Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 15th April, 2020 3.00 pm

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113.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the previous meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting held on 18 March 2020 be confirmed as a correct record.

114.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Brown (substituted for by Councillor Essex), Councillor Harp (substituted for by Councillor Harrison), Councillor Kelly, Councillor King, Councillor Stevens and Councillor Turner.

115.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

116.

Addendum to the agenda pdf icon PDF 390 KB

To note the addendum tabled at the meeting which provides an update on the agenda of planning applications before the Committee.

 

PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

 

NOTES:

1.     Plans are reproduced in the agenda for reference purposes only and are not reproduced to scale.  Accordingly dimensions should not be taken from these plans and the originals should be viewed for detailed information. Most drawings in the agenda have been scanned, and reproduced smaller than the original, thus affecting image quality.

 

To consider the following application:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the addendum be noted.

117.

19/01548/F and 19/01549/LBC Legal And General, Kingswood House, Kingswood pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Redevelopment of the site to create a Continuing Care Retirement Community (Use Class C2), comprising refurbishment and conversion of Legal & General House (Grade II* Listed) to provide 130 no. Assisted Living Units and respite units, Assisted Living support facilities in the rotunda to include a cafe, cinema/theatre and library, creche, ancillary on-site shop/store units at lower ground floor level, a restaurant and wellness centre including refurbishment of the existing swimming pool and car parking internally at lower ground levels, refurbishment and conversion of St Monica's House to provide 19 no. Assisted Living Units, erection of new build accommodation on existing hard-standing/parking areas to provide 131 no. Assisted Living Units, creation of a new access point from St Monica's Road, with associated parking, landscaping and open space including retention of green space on land to the east.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application at Legal and General, Kingswood House, St Monicas Road, Kingswood for redevelopment of the site to create a Continuing Care Retirement Community (Use Class C2), comprising refurbishment and conversion of Legal & General House (Grade II* Listed) to provide 130 no. Assisted Living Units and respite units, Assisted Living support facilities in the rotunda to include a café, cinema/theatre and library, creche, ancillary on-site shop/store units at lower ground floor level, a restaurant and wellness centre including refurbishment of the existing swimming poll and car parking internally at lower ground levels, refurbishment and conversion of St Monica’s House to provide 19 no. Assisted Living Units, erection of new build accommodation on existing hard-standing/parking areas to provide 131no. Assisted Living Units, creation of a new access point from St Monica’s Road, with associated parking, landscaping and open space, including retention of green space on land to the east.

 

It was supported that condition 22 of Application A – 19/01548/F be amended to include other open fires.

 

It was supported that a delegated change be made to allow the Head of Planning to improve the requirements of the sustainability strategy to accord with Policy CCF1 of the Reigate and Banstead Development Management Plan 2019, if this was required.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be GRANTED with conditions as per the recommendation and amended conditions within the addendum, with additional informative to encourage applicant to enter discussions with Surrey County Council about providing some units as affordable extra care.

 

RESOLVED that listed building consent be GRANTED with conditions as per the recommendation and amended conditions within the addendum.

 

118.

Any other urgent business

To consider any item(s) which, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business to consider.