Planning Committee - 20 October 2011

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House20th October 2011


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 20 October 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
11 October 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 15 September 2011.

11 09 15 PC mins




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 15) 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.


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

11 10 20 PC i - (06) 11 1627 ful - 58 watford road - croxley green (doc)


11/1639/FUL – Loft conversion including raising of roof with rooflights to rear, raising of garage roof to form room above, infill extension between garage and main dwelling with room above at 13 AVALON CLOSE, GARSTON, WATFORD, WD25 9TW for Mr H S Hothi

11 10 20 PC i - (07) 11 1639 ful - 13 avalon close - garston (doc)


11/1660/FUL – Demolition of existing detached bungalow and erection of new detached two storey dwelling with extension to existing crossover at 5 ORCHARD DRIVE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5QN for Mr Phillip Smith

11 10 20 PC i - (08) 11 1660 ful - 5 orchard drive - chorleywood (doc)


11/1733/FUL – Single storey rear extension and loft conversion with rear dormer, including a raised patio to the rear at ENDERLEY, NORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5LE for Mr Lee Cameron

11 10 20 PC i - (09) 11 1733 ful - enderley - chorleywood (doc)


11/1859/RSP - Part retrospective: Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of three detached dwellings and a garage (amendments to planning permission 10/2139/FUL to include alterations to garage to plot 1, and alterations to roofs, fenestration and materials of all dwellings) at RONDAVELS, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5SB for Corlyn D & B LLP

11 10 20 PC i - (10) 11 1859 rsp - rondavels - chorleywood (doc)


11/1900/FUL - Single storey extension to 3 COLNE MEAD, MILL END, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 8DX for Mr Roger Seabourne

11 10 20 PC i - (11) 11 1900 ful - 3 colne mead - mill end (doc)


11/1936/PDNT – Permitted Development Notification Telecommunications: Shareable 14.8m high telecommunications pole with three integral antennas, equipment cabinets and ancillary development works, at CARPENDERS PARK RAILWAY STATION, STATION APPROACH, SOUTH OXHEY, WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD1 7DT, for Vodafone (UK) Limited

11 10 20 PC i - (12) 11 1936 pdnt - carpenders park railway stn - s oxhey (doc)


11/1949/FUL – Construction of an all weather multi sports games arena 37m x 25m for the use of the school to play netball, basketball, football, cricket, tennis and hockey (on existing hard surface tennis court and fenced in play equipment), at YORK HOUSE SCHOOL, SARRATT ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD4 4LW, for York House School Trust

11 10 20 PC i - (13) 11 1949 ful - york house school - sarratt road (doc)


11/1968/PDNTG – Permitted Development Notice Telecommunications: Installation of a 12.5m street furniture pole containing 6 antennas, an equipment cabinet, a meter cabinet and ancillary equipment at LAND OPPOSITE 84C GALLOWS HILL LANE, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTS for Sinclair Dalby Limited

11 10 20 PC i - (14) 11 1968 pdntg - 84c gallows hill Lane - abbots langley (doc)


11/2002/PDNTG – Permitted Development Notification Telecommunications: Installation of 14.8m furniture pole containing 6 antennas, an equipment cabinet, a meter cabinet and equipment ancillary thereto at STREET RECORD, HAZELWOOD LANE, ABBOTS LANGLEY for Telefonica UK Limited

11 10 20 PC i - (15) 11 2002 pdntg - street record - 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).


Proposed use of powers to take direct action under Section 219 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 – 50 BRAMSHAW GARDENS, SOUTH OXHEY, WATFORD, WD19 6XP


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 Statement (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