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Items
No. Item

88.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors M. Pye and S. Terry.

The following substitute member arrangements were in place:

Councillor P. Douglas for Councillor S. Terry

Councillor S. Emmerson for Councillor M. Pye

 

881.

Apologies for absence have been received from Cllr Steve Terry

Minutes:

Cllr Paul Douglas will be present as a substitute.

89.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are required to declare any pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests they or their spouse/partner may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting. Interests are defined on the inside cover of this agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

90.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT

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 90.

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 update report of the Head of Development Management and Building Control was noted in accordance with the urgency provisions of Section  00B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to ensure that Members had before them all the relevant facts and information about the planning applications set out in the agenda.

 

The Committee resolved that, in the event of recommendations being amended at the meeting in light of debate, or other representations made by members of the public, applicants or their agents, the task of formalising the wording of conditions and/or reasons for refusal is to be delegated to the Head of Development Management and Building Control.

 

91.

THE MALL, 45 SELBORNE ROAD, WALTHAMSTOW, LONDON pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full Planning Permission GRANTED for Part demolition of The Mall, and its replacement and extension by an additional 8,769sqm (Gross External Area) GEA to be used for Shops, food and drink and leisure (Classes A1, A3, D2); Creation of 42 residential units (Use Class C3) up to a maximum height  ...  view the full decision text for item 91.

Minutes:

Subject to the applicant entering into a Legal Agreement with the Council, for the purposes set out below, and subject to no adverse response from the Mayor of London at Stage 2 referral, both full and outline planning permission be granted for Application 173042 in line with the recommendation, conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the report and the update report, for

Full Planning Permission:

Part demolition of The Mall, and its replacement and extension by an additional 8,769sqm (Gross External Area) GEA to be used for Shops, food and drink and leisure (Classes A1, A3, D2); Creation of 42 residential units (Use Class C3) up to a maximum height of 49m (Above Ordnance Datum); Redesign of Town Square, including new children’s play space, landscaping (hard and soft) and lighting; Re-design of the access arrangements to The Mall; Creation of new entrance and associated works for residential buildings at ground floor level fronting onto the Town Square; Extension to the basement car parking area of The Mall by 318sqm and the creation of 33 car parking spaces; Re-design of the servicing arrangements for The Mall; Provision of new plant and renewable energy equipment; All associated and ancillary engineering works and operations.

Outline Permission:

Provision of residential dwellings (Use Class C3) in a collection of two low buildings and two tall buildings sitting above the podium created by the development the subject of the full planning permission, ranging in height up to 132.5m AOD; Provision of podium hard and soft landscaping areas, including play space (used by the proposed residential dwellings); Provision of associated services, including waste, refuse, cycle storage, and lighting; Creation of new entrance and servicing areas and associated works for residential buildings at ground floor.

 

The Heads of Terms are as follows:

1.1         The applicant will deliver the new Town Square as part of the development and through the planning conditions and clause 1.6 below maintenance and upkeep of the Square would be secured for a period of 5 years.

1.2         The application will provide onsite affordable housing provision of 20%, based on habitable rooms.  The proposed tenure would be all shared ownership.

1.3         Affordable Housing Review Mechanisms - This will take place after 75% sales of the units within the development with an updated build contract, or 12 months following practical completion in the event of Build to Rent development.  Furthermore, an initial review would be secured unless the applicant demonstrates substantial implementation of the development within 2 years of grant of planning permission. This would incentivise early delivery of the development.

1.4         Air Quality – A sum of £50,000.00 will be paid to monitor air quality within the local area.

1.5         A sum of £500,000 will be paid by the applicants to the Council towards the future maintenance of the Town Square.

1.6         To progress with a Development Agreement with Transport for London to coordinate TfL’s London Underground improvement works with the construction of the development scheme.  Where a Development Agreement is agreed, to contribute  ...  view the full minutes text for item 91.

92.

PUBLIC SPEAKERS

Minutes:

Philip Herlihy

Adrian Stannard

Helena Poldervaart

Penny Wycherley

Alan Smith

Nancy Taaffe

David Gardiner

Neil Levis

Helen Studeford

Jean Duggleby

Madeleine Munday

Andy Bush

Killian Herrily

Cllr Saima Mahmud

Cllr Millie Balkan