Maldens and Coombe Neighbourhood


Wednesday 20 March 2019






Set out below is a summary of the decisions taken at the meeting of the Maldens and Coombe Neighbourhood Committee. The wording used does not necessarily reflect the actual wording that will appear in the minutes.


Decisions 4 to 9 may be called in for review by a minimum of 100 people who live, work, study, or own a property or business in the borough. A call-in must be submitted in writing and identify the decision to be called in and the reason for it being called in. It must be apparent from the document that each person who has subscribed to it is clear as to the decision being called in and the reasons for the call-in. Each person subscribing to the call-in document must sign it individually and include their name and address.


Electronic signatures are acceptable but the organisers of call-ins are strongly advised to gather online signatures using the petitions tool on the Council’s website linked below in order to help ensure compliance with the requirements of the call-in scheme.


Call in deadline: 5pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019

For enquiries, please contact:

Samuel Nicholls tel 020 8547 5533







18/00172/FUL - 10 Coombe Rise, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7EX


This application was granted. The full reasons will be published within the minutes of the meeting. Please note that planning applications are not subject to the Community Call in Procedure Rules.





18/14611/FUL - 1 Coombe Oak, Warren Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7HY


This application was granted. The full reasons will be published within the minutes of the meeting. Please note that planning applications are not subject to the Community Call in Procedure Rules.





Enforcement: 106 Burlington Road, New Malden KT3 4NS

Appendix A


Resolved that the Director of Growth and the London Borough of Merton (for Shared Legal Service) are authorised to:


1.    Issue an Enforcement Notice (s) under S. 172 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended), subject to any necessary legal amendments being made for which authority is delegated to the Head of Planning and Regeneration in consultation with officers from the London Borough of Merton (for Shared Legal Service SLLP);


2.    withdraw and to vary such notice (s) under S. 173A, and;


3.    In the event of non-compliance, take action (s) by way of prosecution under S. 179, S.187A and/or direct action under S. 178 of the Act in respect of the breach of planning control/or for injunctive relief under S.187B.


Please note that planning enforcement items are not subject to the Community Call in Procedure Rules.





The Groves - Road Safety Petition

Appendix B


Resolved that –


1.    The issues set out in the petition be noted;


2.    The programme outlined in paragraphs 13 to 16 to progress the scheme be agreed, and;


3.    A report be submitted to a future Committee meeting, outlining the recommendations from the working group process and detailing plans for any wider public consultation.



Coombe Estate Highway Estimates 2019-20

Appendix C


Resolved that the maintenance estimates for the Coombe Estate roads, as set out in the Annex 1 to the report, be approved.





Neighbourhood Committee Working Arrangements

Appendix D


Resolved that –


1.    a Sub-Committee be established to consider planning and related issues within its remit with the following arrangements:


(a)  the membership of the Sub Committee be decided on the basis two Members from each Ward on a rotational basis, and;


(b)  Councillor Simon Edwards be appointed Chair and Councillor Lesley Heap be appointed Vice-Chair of the Sub-Committee for the 2019/20 Municipal Year;


2.    a 10.00 pm ‘guillotine’ be applied to meetings of the Committee (subject to the ability of the Committee to waive the guillotine by resolution when necessary).



Community Grants Programme: Neighbourhood Community Grants, Borough Wide Community Grants, Councillor Ward Funding & Community Infrastructure Levy allocations

Appendix E


Resolved that –


1.    the Neighbourhood Community Grants budget, as set out in Key Point B, and the Committees’ responsibility to review applications and agree allocations for these grants throughout the year until the fund had been exhausted, be noted;


2.    the Borough-wide Community Grants budget as set out in Key Point C, be noted;


3.    the existing allocation of £2,000 per Councillor as set out in the Neighbourhood’s Councillor Ward Funding Scheme, be retained.


4.    the opportunities available for further grant funding and Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) receipts, as set out in paragraphs 10-21 of the report, and the responsibility for the Committee to consider any future bids that are made for these funds be noted; and


5.    no cap be applied to the amount of CIL funding that can be allocated to individual projects each year.