Agenda and minutes

Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee
Thursday, 18th July, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Bramhall Village Club, Melbourne Road, Bramhall. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 13 June 2019.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 13 June 2019 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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Minutes:

Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interests they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

The following interests were declared:-

 

Personal & Prejudicial Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Helen Foster-Grime

Agenda Item 4(vii) – ‘Ward Flexibility Funding - Manchester Rugby Club Under 10s’ as her father was a member of Manchester Rugby Club.

 

Councillor Walker left the meeting during the consideration of this item and took no part in the discussion or vote.

 

 

Lisa Walker

Agenda Item 4(vii) – ‘Ward Flexibility Funding - Manchester Rugby Club Under 10s’ as her husband was a member of Manchester Rugby Club and her son was a captain of one of the youth teams at the club.

 

Councillor Foster-Grime left the meeting during the consideration of this item and took no part in the discussion or vote.

 

3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

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No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Community Engagement

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4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chair about local community events or issues.

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Minutes:

It was announced that open day would be held at Billys Lane Allotments on Sunday, 28 July 2019 between 12 noon and 4.00 pm.

4.(ii)

Neighbourhood Policing

Councillors and members of the public are invited to raise ‘Neighbourhood Policing’ issues with the local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

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Minutes:

The Chair reported that representatives of Greater Manchester Police had been unable to attend the meeting on this occasion.

4.(iii)

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Area Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the Area Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meeting on the cards provided. These are available the meeting.  You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions.

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Minutes:

No public questions were submitted.

4.(iv)

Public Realm

The local Public Realm Inspector will attend the meeting to provide an update on matters raised at the last committee meetings. Councillors and Members of the public are invited to raise issues affecting local environmental quality.

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Minutes:

Emma Warrington (Public Realm Inspector) attended the meeting to report on current issues and to answer questions from Councillors and members of the public in relation to environmental and highways issues within the area represented by the Bramhall and Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         Further information was requested in relation to the number of successful prosecutions undertaken by the Council in relation to dog fouling.

·         It was stated that there was overgrown vegetation in front of the barriers to Woodford Recreation Ground.  It was further stated that the signage for the site was also in need of replacement.

·         Concern was expressed in relation to the visibility of the road markings on Llanberis Road, Conway Road and Ruthin Avenue and at the bus stop on Albert Road, Cheadle Hulme.

·         Additional dog fouling signage was requested along Dairyground Road, Bramhall.

·         The wildflower beds on Ringmore Road, Bramhall had become overgrown.

 

RESOLVED – That Emma Warrington be thanked for her attendance.

4.(v)

Petitions

To receive petitions from members of the public and community groups.

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No petitions were submitted.

4.(vi)

Open Forum

In accordance with the Code of Practice no organisation has indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

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A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive reported that no organisations had indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Manchester Rugby Club Under 10s pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider an application received on behalf of Manchester Rugby Club for a grant of £1,000 from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of equipment.

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A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive reported on the receipt of an application from Manchester Rugby Club for a grant of £1,000 from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of equipment.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to the award of a grant of £433.33 from the Ward Flexibility Budget (£333.33 from the Cheadle Hulme South ward allocation and £100 from the Bramhall South & Woodford ward allocation) to Manchester Rugby Club towards the cost of equipment.

5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 44 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

(a)

To consider the development applications where members of the public have attended the meeting in order to speak or hear the Area Committee’s deliberations.

 

(b)

To consider the remaining development applications.

 

(c)

To consider consultations (if any) received by the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration on any planning issues relevant to the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South area.

 

The following development applications will be considered by the Area Committee:-

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Minutes:

A development application was submitted.

 

(NOTE: Full details of the decisions including conditions and reasons for granting or refusing planning permission and imposing conditions are given in the schedule of plans. The Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration is authorised to determine conditions and reasons and they are not therefore referred to in committee minutes unless the committee makes a specific decision on a condition or reason. In order to reduce printing costs and preserve natural resources, the schedule of plans is not reproduced within these minutes. A copy of the schedule of plans is available on the council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/planningdecisions. Copies of the schedule of plans, or any part thereof, may be obtained from the Place Directorate upon payment of the Council’s reasonable charges).

5.(i)

DC073093 - Bridleway Farm, Bridle Way, Woodford pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Extension of existing farmhouse to encompass adjacent redundant agricultural buildings to provide additional family living space and carer's accommodation to ensure round the clock care and therapy provision for a young disabled family member (revision to planning permission DC066017 to include the rebuilding of the two storey barn).

