Decision details

18/14238/FUL - 142 MALDEN ROAD, NEW MALDEN, KT3 6DS

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

Demolition of a single dwelling and erection of a three storey block of 8no. flats, including a storey within the roof, a partial basement and associated car parking. Amendments have been received relating to layout, design, height, footprint, landscaping and access.

 

There was no public speaking on the item.

 

Members noted the late material which outlined a number of amendments to proposed conditions. Members also noted that a standard condition with regards to flooding was omitted from the report and would be included.

 

Permit subject to conditions and informatives as set out in the Committee report and the following amendments to conditions and amendment to condition:

 

Revised Condition 12:

Prior to occupation of first floor flat Numbers 5 & 6, the south facing bedroom wall window to Flat 5 and the south facing lobby and lounge wall windows to Flat 6 shall be constructed so that no part of the window framework less than 1.7m above finished floor level shall be openable. Any part below that level shall be fitted with, and retained in, obscure glazing which shall thereafter be retained as such. The south facing balcony screen shall be obscure glazed below a height of 1.7m above finished floor level.

 

Reason: To protect the amenities and privacy of the occupiers of the adjoining residential properties in accordance with Policy DM10 (Design Requirements for New Developments including House Extensions) of the LDF Core Strategy Adopted April 2012.

 

Revised Condition 13:

Prior to occupation of the second floor flat Number 8, the south facing lobby window to Flat 8, the south facing velux rooflights and the east facing roof gable shall be so constructed so that no part of the window framework less than 1.7m above finished floor level shall be openable. Any part below that level shall be fitted with, and retained in, obscure glazing which shall thereafter be retained as such. The south facing Velux cabrio balcony screen/ rooflight shall be obscure glazed below a height of 1.7m above finished floor level.

 

Reason: To protect the amenities and privacy of the occupiers of the adjoining residential properties in accordance with Policy DM10 (Design Requirements for New Developments including House Extensions) of the LDF Core Strategy Adopted April 2012.

 

Additional Condition 23:

The development hereby approved shall not commence until a Sustainable Drainage Strategy and associated detailed design, management and maintenance plan of surface water drainage for the site using SuDS methods has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved drainage system shall be implemented in accordance with the approved Sustainable Drainage Strategy prior to the use of the building commencing and maintained thereafter for the lifetime of the development.

 

Reason: To prevent the increased risk of flooding by ensuring the provision of a satisfactory means of surface water disposal is incorporated into the design and the build and that the principles of sustainable drainage are incorporated into this proposal and maintained for the lifetime of the proposal.

 

Voting:

For:                 Councillors Edwards (Chair), Heap, (Vice-Chair), Davis, Bailey, Ha, Ravalia. (6)

Against:         Councillors George, Cobbett and Fram. (3)

Abstain:         Councillor Sheppard. (1)

 

Publication date: 10/06/2021

Date of decision: 18/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/09/2019 - Maldens and Coombe Neighbourhood Planning Sub-Committee

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