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Land at London Road Hazel Grove

Meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet (Item 12)

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To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport.

 

Stockport Homes have identified a privately owned site at the above location for the development of social housing comprising 34 units all for social rent. Funding for the scheme is to be sourced from Homes England Grant and a loan from the Councils Housing Revenue Account.  The completed units will be owned by the Council and managed by Stockport Homes.

 

(NOTE: This item includes a ‘not for publication’ appendix that has been circulated to members of the Cabinet only).

 

The Cabinet is recommended to give approval to the release of funding for the sum identified in the appendix from the Housing Revenue account to enable the acquisition and development of the site for the scheme set out in this report.

 

Officer contact: Ian Keyte on 0161 217 6907 or email: Ian.Keyte@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport (Councillor Sheila Bailey) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposal for release of funding for the sum identified in the appendix from the Housing Revenue account to enable the acquisition and development of the site at London Road, Hazel Grove for social housing comprising 34 units all for social rent.

 

(NOTE: This item included a ‘not for publication’ appendix that had been circulated to members of the Cabinet only).

 

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport commented that an issue had been raised at the Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee in relation to parking problems within the locality.  Councillor Bailey stated parking provision within the development would be considered as part of the subsequent planning application that would be submitted to the Planning Authority.

 

RESOLVED - The Cabinet has considered and given approval to a proposal for release of funding for the sum identified in the appendix from the Housing Revenue account to enable the acquisition and development of the site at London Road, Hazel Grove for social housing comprising 34 units all for social rent, as set out in the report.


Meeting: 08/06/2020 - Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee (Item 8)

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To consider a joint report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration, Deputy Chief Executive and Deputy Director of Public Health.

 

Stockport Homes have identified a privately owned site at the above location for the development of social housing comprising 34 units all for social rent. Funding for the scheme is to be sourced from Homes England Grant and a loan from the Councils Housing Revenue Account.  The completed units will be owned by the Council and managed by Stockport Homes.

 

(NOTE: This item includes a ‘not for publication’ appendix that has been circulated to members of the Scrutiny Committee only).

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Ian Keyte on 0161 217 6907 or email: Ian.Keyte@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a joint report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration, Deputy Chief Executive and Deputy Director of Public Health (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposal for release of funding for the sum identified in the appendix from the Housing Revenue account to enable the acquisition and development of the site at London Road, Hazel Grove for social housing comprising 34 units all for social rent.

 

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport (Councillor Sheila Bailey) attended the meeting to respond to questions from the Scrutiny Committee.

 

(NOTE: This item included a ‘not for publication’ appendix that had been circulated to members of the Scrutiny Committee only).

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         It was commented that the proposed development fell within the proposed Stepping Hill Parking Zone and consideration needed to be given as part of the development of the site to make sufficient provision for parking on site.

·         There was a lack of affordable housing in the Hazel Grove and this development would provide welcome additional social housing in this area.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.