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grants planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC073093 for the extension of the existing farmhouse to encompass adjacent redundant agricultural buildings to provide additional family living space and carer's accommodation to ensure round the clock care and therapy provision for a young disabled family member (revision to planning permission DC066017 to include the rebuilding of the two storey barn) at Bridleway Farm, Bridle Way, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to grant planning permission.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report summarises recent appeal decisions; lists current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries; informal hearings for planning appeals, and enforcement action within the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates on 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) listing any outstanding or recently determined planning appeals and enforcements within the area represented by the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

7.

Review of Outcomes Tour 2018 pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report outlines the findings of the review of outcomes tour undertaken on Friday, 5 October 2018 and requests that the Area Committee gives consideration to the arrangements for the 2019 tour.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to :-

 

(1)  Comment on and note the findings of the 2018 Annual Review of Outcomes Tour.

 

(2) Nominate a completed development site to be included on the list of sites to be inspected on the 2019 Annual Review Tour; and

 

(3) Nominate Members to attend the Annual Review Tour on Friday, 4 October 2019.

 

Officer contact: Kevin Brooks on 474 4905 or email: kevin.brooks@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing the findings of the Review of Outcomes tour undertaken on Friday, 5 October 2018 and requesting that the Area Committee gives consideration to the arrangements for the 2019 tour.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.

 

(2) That the following completed development sites be considered for inclusion on the list of sites to be included on the 2019 Annual Review Tour:-

 

·         The erection of a bungalow in the rear garden of 120 Moor Lane, Woodford; and

·         The erection of three houses in a constrained plot on Heathbank Road, Cheadle Hulme.

 

(3) That Councillors Linda Holt, Mike Hurleston, Alanna Vine, Lisa Walker and Suzanne Wyatt be nominated to attend the Tour.

8.

Creation of a Bridleway Over Privately Owned Land in Ladybrook Valley, Cheadle Hulme, and Extinguishment of a Section of Footpath 75 Cheadle and Gatley pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider a joint report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration and the Head of Legal and Democratic Governance.

 

The Area Committee is requested to consider whether to create a bridleway on land owned privately as shown marked A – B, B – C, D – E, E – F, F – G, G – H, H – I and G – Y – J at Appendices 1 and 2.  The paths would be maintainable at public expense.

 

The Area Committee is also requested to consider the extinguishment of a section of Public Footpath 75 Cheadle and Gatley, as shown by a continuous bold black line marked X – Y on the plan at Appendix 2.

 

That the Area Committee is recommended to resolve to:-

 

(1) Not proceed with the Metropolitan Borough Council of Stockport (Ladybrook Valley) Public Path Creation and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2018 dated 15 February 2018.

 

(2) Authorise the making of a bridleway creation Order in respect of the sections of the route between A –B – C, D – E – F – G – H – I and G – Y – J, as shown on the plans at Appendices 1 and 2.

 

(3) Authorise the making of a footpath extinguishment Order under section 118 Highways Act 1980 to extinguish that section of Public Footpath 75 Cheadle and Gatley between points X – Y, as shown on the plan at Appendix 2.

 

(4) In the event that objections are received to the creation and / or extinguishment Orders, delegate the decision to send the Orders to the Secretary of State for confirmation, or not to proceed with the Orders, to the Corporate Director of Place.

 

Officer contact: Graham O`Connor on 0161 474 4595 or email: graham.oconnor@stockport.gov.uk or Jackie Connelly on 0161 474 3134 or email jackie.connelly@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a joint report of the Corporate Director and the Head of Legal and Democratic Governance (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposal to create a bridleway on land owned privately as shown marked A–B, B–C, D–E, E–F, F–G, G–H, H–I and G–Y–J at Appendices 1 and 2.   

 

The Area Committee was also requested to consider the extinguishment of a section of Public Footpath 75 Cheadle and Gatley, as shown by a continuous bold black line marked X–Y on the plan at Appendix 2.

 

RESOLVED - (1) That approval be given to not proceed with the Metropolitan Borough Council of Stockport (Ladybrook Valley) Public Path Creation and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2018 dated 15 February 2018.

 

(2) That authorisation be given to the making of a bridleway creation Order in respect of the sections of the route between A–B–C, D–E–F–G–H–I and G–Y–J, as shown on the plans at Appendices 1 and 2.

