Hounslow Council


Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Rooms 1 & 2, Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow

Contact: Wendy Merry on 020 8583 2061 or Email: wendy.merry@hounslow.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of interest under the Town Planning Code of Practice or any other communications from Members

Minutes:

All Members had received communications in relation to item 4 on the agenda and Councillor Smart declared that she was a Trustee of the Chiswick Pier Trust, but had no pecuniary interest in the application. Councillor Todd declared that he knew the objector speaking and that he had called the application in to the Chiswick Area Forum.

2.

Minutes of the meeting held on 7 September 2017 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 7 September 2017 (agenda item 3) were agreed, with the following amendment:

 

Delete the word ‘S.106’ from the resolution (Item 3, page 2 refers).

3.

The Pier House, Corney Reach Way, Chiswick pdf icon PDF 310 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

See report by Mark Knighting, Planning Officer (agenda item 4) and the Addendum Report

 

Diana Claridge spoke in objection to the application. The applicant had declined the invitation to speak.

 

Mark Knighting, Planning Officer, presented the report and responded to questions from Members.

 

(Councillors Mehrban and Mir joined the meeting at this point).

 

Councillor Rajawat moved the officer’s recommendation for approval, which was seconded by Councillor Grewal and Members voted in favour of the application, as follows:

 

For -               Councillors Chopra, Grewal, Gurung, Malik, Rajawat, Smart and Whatley 

Against -       Councillor Todd

Abstain -       Councillors Collins and Lambert

 

Resolved:

 

That planning permission for planning application 00306/B/P54 for the extension of the roof and frontage at The Pier House, Corney Reach Way, Chiswick be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report.

4.

21 High Street, Feltham pdf icon PDF 385 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

See report by Matthew Rees, Planning Officer (agenda item 5)

 

Matthew Rees, Planning Officer, highlighted the main points in the report and responded to questions from Members.

 

Councillor Rajawat moved the officer’s recommendation for approval, which was seconded by Councillor Smart and Members voted unanimously in favour of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning permission for planning application 00609/21/P8 for the erection of an additional floor to allow creation of five flats, external alterations to the existing façade and the creation of an A1 unit within the existing undercroft at 21 High Street, Feltham be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report.

5.

Vantage Logistics Centre, Aerial Way, Hounslow pdf icon PDF 377 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

See report by Matthew Rees, Planning Officer (agenda item 6) and the Addendum Report.

 

Matthew Rees, Planning Officer, highlighted the main points in the report and responded to questions from Members. He drew Members’ attention to the Addendum Report, which provided comments from Transport for London and highlighted an on-going issue with the Environment Agency in relation to flood risk and drainage.

 

Councillor Rajawat moved the officer’s recommendation for approval, which was seconded by Councillor Smart and Members voted unanimously in favour of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

a)    That planning permission for planning application 00504/AE/P20 for the demolition of existing buildings and structures and re-development comprising the construction of five industrial units (B1(c)/B2/B8 uses) with ancillary offices, means of access, car and cycle parking facilities, drainage, landscaping, plant and ancillary works at Vantage Logistics Centre, Ariel Way, Hounslow be approved, subject to referral to the Mayor of London and the Secretary of State, the amendments in the addendum report, the conditions set out in the report and the addendum report and the prior completion of a satisfactory S.106 agreement as. amended in the addendum report and heads of terms as set out in section 10.0 of the report and in the addendum report.

b)    That approval be subject to the resolution of matters pertaining to flooding and drainage to the satisfaction of the Environmental Agency and Lead Local Flood Authority and referral to the Secretary of State and the Mayor of London and that power be delegated to the Chief Planning Officer/Head of Development Management, in consultation with the Chair of the Planning Committee.

6.

Heathrow Eastern Balancing Reservoirs, Girling Way, Feltham pdf icon PDF 534 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

See report by Matthew Rees, Planning Officer (agenda item 7) and the Addendum Report

 

Matthew Rees presented the report. In response to questions from Members, he advised that a condition could be attached requiring the applicant to produce a monitoring strategy, which Members agreed.

 

Councillor Rajawat moved the officer’s recommendation for approval, which was seconded by Councillor Smart and Members voted unanimously in favour of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning permission for planning application 01390/AX/P3 for the erection of a Moving-Ged Bio Reactor (MBBR) water treatment plant, in-pond sheet piling and relief channel at Heathrow Eastern Balancing Reservoirs, Girling Way, Feltham approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and an additional condition requiring the applicant to produce a monitoring strategy.

7.

Addendum Report pdf icon PDF 321 KB

An Addendum Report is likely to be produced closer to the meeting date, with any additional information.

Minutes:

The report was noted.

8.

Local Plan Reviews pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Minutes:

See report by Danalee Edmund, Team Leader Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (agenda item 9) and the Addendum Report.

 

Danalee Edmund, Team Leader Spatial Planning and Infrastructure, made a presentation to the Committee. Members made the following comments:

 

a)    They asked for it to be noted that Tesco in Osterley had made a commitment to providing parking for parents dropping off and picking up from local schools under recent planning applications for Bolder and Nishkam Schools.

b)    They asked about monitoring of the retention of green areas along the Green Corridor.

c)    They pointed out that cycle paths along the A4 needed to be brought up to standard.

d)    Improvements were needed to train stations prior to any building taking place, in particular, Gunnersbury Station.

Resolved:

 

a)    That the above comments be noted.

b)    That the plan reviews would be discussed in more detail at the meeting scheduled for pre-planning presentations on 19 October 2017.

9.

Brentford East SPD pdf icon PDF 368 KB

Minutes:

See report by Justin Kliger, Principal Urban Design Officer (agenda item 10) and the Addendum Report.

 

Danalee Edmunds presented the report.

 

Resolved:

 

a)    That the presentation be emailed to Members and hard copies put into pigeon-holes.

b)    That paper copies be put into libraries.

c)    That the consultation strategy be circulated.

d)    That a list of events be circulated.

10.

Monthly Update pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Minutes:

The report was noted.

11.

Any other business, which the Chair considers urgent

Minutes:

There was no such urgent business.

12.

The date of the next meeting is 2 November 2017

Minutes:

The date of the next meeting was noted.