed porch at 4 BADGERS DELL, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5FE for Mr and Mrs A Frater

12 10 18 PC i - (09) 12 1389 ful - 4 badgers dell - chorleywood (doc)


12/1547/FUL – Change of use from residential (Class C3) to physiotherapy practice (Class D1) including provision of 6 parking bays in existing garden area with associated vehicular access at CEMETERY LODGE, OLD CHORLEYWOOD ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 4EH for Mrs A Caskey

12 10 18 PC i - (10) 12 1547 ful - cemetery lodge - old chorleywood road - rickmansworth (doc)


12/1611/FUL - Part two storey, part first floor side extension, single storey side and rear extension including conversion of garage to habitable accommodation, change of use of amenity space to garden use including resiting of existing boundary fencing and gate, creation of additional parking area to frontage at 68 WILLIAMSON WAY, MILL END, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 8GL for Mr and Mrs M Simpson

12 10 18 PC i - (11) 12 1611 ful - 68 williamson way - mill end (doc)


12/1757/RSP - Part retrospective: Amended landscaping scheme including reduced terrace and hardstanding, reduction in number of free standing garden walls, planting of new sections of hedge, a new driveway and the erection of gates to the front of the property at DEW POND HOUSE, COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, for Mrs Mandy Summers

12 10 18 PC i - (12) 12 1757 rsp - dew pond house - common road - chorleywood (doc)


12/1768/FUL – The erection of an outdoor oven, at CHARNWOOD, OXHEY DRIVE SOUTH, NORTHWOOD, HA6 3ET, for Mr Anton Gorslar

12 10 18 PC i - (13) 12 1768 ful - charnwood - oxhey drive south - northwood (doc)


12/1775/FUL - Two storey side extension, single and two storey rear extension with rooflights at 134 FRANKLAND ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3AU, for Mr and Mrs Trevor and Ailsa Jenkins

12 10 18 PC i - (14) 12 1775 ful - 134 frankland road - croxley green (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