Planning Report – January 2019


20-22 The Glade – Ref: 18/05928/FUL
Erection of 2 x three bed semi-detached dwellings with associated access and parking. Formation of parking areas for 20 & 22 The Glade.

We Objected to this development proposal on the grounds of being non-compliant to the current adopted London Plan Policy 3.4 Optimising housing potential, with respect to Residential Density at PTAL 1a and being non-compliant to the Croydon Local Plan Policy DM10.4e relating to garden development by NOT meeting the required minimum area of 200m2 and that the policy requirement of a minimal length of 10m throughout the width of the retained garden area of the host property at 22 The Glade.

MORA Objection sent: 4th Jan 2019
Consultation Closed: 6th Jan 2019
Target Decision: 1st Feb 2019
• Total Consulted: 18
• Objections: 11
• Supporting: 0

Further developments are in the February 2019 Planning Report.

9a Orchard Rise – Ref: 18/06070/FUL
Demolition of the existing house and office and erection of a two-storey apartment block comprising 4 two-bedroom apartments and 5 three-storey three- bedroom houses, together with associated access and parking.

We objected on grounds of non-compliance with Policy DM25 a) as surface run-off is not adequately managed at the source as required by the policy.

We also objected on grounds of it being inappropriate for the location and Non-Compliant to London Plan Policy 3.5 which requires a presumption against back garden development. London Plan Table 3.3 Minimum Space Standards for new dwellings, storage space; London Plan Policy 7.4 Local Character; Croydon Local Plan Policy DM10 – Design and Character at Policy DM10.1, DM10.2, DM10.5 and DM10.8. Also, on non-compliant to Croydon Local Plan Policies DM13 – Refuse & Recycling at DM13.1 & DM13.2; Policy DM23 – Development and Construction; DM25 – Sustainable Drainage Systems and Reducing Flood Risk and DM27 – Protecting and enhancing our biodiversity. The proposed development has inadequate Fire Precautions as Fire Tenders could not gain access to the site. The proposal Lacks an Ecological and Wildlife Assessment Survey.

MORA Objection sent: 10th Jan 2019
MORA Objection addendum sent: 25th Jan 2019
Consultation Close: 30th Jan 2019
• Total Consulted: 59
• Objections: 42
• Supporting: 0
Councillor referrals: Councillor Sue Bennett & Councillor Richard Chatterjee
Case Officer Report recommends: Grant Approval

Further developments are in the February 2019 Planning Report.

Old Lion Works 141B Wickham Road – Ref: 18/06024/FUL
Demolition of existing buildings and erection of part 1 storey part 2 storey building containing office accommodation at ground floor and 1 x 2 bed residential apartment at first floor.

Previous application Refused: Ref 17/01063/FUL

Reason(s) for Refusal: The proposal has not adequately demonstrated that it would not have a detrimental impact on highway safety, potentially creating a hazard to pedestrians and vehicular traffic. The proposal would therefore conflict with Policy UD12 of the Croydon Replacement Unitary Development Plan (The Croydon Plan) 2006 Saved Policies 2013, SP8 of the Croydon Local Plan: Strategic Policies 2013 and Policy 6.12 and 6.13 of the London Plan (consolidated with alterations since 2011).

Consultation Closed: 26th Jan 2019
Target Decision: 7th Feb 2019
• Total Consulted: 18
• Objections: 3
• Supporting: 0

Further developments are in the February 2019 Planning Report.

MORA Planning

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