Planning Committee
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 6.30pm

Venue: Meeting Room 9 - Level 3, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Contact: Ellen Wright, Democratic Services Officer 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 424 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 18 September 2019.


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 211 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.



Planning application - MC/19/1748 - Plot 1 St Anthonys Way, Medway City Estate, Rochester pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Strood Rural


Construction of 8no. units for Class B2/B8 use  (with ancillary trade counter(s)) and sui generis use(s) within the specified categories: ((i) Storage, distribution of sales of tiles, floor coverings, bathroom and kitchen furniture and fittings and other building materials; (ii) Machinery, tool and plant hire; (iii) Auto Centre for fitting and associated sale of tyres and car parts (including MOT); and (iv) Plumbers and Building Merchants) totalling 12,300 sqm, together with  the creation of new access and parking.

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Planning application - MC/19/1028 - Unit 2B London Medway Commercial Park, James Swallow Way, Hoo St Werburgh, Rochester pdf icon PDF 160 KB



Development of Plot 2B incorporating the construction of a warehouse building with undercroft; first and second floor mezzanine levels for Class B1(c) light industrial/ B2 general industrial/ B8 storage and distribution uses, access, parking, drainage, landscaping and associated works including means of access.


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Planning application - MC/19/1506 - The Cricketers, Sturdee Avenue, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 159 KB



Demolition of garage and redevelopment of the existing public house car park to create 2 x two bedroom houses with associated car and cycle parking and landscaping.


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Planning application - MC/19/1336 - Shipwrights Arms, 44-45 Hills Terrace, Chatham pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Chatham Central


Conversion of existing pub into six self-contained flats (four x 2 bedroomed two bedsit units). Insertion of new dormer window into existing roof space.  Amenity area with railings at first front floor level and erection of 1.8m close boarded fence  - demolition of existing two chimney stacks, steps, external staircase and rear projection.

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Planning application - MC/17/4357 - Greatfield Lodge, Darnley Road, Strood, Rochester pdf icon PDF 404 KB

 Strood South


Proposed part demolition of existing communal facilities block and addition of first floor to create a two-storey building (block 3), addition of new storey to block 1 to create a three/four storey building and extension to front and external staircase to block 2 and other associated works to facilitate conversion of Greatfield Lodge Residential Hostel into 14 one bed and 10 two bed residential self contained flats including creation of an access road onto the site from Hawthorn Road and inclusion of derelict land to the rear of No. 276 Hawthorn Road to form part of the overall site.


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Planning application - MC/19/1915 - 122 Ploughmans Way, Rainham, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Rainham South


Construction of a two bedroomed detached dwelling with associated parking (Resubmission of MC/18/3561).


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