Hounslow Council


Agenda and 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 connection with items 4, 5 & 6. Councillor Chopra had also received a communication in relation to item 8. Councillor Lee also declared that he had spoken to Mrs Valder, the objector who was speaking that evening in connection with item 5, in the presence of the clerk.

2.

Minutes of the meeting held on 12 January 2017 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 12 January 2017 (agenda item 3) were agreed.

3.

492-496 Chiswick High Road pdf icon PDF 385 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

See report by Sam Smith, Planning Officer (agenda item 5) and the Addendum Report

 

Mr Nam spoke in support of the application and Mrs Carolyn Valder spoke in objection.

 

Marilyn Smith, Head of Development Management, presented the report.

 

Councillor Rajawat moved approval, which was seconded by Councillor Atwal Hear and Members voted in favour of the application, as follows:

 

For -               Councillors Anderson, Atwal Hear, Chopra, Grewal, Khan, Lambert, Louki, K. Malik, O’Reilly, Rajawat and Whatley 

Against -       Councillors Collins and Lee

Abstain -       None

 

Resolved:

 

That planning permission for planning application 00248/492-496/P9 for the erection of an additional floor and reconfiguration of the internal layout of the existing first floor to provide, in total, seven self-contained flats at 492-496 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick be approved, subject to conditions set out in the report and the addendum report.

4.

156 Chiswick High Road pdf icon PDF 319 KB

Minutes:

See report by Violet Dixon, Planning Officer (agenda item 6)

 

Mrs Zinnia Angus spoke in objection to the application. The applicant had declined the invitation to speak in support.

 

Marilyn Smith presented the report and Anthony Robinson, Enforcement Team Leader, responded to specific questions from Members about the air conditioning unit.

 

Councillor Lee moved refusal on the grounds that the noise level was unacceptable from that particular air conditioning unit in such close proximity to residential properties. Councillor Louki seconded the motion and Members voted as follows:

 

For -               Councillors Anderson, Collins, Lee, Louki and O’Reilly 

Against -       Councillors Atwal Hear, Chopra, Grewal, Khan, Lambert, K. Malik, Rajawat and Whatley

Abstain -       None

 

The motion was, therefore, lost and Councillor Rajawat moved approval, which was seconded by Councillor Atwal Hear. Members voted in favour of the application, as follows:

 

For -               Councillors Atwal Hear, Chopra, Grewal, Khan, Lambert, K. Malik, Rajawat and Whatley

Against -       Councillors Anderson, Collins, Lee, Louki and O’Reilly 

Abstain -       None

 

Resolved:

 

That planning permission for retrospective planning application 00248/156/P15 for the installation of air conditioning units at the rear of the property and the installation of an acoustic screen at 156 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report.

5.

Land at Lionel Road South, Brentford, pdf icon PDF 940 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

See report by Shane Baker, Planning Officer (agenda item 4) and the Addendum Report

 

Shane Baker, Manager of Strategic Projects, highlighted the main points in the report and amendments in the addendum report.

 

In response to questions, Mr Baker advised that Middlesex had been used in some of the academy zone documents. Members requested that community benefits offered under the S.106 agreement be specific to the London Borough of Hounslow and for that to be reflected in the terms of the agreement.

 

Councillor Collins moved approval of both applications A and B, which was seconded by Councillor Rajawat and Members voted in favour of the applications, as follows:

 

For -               Councillors Anderson, Atwal Hear, Chopra, Collins, Grewal, Khan, Lambert, K. Malik, Rajawat and Whatley 

Against -       Councillor O’Reilly and Lee

Abstain -       Councillor Louki

 

Resolved:

 

a)    That planning permission for planning application 00703/A/P15 for the variation of condition 7i of planning permission ref.00703/A/P11 (full planning permission for the demolition of all existing buildings and the erection of a stadium with ancillary accommodation (D2 use class), associated  infrastructure, public realm improvements, 60 car parking spaces, 400 cycle parking spaces and landscaping; and outline planning permission for the demolition of all existing buildings and erection of associated enabling development, comprising up to 910 residential units (C3 use class), up to 1,200sqm retail/other floorspace (A1, A2, A3, A4, A5,D1 and D2 use classes), a hotel of up to 160 bedrooms (C1 use class), vehicular and pedestrian circulation areas, up to 775 car parking spaces, cycle parking, associated hard and soft landscaping and public and private amenity spaces (all matters reserved) to allow Brentford Community Stadium to be used for the playing of professional rugby at land at Lionel Road South, Brentford be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and the prior completion of a satisfactory S.106 agreement as set out in section 11.0 of the report and heads of terms as set out in section 8.0 of the report.

b)    That planning permission for planning application 00703/A/P16 for the variation of condition 7i of planning permission ref.00703/A/P14 (variation of conditions 4, 6, 8, 22 and 30 of full planning permission (ref. 00703/A/P11) for minor amendments to the approved hotel to allow Brentford Community Stadium to be used for the playing of professional rugby at land at Lionel Road South, Brentford be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and the prior completion of a satisfactory S.106 agreement as set out in section 11.0 of the report and heads of terms as set out in section 8.0 of the report.

c)    That the heads of terms as set out in section 8.0 of the report be amended to ensure that community benefits offered under the S.106 agreement be specific to the London Borough of Hounslow.

6.

230-236 Hanworth Road pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Minutes:

See report by Tom Bradfield, Planning Officer (agenda item 7)

 

The Chair advised that the application had been withdrawn from the agenda.

 

(Members moved suspension of standing orders to continue the business on the agenda at this point in the meeting).

7.

Heston House, 201-209 Vicarage Farm Road, Heston pdf icon PDF 815 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

See report by Melek Ergen, Planning Officer (agenda item 8) and the Addendum Report

 

Marilyn Smith presented the report and David Watson, Transport Projects Officer, responded to concerns about parking. The Committee noted that officers would be requesting a gold standard travel plan and they asked that the plan be monitored quarterly to start with, rather than annually. It was also felt that travel plans should, in general, be monitored more frequently. 

 

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

 

Resolved:

 

a)    That planning permission for planning application 01151/G/P2 for the erection of a new three storey building with a flat roof to provide a school hall, classrooms and associated facilities and external play areas, landscaping, parking, access and circulation areas following demolition of existing buildings at Heston House, 201-209 Vicarage Farm Road, Heston be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and the addendum report, the prior completion of a satisfactory S.106 agreement as set out in section 11.0 of the report and heads of terms as set out in section 7.94 of the report (including amendments as set out in the addendum report) and Stage 1 and Stage 2 referral to the GLA and Secretary of State.

b)    That the travel plan be monitored quarterly rather than annually and that officers look at a scheme for parking restrictions in the surrounding roads, to be agreed through the local Area Forum.

8.

Addendum Report pdf icon PDF 211 KB

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

Minutes:

The report was noted.

9.

Monthly Update pdf icon PDF 241 KB

Minutes:

See report by the Head of Development Management (agenda item 10)

 

The report was noted.

10.

Any other business, which the Chair considers urgent

Minutes:

There was no such urgent business.

11.

The date of the next meeting is 9 March 2017

Minutes:

The date of the next meeting was noted.