Design Review Panel 30 January 2020

*The Periscope recording is corrupted, so the archived YouTube version is incomplete, you may still be able to see the whole recording by viewing the video on the original live broadcast.

Venue: Committee Rooms B&C, Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, SM4 5DX

i. Items that are at the Pre-Application stage are NOT open to the public. All application numbers ending in NEW, or which are stated as pre-application, are Pre-Application items.
ii. Members of the public are welcome to attend as observers for items that are registered planning applications, but are not allowed to speak. For all other items, the Panel is not open for public attendance.
iii. Council officers and councillors are allowed to attend as observers at pre-application items.

The applications to be considered at this meeting are as follows, with times to be devoted to each item:
6:00pm – 6:15pm – Viewing of display material by Panel members

1. Application, 19/P3772
16-20 Morden Road, South Wimbledon
Case Officer: Tim Lipscombe
Ward: Abbey

Demolition of existing 3-storey building and construction of a new 6-storey building consisting of 30 flats with parking and landscaping.
6:15pm – 7:00pm

2. Application, 19/P2383
Land off Hallowfield Way
Case Officer: Leigh Harrington

Outline application for the redevelopment of the whole site for up to 800 new dwellings with flexible commercial space with associated parking, landscaping and infrastructure. [A pre-application for redevelopment of this site was
reviewed by the Panel on 24 January 2019, receiving a RED verdict. Following changes to the proposals, the DRP held a site visit and workshop on 12 February 2019 with Panel members and officers. This did not receive a verdict. The current proposals are based on both the Panel input and continuation of pre-application meetings with relevant
7:00pm – 7:45pm

3. Pre-Application, 19/P3818
159 Commonside East, Mitcham (Sparrowhawk)
Case Officer: Leigh Harrington
Ward: Figges Marsh

Construction of 25 flats over 3 and 4 storeys. A proposal for this site was reviewed by the Panel on 20 July 2016, receiving a RED verdict. Following further development, this application was refused and then dismissed at appeal. This current application is a new scheme with a different architect.
7:45pm – 8:30pm

The following Development Plan policy considerations are potentially relevant to the design of each scheme.

16-20 Morden Road Hallowfield Way 159 Commonside East
Conservation Area NO NO NO
CA Appraisal NO NO NO
Listed Building NO NO NO
Locally Listed Building NO NO NO
Metropolitan Open Land NO NO NO1
Nature Conservation or Open Space NO NO NO
Archaeology NO YES YES
Scheduled Ancient Mon. NO NO NO
Historic Park/Garden NO NO NO
UDP/LDF Site Proposal NO NO NO
Flood Plain YES NO NO
Planning Brief NO NO NO

1. Looks out onto Mitcham Common, which is MOL.


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