Agenda and minutes

Cheadle Area Committee
Tuesday, 5th November, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Trinity Church - Trinty Church, Massie Street, Cheadle. View directions

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 24 September 2019.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 24 September 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 interests were declared:-

 

Personal and Prejudicial Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

David Meller

 

 

 

Iain Roberts

Agenda item 5 (vi) ‘Ward Flexibility Funding – Walk Ride The Cheadles’ as a member of the organisation.

 

Agenda item 5(vi) ‘ Ward Flexibility Funding – Walk Ride The Cheadles’ as a member of the organisation.

 

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.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 191 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

 

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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.

 

Members expressed concern at the length of time it was taking for certain schemes to progress, for example Francis Street/Stockport Road, Cheadle and Councillor Lane Service Road.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

5.

Community Engagement

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5.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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Minutes:

The Chair reported that All Hallows Church in Cheadle was collecting for the Wellspring’s Rucksack Project throughout November. It was open from 10.00am -11.30pm on Fridays and Sundays from 11.15am-11.45am for people to drop items off.

 

The Chair also reported on the Remembrance Day Services which were taking place in the Cheadle area on 10 November 2019 and that on 23 November 2019 there would be a crafts and consultation event at Ladybridge Park Residents Club from 12.30pm-2.30pm to promote the current consultation on bus reform.

5.(ii)

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:

No public questions were submitted.

5.(iii)

Petitions

(i)            Greenvale Drive/Greenvale Court, Cheadle

 

To report the receipt of a petition from fourteen residents of Greenvale Drive/Greenvale Court, Cheadle requesting a residents’ permit parking scheme.

 

(ii)          To any other receive petitions from members of the public and community groups.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive reported that a petition had been received from fourteen residents of Greenvale Drive/Greenvale Court, Cheadle requesting a residents’ permit parking scheme.

 

It was reported that the policy for residents’ permit parking schemes was currently being reviewed and no additional schemes were currently being investigated.

 

RESOLVED– That the petition be referred to the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration for investigation once the revised policy had been agreed.

5.(iv)

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:

In accordance with the Code of Practice no organisation had indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

5.(v)

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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A report was submitted on current issues in relation to public realm issues within the area represented by the Cheadle Area Committee.

 

Members raised the issue of fly tipping on Old Wool Lane and in Abney Park.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

5.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Walk Ride The Cheadles pdf icon PDF 489 KB

To consider an application from Walk Ride the Cheadles to help promote the group and get public liability insurance and equipment for the identified Play Streets.

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A representative of Walk Ride The Cheadles attended the meeting to present an application for Ward Flexibility Funding to help promote the group and get public liability insurance and equipment for the identified Play Streets.

 

RESOLVED – That the application be supported in principle and consideration be given to whether the public liability insurance could be funded by the Council and whether the overall scheme could be funded from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust.

Non-Executive Business

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6.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and 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 and Regeneration on any planning issues relevant to the Cheadle 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 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 Services to 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.

 

6.(i)

DC073373 - Eaton Close, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 392 KB

Erection of two dwellinghouses (Use Class C3 (a)) with associated car parking, landscaping and boundary treatments, following demolition of existing bungalow

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Helen Hodgett on 0161 474 3565 or email: helen.hodgett@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 73373 for the erection of two dwellinghouses (Use Class C3(a)) with associated car parking, landscaping and boundary treatments, following the demolition of existing bungalow at 1 Eaton Close, Cheadle Hulme

 

a member of the public spoke against the application; and

 

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

 

It was then:-

 

RESOLVED – That authority to determine the application be delegated to the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration, pending agreement of the tree plan and the construction management plan.

6.(ii)

DC074305 - Cheadle Muslim Association, 377 Wilmslow Road, Heald Green pdf icon PDF 488 KB

Proposed new mosque and community centre to replace existing main building, side caretaker’s house and portacabins. Includes for re-design and improvement of car parking and landscape improvement works (amendment to DC/064779).

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Helen Hodgett on 0161 474 3565 or email: helen.hodgett@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 74305 for a proposed new mosque and community centre to replace the existing main building, side caretaker’s house and portacabins, re-design and improvement of car parking and landscape improvement works (amendment to DC/064779) at Cheadle Muslim Association, 377 Wilmslow Road, Heald Green

 

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

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommend to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

 

7.

Planning Appeals. Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 34 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report summarises appeal decisions; lists current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries; informal hearings for planning appeals; and enforcement action within the Cheadle Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates/Dave Westhead on 0161 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk/dave.westhead@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 Cheadle Area committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

The Area Committee acting in its capacity as Trustee of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust

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Executive Business

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9.

