Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 26th April, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1 - Fred Perry House. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 22 March 2018.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 22 March 2018 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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Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interests which they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

No declarations of interest were made.

3.

Urgent Decisions

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

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No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the 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 at the meeting).

 

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No public questions were submitted.

5.

Site Visits pdf icon PDF 41 KB

To consider a report of the Visiting Team.

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing recommendations made by the Visiting Team on Monday, 23 April 2018.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

6.

Development Applications

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

 

(a)              To consider development applications where members of the public have attended the meeting in order to hear the Committee's deliberations.

 

(b)              To consider the remaining development applications.

 

NOTE: Councillors are requested to note that if they withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of a development application upon their return they should not participate any further in the deliberation or vote on that planning application.

 

Officer contact: Emma Curle on 0161 474 3542, e-mail emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

 

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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/planningdecisions.  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).

6.(i)

DC066556 - Old Canal Yard, Reuben Street, South Reddish, Stockport pdf icon PDF 222 KB

Outline application including details of access, layout and scale for the erection of nine apartments (three blocks each containing three units).

 

That the Committee be recommended to grant planning permission.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. DC066556 for  an outline application including details of access, layout and scale for the erection of nine apartments (three blocks each containing three units) at Old Canal Yard, Reuben Street, South Reddish, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(ii)

DC064893 - Former Springmount Mill site, Brinksway/ Northgate Road/ Highfield Street, Edgeley pdf icon PDF 347 KB

Application for planning permission in support of comprehensive redevelopment of existing site comprising erection of 3 blocks of varying heights from 5 to 8 storeys providing 175 apartments together with associated façade, rebuilding of selected mill buildings, basement and external car parking, cycle storage, amenity space, landscaping and external works.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission and delegate the decision to the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration pending completion of the Section 106 Agreement in respect of off-site open space commuted sums.

 

Officer Contact: Pippa Brown on 0161 474 3531 or email: pippa.brown@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC064893 for the comprehensive redevelopment of existing site comprising erection of 3 blocks of varying heights from 5 to 8 storeys providing 175 apartments together with associated façade, rebuilding of selected mill buildings, basement and external car parking, cycle storage, amenity space, landscaping and external works at the former Springmount Mill site, Brinksway/ Northgate Road/ Highfield Street, Edgeley, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(iii)

DC066807 - Site of the Offerton Industrial Estate, formerly known as the Battersby Hat Works pdf icon PDF 492 KB

The creation of a new residential neighbourhood on the site of the Offerton Industrial Estate, formerly known as the Battersby Hat Works: comprising the demolition of a number of industrial structures, the conversion of two of the most significant structures onsite fronting Hempshaw Lane and to the west of the access into the site. In total 144 new dwellings (C3) will be provided. ancillary to the residential use are a network of roads etc. to serve the development, accessed from the improved junction with Hempshaw Lane.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Pippa Brown on 0161 474 3531 or email: pippa.brown@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no, DC066807 for the creation of a new residential neighbourhood on the site of the Offerton Industrial Estate, formerly known as the Battersby Hat Works: comprising the demolition of a number of industrial structures, the conversion of two of the most significant structures onsite fronting Hempshaw Lane and to the west of the access into the site to provide 144 new dwellings (C3) and ancillary to the residential use, a network of roads to serve the development, accessed from the improved junction with Hempshaw Lane, it was

 

RESOLVED – (11 for, 1 against) That planning permission be granted.

6.(iv)

DC067774 - 23 Brown Lane, Heald Green pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Householder extension – separate application in relation to the previously approved planning application number DC/064718. Additional works as follows:-

 

-       dormer roof extension/attic conversion

-       double storey side extension

-       single storey rear extension

-       lean-to roof to front elevation over porch and garage.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Anthony Smith on 0161 474 3569 or email: anthony.smith@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC067774 for a householder extensions in relation to a previously approved application (DC064718) to include additional works including a dormer roof extension/attic conversion; double storey side extension; single storey rear extension; and lean-to roof to front elevation over porch and garage at 23 Brown Lane, Heald Green, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be refused on the grounds that the proposed development by virtue of its size, scale and massing would have a  detrimental visual imapct.

6.(v)

DC068154 - 14 Lynton Vale Avenue, Gatley (land to rear) pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Application for approval of reserved matters appearance, landscaping and layout, following outline planning approval APP/C4235/W/16/3142428, erection of a single detached dwelling to the rear of 14 Lynton Vale Avenue, including access and scale.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to no new material planning considerations being raised by the submitted and assessed bat survey.

 

Officer Contact: Helen Hodgett on 0161 474 3656 or email: helen.hodgett@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC068154 for a reserved matters application relating to appearance, landscaping and layout, following outline planning approval APP/C4235/W/16/3142428, erection of a single detached dwelling to the rear of 14 Lynton Vale Avenue, including access and scale, it was

 

RESOLVED – (12 for) That the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration be authorised to determine the application subject to the receipt of no further material planning considerations upon the completion of a bat survey at the application site.

6.(vi)

DC068554 - Moorend Farm, 181 Woodford Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Erection of 4 dwellings.

 

The Committee is recommended to refuse planning permission.

 

(NOTE: This item was not included on the agenda as originally published; however the Chair will be asked to allow the item to be considered as an item of urgent business following a referral from the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee subsequent to the publication of the agenda)

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC068554 for the erection of four dwellings at Moorend Farm, 181 Woodford Road, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – (11 for, 1 against) That consideration of this application be deferred to the next meeting of the Committee subject to the applicant agreeing to an extension of time with regard to the determination of the application.

7.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 90 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 by Area Committee area.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Paul Cassidy on 0161 474 5388 or email: paul.cassidy@stockport.gov.uk

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A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) summarising recent appeal decisions, listing current planning appeals and dates for local inquiries and informal hearings according to area committees.

 

The representative of the Deputy Chief Executive provided the following updates to the report:-

 

·         The appeal against the refusal of planning permission for the construction of a vehicular access including footway crossover at 170 edgeley Road, Edgeley had been dismissed.

·         Section 215 notices had been served on properties at 15 Marlowe Walks, Bredbury and 166 Thornley Lane South, Reddish in respect of untidy land.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.