Agenda

Central Stockport Area Committee
Thursday, 30th January, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 December 2019.

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.

3.

Urgent Decisions

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

4.

Community Engagement

4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

4.(ii)

Neighbourhood Policing

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

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.

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 environmental quality.

4.(v)

Open Forum: District Centres Update pdf icon PDF 181 KB

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

 

The report builds on the recent Scrutiny review into the health and prosperity of the borough’s District Centres and is seeking early views from Members to shape a future programme of work that will feed into the Council’s Local Plan and future delivery of regeneration and investment.

 

The report also proposes a number of proposals that could be implemented quickly whilst further engagement takes place over the coming months.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Paul Richards on 0161 474 2940 or email: paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

 

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4.(vi)

Petitions

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

Non-Executive Business

5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 65 KB

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

 

To consider consultations (if any) received by the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration on any planning issues relevant to the area.

 

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

 

(to begin no earlier than 6.30pm)

5.(i)

DC/073782 Edward Street, Stockport pdf icon PDF 387 KB

The demolition of existing building, erection of 133 apartments and associated works.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

 

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

 

Additional documents:

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 118 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 Committee 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

 

Executive Business

7.

Stockport Town Centre Loan Scheme pdf icon PDF 108 KB

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

 

To encourage businesses to occupy vacant premises in Stockport town centre a new interest free loan scheme is to be introduced that will contribute towards the financial costs of physical improvements to the property. The scheme will be delivered in partnership with Totally Stockport (Stockport’s Business Improvement District) and to ensure viability and sustainability the scheme will also provide applicants with access to a business support team who will offer a range of advice in addition to financial support.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note and comment on the introduction of an interest free loan scheme for the Town Centre.

 

Officer Contact: Paul Richards on 0161 474 2940 or email: paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

 

8.

Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund - Offerton to Stockport pdf icon PDF 325 KB

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

 

The Area Committee are requested to consider the contents of the report, noting the results of the consultation exercise carried out for the Offerton to Stockport MCF proposals and to recommend the approval of the proposed measures and associated traffic regulation orders.

 

The Area Committee is requested to comment on this report and recommend that the Cabinet Member  for Economy & Regeneration gives approval to the proposals and associated traffic regulation orders as detailed in Appendix D of the report, and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders.

 

Officer contact: Katy Farrer on 0161 474 4810 or email: katy.farrer@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

Mayor's Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund - Heaton Norris Park Bridge pdf icon PDF 350 KB

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

 

This report gives details of the results of the consultation exercise carried out for the Heaton Norris Park Bridge proposals to replace the current Hatton Street footbridge over the M60 and associated links to Heaton Norris, Heaton Moor and Heaton Chapel including a pocket Park on Belmont Street, 20mph zones, a crossing on the A6, works at Manchester Road and in Manchester Road Park. 

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend the Cabinet Member (Economy and Regeneration) approve the proposed measures and associated traffic regulation orders.

 

Officer Contact: Sally Laws on 0161 474 4923 or email: sally.laws@stockport.gov.uk

 

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10.

Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund – Lower Bredbury to Brinnington – Multi User Path pdf icon PDF 194 KB

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

 

The report details the results of a consultation on the Mayor’s Challenge Fund (MCF) proposal for the creation and upgrading of foot and cycle routes between Lower Bredbury and Brinnington including the creation of a bridleway.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to:-

 

(1)  Consider the contents of the report, noting the results of the recent consultation exercise carried out with residents and businesses in the Brinnington and Bredbury areas.

 

(2)  Authorise the Council to enter into a dedication agreement with private landowners to create a public right of way (bridleway) to enable adoption by the Council and to authorise/approve the Council to designate a public right of way (bridleway) across council land as detailed in appendix C of this report.

 

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

 

 

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11.

Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund – Cheadle Hulme Crossing Package pdf icon PDF 196 KB

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

 

The report sets out the results of a consultation on the Mayoral Challenge Fund (MCF) proposals listed below for improvements to:-

 

·         controlled pedestrian and cycle crossing on Bird Hall Road at Grosvenor Road;

·         a controlled pedestrian and cycle crossing on Councillor Lane at Calderbrook Drive

·         a controlled pedestrian and cycle crossing on Councillor Lane at Tarvin Road;

·         a controlled pedestrian and cycle crossing on Cheadle Road at Buckingham Road

The Area Committee is asked to comment on this report and recommend that the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration approves the implementation of Proposals A, B & C in the report (Councillor Lane / Tarvin Road, Councillor Lane /Calderbrook Drive and Bird Hall Road schemes) and the statutory legal advertising of the traffic regulation orders contained in Appendix C and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order can be made.

 

It is also recommended that the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration defers a decision on Proposal D (Cheadle Road Parallel signal crossing) until a study is undertaken and further recommendations are brought forward.

 

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

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12.

Proposed A6 & Heaton Lane Junction Changes and Heaton Lane Busway – Consultation Report pdf icon PDF 194 KB

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

 

The report presents findings of the consultation on the proposed changes to the A6 / Heaton Lane Junction and introduction of a Busway with ‘bus gates’ on Heaton Lane. Officer responses to the consultation are also detailed. The Council seeks approval from members to implement amended proposals.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration approves the implementation of the updated proposals in accordance with scheme’s proposals contained in Appendix F and approves the statutory legal advertising of the associated Traffic Regulation Orders detailed within Appendix G and that, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days, the Orders be made.

 

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

 

 

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13.

Little Moor Improvements - Hall Street Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 228 KB

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

 

The report advises Members of an objection received to the proposed introduction of No Waiting at Any Time restrictions on Hall Street in the Manor Ward.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve that the Traffic Regulation Order be made as originally advertised.

 

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

 

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14.

Road Safety around Schools - St Josephs RC Primary School pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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

 

The report sets out the findings of a consultation exercise for Road Safety around School – St Josephs RC Primary School and seeks approval for the amendment of Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) and associated signage.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the Traffic Regulation Order set out in the report and, subject to the receipt of no objections within twenty one days of the advertisement date, the Order be made.

 

Officer Contact: Pam Hibbert on 0161 474 4840 or email: pam.hibbert@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

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15.

Park Event Application: Application to hold Summer event in Cale Green Park - 21 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

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

 

 The report sets out a parks event application from the Friends of Cale Green Park to hold its annual summer event on 21 June 2020.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application on the production of relevant paperwork.

 

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

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16.

Park Event Application: Use of Woodbank Memorial Park for Stockport Carnival - 18 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 193 KB

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

 

The report sets out an application from Stockport Carnival Committee to utilise Woodbank Memorial Park on Saturday 18th July 2020.

 

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 0151 474 4418 or email: kath.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

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17.

Park Event Application: Woodbank Memorial Park - Family Funfairs pdf icon PDF 193 KB

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

 

The report sets out an application from Michael Mulhearn Amusements to hold family funfairs on three separate occasions - Friday to Sunday 13th-15th March 2020, 12th-14th June 2020 and 21st-23rd August 2020.

 

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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18.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 181 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive

 

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