Agenda and minutes

Heatons & Reddish Area Committee
Monday, 14th December, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Charles Yankiah  (0161 474 3206)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that Minutes of the meeting held on 9 November 2020 be signed.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 9 November 2020 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 Interests

 

Councillor                             Interest

 

Councillor Colin Foster      Agenda Item 4 (v) – Stockport Garrick Theatre by virtue of family friend being the treasurer of the theatre.

 

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.

Community Engagement

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4.(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.

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

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Minutes:

Members of the public were 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. 

 

A public question was submitted enquiring whether there were any plans to refurbish the changing rooms on the recreation ground bordering White Hill Street, as they were in poor condition.

 

In response it was stated that there were no current agreed plans for any refurbishment works, as essential health and safety works were actioned prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. The Committee recognised that the facilities were aged like many others across the borough and expressed that external funding could be attracted to deliver refurbishments in the future. A formal response would be shared with the questioner and the Committee.

4.(iii)

Petitions

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

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Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

4.(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.

4.(v)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Support Garrick Theatre Limited pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Support Garrick Theatre Limited for a grant of £2,350 (£1,000 from this Area Committee - £250 from each ward) towards the cost of completing a basement renovation project.

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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of Stockport Garrick Theatre Limited for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of completing a basement renovation project.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to an application received from Stockport Garrick Theatre Limited for a grant of £1,100 ((£150 from Reddish North, £250 from Reddish South, £350 from Heatons North and £350 from Heatons South wards allocation) from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of completing a basement renovation project.

4.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - The CPR Group pdf icon PDF 401 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the CPR Group for a grant of £740 (£185 from each ward) towards the cost of donating lifesaving billboards to 13 high schools in Stockport. The billboard contains Northwest Ambulance Services step by step guide to learn CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation) and also features a QR code that allows pupils to download the Northwest ambulances lifesaving video onto their mobile phone.

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Minutes:

The Area Committee considered an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from The CPR Group for a grant of £740 (£185 from each ward) towards the cost of donating lifesaving billboards to 13 high schools in Stockport. The billboard contains Northwest Ambulance Services step by step guide to learn CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation) and also features a QR code that allows pupils to download the Northwest ambulances lifesaving video onto their mobile phone.

 

RESOLVED – That the application from The CPR Group for Ward Flexibility Funding on this occasion be declined on the basis that the billboard campaign should be accompanied by recognised training and local schools should have been consulted.

5.

Development Applications

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.

 

There are currently no development applications to consider.

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Minutes:

There were no development applications to consider.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 39 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer

(Legal & Democratic Governance)

 

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 Heatons and Reddish Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates, 0161 474 3219 or vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) (copies of which had been circulated) summarising recent appeal decisions, listed current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries, informal hearings for planning appeals, and enforcement action within the Heatons and Reddish Area Committee area.

 

Councillor Sedgwick raised the issue of development works being carried out at Shawfold Farm involving the removal of a number of trees and hedges on the boundary of the borough. This development application had been handled by Manchester City Council despite the environmental effect on Stockport residents.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.

 

(2) That the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration be asked to investigate the issues raised with the Planning Department at Manchester City Council.

 

(3) That the Committee writes a letter to Manchester City Council highlighting the issues raised and seeking an investigation into the matter.. 

7.

Ash Hotel Development, Heaton Chapel pdf icon PDF 229 KB

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

 

The report provides details relating to the redevelopment of the former Ash Hotel site on Manchester Road in Heaton Chapel.

 

The Area Committee is asked to approve the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Orders and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date the following orders can be made:

 

No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Selby Street

 

North West side from a point 10 metres South West of the South Westerly kerb line of Park Bridge Close to a point 10 metres North East of the North Easterly kerb line of Park Bridge Close.

 

Park Bridge Close

 

South Westerly side from the North Westerly kerb line of Selby Street in a North Westerly direction for a distance of 7 metres.

 

North Easterly side from the North Westerly kerb line of Selby Street in a North Westerly direction for a distance of 11 metres.

 

Northerly side from a point 8.5 metres West of the projected boundary line between Numbers 6 & 8 in a Westerly, Southerly and Easterly direction, following the kerb line and covering the full extent of the Turning Heads, to a point 8 metres West of the projected boundary line between Numbers 9 & 11 (a distance of approx. 60 metres).

 

Manchester Road

 

North Easterly side from the North Westerly kerb line of Selby Street in a North Westerly direction to the South Easterly kerb line of Whitehill Street West (a distance of approx. 67 metres (and to tie in with same on Selby Street).

 

Whitehill Street West

 

South Easterly side from the North Easterly kerb line of Manchester Road in a North Easterly direction for a distance of 35 metres (and to tie in with the aforementioned).

 

Officer contact: Max Townsend, 0161 474 4861, max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing details relating to the redevelopment of the former Ash Hotel site on Manchester Road in Heaton Chapel. 

