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Agenda item

AELTC, Church Road, SW19 5AE

Application Number:            20/P0420                   Ward:  Village


Officer Recommendation:  GRANT Planning Permission subject to conditions and S106 agreement.



RESOLVED that Application 20/P0420 is granted planning permission subject to conditions and s106 agreement.


Proposal: The erection of a two storey media pavilion, replacement of temporary cabins with a dedicated technical services room (TSR), and reconfiguration of gate 20 including the relocation and widening of existing access/egress, relocation of existing gatehouse building, new accreditation hut and gatehouse building, landscaping and associated works.


The Committee noted the officer’s report and presentation, including the additional conditions proposed as set out in the supplementary agenda.


A statement had been received on behalf of a residents association which was read out by the Senior Democratic Services Officer at the request of the Chair.  Whilst not objecting to the application, concerns were raised over the environmental impact of the proposed scheme and the continued enlargement of the facilities over time and a request that the s106 agreement includes provision for road and pavement maintenance and parking controls.  A written statement on behalf of the applicant was also read out, addressing the concerns of neighbouring residents and the benefits the scheme would bring to the area.


The Development Control Team Leader North addressed the points raised in the written submission and advised that traffic would not be increased by the proposal, it would be moved to a different part of the site. The Council did not have the authority to include a private road in the s106 legal agreement as proposed by residents and nor could we include environmental measures, such as road maintenance, given the size of the proposal and what it relates to.


The Vice-Chair advised that he had taken part in meetings with both the applicant and the Residents Association and therefore would not be voting on the application.  The Vice-Chair left the meeting at 8.45pm and did not return for the remainder of this item.


In response to questions from Members, the Development Control Team Leader North advised that the parking provision on the underground parking facility in Somerset Road would reduce the pressure on parking in the area and standard construction hours were proposed.


At the conclusion of the debate the Chair called for a vote on the recommendation to approve planning application, with the addition of the conditions set out in the supplementary agenda and it was


RESOLVED that Planning Permission be GRANTED subject to conditions and a s106 agreement.

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