Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 21st March, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

Webcast: View the webcast

No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2019.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.


Urgent Decisions

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


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).



Site Visits

To consider a report of the Visiting Team.


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 or email:



DC071234 - Southwold, Wilmslow Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Demolition of existing garage and outbuildings. Erection of new two-storey side extension and single storey rear extension. Additional roof lights and new windows to rear elevations. Proposed outbuilding to the rear.


The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.


Officer contact: Callum Coyne on 0161 474 1985 or email:

Additional documents:


DC071556 - Marple Dale Care Centre pdf icon PDF 355 KB

In connection with demolition of existing former care home buildings and construction of 19 residential (C3a) units, landscaping and access at Land at Marple Dale Care Centre.


The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.


Officer contact: Dominic Harvey on 0161 474 3544 or email:

Additional documents:


DC071417 - Stockport Interchange, Chestergate, Stockport pdf icon PDF 548 KB

In connection with 1) Full planning permission for construction of a replacement bus interchange with associated retail and cafe units, creation of public park with ancillary works and creation of 14 storey residential building comprising of 196 flats (1 and 2 bed), along with the temporary re-development of Heaton Lane car park as a bus station/depot, and;


2) Outline planning permission, with all matters reserved for subsequent approval, for change of use to B1(a) office use and creation of interconnecting bridge between the park and office site to Station Road.


The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.


Officer Contact: Mark Jordan on 0161 474 3557 or email:


Additional documents:


DC071509 - Stockport Interchange, Chestergate, Stockport pdf icon PDF 129 KB

In connection with listed building consent for associated works to Wellington Bridge Grade II Listed structure that includes the removal of a short section of the bridge parapet to provide access to the park at Stockport Exchange, Chestergate, Stockport.


The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.


Officer Contact: Mark Jordan 0161 474 3557 or email:


Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 109 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: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 3219 or email: