Agenda

Central Stockport Area Committee
Thursday, 4th February, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Webcast - Remote Meeting. View directions

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

Note: In the light of government guidance on social-distancing and the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely. The press and public are able to follow the proceedings by watching our live webcast of the meeting. You can do so following the directions above, or by clicking on View the Webcast below. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 159 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 17 December 2020.

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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 the 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)

Petitions

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

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4.(v)

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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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

(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 (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive 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)

DC076884 Land At Aldersgate Road/Corbar Road, Stockport pdf icon PDF 487 KB

The development of 5 dwellings with associated landscaping, access, car parking and associated infrastructure.

 

The Planning and Highways Regulation Committee is recommended to grant planning permission subject to:-

 

·         Conditions

·         The applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure the relevant contribution towards open space and a clause to ensure that the existing floodlighting serving the Aquinas College Artificial Grass Pitch is amended in accordance with the submitted Light Spillage Survey, to be funded by the applicant/developer; and

·         No new substantive issues being raised by an extended public notification period as explained in the report.

 

Officer Contact: Mark Burgess on 0161 474 3659 or email: mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(ii)

DC078831 - 16-22 Mersey Square, Stockport pdf icon PDF 176 KB

Change of use from retail (Use Class E) to a flexible use permitting Class F1 uses (including public library use) and Class E uses (commercial, business and service uses including retail). Upper floor to be used for ancillary staff room and storage.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

 

Officer Contact: Rebecca Whitney on 0161 474 4405 or email: rebecca.whitney@stockport.gov.uk

 

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6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 43 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance)

 

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

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7.

Public Right of Way - Audi Garage, Brinksway pdf icon PDF 124 KB

This item has been placed on the agenda at the request of Councillor Matt Wynne

 

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report sets out the background to the public right of way that runs through the site of the Audi Garage on Brinksway.

 

Officer Contact: Amy Beasley on 0161 474 4596 or email: amy.beasley@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Executive Business

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8.

One Stockport Borough Plan pdf icon PDF 379 KB

To consider a joint report of the Leader of the Council & Cabinet Member for Devolution and the Deputy Leader of the Council & Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance.

 

This report covers how partners across Stockport have approached the development of a shared borough plan, including an overview of the insight which has informed the development of the priorities, and introduces a draft borough plan for scrutiny comment and consideration. The draft plan is being shared with all scrutiny committees and comment is invited on the whole plan however to support discussions Table 1 indicates where borough plan priorities more directly relate to the remit of this committee. The draft plan is also accompanied by a full engagement report (appendix 1) and an equality impact assessment (appendix 2).

 

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

 

Officer contact: Holly Rae on 0161 474 3014 or email: holly.rae@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

Replacement Handrail - Pathway known as Larkhill between Brinksway and Ealing Road, Edgeley pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report sets out a proposal for a replacement hand rail (bespoke heritage style) to the pathway known as Larkhill - between Brinksway and Ealing Road.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the maintenance scheme outlined in the report and authorise the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive to order the work.

 

Officer Contact: Tony Gunter on 0161 474 2426 or email: tony.gunter@stockport.gov.uk

 

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10.

Proposed Traffic Regulation Orders TCAP 402 Knightsbridge, Great Portwood Street, Warren Street, Corporation Street - Moving, Waiting/ Loading Orders pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report seeks comments regarding the Moving and Waiting/Loading Traffic Regulation Orders associated with the Town Centre Access Plan (TCAP) Scheme 402 in the vicinity of the Knightsbridge / Great Portwood Street junction.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to comment on the report and recommend that the Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing approves the statutory legal advertising of the traffic regulation orders contained in Appendices A and B of the report and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Orders be made.

 

Officer Contact: Gavin Lightbown on 0161 474 2079 or email: gavin.lightbown@stockport.gov.uk

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11.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 175 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance)

 

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 area Committee’s delegated budget.

 

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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12.

Bexhill Road Chicane, Adswood pdf icon PDF 68 KB

This item has been placed on the agenda at the request of Councillor Wendy Wild

 

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report sets out a request to approve funding for improvements to the chicane barriers at the pedestrian entrance to Davenport Playing Fields from Bexhill Road, Adswood.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the measures to deter off-road bikes accessing Davenport Playing Fields.

 

Officer Contact: Josephine Holmes on 078 66 9999 06 or email: josephine.holmes@stockport.gov.uk

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