Eden Place, Cheadle - Traffic Regulation Orders pdf icon PDF 226 KB

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

 

The report sets out proposals to resolve an anomaly with the Traffic Regulation Orders on Eden Place in Cheadle.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport to approve the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Orders detailed in the report and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order be made.

 

Officer Contact: Max Townsend on 0161 474 4861 or email: max.townsend@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 proposals to resolve an anomaly with the Traffic Regulation Orders on Eden Place in Cheadle.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport be recommended to approve the statutory legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Order on Eden Place, Cheadle, at an approximate cost of £600 to funded from the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport’s budget, and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order be made:-

 

Revoke No Waiting at Any Time / No Loading Monday to Friday 8 – 9am & 4.30 – 6.30pm. Saturday 8 – 9.30am & 11.30am – 1.30pm:

 

Eden Place

 

North east side from a point level with the south easterly property line of No. 28 High Street for a distance of 2.5 metres in a south easterly direction.

 

Revoke No Waiting 8am – 8pm:

 

Eden Place

 

North east side from a point level with the south easterly property line of No. 28 High Street for a distance of 9.5 metres in a north westerly direction.

 

South west side from a point level with the (projected) south easterly property line of No. 28 High Street for a distance of 9 metres in a north westerly direction.

 

Introduce No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Eden Place

 

North east side from a point 2.5 metres south east of the south easterly property line of No. 28 High Street for a distance of 12 metres in a north westerly direction.

 

South west side from a point level with the (projected) south easterly property line of No. 28 High Street for a distance of 9 metres in a north westerly direction.

 

10.

Road Safety around Schools - Cheadle Primary School pdf icon PDF 196 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 the Road Safety around Schools scheme around Cheadle Primary School and seeks approval for the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders, associated signage and dropped kerbs.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the No Loading 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: Pam Hibbert on 0161 474 4840 or email: pam.hibbert@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 findings of a consultation exercise for the Road Safety around Schools scheme around Cheadle Primary School and seeking approval to the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders, associated signage and dropped kerbs.

 

 RESOLVED – (1) That the proposals for the Road Safety around Schools – Cheadle Primary School scheme be approved at an estimated cost of £4,250 to funded from the Road Safety around Schools 2019- 20 programme budget allocation and the Area Committee was minded to approve the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order detailed below and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order be made:-

 

No Loading at any time

 

Location

Extent

Ashfield

Crescent (Both Sides)

From the intersection of the western kerb line of Ashfield Road for a distance of 11 metres in a westerly direction.

 

Ashfield

Road (Western Side)

From a point 8 metres north of the intersection of the northern kerbline of Ashfield Crescent, to a point 9 metres south of the intersection of the southern kerbline of Ashfield Crescent.

 

11.

Brown Lane, Heald Green - No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 223 KB

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

 

The report sets out a proposal to extend the No Waiting at Any Time restrictions on Brown Lane in Heald Green.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the No Waiting at Any 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: Max Townsend on 0161 474 4861 or email: max.townsend@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 extend the No Waiting at Any Time restrictions on Brown Lane in Heald Green.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the Area Committee was minded to approve the following Traffic Regulation Order on Brown Lane, Heald Green, at an approximate cost of £700 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Heald Green Ward allocation):-

 

Extend No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Brown Lane

 

Northerly side from a point 10 metres west of the westerly junction of Prospect Vale for a distance of 8 metres in a westerly 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.

 

15.

Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust 2019/20 Mid-Year Update pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer

 

The report Members of the financial standing of Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust as at 30 September 2019, indicates the amount of money available for distribution to organisations and provides commentary on the relevant performance of investment funds.

 

The Area Committee is requested to:-

 

·         Note the contents of the report;

·         Decide upon the policy that they wish to adopt in respect of the distribution of the Trust; and

·         Advise as to the investment policy that they wish to follow.

 

Officer contact: Paula McDonald on 0161 474 4408 or email: paula.mcdonald@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Borough Treasurer submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) setting out the financial standing of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust as at 30 September 2019, indicating the amount of money available for distribution to organisations and providing commentary on the relevant performance of investment funds.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the contents of the report be noted.

 

(2) That the Area Committee reaffirms its previous decision to allocate £50,000 from the Trust to support voluntary groups for children and young people, young carers, addressing loneliness amongst children and young people, and supporting sports groups for people of all ages.

 

(3) That with regard to the investment policy, the Area Committee reaffirms that the dividends paid in the investment fund be re-invested in the fund two or three times a year, as appropriate.

 

(4) That the possibility of someone working on the Trust’s behalf in a community capacity / community development role, on a part time basis, be investigated, to be funded by the Trust and that authority be delegated to the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust sub-group to consider this further.

 

(5) That any possible linkages between the Trust and the Stockport Local Fund be explored, particularly with regard to advertising and publicity, email circulation lists and workshops/roadshows.