Planning Committee - 25 February 2016

25 February 2016
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports



For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday 25 February 2016 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Planning Committee:-

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

Diana Barber      David Major

Phil Brading      Debbie Morris

Marilyn Butler      Reena Ranger

Peter Getkahn      Ann Shaw OBE

Alex Hayward                                            Stephen Cox

Steven Halls, Chief Executive
16 February 2016

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.

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To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 21 January 2016 (circulated separately).

16 01 21 PC mins


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 Chairman 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 he/she is 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

Subject to the above the Councillor will declare a registrable non-pecuniary interest in the item as a member of the Parish Council and will be entitled to stay speak and vote

5. Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (64- 92 By The Wood Carpenders Park Watford) Tree Preservation Order 2015

16 02 25 PC i - (05) TPO The Wood


The following applications (agenda items 7 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.

7. 15/2354/HCR3 - Herts County Council Regulation 3 Application: Mineral extraction, processing and importation of sand and gravel and reclamation materials for Denham Park Farm with restoration to agriculture and a small wetland area, at PYNESFIELD, OFF TILE HOUSE LANE, MAPLE CROSS, HERTFORDSHIRE, for Harleyford Aggregates Ltd

16 02 25 PC i - (07) 152354HCR3 - PynesfieldPynesfield Appendix A

8. 15/2430/RSP-Retrospective: Construction of detached outbuilding at The Wood Cottage, Shire Lane, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, WD3 5NH for Mr and Mrs D Hance

16 02 25 PC i - (08) 15 2430 rsp - Wood Cottage - Shire Lane - Chorleywood

9. 15/2610/FUL - First floor side and rear extension, replacement of tile hanging with render, addition of flank rooflight and alterations to fenestration at 6 MILL WAY, MILL END, WD3 8QP for Mr and Mrs Allan Iveson

16 02 25 PC i - (09) 152610FUL - 6 Mill Way - Mill End

10.  16/0003/FUL – First floor rear extension at 52 MILL WAY, MILL END, WD3 8QP for Mr Andrew James

16 02 25 PC i - (10) 160003FUL - 52 Mill Way - Mill End

11. 16/0005/FUL – Hybrid planning application for the phased comprehensive redevelopment of the land at South Oxhey (South Oxhey Central, Maylands Road, Hayling Road and Hallowes Crescent) to include the demolition of existing buildings and provision of residential-led mixed use development comprising Use Classes C3, A1/A2/A3/A4/A5 and D1/D2, with associated site preparation/enabling works, transport infrastructure works, landscaping works and provision of car parking at LAND AT SOUTH OXHEY CENTRAL, MAYLANDS ROAD, HAYLING ROAD AND HALLOWES CRESCENT for Countryside Properties Plc

16 02 25 PC i - (11) 16 0005 FUL - Hybrid application - South Oxhey16 02 25 PC i - (11) 16 0005 FUL - Hybrid application - South Oxhey - Addendum

12. 16/0025/RSP – Variation of Condition 9 (obscure glazing) of planning permission 15/1225/FUL to allow clear glazing and opening casement to ground floor kitchen window in north-west elevation of Plot 1 at GROVELANDS, CHORLEYWOOD ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 4ER for Riverdene Developments Ltd

16 02 25 PC i - (12) 16 0025 RSP - Grovelands - Chorleywood Road

13. 16/0029/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of three detached family dwellings with associated landscaping and parking at 6 VALLEY ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 4DS for Rivergate Homes Limited

16 02 25 PC i - (13) 16 0029 FUL - 6 Valley Road - Rickmansworth

14. 16/0038/FUL – Single storey rear extension; loft conversion including hip-to-gable alteration, rear dormer and front rooflights; and additional hardstanding to frontage at 41 LUDLOW WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3SJ for Mr R Lewington

16 02 25 PC i - (14 ) 16 0038 FUL - 41 Ludlow Way - Croxley Green

15. 16/0151/FUL: District Council Application: Replacement entrance doors, window and alterations to frontage at WATERSMEET, HIGH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 1EH for Three Rivers District Council.

16 02 25 PC i - (15) 16 0151 FUL - Watersmeet - Rickmansworth

16. 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.