Decision details

18/00967/OUT - Hockley Industrial Centre Hooley Lane Redhill Surrey

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee considered an outline planning application at the Hockley Industrial Centre on Hooley Lane in Redhill for the partial demolition of the existing buildings and erection of 4 apartment blocks comprising of 23 x 1 bed flats and 37 x 2 bed flats (60 in total).

The Chairman advised the committee that there was a discrepancy in the description of the item on the agenda and clarified that the application was for 60 flats in total, as described within the report.

RESOLVED that planning permission be GRANTED as per the recommendation, Subject to S106, as amended by the Addendum; AND

-       Additional clause in condition No. 4 requiring details of the “(g) timing, number and routing of construction and HGV vehicle movements to and from the site.”

-       An additional informative relating to encourage the applicant to salvage narrow gauge tracks which remain on site and incorporate into landscaping – “15. The applicant is encouraged, where possible, to salvage any remnants of narrow gauge rail tracks on the site and incorporate them as part of the landscaping of the new development in order to reflect the railway heritage of the site.”

-       Ward member to be consulted on crossing details to be submitted pursuant to condition No.19

Officers to ensure, through the drafting and preparation of the legal agreement, that the proposed affordable units have comparable amenity to private flats, particularly in respect of railway noise.

Report author: Billy Clements

Publication date: 06/12/2018

Date of decision: 28/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 28/11/2018 - Planning Committee

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