Planning Committee - 24 January 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House24th January 2013


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 24 January 2013 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

Helen Lehrle

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Len Tippen

David Gardner , Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
15 January 2013

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 December 2012.

12 12 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.


Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (11 Beechwood Avenue, Chorleywood) Tree Preservation Order 2012

13 01 24 PC i - (05) tpo - 11 beechwood avenue - chorleywood (doc)




The following applications (agenda items 7 to 21) 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.


12/1898/FUL – Change of use from Class A1 (retail off-licence) to hot food takeaway (Class A5) and installation of extraction duct to rear at HUNTON BRIDGE STORES, 5 OLD MILL ROAD, HUNTON BRIDGE, KINGS LANGLEY, WD4 8RD for Mr K Davari

13 01 24 PC i - (07) 12 1898 ful - hunton bridge stores - 5 old mill road - hunton bridge (doc)


12/2028/RSP – Part Retrospective: Construction of new farm track, seeding of existing farm track and improvements to existing entrance splay at HALL FARM, BERRY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDHSIRE, WD3 5EX for Mr Howard

Application Deferred 


12/2072/FUL  - Minor amendments to planning permission 11/1652/FUL (erection of 3 town houses with associated access, parking, bin storage, landscaping and amenity areas) to reduce the width of the proposed terrace of three houses, marginally increase their depth and to realign the access road at 79 QUICKLEY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 5PG for Mr D. Lewis

13 01 24 PC i - (09) 12 2072 79 Quickley lane- chorleywood (doc)


12/2104/FUL – Part demolition of existing rear and side walls at No's 35 and 37 to facilitate two storey rear and side extensions, loft conversion with rear dormer windows and conversion of houses (No's 35 & 37) into 19 bedroom residential care home, at 35 – 37 HAMPERMILL LANE, OXHEY HALL, WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD19 4NS, for Mrs Gayle Mwase

13 01 24 PC i - (10) 12 2104 ful - 35-37 hampermill lane - oxhey hall (doc)


12/2139/FUL – Single and two storey side extension and new porch at BRACKENDALE, THE GREEN, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 3JA for Mr and Mrs P Weatherilt

13 01 24 PC i - (11) 12 2139 ful - brackendale - the green - croxley green (doc)


12/2202/FUL – The construction of 27 no. houses, play area and open space at LAND TO THE REAR OF 17 TO 47 THE QUEENS DRIVE, MILL END, WD3 5HA for Watford Community Housing Trust

13 01 24 PC i - (12) 12 2202 ful - 17 to 47 the queens drive - mill end (doc)


12/2223/FUL - To provide 1 additional car parking space to 12 of the 16 Braybrook 5 bed houses at Old Merchant Taylors site in reference with planning application 05/1382/FUL AT DURRANTS, LINCOLN WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3FP for Mr J Crawt (Barratt Homes Ltd)

13 01 24 PC i - (13) 12 2223 ful - durrants - lincoln way - croxley green (doc)


12/2262/FUL – Conversion of double garage to habitable accommodation, linked with existing space above via existing internal staircase, including alterations to fenestration at ARDESTE, 29 BERKS HILL, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5AG for Mr S Brew

13 01 24 PC i - (14) 12 2262 ful - ardeste - 29 berks hill - chorleywood (doc)


12/2283/FUL - Renewal of 09/1723/FUL: Application to extend the time limit for implementation for the creation of new access to A412 (Denham Way) to serve a proposed mineral workings site in Buckinghamshire following the grant of planning permission on 29 December 2006 (References: 05/1630/FUL AND APP/P1940/A/06/2015886) AT DENHAM PARK FARM, DENHAM WAY, MAPLE CROSS, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 9YA for Harleyford Aggregates Ltd

13 01 24 PC i - (15) 12 2283 ful - denham park farm - denham way - maple cross (doc)


12/2310/RSP - Retention of ATM installed through the glazed shop front and replacing part of the existing glazing with a white laminate finished composite security panel incorporating the ATM fascia with black bezel surround and illuminated red 'cash' sign at 57 HIGH STREET, BEDMOND, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTS, WD5 0QP, for Notemachine

13 01 24 PC i - (16) 12 2310 rsp - 57 high street - bedmond (doc)


12/2311/ADV - Advertisement Consent: Retrospective: Integral illumination and screen to the ATM fascia and internally illuminated red 'cash' sign above the ATM fascia at 57 HIGH STREET, BEDMOND, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTS, WD5 0QP, for Notemachine

13 01 24 PC i - (17) 12 2311 adv - 57 high street - bedmond (doc)


12/2337/RSP - Retrospective: Garden and security lighting at DEW POND HOUSE, COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5LT for Mrs Mandy Summers

13 01 24 PC i - (18) 12 2337 rsp - dew pond house - common road - chorleywood (doc)


12/2357/FUL - Demolition of existing two storey side and single storey side and rear extensions and erection of two storey side and single storey side and rear extensions; loft conversion including raise in ridge, hip to Dutch hip roof alterations and installation of rooflights; alterations to front elevation including new porch and bay windows; alterations to fenestration, extension and alterations to raised rear terrace, creation of new crossover and parking space to front at 11 BEECHWOOD AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5RL for Ms Z Wilson

13 01 24 PC i - (19) 12 2357 ful - 11 beechwood avenue - chorleywood (doc)


12/2401/FUL – District Council Application: Installation of Playground, at KING GEORGE V PLAYING FIELDS, SHEPHERDS LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, for Three Rivers District Council

13 01 24 PC i - (20) 12 2401 ful - king gv playing fields - shepherds lane - rickmansworth (doc)


12/2402/FUL – District Council Application: Installation of Playground, at BALDWINS LANE RECREATION GROUND, BALDWINS LANE, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, for Three Rivers District Council

13 01 24 PC i - (21) 12 2402 ful - baldwins lane recreation ground - 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