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1/01, PREMIER HOUSE, P/2766/20

Meeting: 17/02/2021 - Planning Committee (Item 504)

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PROPOSAL:  change of use of the Banqueting Suite (Sui Generis) and educational floor space (Use Class D1) in addition to extensions to provide new residential accommodation (Use Class C3) together with a flexible commercial workspace use (Use Class B1).


Following a question from a Member on cladding, it was advised that Condition 9 on materials would ensure that appropriate facing materials were used.


The Committee resolved to accept officer recommendations.




The Planning Committee was asked to:


1)            agree the reasons for approval as set out in the report, and


2)            grant planning permission subject to authority being delegated to the Interim Chief Planning Officer in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance Services for the completion of the Section 106 legal agreement and other enabling legislation and issue of the planning permission, subject to amendments to the conditions, including the insertion or deletion of condition as deemed fit and appropriate to the development or the amendments to the legal agreement as required.


The Section 106 Agreement - Heads of Terms would cover the following matters:


Affordable Housing


The provision of six discounted market rent units to be secured in perpetuity at:


·           80% of open market rents;

·           Affordable Housing Statement; and

·           Early and late stage viability reviews.


Build to Rent


·           a restrictive covenant and clawback mechanism to ensure the development of Premier House remains a Build to Rent scheme; and

·           Build to Rent Management Plan


Transport and Highways


the development to be ‘resident permit restricted’ and the developer to ensure that: (i) all marketing/advertising material makes reference to the fact that; and (ii) all sales and lettings agreements contain a covenant to the effect that; future owners, occupiers and tenants (other than those that are registered disabled) will not be entitled to apply for a residents parking permit or a visitor parking permit.


Children and Young People’s Play space


·           a financial contribution of £2,280 to fund off-site provision (including enhancements to existing provision where appropriate) of play space and equipment.


Carbon Offset


·           a financial contribution prior to commencement of the development for the shortfall in on-site carbon reductions required to achieve net zero carbon in line with the GLA rates (to be determined based on a revised energy strategy that reflects a more detailed assessment).  Verification of post-completion or final onsite emissions will inform any further offset contribution that may be required.


Decentralised Energy Network


·           sufficient space and a safeguarded route to allow connection to any future district decentralised energy network.


Design Review and Design Code


·           an undertaking by the developer to the existing architect (or one of equivalent standard) until the development is completed; or, the submission of a Design Code for approval by the Council that details the quality of the external materials of the finished development and other design parameters.


Employment and Training


·           a financial contribution to be paid by the developer to fund local employment and training programmes and the submission of a Training and Recruitment Plan;

·           the developer to use all  ...  view the full minutes text for item 504