Agenda

Central Stockport Area Committee
Thursday, 7th March, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 31 January 2019.

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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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3.

Urgent Decisions

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

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4.

Community Engagement

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4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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4.(ii)

Neighbourhood Policing

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

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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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4.(iv)

Public Realm

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

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4.(v)

Petitions

St. Lesmo Road, Edgeley – Removal of Road Humps

 

To report the receipt of a petition from 28 residents of St. Lesmo Road, Edgeley stating that they raise no objection to the removal of the road hump outside numbers 48-50 and 49-51 St. Lesmo Road.

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4.(vi)

'Our Time': Youth Outreach Project in the Central Stockport area

A representative from Life Leisure will attend the meeting for this item.

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 50 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 area.

 

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

 

(to begin no earlier than 6.30pm)

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5.(i)

DC070503 - 2-6 Churchgate, Stockport, SK1 1YA pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Demolition of existing buildings and erection of new building comprising 24 apartments.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions and the requirement for the applicant to enter into a Section 106 legal agreement to require commuted sums for the provision of public open space and on-street disabled parking provision.

 

Officer Contact: Daniel Hewitt on 0161 218 1989 or email: daniel.hewitt@stockport.gov.uk

 

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5.(ii)

DC071417 - Stockport Interchange, Chestergate, Stockport pdf icon PDF 531 KB

In connection with 1) Full planning permission for construction of a replacement bus interchange with associated retail and cafe units, creation of public park with ancillary works and creation of 14 storey residential building comprising of 196 flats (1 and 2 bed), along with the temporary re-development of Heaton Lane car park as a bus station/depot, and;

 

2) Outline planning permission, with all matters reserved for subsequent approval, for change of use to B1(a) office use and creation of interconnecting bridge between the park and office site to Station Road.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Mark Jordan on 0161 474 3557 or email: mark.jordan@stockport.gov.uk

 

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5.(iii)

DC071509 - Stockport Interchange, Chestergate, Stockport pdf icon PDF 114 KB

In connection with listed building consent for associated works to Wellington Bridge Grade II Listed structure that includes the removal of a short section of the bridge parapet to provide access to the park at Stockport Exchange, Chestergate, Stockport.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Mark Jordan 0161 474 3557 or email: mark.jordan@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 62 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 Central Stockport area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

 

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7.

Revision to ‘Recreational Open Space Provision and Commuted Payments’ Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) pdf icon PDF 115 KB

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

 

The report sets out a proposal to consult on a new Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for ‘Recreational Open Space and Commuted Payments’. The current Supplementary Planning Guidance provides supplementary guidance on the implementation of Stockport’s Development Plan policies relating to sport, leisure and play facilities. The guidance document demonstrates how commuted sums will be used in maintaining and enhancing the open space assets across the borough.

 

The Area Committee is invited to note and comment on the Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

 

Officer Contacts: Sally Maguire/Vincent Mcintyre on 0161 474 2738 or email: sally.maguire@stockport.gov.uk/vincent.mcinytre@stockport.gov.uk

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8.

Stockport Council Local Elections – 2 May 2019 – Polling Stations pdf icon PDF 46 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The Area Committee is asked to note a change to polling arrangements within the area for the May 2019 Local Elections in the Davenport and Cale Green Ward.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Caroline Bell on 0161 474 3173 or email: caroline.bell@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Executive Business

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9.

National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) A560 Cheadle/Cheadle Heath Corridor - Progress Report pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

The report updates the Area Committee on progress on the National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) schemes at:-

 

·         A560 Stockport Road/M60 Junction 2 ‘Roscoes’ Roundabout

·         Abney Hall Park Path and path Links to Manchester Road.

·         A560 Stockport Road/High Street/Manchester Road Junction.

 

The Area Committee is requested to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Nick Whelan on 0161 474 4907 or email: nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

 

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10.

Kedleston Green/Curzon Road Offerton - No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 97 KB

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

 

The report sets out the results of an investigation into the difficulties caused by parked vehicles in the vicinity of Curzon Road and Kedleston Green, Offerton.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the statutory legal advertising of the No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order detailed in the report and, subject to no objections being received within the statutory period, the Order can be made.

 

Officer Contact: Vivian Butterworth on 0161 474 4848 or email: vivian.butterworth@stockport.gov.uk

 

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11.

