Area Planning Sub-Committee West - Wednesday 17th July 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, High Street, Epping

Contact: V Messenger, Democratic Services Tel: (01992) 564243  Email:


No. Item


Webcasting Introduction

This meeting is to be webcast and the Chairman will read the following announcement:


“I would like to remind everyone that this meeting will be filmed live or recorded, and uploaded to the internet and will be capable of repeated viewing.


Therefore, by participating in this meeting, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings.


If any public speakers on MS Teams do not wish to have their image captured, they should ensure that their video setting throughout the meeting is turned off and set to audio only.


Members and public speakersare reminded to turn on their microphones before speaking and turn them off when they have finished.”



General advice to people attending the meeting is attached.


Apologies for Absence

To be announced at the meeting.


To report non-attendance before the meeting, please use the Members Portal webpage to ensure your query is properly logged.


Alternatively, you can access the Members portal from the front page of the Council’s website, at the bottom under ‘Contact Us’.


Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 5 June 2024.


Any Other Business

Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, requires that the permission of the Chairman be obtained, after prior notice to the Chief Executive, before urgent business not specified in the agenda (including a supplementary agenda of which the statutory period of notice has been given) may be transacted.


Site Visits

To identify and agree requirements for formal site visits to be held with regard to any planning application listed in this agenda, prior to consideration of the application.


EPF/0498/24 - 196, Crooked Mile, Waltham Abbey, EN9 2ES pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To consider the attached report for the demolition of existing workshop buildings and erection of 4 dwellings with associated access and parking (Identical scheme to refused applications EPF/1744/23 and EPF/2345/23).


EPF/0895/22 - Kingsmead, Epping Road, Roydon, Harlow CM19 5HU pdf icon PDF 521 KB

To consider the attached report for the development of 8 detached homes, 2 semi detached homes, a block of 6 flats, conversion and extension of the former Kingsmead School into 10 flats, associated landscaping and improvements to the vehicular access and pedestrian footpaths (ROYD.R2).


EPF/0450/24 - Land East of Sheering Lower Road, Sheering Lower Road, Lower Sheering, CM21 9LQ pdf icon PDF 246 KB

To consider the attached report for the outline planning application with all matters reserved except for access for the erection of 9 dwellings and associated parking and landscaping (Allocated Site - Ref: LSHR.R1)


Exclusion of Public and Press

Exclusion: To consider whether, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press should be excluded from the meeting for the items of business set out below on grounds that they will involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the following paragraph(s) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act (as amended) or are confidential under Section 100(A)(2):


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Exempt Information Paragraph Number





The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, which came into effect on 1 March 2006, requires the Council to consider whether maintaining the exemption listed above outweighs the potential public interest in disclosing the information. Any member who considers that this test should be applied to any currently exempted matter on this agenda should contact the proper officer at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.


Background Papers:  Article 17 - Access to Information, Procedure Rules of the Constitution define background papers as being documents relating to the subject matter of the report which in the Proper Officer's opinion:


(a)        disclose any facts or matters on which the report or an important part of the report is based;  and


(b)        have been relied on to a material extent in preparing the report and does not include published works or those which disclose exempt or confidential information and in respect of executive reports, the advice of any political advisor.


The Council will make available for public inspection for four years after the date of the meeting one copy of each of the documents on the list of background papers.