Agenda and minutes

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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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 31 January 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 interest was declared:-

 

Personal Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

Richard Coaton

 

Agenda item 4(vi) ‘Our Time’: Youth Outreach Project in the Central Stockport area’ as a member of Life Leisure.

 

 

 

3.

Urgent Decisions

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

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Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

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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Minutes:

No announcements were made

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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Minutes:

Sergeant Philip Lowe and PC Carl Johnson attended the meeting to report on neighbourhood policing issues within the Central Stockport area. They also reported on recent crime committed in the Central Stockport area.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         Funding was being explored to extend community speed watch.

·         A Member enquired how the Central Stockport area was being affected by the national problems of knife crime and whether an amnesty on the return of knifes was being considered.

·         The neighbourhood policing surgeries were supported and a request was made for Councillors to assist in publicising them.

·         it was disappointing that  the operation of car cruises in the Central Stockport area had continued again.

 

RESOLVED – That Sergeant Philip Lowe and PC Carl Johnson be thanked for their attendance.

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.

 

A public question was submitted regarding the proposal to cease funding for the free Stockport Town Centre Metroshuttle service after the current contract ended on 27 April 2019.

 

RESOLVED – That the Deputy Chief Executive be requested to arrange for a written response to be sent to the questioner.

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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Minutes:

Mark Calderbank, 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 public realm issues within the area represented by the Central Stockport Area Committee.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

·         More information was requested on the fly tipping of asbestos in the Brinnington and Central Ward.

·         There were problems caused by a barrier on the unregistered land at the end of the footpath from Moscow Road East to Booth Street in the Davenport and Cale Green Ward which had been cleaned up by the community payback team.

·         More information was requested on the Council’s policy on busking.

·         Whilst the town centre was expanding, it was important that nearby areas were kept clean and tidy.

·         Complaints had been received regarding recycling bins being left on the footpath in Church Road in Heaton Norris. Warning letters had been sent out in the area.

 

RESOLVED – That Mark Calderbank be thanked for his attendance.

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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Minutes:

Petitions were submitted from twenty eight residents of St. Lesmo Road, Edgeley stating that they raised no objection to the removal of the road hump outside numbers 48-50 and 49-51 St. Lesmo Road; from five residents of the section of Shaw Road South, Stockport including property numbers 17-23 and 22-28 requesting residents’ only parking; and from fifteen residents of Flint Street, Stockport requesting residents’ only parking.

 

RESOLVED – That the petitions be referred to the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration for investigation.

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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Minutes:

Samantha Barton from Life Leisure attended the meeting to advise the Area Committee on a multi-agency youth outreach project being undertaken  in the Central Stockport area entitled ‘Our Time’. A number of sessions had been held throughout the Central Stockport area aimed at increasing the skills of young people and assisting them in retraining.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

·         A steering group needed to be established to oversee this and similar projects and avoid duplication.

·         With the regeneration of the town centre, it was important that the agencies did all that they could to assist existing residents in the Central Stockport area.

 

RESOLVED – That Samantha Barton be thanked for her attendance and presentation.

 

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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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 and 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/planning. 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 approved by the Council for public speaking on planning applications.

 

 

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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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 70503 for the demolition of existing buildings and erection of a new building comprising 24 apartments at 2-6 Churchgate, Stockport

 

a representative of the applicant spoke in support of the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted, 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.

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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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 71417 in connection with 1) full planning permission for the construction of a replacement bus interchange with associated retail and café units, the creation of a public park with ancillary works and the creation of 14 storey residential building comprising 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 the creation of an interconnecting bridge between the park and office site to Station Road; at Stockport Interchange, Chestergate, Stockport

 

a representative of the applicant spoke in support of the application

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – (1 abstention) That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to grant planning permission

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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Minutes:

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

 

a representative of the applicant spoke in support of the application

 

It was then

 

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

 

 

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) listing any outstanding or recently determined planning appeals and enforcement activity within the area represented by the Central Stockport Area Committee.

 

With regard to the enforcement notice served on the untidy land at 287 Wellington Road South, Heaviley, it was reported that the owner had become insolvent and that Officers would advise the Area Committee further on progress on this issue.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

 

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out a proposal to consult on a new Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for ‘Recreational Open Space and Commuted Payments’. The current supplementary Planning Guidance provided supplementary guidance on the implementation of Stockport’s Development Plan policies relating to sport, leisure and play facilities. The guidance document demonstrated how commuted sums would be used in maintaining and enhancing the open space and open space assets across the borough.

 

Members supported the proposal that a review of the rates for commuted sums for play and formal support would now be undertaken on an annual basis.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to note a proposed change to the arrangements within the area for the May 2019 Local Elections in the Davenport and Cale Green Ward. With regard to the proposed Polling Place for Polling District SH, the current tenants of the Evron Centre were moving out of the premises and there had been no indication when the new tenants would be in place. Consequently an alternative premises had been identified at Stockport Cricket Club.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) updating the Area Committee on progress on the National Productivity Investment Fund schemes at:-

 

·         the 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.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out the results of the investigation into the difficulties caused by parked vehicles in the vicinity of Curzon Road and Kedleston Green, Offerton.

 

RESOLVED – (1) The Area Committee was minded to approve the following No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Kedleston Green/Curzon Road, Offerton att an approximate cost of £640 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Manor Ward allocation):-

 

Proposed Traffic Regulation Order – No Waiting At Any Time

 

Curzon Road

 

South East side - from a point approximately 4 metres south west of the Southerly kerbline of Kedleston Green to a point approximately 8.5 metres north east of the northerly kerbline of Kedleston Green.

