Planning Committee - Wednesday, 21 July 2021 6.30pm

Venue: St George's Centre, Pembroke Road, Chatham Maritime, Chatham, ME4 4UH

Contact: Ellen Wright, Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 23 June 2021.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report. 


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.



Housing Delivery Test Action Plan pdf icon PDF 302 KB

This report sets out details of the Housing Delivery Test Action Plan that considers measures to help boost the supply of housing in Medway.

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Planning application - MC/20/3264 - Land bound by Main Road, Saxon Shore Way and Vicarage Lane, Main Road, Rochester, Hoo St Werburgh pdf icon PDF 887 KB



Change of use from agricultural land to community park, comprising the installation of a toilet facility, formation of two car and cycle parking areas, two vehicle accesses (Main Road and Vicarage Lane), landscaping, tree planting, boundary treatments and associated works.


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Planning application - MC/20/1868 - Land North of Commissioner's Road, Strood, Rochester pdf icon PDF 633 KB

Strood North


Application for approval of reserved matters being landscaping (in accordance with Conditions 1, 5 and 24) pursuant to planning permission MC/16/4268 - Outline planning application (with all matters reserved except means of access from Commissioners Road) for up to 130 residential dwellings earthworks to create development levels; new internal access roads car parking, open space, sustainable urban drainage systems and associated landscaping and infrastructure.

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Planning application - MC/20/1431 - Land North of Medway Road, Gillingham ME7 1NY pdf icon PDF 811 KB

Gillingham North


Construction of a Foodstore (Use Class E(a) - Retail) together with associated car and cycle parking, servicing, landscaping, and associated works.

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Planning application - MC/21/0332 - Garages adjacent to No.53 Danson Way, Norfolk Close, Rainham pdf icon PDF 532 KB



Redevelopment to provide two 3 bed dwelling houses with associated car parking spaces and amenity space - Demolition of garaging units (19 no).



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Planning application - MC/21/0921 - British Pilot, Avery Way, Allhallows, Rochester pdf icon PDF 365 KB



Change of use and extension of public house to create a convenience store (Use Class E) and conversion of the upper floors to create 5 no. residential units (Use Class C3), including installation of 2 x air conditioning units and refrigeration plant to ground floor of the North East side of the store together with associated works (including satellite dish and ATM) parking and hard and soft landscaping.

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Planning application - MC/21/1157 - 3 Old Road, Chatham ME4 6BJ pdf icon PDF 900 KB

Chatham Central


Demolition of existing buildings and construction of a part 2 part 4 storey residential block comprising 2 x two bedroom and 2 x one bedroom apartments.


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Planning application - MC/21/1262 - 42 New Road, Chatham ME4 4QR pdf icon PDF 926 KB

Chatham Central


Change of use from a 6 bedroom (6 person) HMO (use class C4) to a 7 bedroom (7 person) HMO (sui generis).



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Planning application - MC/21/1502 - 117 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YX pdf icon PDF 668 KB



Change of use from Opticians (Class E) to hot food takeaway (Sui Generis) with alterations to front facade for increased glazing.

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Planning application - MC/21/1574 - 38 The Goldings, Rainham, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 561 KB

Rainham Central


Conversion of existing rear conservatory into flat roof extension, construction of 2 storey extension to side. Alterations to front porch and amended openings and replacement of time hanging with composite cladding. Creation of a new resin driveway replacing the original hard standing and flower bed.


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Planning application - MC/21/1064 - 2 Spencer Close, Princes Park, Chatham pdf icon PDF 739 KB

Princes Park


Construction of a single storey extension to side/part rear and first floor extension to side above existing garage.

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Planning application - MC/21/1010 - 131 Watling Street, Strood, Rochester pdf icon PDF 696 KB

Strood South


Change of use of amenity land to residential and construction of a vehicular crossover to front.

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Planning application - MC/21/0878 - 33 Culpepper Road, Parkwood, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 888 KB

Rainham South


Change of use from residential dwelling C3 to use class C2 Supported living accommodation


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Additional Information - Supplementary agenda advice sheet pdf icon PDF 1 MB