Graham Road/Hillbrook Road, Offerton - No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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

 

The report sets out the result of an investigation into the difficulties caused by parked vehicles in the vicinity of Graham Road and Hillbrook Road, Offerton.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the statutory legal advertising of the No Waiting At any Time Traffic Regulation Order detailed in the report and, subject to no objections being received within the statutory period, the Order can be made.

 

Officer Contact: Vivian Butterworth on 0161 474 4848 or email: vivian.butterworth@stockport.gov.uk

 

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12.

Cromer Street, New Bridge Lane, Stockport - No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 100 KB

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

 

The report sets out the results of an investigation into the difficulties caused by parked vehicles in the vicinity of Cromer Street, Stockport.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the statutory legal advertising of the No Waiting At any time Traffic Regulation Order detailed in the report and, subject to no objections being received within the statutory period, the Order can be made.

 

Officer Contact: Vivian Butterworth on 0161 474 4848 or email: vivian.butterworth@stockport.gov.uk

 

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13.

ADVISORY ROAD MARKINGS – THE COUNCIL’S REVISED PROCEDURE pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the introduction of charges to people requesting Access Protection Markings in the Central Stockport area.

 

Officer Contact: Nick Whelan on 0161 474 4907 or email: nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

 

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14.

Heaton Norris Park - Delegated Ward Budget pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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

 

The report sets out proposed resurfacing works and play area improvements in Heaton Norris Park.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the maintenance scheme outlined in the report and authorise the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration to order the work.

 

Officer Contact: Richard Booker on 0161 474 4829 or email: richard.booker@stockport.gov.uk

 

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15.

Park Event Application: Race For Life - 12 May 2019 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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

 

The report sets out an application from Cancer Research UK to utilise Woodbank Memorial and Vernon Parks for their event on Sunday 12th May 2019.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application, subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained and submitted to the Council at least one week prior to the event taking place.

 

Officer Contact: Kath Hughes on 0161 474 4418 or email: kath.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

 

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16.

Park Event Application: Mulhearn's Family Funfair - 14 - 16 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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

 

The report sets out an application from Michael Mulhearn's Funfairs to hold a funfair in Woodbank Memorial Park between Friday - Sunday 14-16 June 2019.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application, subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained and submitted to the Council at least one week prior to the event taking place.

 

Officer Contact: Kath Hughes on 0161 474 4418 or email: kath.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Park Event Application: Offerton Five Miles Trail Race - 19 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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

 

The report sets out an application from Stockport Harriers & AC to utilise Woodbank Memorial Park and Vernon Park for the Offerton five miles trail race on 19 June 2019 between 7.30pm – 9.00pm.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application, subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained and submitted to the Council at least one week prior to the event taking place and this being confirmed to the Ward Councillors.

 

Officer Contact: Kath Hughes on 0161 474 4418 or email: kath.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

 

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18.

Park Event Application : Summer in the Park Funday - 30 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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

 

The report sets out an event application from the Friends of Cale Green Park to hold their summer fun day on Sunday the 30th June 2019.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application.

 

Officer Contact: Josephine Holmes on 0161 474 3278 or email: josephine.holmes@stockport.gov.uk

 

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19.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 66 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 ward flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the ward delegated budgets.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: David Clee on 0161 474 3137 or email david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

 

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20.

Oakfield Road, Davenport - Traffic Management and Traffic Calming Measures pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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

 

The report highlights concerns regarding road safety on Oakfield Road, Davenport in relation to

 

·         the number of vehicles witnessed contravening the existing ‘No Entry’

·         the speed of traffic using the road

·         ‘rat running’ to avoid the controlled junction of Bramhall Lane and Garners Lane

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the request to progress with the development of proposals and approve the allocation of funding.

 

Officer Contact: Eraina Smith on 0161 474 4911 or email: eraina.smith@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

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21.

Proposed Lighting Improvement Scheme - First House, Brinnington pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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

 

The report sets out a proposal to upgrade the street lighting around First House, Brinnington.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to support the lighting scheme outlined in the report and authorise the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration to order the work.

 

Officer Contact: Andy Jopling on 0161 474 2414 or email: andy.jopling@stockport.gov.uk

 

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