Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee A
Wednesday 30 January 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room G02, 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH

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No. Item


Introduction and welcome




Confirmation of voting members


Disclosure of Members' interests and dispensations

    Members to declare any interests and dispensations in respect of any item of business to be considered at this meeting.


    The following members of the sub-committee declared an interest in item:


    7.2 Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD


    Councillor Richard Leeming, non-pecuniary, as the application site is in his ward, but added that he approached the application with an open mind.



Items of business that the Chair deems urgent

    The chair to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.


    The chair asked the clerk to give notice of the following additional papers circulated prior to the meeting:


    ·  Addendum report relating to item 7 – development management items

    ·  Members’ pack.






Development management items


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    Supporting documents:


    Planning application reference: 18/AP/3338


    Report: see pages 10 to 24 of the agenda pack and pages 1, 2 and 4 to 8 of the addendum report.




    Change of use from B1 to Mixed Use (part B1 and part A3), involving the extension of the first floor mezzanine to provide an additional 43sqm of  Class B1 Office space, and change of use of part of the ground floor from B1 Office space to provide 43sqm of Class A3 Cafe/Restaurant use. Together with associated plant installation with flues to the roof.


    The sub-committee heard the officer’s introduction to the report and addendum report. Councillors asked questions of the officer.


    Two representatives of the objectors addressed the meeting and answered questions from the sub-committee.


    The applicant and their agent addressed the sub-committee, and answered questions posed by the sub-committee.


    There were no supporters who lived with 100 metres of the development site wishing to speak. 


    Councillors William Houngbo and Damian O’Brien addressed the sub-committee in their capacity as ward councillors. Members of the sub-committee asked questions of Councillors Houngbo and O’Brien. 


    The sub-committee put further questions to officers and discussed the application.


    A motion to grant planning permission was moved, seconded, put to the vote and declared carried.




    That planning application 18/AP/3338 be granted with conditions as set out in the report and addendum report, including the corrected additional condition, which is to read: “The A3 floorspace shown on drawing No.100 shall be provided as shown and there shall be no extension or enlargement of the A3 floorspace.”



    The meeting adjourned for a break from 7.44pm to 7.49pm. Councillor Michael Situ joined the meeting after the break.


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