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Contact: Oliver Craxton  020 8496 4380 Email: oliver.craxton@walthamforest.gov.uk

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59.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Minutes:

None received.

 

60.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any personal/or prejudicial interest they may have in any matter which is to be considered at the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor Edwin Northover stated that although he was not declaring a personal or prejudicial interest, he wished to point out for reasons of openness that the application site was located within his ward.

 

61.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT pdf icon PDF 31 KB

To NOTE the Chair has agreed to the submission of the Update Report of the Head of Development Management and Building Control at the meeting in accordance with the urgency provisions of Section 100 B (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to ensure that Members have before them all  ...  view the full agenda text for item 61.

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Minutes:

The Committee considered applications for planning permission received by the Head of Development Management and Building Control under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and took into account the oral representations made by members of the public and applicants and their agents.

 

The Committee resolved that, in the event of officer recommendations on the planning applications being amended at Committee in the light of debate and other representations made, the task of formalising the wording of conditions and/or reasons for refusal be delegated to the Head of Development Management and Building Control along the broad lines indicated at the meeting. Details of the Applications and the Committee’s decisions are set out in these minutes.

 

611.

Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium, 300 Chingford Road, Chingford, London E4 pdf icon PDF 575 KB

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Minutes:

Subject to the applicant entering into a Legal Agreement with the Council for the purposes set out below, and referral to the Greater London Authority, planning permission granted for Application 2011/0898, in line with the recommendation, conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the report, for the demolition of curtilage Listed Buildings, south-west spectator stand and part of popular entrance, conversion, alterations and extensions to the main Tote building for leisure use and conversion and alteration to eastern Tote and kennels for community allotment use. New build residential accommodation in buildings between 2 and 8 storeys in height, comprising 294 dwellings (50 houses and 244 flats, including 1, 2, 3, & 4 bedroom units and a mix of private and affordable housing). New buildings for use as a children's nursery, cafe and creche, open space provision (public, private and communal), car, motorcycle and bicycle parking and vehicular access though existing Chingford Road entrance.  Associated alterations and landscaping including alterations to public right of way.

 

Section 106 Legal Agreement

 

Heads of Terms:

 

Affordable Housing: Provision of 60 units as affordable housing (20% as unit numbers), subject to a viability re-assessment as set out in Section 11 of this report with rents in line with the Borough’s Affordable Rent Guidance;

 

Leisure: Contribution of £1,750,000 towards Walthamstow Forest Pool and Track and leisure improvements in the Borough;

 

Education: Contribution of £1,046,170 towards education improvements in the Borough, including refurbishment/upgrade of a primary and/or secondary school within a one-mile radius of the site;

 

Health: Contribution of £354,046 towards healthcare in the Borough;

 

Transport for London: Contribution of £286,000 to Transport for London;

 

Community Sports Trust: Contribution of £250,000 towards Community Sports Trust to help support the ongoing operation of the Stadium Sports Centre;

 

Environment Agency: Contribution of £73,644 towards environmental improvements within the Brook catchment area;

 

Controlled Parking Zone: Contribution of £60,000 towards any Controlled Parking Zone consultation and implementation for the immediate area around Empress Avenue and Rushcroft Road;

 

Employment and Training: Provision for local employment and training initiatives arising out of the construction phases of the development and to use reasonable endeavours to encourage its contractors and sub-contractors to recruit and train employees from the area of the Council required during the construction of the development;

 

Car Club: The provision of a minimum of two Car Club parking spaces free of charge;

 

Travel Plan: The preparation, implementation and future monitoring of a Travel Plan, to be agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to the first use of any part of the development or first occupation of any of the residential units hereby permitted;

 

Resident Permit Restricted: With the exception of Blue Badge holders, all residents and users of the development shall be ineligible for Resident Parking Permits in the event of any future implementation of a Controlled Parking Zone in the immediate area around Empress Avenue and Rushcroft Road;

 

S278 Agreement: Contribution of £46,400 towards junction improvements outside the site and towards stadium trails.

 

Legal Fees: Payment of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 611.

612.

Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium, 300 Chingford Road, Chingford, London E4 - Listed Building Consent Application pdf icon PDF 237 KB

Minutes:

Subject to approval by the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG), listed building consent be granted for Application 2011/0907/LB, in line with the recommendation, conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the report for the emolition of curtilage listed buildings, south-west spectator stand and part of popular entrance, conversion, alterations and extensions to the main Tote building for leisure use and conversion and alteration to eastern Tote and kennels for community allotment use. New build residential accommodation in buildings between 2 and 8 storeys in height, comprising 294 dwellings (50 houses and 244 flats, including 1, 2, 3, & 4 bedroom units and a mix of private and affordable housing).   New buildings for use as a children's nursery, cafe and creche, open space provision (public, private and communal), car, motorcycle and bicycle parking and vehicular access though existing Chingford Road entrance. Associated alterations and landscaping including alterations to public right of way.

 

62.

SUSPENSION OF COUNCIL PROCEDURE RULES

Minutes:

The business of the meeting having not been concluded within three hours of the start of the meeting, the Chair called for a decision on whether Members wished to continue.

 

The Committee decided to continue until the completion of business.

 

63.

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

Minutes:

61.1    Application 2011/0898                            Ms Toni Phipps

          Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium,         Ms Pamela Fleisch

300 Chingford Road,                              Ms Karen Thwaites

Chingford, E4                                        Mr Trevor Calver

                                                            Mr Ricky Holloway

                                                            Mr David Cunningham

                                                            Ms Linda Jones

                                                            Mr John Macklin

                                                            Mr Barry Clegg

                                                            Mr John McCririck

                                                            Mr Chris Page

                                                            Mr Howard Berlin

                                                            Ms Gail Penfold

          `                                                 Mr Morris Newman

                                                            Councillor Nicholas Buckmaster

                                                            Councillor Bernadette Mill

                                                            Councillor Jemma Hemsted

                                                            Councillor Paul Douglas

                                                            Mr Mike Johnson

                                                            Ms Victoria Whenray

                                                            Mr Gary Ince

 

 

 

 

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