 

Kedleston Green

 

Both sides - From the south easterly kerbline of Curzon Road for a distance of 10 metres in an easterly direction.

 

(2) That approval be given to the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order be made.

 

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out the results of an investigation into the difficulties caused by parked vehicles in the vicinity of Graham Road and Hillbrook Road, Offerton.

 

RESOLVED – (1) The Area Committee was minded to approve the following No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Graham Road and Hillbrook Road, Offerton at an approximate cost of £660 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Manor Ward allocation):-

 

Proposed Traffic Regulation Order – No Waiting At Any Time

 

Graham Road

 

South East side - from a point 10 metres south west of the south westerly kerbline of Hillbrook Road to a point 10 metres north east of the north easterly kerbline of Hillbrook Road.

 

Hillbrook Road

 

Both sides - from the south easterly kerbline of Graham Road for a distance of 10 metres in a south easterly direction.

 

(2) That approval be given to the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order be made.

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out the results of an investigation into the difficulties caused by parked vehicles in the vicinity of Cromer Street, Stockport.

 

RESOLVED – (1) The Area Committee was minded to approve the following No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Cromer Street and New Bridge Lane, Stockport, at an approximate cost of £860 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Brinnington and Central Ward allocation):-

 

Proposed Traffic Regulation Order – No Waiting At Any Time

 

New Bridge Lane

 

South East side from a point 10 metres south west of the south westerly kerbline of Cromer Street to a point 10 metres north east of the north easterly kerbline of Cromer Street.

 

Cromer Street

 

North East side from the south easterly kerbline of New Bridge Lane for a distance of 43.5 metres in a south easterly direction - more specifically, from the south easterly kerbline of New Bridge Lane for a distance of 20.5 metres in a south easterly direction and from a point approximately 21 metres south east of the south easterly kerbline of New Bridge Lane and approximately 18 metres north east of the south westerly kerbline of Cromer Street for a distance of 7 metres in a south westerly direction and then 5 metres in a south easterly direction and then 6.5 metres in a north easterly direction.  Also from a point 30.5 metres south east of the south easterly kerbline of New Bridge Lane and approximately 22 metres north east of the south westerly kerbline of Cromer Street for a distance of 2.5 metres in a north westerly direction and then approximately 12 metres in a south westerly direction and then approximately 14.5 metres in a south easterly direction.

 

          Cromer Street

 

South West side from the south easterly kerbline of New Bridge Lane for a distance of 10 metres in a south easterly direction and from a point approximately 32 metres south east of the south easterly kerbline of New Bridge Lane for a distance of 33 metres in a south easterly direction and then for a distance of approximately 5.5 metres in a north easterly direction.

 

(2) That approval be given to the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order be made.

 

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration copies of which had been circulated) seeking approval to the introduction of charges to people requesting Access Protection Markings.

 

The Area Committee was reminded that in October 2012 it had adopted the policy that Access Protection Markings (‘H’ Bar markings) and ‘Keep Clear’ markings be funded from the then Highways Maintenance and Traffic Management Delegated Budget.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the introduction of charges to people requesting Access Protection Markings.

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out details of a proposed scheme to mitigate a developing issue with tree root damage in Heaton Norris Park Play Area and in doing so make play area improvements.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the maintenance scheme outlined in the report at an approximate cost of £19,000 to be funded as follows:-

 

-       £17,000 from Stockport Homes and Section 106 Commuted Sums for Play

-       £2,000 from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Brinnington and Central Ward allocation).

 

(2) That the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration be authorised to order the work.

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out an application from Cancer Research UK to utilise Woodbank Memorial and Vernon Parks for its event on 12 May 2019.

 

RESOLVED - That the application from Cancer Research UK to utilise Woodbank Memorial and Vernon Parks for its event on 12 May 2019 be approved, 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 the organisers reinforcing the request that people attending should park in the car parks and not in the surrounding streets.

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out an application from Michael Mulhearn’s Funfairs to hold a funfair in Woodbank Memorial Park between 14 – 16 June 2019.

 

RESOLVED – That the application from Michael Mulhearn’s Funfairs to hold a funfair in Woodbank Memorial Park between 14 – 16 June 2019 be approved, 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 Officers receiving assurances that the funfair will only be in situ for the agreed duration.

17.

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting 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.

 

RESOLVED – That the 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 be approved, 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; and the organisers reinforcing the request that people attending should park in the car parks and not in the surrounding streets.

 

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management for Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out an application from the Friends of Cale Green Park to hold its summer fun day on 30 June 2019 in the park.

 

RESOLVED – That the application from the Friends of Cale Green Park to hold its summer fun day on 30 June 2019 in the park be approved.

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) updating the Area Committee on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and the current position on Ward Flexibility Funding. The report also included the position on the ward delegated budgets.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

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

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) highlighting concerns on road safety on Oakfield Road, Davenport in relation to:-

 

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

·         the speed of traffic using Oakfield Road

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

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to progress the development of proposals to increase road safety on Oakfield Road, Davenport, at an approximate cost of £20,000 to be funded as follows:-

 

·         £10,000 from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Davenport and Cale Green Ward allocation) for 2018/19

·         £10,000 from the minor road safety budget for 2019/20.

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) proving the Area Committee with details of a proposed lighting scheme around First House in Brinnington.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to upgrade the existing lighting around First House, Brinnington with environmentally friendly energy efficient LED lighting units, at an approximate cost of £17,000 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Brinnington and Central Ward allocation) and authorise the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration to order the work.