 

(3) That authorisation be given the making of a footpath extinguishment Order under section 118 Highways Act 1980 to extinguish that section of Public Footpath 75 Cheadle and Gatley between points X–Y, as shown on the plan at Appendix 2.

 

(4) That in the event that objections are received to the creation and/ or extinguishment Orders, the decision to send the Orders to the Secretary of State for confirmation, or not to proceed with the Orders, be delegated to the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

9.

Tour of Britain Update pdf icon PDF 545 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration.

 

The ten Boroughs of Greater Manchester will be hosting the final stage OVO Energy Tour of Britain on Saturday 14th September 2019.  The race will start in Altrincham and run through each Greater Manchester Borough prior to the stage finish at Manchester City Council. The report explains how the tour will pass through Stockport, the implications for transport and plans to keep residents fully informed.

 

The Area Committee is requested to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Peter Ashworth on Tel: 0161 474 2392 or email: peter.ashworth@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) outlining how the plans for the Tour of Britain on 14 September 2019 would affect the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South area and surrounding areas.

 

It was commented that it was important that the route was subject to inspection well in advance of the Tour to ensure that any carriageway defects were identified and subject to repair prior to the race taking place.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

10.

Bodmin Drive, Bramhall - Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

To report the findings of a consultation exercise in relation to a package of revocations and new Traffic Regulation Orders on Bodmin Drive, Bramhall following reports that on occasions vehicles are parking up on both sides of Bodmin Drive causing an obstruction together with reduced visibility and creating a hazard.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Orders, and, subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders at a cost of £760 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bramhall North ward allocation):-

 

Revocation of existing (TRO) Schedule - No Waiting at Any Time

 

Bodmin Drive, Bramhall

 

Both Sides - From the intersection of the northern kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 10 metres in a northerly direction.

 

Proposed (TRO) Schedule - No Waiting at Any Time

 

Bodmin Drive, Bramhall

 

West Side - From the intersection of the northern kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 27.5 metres first in a north easterly direction, then north westerly direction.

 

East Side - From the intersection of the northern kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 31 metres first in a north easterly direction, then north westerly direction.

 

Officer contact: Nicola Ryan on telephone number Tel: 0161 474 4348 or by email on nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing the findings of a consultation exercise in relation to a package of revocations and new Traffic Regulation Orders on Bodmin Drive, Bramhall following reports that on occasions vehicles are parking up on both sides of Bodmin Drive causing an obstruction together with reduced visibility and creating a hazard.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Orders, and, subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders at a cost of £760 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bramhall North ward allocation):-

 

Revocation of existing (TRO) Schedule - No Waiting at Any Time

 

Bodmin Drive, Bramhall

 

Both Sides - From the intersection of the northern kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 10 metres in a northerly direction.

 

Proposed (TRO) Schedule - No Waiting at Any Time

 

Bodmin Drive, Bramhall

 

West Side - From the intersection of the northern kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 27.5 metres first in a north easterly direction, then north westerly direction.

 

East Side - From the intersection of the northern kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 31 metres first in a north easterly direction, then north westerly direction.

11.

Hillcrest Road, Bramhall - Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report details a proposal to revoke and then introduce new ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ Traffic Regulation Orders on Bridge Lane and Hillcrest Road, Bramhall following reports that vehicles are regularly parking on both sides of road on Hillcrest Road close to its junction with Bridge Lane causing an obstruction together with visibility issues for drivers negotiating the junction safely.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the proposals contained in the report, and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders at a cost of £965 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bramhall North ward allocation).

 

Officer contact: Nicola Ryan on telephone number Tel: 0161 474 4348 or by email on nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposal to revoke and then introduce new ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ Traffic Regulation Orders on Bridge Lane and Hillcrest Road, Bramhall following reports that vehicles are regularly parking on both sides of road on Hillcrest Road close to its junction with Bridge Lane causing an obstruction together with visibility issues for drivers negotiating the junction safely.

 

RESOLVED – That consideration of this item be deferred to a future meeting of the Area Committee pending the undertaking of a site visit between ward councillors and Traffic Services officers to determine whether the extent of the proposed Traffic Regulation Orders was appropriate in the light of concerns raised by local residents.

12.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To consider a report of the Democratic Services Manager.

 

The report provides an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and details the current position on area flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the highway and traffic management delegated budget.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Damian Eaton on 0161 474 3207 or email: damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) updating the Area Committee on progress on decisions taken by the Area Committee since the last meeting and the current position on the Area Flexibility and the Delegated budget.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.