Agenda and minutes

Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee
Thursday, 18th June, 2020 1.30 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

To elect a Chair of the Area Committee until the next Annual Council meeting.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That Councillor John McGahan be elected Chair of the Area Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

Councillor John McGahan (Chair) in the chair

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2.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair of the Area Committee until the next Annual Council meeting.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That Councillor Linda Holt be appointed Vice-Chair of the Area Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 163 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that the Minutes of the meeting held on 11 March 2020 be signed.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 12 March 2020 were approved as a correct record.

4.

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 which they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

The following interests were declared:-

 

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Brian Bagnall

Plan no. DC074720 for the removal of eight conifer trees and associated hedging the their replacement with gravel treatment to the surface at 4 Bramhall Park Road, Bramhall as the applicant.

 

Councillor Bagnall took no part in the discussion or vote on this item.

 

 

Alanna Vine

Plan no. DC076437 for a first floor side extension with a single storey side extension; remodelling of the front porch area; recovering of the whole house with a thin coat render and construction of a storage area to the front of the house and extended driveway at 37 Southern Crescent, Bramhall as the applicant.

 

Councillor Vine took no part in the discussion or vote on this item.

 

5.

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.

6.

Community Engagement

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6.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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Minutes:

There were no announcements made.

6.(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 via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions.

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Minutes:

No public questions were submitted.

6.(iii)

Petitions

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

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Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

6.(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:

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

6.(v)

Ward Flexibility Funding

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

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There were no applications to consider.

7.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 66 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 on any planning issues relevant to the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South 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 & 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).

 

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive outlined the procedure approved by the Council for public speaking on planning applications.

7.(i)

DC074720 - 4 Bramhall Park Road, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 333 KB

Removal of 8 conifer trees and associated hedging. Replacement with gravel treatment to the surface.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grants planning permission subject to conditions.

 

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

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC074720 for the removal of eight conifer trees and associated hedging and their replacement with gravel treatment to the surface at 4 Bramhall Park Road, Bramhall, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to grant planning permission.

7.(ii)

DC075864 - Dower House, Hall Road, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Extensions and alterations to existing dwellinghouse comprising the rebuilding of existing garage with first floor extension above, two storey side extension to eastern elevation, alterations to existing roof, basement, new fencing and gates, landscaping and arboricultural works.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grants planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Mark Jordan on 0161 474 3557 or email: mark.jordan@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC075864 for extensions and alterations to existing dwellinghouse comprising the rebuilding of existing garage with first floor extension above, two storey side extension to eastern elevation, alterations to existing roof, basement, new fencing and gates, landscaping and arboricultural works at Dower House, Hall Road, Bramhall,

 

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

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to grant planning permission.

7.(iii)

DC076101 - Rear Of 141 Woodford Road, Woodford Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Proposed detached dwelling (all matters reserved except for means of access).

 

The Area 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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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC076101 for a proposed detached dwelling (all matters reserved except for means of access) at the rear of 141 Woodford Road, Woodford Road, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

7.(iv)

DC076437 - 37 Southern Crescent, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 173 KB

First floor side extension with a single storey side extension. Remodelling of the front porch area. Recovering of the whole house with a thin coat render and construction of a storage area to the front of the house and extended driveway.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grants planning permission subject to conditions.

 

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

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC076437 for a first floor side extension with a single storey side extension; remodelling of the front porch area; recovering of the whole house with a thin coat render and construction of a storage area to the front of the house and extended driveway at 37 Southern Crescent, Bramhall, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to grant planning permission.

7.(v)

DC076659 - 79 Gillbent Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Two storey extensions to both sides of existing detached house

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

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

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC076659 for two storey extensions to both sides of existing detached house at 79 Gillbent Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle,

 

a member of the public spoke against the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That the application be referred to the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee with a request that the applicant provide additional site photos and sections of the finished floor level and that the Committee be further requested to give consideration to the imposition of a condition relating to obscure glazing.

8.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 110 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 within the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates on 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of (copies of which had been circulated) listing any outstanding or recently determined planning appeals and enforcements within the area represented by the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

9.

Area Committee Ward Highways Spokespersons

The Area Committee is invited to nominate Ward Spokespersons with whom the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration can consult on highway maintenance and traffic management matters.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to nominate Ward Spokespersons for the Bramhall North, Bramhall South & Woodford and Cheadle Hulme South wards.

 

Officer contact: Damian Eaton 0161 474 3207 or email: damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

The Area Committee was invited to nominate Ward Spokespersons with whom the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration could consult on highway maintenance and traffic management matters.

 

RESOLVED - That the following Councillors be appointed to act as the Highway Ward Spokespersons for 2020/21 with whom officers would liaise over traffic and highways matters:-

 

Bramhall North

Councillor Alanna Vine

 

Bramhall South & Woodford

Councillor Brian Bagnall

 

Cheadle Hulme South

Councillor Suzanne Wyatt

10.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 71 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: Damian Eaton on 0161 474 3207 or email: damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) updating the Area Committee on progress on decisions taken by the Area Committee since the last meeting and the current position on the Area Flexibility and Ward Delegated budgets.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         It was requested that the results of the data obtained from speed surveys and traffic counts undertaken in the area be requested from Transport for Greater Manchester as it was noted that a number had been outstanding for some time.

·         It was requested that the ongoing issue of parking problems on the Ramillies Estate, Cheadle Hulme be included within the resume of traffic issues published in the future Progress Reports.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.