Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 21st June, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 26 April 2018.

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The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 26 April 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.

 

The following interest was declared:-

 

Personal Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Julian Lewis-Booth

Plan no. 68598 for temporary planning permission for three years for the siting of a green steel storage container in staff car park for storage associated with the hotel at Bruntwood Park, Cheadle as the user of the premises subject of the application was a client of a company of which he was a director.

 

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, 18 June 2018.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

6.

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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 or 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)

DC067836 - Heathcote Avenue, Heaton Norris, Stockport pdf icon PDF 198 KB

In connection with plan no. 067836 for construction of one detached dwelling at Heathcote Avenue, Heaton Norris

 

The Committee is 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. 67836 for the construction of one detached dwelling at Heathcote Avenue, Heaton Norris, it was

 

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

6.(ii)

DC068017 - Former Sorting Office, 1 Exchange Street, Stockport pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Full application for the conversion and external alterations to Stockport Sorting Office to accommodate 117 apartments over five storeys, 943 sqm of B1 office floorspace and 211 sqm of A3, A4 or A5 floorspace or a combination of such over lower ground and ground floors.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Chris Smyton on 0161 474 3657 or email: chris.smyton@stockport.gov.uk

 

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In respect of plan no. 68017 for the the conversion and external alterations to Stockport Sorting Office to accommodate 117 apartments over five storeys, 943 sqm of B1 office floorspace and 211 sqm of A3, A4 or A5 floorspace or a combination of such over lower ground and ground floors at the Former Sorting Office, 1 Exchange Street, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – (11 for) That planning permission be granted subject to the inclusion of an informative relating to the provision of fire suppression system.

6.(iii)

DC068554 - Moorend Farm, 181 Woodford Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Erection of 4 dwellings.

 

The Committee is recommended to refuse planning permission.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. 68554 for the erection of 4 dwellings at Moorend Farm, 181 Woodford Road, Woodford, it was

 

MOVED AND SECONDED – That planning permission be granted.

 

For the motion 4, against 6.

 

MOTION NOT CARRIED

 

A named vote was requested in relation to the voting on this motion and the voting was recorded as follows:-

 

The councillors who voted for the motion were:-

 

Councillors Brian Bagnall, Christine Corris, Wendy Meikle and Suzanne Wyatt.

 

Those councillors who voted against the motion were:-

 

The Chair; Councillors Graham Greenhalgh, Paul Hadfield, Philip Harding, Julian Lewis-Booth and John Taylor.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – (6 for, 4 against) That planning permission be refused for the reasons specified in the schedule of plans.

6.(iv)

DC068598 - Bruntwood Park, Cheadle pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Temporary planning permission for three years for the siting of a green steel storage container in staff car park for storage associated with the hotel

 

The Committee recommended to grant temporary planning permission for three years.

 

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

 

 

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In respect of plan no. 68598 fort emporary planning permission for three years for the siting of a green steel storage container in staff car park for storage associated with the hotel at Bruntwood Park, Cheadle, it was

 

RESOLVED -  (10 for) That planning permission be granted.

6.(v)

DC068672 - 42A Gillbent Road, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Erection of first floor extension to create a two bedroom dwelling above the existing Class A1 Shop.

 

The Committee is recommended to refuse planning permission.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. 68672 for the erection of first floor extension to create a two bedroom dwelling above the existing Class A1 shop at 42A Gillbent Road, Cheadle Hulme, it was

 

RESOLVED – That consideration of this application be deferred to the next meeting of the Committee pending clarification of whether the window openings in the dining room and kitchen at 42 Gillbent Road formed part of the original dwelling.

6.(vi)

DC069095 - 142 Moor Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling and construction of a new dwelling.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant the application.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. 69095 for the demolition of existing dwelling and construction of a new dwelling at 142 Moor Lane, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – (10 for) That planning permission be granted.

6.(vii)

DCDC069146 - The Orchard/ The Hill, Robins Lane, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 183 KB

Demolition of the existing dwellings and erection of 71 bedroom care home with associated landscaping, car park and access (revised scheme).

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. 69146 for the demolition of the existing dwellings and erection of 71 bedroom care home with associated landscaping, car park and access (revised scheme) at The Orchard/ The Hill, Robins Lane, Bramhall, it was

 

RESOLVED – (8 for, 1 against) That planning permission be granted.

7.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 105 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: Patrick Arran on 0161 474 3219 or email: patrick.arran@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 split level residential block to form 22 apartments at 32036 Lower Hillgate had been dismissed.

·         Appeals had been received with regard to enforcement notices served on land at Raisbeck Road (former Dialstone Centre), Offerton; land at Hillside Farm, Werneth Low Road, Romiley; and land at Further Hey, 41 Werneth Road Woodley.

·         An appeal had now been submitted to the Planning Inspector with regard to the refusal of planning permission for the erection of a new school and the erection of up to 325 dwellings at the Seashell Trust, 160 Stanley Road, Heald Green.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.

 

(2) That Councillors Brian Bagnall and Philip Harding be nominated to attend the planning appeal against the refusal of planning permission with regard to the site at the Seashell Trust, 160 Stanley Road, Heald Green.