Planning Committee - 19 January 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House19th January 2012


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 19 January 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
10 January 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 15 December 2011.

11 12 15 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 22) 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.


11/2077/FUL – Replacement of existing timber hut with new larger pavilion building at HAMPSTEAD DIVISION CAMPSITE, PLOUGH LANE, SARRATT, HERTS, WD3 4NN for Girl Guiding Hampstead Division

12 01 19 PC i - (06) 11 2077 ful - hampstead division campsite - sarratt (doc)


11/2123/FUL – Demolition of existing single storey rear extension, demolition and rebuilding of the side wall of the existing garage, erection of a two storey rear extension with recessed balconied terrace and central dormer window in the roof, erection of a first floor catslide roof with dormer windows above the garage, replacement of the existing catslide roof with an elevated front elevation and gable and fenestrational changes to the entrance door at 41 RUSSELL ROAD, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, HERTS, HA6 2LP for Mr and Mrs J Soneji

12 01 19 PC i - (07) 11 2123 ful - 41 russell road - moor park (doc)


11/2254/FUL – Use of part of ‘Buffer Zone’ as residential curtilage including erection of wooden summerhouse at OAKHURST HOUSE, 4 WARDS DRIVE, SARRATT, HERTS, WD3 6AE for Mr Craig Bennett

12 01 19 PC i - (08) 11 2254 ful - oakhurst house - sarratt (doc)


11/2258/FUL – Two storey side and rear extension, single storey front and rear extensions, porch extension and new pitched roof above study, installation of rooflights and alterations to fenestration at 24 GROVEWOOD CLOSE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5PX for Mrs Deena Sharkey

12 01 19 PC i - (09) 11 2258 ful - 24 grovewood close - chorleywood (doc)


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

(application deferred)


11//2383/FUL - Erection of 5 bedroom dwelling to side of existing dwelling following demolition of existing side extension at 29 BERKS HILL, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5AG for Mr Sean Brew

11/2384/CAC – Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of the existing side extension at 29 BERKS HILL, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5AG for Mr Sean Brew

12 01 19 PC i - (11) 11 2383 ful and 11 2384 cac - 29 berks hill - chorleywood (doc)


11/2395/FUL – Rear extension and loft conversion with roof alterations including Dutch hip to side with front and rear dormer windows and rooflights, front porch extension and raised decking to rear at 54 CLEMENTS ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5JT for Mr and Mrs David Drew

12 01 19 PC i - (12) 11 2395 ful - 54 clements road - chorleywood (doc)


11/2396/FUL - Demolition of existing two storey Working Mens Club and erection of a new club building and caretaker's flat (revised scheme to 11/1309/OUT including omission of basement car park with area of new surface car parking located on additional land to north) at CHORLEYWOOD WORKING MENS CLUB, SHEPHERDS LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5HA for Citycourt Homes LLP

12 01 19 PC i - (13) 11 2396 ful - chorleywood working mens club (doc)


11/2404/FUL – Conversion of existing bungalow to house by adding first floor level at WILLOW BANK, 51 GREEN STREET, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5QS for Mr D Saunders

12 01 19 PC i - (14) 11 2404 ful - willow bank - chorleywood (doc)


11/2422/FUL – Upgrade to existing telecommunications installation to include a 5m lattice tower height extension to host 3 additional O2 antennas at a top height of 31.85m, the addition of 2 new equipment cabinets within the existing equipment cabin and ancillary development at CATLIPS FARM, BERRY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 8LS for Cornerstone

12 01 19 PC i - (15) 11 2422 ful - catlips farm - chorleywood (doc)


11/2472/FUL- Extend living room into balcony under existing roof and extend existing balcony to rear at 3 COLNE MEAD, MILL END, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 8DX for Mr Roger Seabourne

12 01 19 PC i - (16) 11 2472 ful - 3 colne mead - mill end (doc)


11/2495/FUL – Single storey rear extension and internal alterations at 19 DICKINSON SQUARE, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3HA for Mr and Mrs Spencer

12 01 19 PC i - (17) 11 2495 ful - 19 dickinson square - croxley green (doc)


11/2503/FUL – Installation of a concrete skate and BMX facility at ROMILLY DRIVE PLAYING FIELDS, ROMILLY DRIVE, CARPENDERS PARK, HERTFORDSHIRE, for Three Rivers District Council

12 01 19 PC i - (18) 11 2503 ful - romilly drive - carpenders park (doc)


11/2573/FUL - Conversion of existing garage space to be used for kitchen and study room at 1 VALLEY WALK, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE WD3 3TA, for Mr Knight

12 01 19 PC i - (19) 11 2573 ful - 1 valley walk - croxley green (doc)


11/2578/FUL – Installation of playground at SCOTSBRIDGE PLAYING FIELDS, PARK ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH for Three Rivers District Council

12 01 19 PC i - (20) 11 2578 ful - scotsbridge playing fields - rickmansworth (doc)


11/2579/FUL – Installation of playground, at LANGLEYBURY PLAYING FIELDS, LANGLEYBURY LANE, LANGLEYBURY, HERTS for Three Rivers District Council

12 01 19 PC i - (21) 11 2579 ful - langleybury playing fields - langleybury (doc)


11/2580/FUL – Installation of playground and adult outdoor gym at SOUTH WAY PLAYING FIELDS, SOUTH WAY, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTS for Three Rivers District Council

12 01 19 PC i - (22) 11 2580 ful - south way playing fields - abbots langley (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 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