Agenda item

2/04 Trinity House, 326 Station Road P/3517/20


PROPOSAL:  change of use of first floor from D1 Use To 17 x Room HMO shared accommodation (Use Class Sui Generis); creation of 3rd and 4th floors comprising of 17 x room HMO shared accommodation (Use Class Sui Generis) to on 3rd floor and Resident's Amenity Space to on 4th Floor; bin and cycle stores.


The Committee resolved to accept the officer recommendation.




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 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 and subject to minor amendments to the conditions (set out in Appendix 1 of this report) or the legal agreement.  The Section 106 Agreement Heads of Terms would cover the following matters:


i.              Parking Permit Restrictions – The development to be “resident permit restricted” in accordance with section 16 of the GLC (Gen Powers) Act 1974 and the developer to ensure that 1) all marketing/advertising material makes reference to this fact and 2) all agreements contain a covenant to the effect that future occupiers and tenants (other than those who are registered disabled) will not be entitled to apply for residents parking permit or a visitor permit.  A contribution in accordance with the adopted fees and charges is required to amend the Traffic Management Order;

ii.            The submitted travel plan (or a revised Travel Plan if deemed necessary by the Council, and to be submitted to the Council prior to the first occupation of the building), to be implemented as approved unless otherwise agreed in writing;

iii.           A travel plan bond of £10,000 will be required to secure the implementation of all measures specified in the revised Travel Plan. In addition a £5,000 monitoring fee is required to cover the cost of monitoring the travel plan.  The developer to ensure the effective implementation, monitoring and management of the travel plan for the site;

iv.           Should the travel plan not fulfil its agreed targets by year 5, the life of the travel plan may be extended, the cost of which will be met by the developer;

v.            Legal Fees: Payment of Harrow Council’s reasonable costs in the preparation of the legal agreement.




That if the Section 106 Agreement is not completed by 30th September 2021, or as such extended period as may be agreed by the Interim Chief Planning Officer in consultation with the Chair of the Planning Committee, then it is recommended to delegate the decision to REFUSE planning permission to the Interim Chief Planning Officer on the grounds that:  The proposed development, in the absence of a legal agreement to provide appropriate provision for restriction of resident parking permits and implementation of the Travel Plan, would fail to comply with the requirements of policies T4 and T6.1 of The London Plan (2021), policy CS1 of the Harrow Core Strategy (2012), AAP19 of the Harrow & Wealdstone Area Action Plan (2013), and Policies DM42 and DM43 of the Harrow Development Management Policies Local Plan 2013 and would therefore be unacceptable.


DECISION:  GRANT – Subject to Legal Agreement


The Committee wished it to be recorded that the decision to grant the application was unanimous.

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