Agenda and minutes

Cheadle Area Committee
Tuesday, 10th December, 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 197 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 November 2019.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 5 November 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 interest was declared:-

 

Personal and Prejudicial Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

Carole McCann

 

Development Application DC072786 for 218 – 236 Finney Lane, Heald Green as the offices for the company she works for is located within the site.

 

Councillor McCann left the room and took no part in the discussion or vote.

 

 

 

 

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 189 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 Finding.

 

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 announced that there would be a ‘Carols around the Christmas Tree’ event being held at 7.00pm on Christmas Eve on Finney Lane, Heald Green.

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)

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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Minutes:

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

 

The following issues were raised/comments made:-

 

·         The footpath parallel to Pendlebury Road in Gatley had been blocked off and a Member sought clarification on whether this had been carried out legally.

·         A recent issue with cars parking on the grass verge on Ladybridge Road and Queens Road, Cheadle Hulme had resulted in notices being put on the vehicles requesting motorists not to do so.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

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)

Petitions

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

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Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

5.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Cheadle and Gatley Griffins Dodgeball Club pdf icon PDF 879 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility funding from Cheadle and Gatley Griffins Dodgeball Club to purchase equipment and the cost of an additional paid coach for a new Under 14 group.

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Minutes:

A representative of Cheadle and Gatley Griffins Dodgeball Club attended the meeting to present an application for Ward Flexibility Funding to purchase equipment and the cost of an additional paid coach for a new Under 14 group.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to Ward Flexibility Funding of £750 to Cheadle and Gatley Griffins Dodgeball club to purchase equipment and the cost of an additional paid coach for a new Under 14 group, to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward allocation - £250

Cheadle Hulme North Ward allocation - £250

Heald Green Ward allocation - £250

5.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Age UK Stockport pdf icon PDF 428 KB

To consider an application for Ward flexibility Funding received from Age UK Stockport towards the cost of facilitating community events.

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Minutes:

A representative of Age UK Stockport attended the meeting to present an application for Ward Flexibility Funding towards the cost of facilitating community events.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to Ward Flexibility Funding of £440 to Age UK Stockport towards the cost of facilitating community events, to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward allocation - £147

Cheadle Hulme North Ward allocation - £147

Heald Green Ward allocation - £146

5.(viii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - English Knights Lacrosse pdf icon PDF 407 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from English Knights Lacrosse towards the cost of the purchase of playing kit.

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Minutes:

A representative of English Knights Lacrosse attended the meeting to present an application for Ward Flexibility Funding towards the cost of purchasing playing kit.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to Ward Flexibility Funding of £150 to English Knights Lacrosse towards the cost of the purchase of playing kit, to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward allocation - £50

Cheadle Hulme North Ward allocation - £50

Heald Green Ward allocation - £50

5.(ix)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Young Caritas pdf icon PDF 481 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Young Caritas towards the cost of holding a workshop event.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive reported that as the Werneth Area Committee had allocated the full amount requested and as such the application had been withdrawn.

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)

DC072786 - 218-236 Finney Lane, Heald Green

Proposed conversion of the existing first floor storage above ‘Tesco’ unit, first floor and two-storey rear extension, and two-storey extension above ‘Betfred’ unit for residential accommodation comprising 9 units in a mixture of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments over two floors, with associated parking, landscaping and segregated recycling and waste management, together with elevational alterations to the parade.

 

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. 72786 for the proposed conversion of the existing first floor storage above ‘Tesco’ unit, first floor and two-storey rear extension, and two-storey extension above ‘Betfred’ unit for residential accommodation comprising 9 units in a mixture of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments over two floors, with associated parking, landscaping and segregated recycling and waste management, together with elevational alterations to the parade.

 

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 application be referred to the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee for matters to be addressed regarding noise, parking and construction management, and the visiting team be requested to undertake a site visit beforehand to assess the site.

6.(ii)

DC073671 - 4 Twining Brook Road, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 247 KB

Single storey extension at the rear of the property. Front porch.

 

The Area Committee is recommended o grant planning permission.

 

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

 

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 73671 for a single story extension to the rear of the property and front porch at 4 Twining Brook Road, Cheadle Hulme

 

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

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

7.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement notices pdf icon PDF 30 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 Contacts: 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.

8.

Proposed Traffic Regulation Orders A555 (A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road) pdf icon PDF 198 KB

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

 

The report details proposals for new traffic orders associated with proposed permanent speed limits on the recently constructed A555 and also other roads affected by the A6-MARR highway scheme (A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road). The new road (A555) now links Ringway Road West within Manchester City Council’s boundary to the new section of A6 constructed east of Buxton Road in Hazel Grove.

 

Sections of the A555 and associated approach /side roads that require speed limits which differ from the three national speed limits of 30mph, 60mph and 70mph where these would be considered inappropriate will be set (or re-set on existing sections) by Stockport Council as Lead Highway Authority in order to meet the local needs and conditions.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport gives approval to the legal advertising of the package of traffic regulation orders and associated revocations detailed at Appendix A and B of the report, and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders, to be funded from the existing budget for the A6-MARR scheme.

 

Officer contact: Nick Whelan on 0161 474 4907 or email: nick.whelan@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 for new traffic regulation orders associated with proposed permanent speed limits on the recently constructed A555 and also other roads affected by the A6-MARR highway scheme (A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road).  The new road (A555) now linked Ringway Road West within Manchester City Council’s boundary to the new section of the A6 constructed east of Buxton Road in Hazel Grove.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport be recommended to give approval to the legal advertising of the package of traffic regulation orders and associated revocations detailed at Appendix A and B of the report, and subject to the receipt of no objections within twenty one days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders, to be funded from the existing budget for the A6-MARR scheme.

 

9.

Tatton Cinema Development, Gatley - Traffic Regulation Orders pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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

 

The report sets out a proposal for new and upgraded Traffic Regulation Orders as part of the Tatton Cinema Development in Gatley.

 

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) regarding a proposal for new upgraded Traffic Regulation Orders as part of Tatton Cinema Development in Gatley.

 

With the agreement of the Area Committee, a representative acting on behalf of the Co-operative Group addressed the Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport be recommended to approve the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order set out in paragraph 9 of the report, subject to the limited waiting in the parking bays being amended from 1 hour no return within an hour to 30 minutes.