Agenda and minutes

Heatons & Reddish Area Committee
Monday, 12th August, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall

Contact: Stephen Fox  (0161 474 3206)

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 15 July 2019.  

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 15 July 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.

Additional documents:

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 Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

Dena Ryness

Plan no. 073712 ‘5 Horace Grove, South Reddish’ as the neighbours were known to her.

 

 

 

Personal & Prejudicial Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

Roy Driver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Wilson

 

 

 

 

Yvonne Guariento

Plan no. 073712 ‘5 Horace Grove, South Reddish’ as he knew one of the objectors. Councillor Driver left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on the item.

 

Plan no. 073813 ‘3, Ellesmere Road North, Heaton Chapel’ as he knew the applicant. Councillor Driver left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on this item.

 

Plan no. 073712 ‘5 Horace Grove, South Reddish’ as he knew one of the objectors. Councillor Wilson left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on the item.

 

Plan no. 073712 ‘5 Horace Grove, South Reddish’ as he knew one of the objectors. Councillor Guariento left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on the item.

 

Jude Wells

 

Plan no. 073712 ‘5 Horace Grove, South Reddish’ as he knew one of the objectors. Councillor Wells left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on the item.

 

Janet Mobbs

 

Plan no. 073712 ‘5 Horace Grove, South Reddish’ as he knew one of the objectors. Councillor Mobbs left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on the item.

 

Kate Butler

 

Plan no. 073712 ‘5 Horace Grove, South Reddish’ as he knew one of the objectors. Councillor Butler left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on the item.

 

John Taylor

 

Plan no. 073813 ‘3, Ellesmere Road North, Heaton Chapel’ as he knew the applicant. Councillor Taylor left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on this item.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Urgent Decisions

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Community Engagement

Additional documents:

4.(i)

Chair's Announcements pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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

 

Stockport NHS Breast Service

 

A briefing note from Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group is attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair circulated information relating to the Stockport NHS Breast Service concerning the closure of the Breast Services in Stockport.

 

The Chair invited representatives of the Neighbourhood Policing Team to report on policing and crime issues affecting the Heatons and Reddish area. A number of issues were discussed including, theft of high powered motor vehicles, thefts due to insecurities, anti-social behaviour and the current size of the Neighbourhood Policing Team.

 

The Chair thanked the representatives of the Neighbourhood Policing Team for their attendance and report.

4.(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.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive reported that a question had been submitted but that the questioner had not attended the meeting to put the questions. In accordance with the Constitution it was agreed that a written response would be provided.

4.(iii)

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.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Janette Sadgrove (Public Realm Inspector) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on issues relating to public realm and enforcement matters in the Heatons and Reddish area.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

·         Thanks were extended to the Love Heaton Norris group and the Rotary Club for their contribution to a litter pick on 2nd August.

·         Plans for a litter pick on the cycle route from Didsbury Road to Craig Road.

·         A major fly tipping incident on Station Road – investigations remained on-going but concrete blocks had been moved closer to the businesses to prevent access closer to the loop itself and new signs had been installed.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted and Janette Sadgrove be thanked for her attendance and report.

4.(iv)

Petitions

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

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.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive reported that no organisation had indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

4.(vi)

Area Flexibility Funding

To consider any applications for Area Flexibility Funding or to receive feedback from organisations who have received funding.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

There were no Area Flexibility Funding applications to consider.

5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & 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 & Regeneration on any planning issues relevant to the area.

 

The following development applications will be considered by the Area Committee:-

Additional documents:

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 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.

5.(i)

DC073513 : Bretheren Meeting Room, Woodlands Road, Heaton Mersey pdf icon PDF 278 KB

Redevelopment of site to provide residential accommodation with care (Use Class C2), comprising 63 no. apartments for the elderly within a part three storey/part four storey building, with associated access roads, car parking, landscaping, bin storage and services.

