Agenda and minutes

Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee
Thursday, 15th August, 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 72 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 July 2019.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 18 July 2019 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair subject to the amendment of Minute 2 - ‘Declarations of Interest’ to the transposition of the names of those two members having declared an interest.

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 Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Mike Hurleston

Agenda Item 4(i) – ‘Chair’s Announcements’ as his wife was employed by Stockport NHS Foundation Trust which was referred to under this item.

 

3.

Urgent Decisions

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

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Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Community Engagement

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4.(i)

Chair's Announcements pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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

 

Stockport NHS Breast Service

 

To consider a briefing note from Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group in relation to the closure of the Breast Service in Stockport.

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Minutes:

It was reported that the Stockport NHS Foundation Trust and Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group had recently announced their intention to permanently close the Breast Service in Stockport as a result of longstanding challenges in the recruitment of specialist staff coupled with increased demand.  It was noted that work was taking place to recommission the service with other NHS providers, however in the intervening period, residents would be able to choose to attend the Breast Service in Wythenshawe, Macclesfield or Tameside.

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.

 

It was commented that there had been difficulties in securing police attendance at recent traveller incursions within the Cheadle Hulme area that had resulted in delays in commencing the formal legal process to remove them from the sites.

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:

Members of the public were 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.

 

One public question was submitted in relation to the circumstances surrounding the flooding of Bridge Lane, Bramhall and the subsequent investigation and assessment by the Council.

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration be requested to respond to the questioner in writing.

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:

The Chair reported that the Public Realm Officer was unable to attend this meeting of the Area Committee, however it was stated that a summary of activities with the Public Realm service area had been circulated to members of the area committee separately.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

4.(v)

Petitions

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

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Minutes:

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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Minutes:

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 - The Mill Bramhall (The Millennium Youth Bar Trust) pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To consider an application from the Mill Bramhall (The Millennium Youth Bar Trust) for a grant of £1,000 from the Ward Flexibility Budget (£900 from this Area Committee) towards the cost of providing a stair lift.

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Angela Rowley attended the meeting and submitted an application on behalf of the Mill Bramhall (The Millennium Youth Bar Trust) for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Fund towards the cost of providing a stair lift.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to an application from the Mill Bramhall (The Millennium Youth Bar Trust) for a grant of £900 from the Ward Flexibility Budget (£400 from each of the Bramhall North and Bramhall South and Woodford ward allocations and £100 from the Cheadle Hulme South ward allocation) towards the cost of providing a stair lift.

5.

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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:

Development applications were 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).

 

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive outlined the procedure for public speaking on planning applications.

5.(i)

DC072686 - 9 Redford Drive, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Erection of a detached dwelling.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant 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. DC072686 for the erection of detached dwelling at 9 Redford Drive, Bramhall,

 

a member of the public spoke against the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED - That Planning & Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to undertake site visit to assess impact of proposed development on residential amenity of neighbouring properties.

5.(ii)

DC073276 - Ladybrook Primary School, Gleneagles Close, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Installation of a Multi-Use Games Area and a Daily Mile Track around the edge of the playing field

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant 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. DC073276 for the installation of a multi-use games area and a daily mile track around the edge of the playing field at Ladybrook Primary School, Gleneagles Close, Bramhall,

 

a member of the public spoke against the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(iii)

DC073670 - 222 Woodford Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Two storey dwelling following demolition of the existing bungalow.

 

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. DC073670 for a two storey dwelling following demolition of the existing bungalow at 222 Woodford Road, Woodford,

 

the applicant spoke in support of the application.

 

It was then

 

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

5.(iv)

DC073827 - Land adjacent to Stanley Green Retail Park, Stanley Road, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Approval of Reserved Matters in relation to application DC058874 (appearance; landscaping; layout and scale of approved A3/A4 development (restaurant/drinking establishment))

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant 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. DC073827 for the approval of reserved matters in relation to application DC058874 (appearance; landscaping; layout and scale of approved A3/A4 development (restaurant/drinking establishment) on land adjacent to Stanley Green Retail Park, Stanley Road, Cheadle Hulme,

 

a member of the public spoke against the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED - That the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to undertake a site visit to assess the impact of the proposed development on residential amenity by virtue of its appearance, scale and layout.

5.(v)

DC073910 - 3-5 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Proposed change of use from Class A1 (retail) to Class A4 (drinking establishment)

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant 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. DC073910 for the proposed change of use from Class A1 (retail) to Class A4 (drinking establishment) at 3-5 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall,

 

the applicant spoke in support of the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 63 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.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 96 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.