Development Control Committee

15 October 2020


(7:30 pm 9:44 pm)


         Councillor Malcolm Self (Chair)

         Councillor Kim Bailey (Vice Chair)


        Councillor Roy Arora

        Councillor Mark Beynon

        Councillor David Cunningham

        Councillor Lorraine Dunstone

        Councillor Simon Edwards

        Councillor Lesley Heap

        Councillor Rebekah Moll

        Councillor Stephanie Archer

*      Councillor Dave Ryder-Mills





15.         Apologies for absence and attendance of substitute Members



Apologies received from Councillor Dave Ryder-Mills.





16.         Minutes



The minutes of the meeting held on 2 September 2020 were approved as a correct record.





17.         Declarations of interest



There were no declarations of interest.





18.         19/03167/FUL - 17-19 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 7EW



Description: Demolition of the two existing dwelling houses and the erection of a part three storey, part two storey nursing home comprising 67 bedrooms with associated car parking, landscaping, refuse and bicycle store.


Councillor Ian George addressed the Committee under Procedural Rule 27 as outlined the Council’s Constitution.


Public Speaking:


Applicant and representative


Chris Howe and Gaj Ragunathan

Steven Elliot


Resolved to PERMIT subject to the conditions and informatives as set out in the agenda report and the late material.





For:                 Councillors Stephanie Archer, Kim Bailey, Mark Beynon, David Cunningham, Lorraine Dunstone, Simon Edwards, Lesley Heap, Rebekah Moll and Malcolm Self (9).


Against:         Councillor Roy Arora (1).


Abstain:         None (0).






19.         20/00945/FUL - 15 - 23 Fife Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1SB



Description: Demolition of the existing buildings on site and the erection of a part-seven, part-nine storey building plus basement to provide co-living accommodation (use class sui generis) and a restaurant (use class A3), together with associated and ancillary facilities, access and servicing, parking and landscaping arrangements.


Councillor Sharron Falchikov-Sumner addressed the Committee under Procedural Rule 27 as outlined the Council’s Constitution.


There were no public speakers registered.


Resolved to PERMIT subject to the Conditions and Informatives as set out in the agenda report, and the late material and the following additional condition:


·         Detailed Operational Management Plan to be provided which includes details of accessible cooking/kitchen facilities.


Voting: Unanimous





20.         Urgent items authorised by the Chair



There were no urgent items.