 

The Area Committee is recommendation to grant planning permission. Should Members agree the recommendation, it is recommended that the issuing of the decision notice is deferred and delegated to Officers, pending the applicant entering into an appropriate legal agreement to secure the restriction of the use of the development within the C2 Use Class and the restriction of occupation of the accommodation for residents who would be at least 55 years old and in need of care.

 

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 072513 for redevelopment of site to provide residential accommodation with care (Use Class C2) comprising 63 no. apartments for the elderly within a three storey/part four storey building with associated access roads, car parking , landscaping , bin storage and services at the Bretheren Meeting Room, Woodlands Road,

 

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 the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to undertake a site visit to assess the impact on the proposed development on the residential amenity of neighbouring properties, particularly those properties on Crossgate Mews as well as to consider concerns in respect to parking on Woodlands Road and the future access to the site should planning permission be granted.

5.(ii)

DC073712 - 5 Horace Grove, South Reddish pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Part two, part single storey rear extension

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: James Appleton on 0161 474 3576 or email: james.appleton@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 073712 for part two, part single storey rear extension at 5 Horace Grove, South Reddish,

 

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 the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to undertake a site visit to assess the impact on the proposed development on the streetscene and the residential amenity of neighbouring properties.

5.(iii)

DC073813 - 33 and 35 New Beech Road, Heaton Mersey pdf icon PDF 113 KB

The addition of two porches at the front entrances of no. 33 and no. 35 New Beech Road.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: James Appleton on 0161 474 3576 or email: james.appleton@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 073813 for the addition of two porches at the entrances of 33 & 35 New Beech Road, Heaton Mersey, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(iv)

DC073818 : 3 Ellesmere Road North, Heaton Chapel pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Single storey side and rear extension and dormer extension to rear roofslope

 

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

 

Officer Contact: James Appleton on 0161 474 3576 or email: james.appleton@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 073818 for single storey side and rear extension and dormer extension to rear roof slope at 3 Ellesmere Road North, Heaton Chapel, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to granted permission.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report summarises recent appeal decisions, list current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries, informal hearings for planning appeals and enforcement action within the Heatons and Reddish Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 33219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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 enforcements within the Heatons and Reddish Area Committee area.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

7.

Peel Moat Play Area - Commuted Sums pdf icon PDF 107 KB

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

 

The report sets out a design proposal for a new play area at Peel Moat Open Space and requests Members to assign Section 106 commuted sums to the project.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the allocation of the commuted sums set out in paragraph 3 of the report.

 

Officer Contact: Richard Booker on 0161 474 4829 or email: richard.booker@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

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) requesting the Area Committee to consider a proposal for a new play area at Peel Moat Open Space and seeking approval for the reassignment of a section 106 commuted sum for the project.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That approval be given to the reallocation of £43,116.80, from DC050793 Stockport College Heaton Moor, Map Ref 1165 to Peel Moat Open Space. The sums had previously been allocated to Heaton Moor Park.

 

(2) That approval be given to the reallocation of £31,077.83, from DC052816

Commercial Land at Buckingham Road, Heaton Moor, Map Ref 1247 to Peel Moat Open Space. The sums had previously been allocated to Heaton Moor Park.

8.

Fallowfield Loop - Flytipping

This item has been placed on the agenda at the request of Councillor Roy Driver.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive reported that this item had been placed on the agenda at the request of Councillor Roy Driver.

 

Councillor Driver reported on the recent incident of flytipping in the vicinity of the Fallowfield Loop near to Station Road. He welcomed the report from the Public Realm Inspector earlier in the meeting on the actions taken by officers to quickly remove the tipped waste. He asked that investigations be now be undertaken on the best location to place barriers to prevent any further tipping in the future.

 

RESOLVED – That the Public Realm Inspector be requested to undertake an investigation in respect to the concerns outlined and submit an update to a future meeting.

9.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To consider a report of the Democratic Services Manager.

 

The report provides an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and details the current position on area flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the highway and traffic management delegated budget.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Stephen Fox on Tel: 474 3206 or email: stephen.fox@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

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 of the Area Committee and on the current position on Ward Flexibility Funding. The report also included the position on ward delegated budgets.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.