Planning Committee - 20 January 2022

20 January 2022
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber at Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, WD3 1RL on Thursday 20 January 2022 at 7.30pm

Members of the Planning Committee:-


Steve Drury  (Chair)

Sara Bedford

Ruth Clark

Alex Hayward

Chris Lloyd

Keith Martin

Raj Khiroya (Vice-Chair)

Stephen King

Debbie Morris

David Raw

Alison Scarth

A protocol for attending meetings at Three Rivers House can be accessed


Joanne Wagstaffe, Chief Executive

11 January 2022

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public to aid discussions on agenda items at Planning Committee meetings.

Details of the procedure are provided below:

For those wishing to speak:

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 be given the right to speak on that item at the next meeting of the Planning Committee.

Members of the public will be entitled to register and identify which application(s) they wish to speak on from the published agenda for the meeting.  Those who wish to register to speak should notify the Committee team by e-mail ( ) 48 hours before the meeting. The first 2 people to register on any application (one for and one against) will be sent details for attending the meeting.  Registering 48 hours before the meeting allows the Committee Team time to prepare the speaker sheet in advance of the meeting.

Please note that contributions will be limited to no more than three minutes.

For those wishing to observe:

The Council have a limited on the number of people who can attend the meetings in person.  To request one of the places as an observer, please contact the Committee Team by email at  48 hours in advance of the meeting taking place if possible.  Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.

Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance.  This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Legislation and the laws of libel and defamation.

The Planning Committee meeting will not being broadcast/livestreamed but a recording of the meeting will be available after the meeting.


2.         MINUTES


To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16 December 2022.


Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chair to rule on the admission of such items.


To receive any declarations of interest.

Where a member of this Planning Committee is also a member of a Parish Council they are entitled to take part in any debate at this Committee on an application within that Parish area provided that the Councillor

  • has an open mind about the application
  • is not bound by the views of the Parish Planning Committee and
  • can deal with the application fairly and on its merits at Committee


The following applications (agenda items 5 to 10) 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.

5.  21/1703/FUL - Demolition of the existing dwelling and detached garage, subdivision of site and construction of two dwellings and associated works at DONKEY GATE, CORAL GABLES, SOLESBRIDGE LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5SN




6.  21/1971/FUL - Demolition of existing buildings and structures and erection of a 48-unit Extra Care facility (Use Class C2) with car parking and associated landscaping at BEESONS YARD, BURY LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 1DS



7.  21/2285/FUL - Construction of first floor front and side extension, single storey rear extension, alterations to single storey front/side projection, alterations to fenestration and loft conversion including hip to gable roof alteration, rear dormer and front rooflights at 240 BALDWINS LANE, CROXEY GREEN, WD3 3LQ.



8.  21/2453/FUL – Joint Application: Part single, part two storey extension to No. 10 including an increase to the ridge height of the existing outbuilding and single storey rear extension to No. 9 with associated works at 9 AND 10 CHORLEYWOOD BOTTOM, CHORLEYWOOD, WD5 5JB



9.  21/2566/FUL: Demolition of existing shed and construction of outbuilding to be used as a home office at 29 GIRTON WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3QW



10.  21/2633/FUL – Construction of three single storey rear extensions and rear balcony at KANTA KUTIR, 31B BEDFORD ROAD, MOOR PARK, HA6 2AY

application withdrawn

11.  OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under Item 3 above


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.)

1.         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 Core Strategy (adopted October 2011)
  • Development Management Policies LDD (adopted July 2013)
  • Site Allocations Local Development Document (SALDD) (adopted November 2014)
  • The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule (adopted February 2015)
  • Supplementary Planning Documents and Guidance
  • National Planning Policy Framework and National Planning Practice Guidance
  • Government Circulars
  • The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended)
  • 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
  • The Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006
  • The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010
  • The Localism Act (November 2011)
  • The Growth and Infrastructure Act (April 2013)
  • Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015
  • Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015
  • Croxley Green Neighbourhood Plan (Referendum Version December 2018)
  • Chorleywood Neighbourhood Development Plan (Referendum Version August 2020)

General Enquiries: Please contact the Committee Team at