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee recommends that the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport approves the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Orders and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date the following orders can be made: 

 

No Waiting at Any Time: 

 

Selby Street

 

North West side from a point 10 metres South West of the South Westerly kerb line of Park Bridge Close to a point 10 metres North East of the North Easterly kerb line of Park Bridge Close. 

 

Park Bridge Close

 

South Westerly side from the North Westerly kerb line of Selby Street in a North Westerly direction for a distance of 7 metres. 

 

North Easterly side from the North Westerly kerb line of Selby Street in a North Westerly direction for a distance of 11 metres. 

 

Northerly side from a point 8.5 metres West of the projected boundary line between Numbers 6 & 8 in a Westerly, Southerly and Easterly direction, following the kerb line and covering the full extent of the Turning Heads, to a point 8 metres West of the projected boundary line between Numbers 9 & 11 (a distance of approx. 60 metres). 

 

Manchester Road

 

North Easterly side from the North Westerly kerb line of Selby Street in a North Westerly direction to the South Easterly kerb line of Whitehill Street West (a distance of approx. 67 metres (and to tie in with same on Selby Street). 

 

Whitehill Street West 

 

South Easterly side from the North Easterly kerb line of Manchester Road in a North Easterly direction for a distance of 35 metres (and to tie in with the aforementioned).

8.

Woodville Grove, Reddish pdf icon PDF 381 KB

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

 

The report provides details relating to the “No Waiting at Any Time” restrictions on part of Woodville Grove in Reddish.

 

The Area Committee is asked to give approval to the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Orders and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date, at a cost of £660 to be funded from the delegated Ward Budget:

 

No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Woodville Grove

 

East side from a point level with the projected Northerly property line of No. 59 Mayfield Grove in a Southerly, Westerly, Northerly and Westerly direction; following the kerb line to a point level with the projected Easterly building line of No’s 5 & 6 Rosemead Court (a distance of approx. 24 metres).

 

Officer contact: Max Townsend, 0161 474 4861, max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing details relating to the “No Waiting at Any Time” restrictions on part of Woodville Grove in Reddish.

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee approves for the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Order and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date the following orders can be made: 

 

No Waiting at Any Time: 

 

Woodville Grove

 

East side from a point level with the projected Northerly property line of No. 59 Mayfield Grove in a Southerly, Westerly, Northerly and Westerly direction; following the kerb line to a point level with the projected Easterly building line of No’s 5 & 6 Rosemead Court (a distance of approx. 24 metres).  

9.

One Stockport Borough Plan pdf icon PDF 215 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) and Deputy Chief Executive.

 

This report builds on the One Stockport update presented to Area Committees in November 2020 where there was discussion about the shape of One Stockport to outline our approach to developing a shared One Stockport borough plan. This report covers how we are progressing the borough plan, our approach to capturing the views of our residents, businesses and workforce, the data and insight we are considering - and how this will inform our priorities for the future

 

We previously presented to Area Committees in November 2020 to outline our approach to One Stockport and our emerging borough plan. We committed to bringing an update on the progress of the borough plan and as such this report sets out our approach to engagement, data and insight that will inform our priorities for the future.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Holly Rae on 0161 474 3014 or email: holly.rae@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) and the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing how the Council was proposing to progress the development of the borough plan; the approach to capturing the views of residents, businesses and the workforce; the data and insight that would be considered, and how this would inform the priorities for the future.

 

Lisa Wright (CSS Manager, Stockport Council) attended the meeting to present the item and to respond to questions from councillors.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         It was noted that there were significant variations in life expectancy and health outcomes between the least and most affluent areas of Stockport.

·         The Committee were encouraged with the approach taken for writing the Borough Plan and acknowledged that Stockport was a polarised borough and that deprived areas in the borough were some of the most deprived in the country.

 

Lisa Wright welcomed the comments from the Area Committee and stated that the data would be looked at in more detail and that there would be a space on the website entitled “One Stockport Picture” to gather data to shape the services going forward.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted and Lisa Wright be thanked for her attendance.

10.

Proposed Scheme to alter the traffic calming measures along Greg Street pdf icon PDF 290 KB

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

 

The report provides information to the Area Committee and to seek approval from members regarding the proposed traffic calming measure alterations along Greg Street, following the feasibility study that was carried out.

 

The Area Committee is requested to consider and approve the report.

 

Officer contact: Rory Cannell 0161 474 4890, rory.cannell@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

The Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing information to the Area Committee and seeking approval from members regarding the proposed traffic calming measure alterations along Greg Street, following the feasibility study that was carried out.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be deferred to the February meeting in order that the Highways meeting could discuss the issues in more details.

11.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 267 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer

(Legal & Democratic Governance)

 

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: Charles Yankiah, 0161 474 3206, charles.yankiah@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Area Committee considered a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance) providing an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and detailing the current position on area flexibility funding. The report also included the current position on the highway and traffic management delegated budget. 

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.