Agenda and minutes

Heatons & Reddish Area Committee
Monday, 1st February, 2021 6.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 December 2020 be signed.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 14 December 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.

 

No declarations of interest were made.

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:

The Chair informed the Committee that an additional item had been included on the agenda, Item 12 – Newark Road, Reddish.

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.

 

One question was submitted in relation to the parking problems being experienced by residents in Heaton Morris in the vicinity of the Mercedes garage.

 

In response, it was stated that officers were trying to liaise with Mercedes to discuss the offsite parking issues raised by the questioner. 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

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

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Minutes:

There were no applications to consider.

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.

 

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

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Minutes:

Development application was 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 Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) outlined the procedure approved by the Council for public speaking on planning applications.

5.(i)

DC/078115 - 703 Burnage Lane, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, M19 1RR pdf icon PDF 261 KB

Proposed single and two storey rear extensions, single storey side extension, addition to existing rear dormer plus hipped to gable extension to side and widening of vehicular access to Maidstone Road.

 

The Area Committee is requested to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jeni Regan, 0161 474 3531, jeni.regan@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/078115 for the proposed single and two storey rear extensions, single storey side extension, addition to existing rear dormer plus hipped to gable extension to side and widening of vehicular access to Maidstone 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 planning permission be granted subject to:-

 

(i)            the imposition of conditions relating to the submission of a landscaping scheme and the removal of permitted development rights; and

(ii)          the inclusion of an informative stating that the application had been assessed on the basis of a family dwelling-house and that any further change of use would require the submission of a further development application.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 33 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) listing any outstanding or recently determined planning appeals and enforcements within the area represented by the Heatons and Reddish Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

7.

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

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

 

The report provides information and seeks approval for the proposed traffic calming measure alterations along Greg Street, following the feasibility study that was carried out.

 

The Area Committee is asked to consider the report and give approval for the traffic calming measures along Greg Street.

 

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

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing details relating to the proposed traffic calming measure alterations along Greg Street, following the feasibility study that was carried out.  

 

Councillor Yvonne Guariento recommended to the Committee that the preference was for Option 1 – F/4272/001 – white centre lining from outside Dace Motor Company to Hibbert Street.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given for the following feasibility scheme,   Option 1 – F/4272/001 – white centre lining from outside Dace Motor Company to Hibbert Street (approximately 750m) at a cost of £2, 025.00 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Reddish South ward allocation).

8.

Travis Brow - Green Gateway pdf icon PDF 227 KB

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

 

The report provides details relating to a proposed Local Initiative scheme following completion of a new section of carriageway, A5145 Travis Brow, elected members have discussed the possibility of improved landscaping to create a ‘green corridor’ along this route in to Stockport town centre.

 

The Area Committee is asked to support the feasibility scheme and authorise the Chief Executive to order the work which would be funded at a contribution of £4,000 by this Area Committee’s Highway Maintenance and Traffic Management delegated budget.

 

Officer contact: Alan Whitfield, 0161 474 3255, alan.whitfield@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing details relating to a proposed Local Initiative scheme following completion of a new section of carriageway, A5145 Travis Brow, elected members have discussed the possibility of improved landscaping to create a ‘green corridor’ along this route in to Stockport town centre. 

 

Members commented that they were supportive of the scheme and thanked officers for the proposed scheme.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the undertaking of a feasibility study with regard to the making of improvements to the landscaping adjacent to the new section of carriageway (A5145 Travis Brow) to create a ‘green corridor’ at a cost of £4,000 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Heatons South ward allocation).

9.

Benches in the North Heatons Area pdf icon PDF 244 KB

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

 

The report provides details relating to a proposed Local Initiative scheme to approve the cost for the supply and installation of benches in the North Heatons Area.

 

The Area Committee is asked to give approval for the cost to supply and installation of benches in the North Heatons area and authorise the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration to order the work which would be funded by this Area Committee’s Highway Maintenance and Traffic Management delegated budget as follows: -

 

·         Cost of works £2,200.00 (2 x benches at £1,100 per bench supply and installation); or

 

·         Cost of works £5,500.00 (5 x benches at £1,100 per bench supply and installation).

 

Officer contact: Wayne Bardsley, 0161 474 2588, wayne.bardsley@stockport.gov.uk 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing details relating to a proposed Local Initiative scheme to approve the cost for the supply and installation of benches in the North Heatons Area.

 

Members discussed the proposal and the improvements to accessibility for local residents.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to supply and installation of benches in the Heatons North area at a cost of £5,500 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Heatons North ward allocation) as follows:-

 

·         Heaton Moor Shops close to the Co-op, 78 Heaton Moor Road facing toward the Heaton Moor Road/Lea Road.

·         Shaw Road Shops between 1 and 33 Shaw Road (exact location to be confirmed).

·         Thornfield Park in the middle of the park at the centre circle (x3).

10.

Brook Road & Manchester Road, Heaton Chapel pdf icon PDF 306 KB

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

 

The report provides details relating to a “No Waiting at Any Time” restrictions at the junction of Brook Road with Manchester Road in Heaton Chapel.

 

The Area Committee is asked to consider the report and to recommend that the Cabinet Member (Sustainable Stockport) gives approval of the following Traffic Regulation Orders and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date at a cost of £760 to be funded from the delegated Ward Budget:

 

No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Manchester Road

 

South Westerly side from a point 10 metres North West of the North Westerly kerb line of Brook Road in a South Easterly direction to a point 10 metres South East of the South Easterly kerb line of Brook Road.

 

Brook Road

 

Both sides from the South Westerly kerb line of Manchester Road for a distance of 10 metres in a South Westerly direction.

 

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 & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing details relating to a “No Waiting at Any Time” restrictions at the junction of Brook Road with Manchester Road in Heaton Chapel.

 

Councillor Yvonne Guariento commented that the proposal was welcomed by local residents to have the double yellow lines on the corner of Manchester Road & Brook Road, but there was concern expressed regarding the displacement of parking.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport be recommended to approve the following Traffic Regulation Orders and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date at a cost of £760 to be funded from the delegated Ward Budget: 

 

No Waiting at Any Time: 

 

Manchester Road 

 

South Westerly side from a point 10 metres North West of the North Westerly kerb line of Brook Road in a South Easterly direction to a point 10 metres South East of the South Easterly kerb line of Brook Road. 

 

Brook Road

 

Both sides from the South Westerly kerb line of Manchester Road for a distance of 10 metres in a South Westerly direction. 

11.

Newark Road, Reddish pdf icon PDF 225 KB

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

 

The report provides details relating to the revocation of a “No Waiting at Any Time” restrictions on Newark Road in Reddish.

 

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

 

Revoke No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Newark Road

 

North side from a point 7 metres East of the Easterly kerb line of Handforth Road for a distance of 5 metres in an Easterly direction.

 

West side from a point 5 metres West of the Westerly kerb line of Handforth Road for a distance of 5 metres in a Westerly direction.

 

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 revocation of ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ restrictions on parts of Newark Road in Reddish. 

 

Councillor Yvonne Guariento welcomed the proposal and the work that had already been done.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Orders and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders:-

 

Revoke No Waiting at Any Time

 

Newark Road

 

North side from a point 7 metres East of the Easterly kerb line of Handforth Road for a distance of 5 metres in an Easterly direction. 

 

West side from a point 5 metres West of the Westerly kerb line of Handforth Road for a distance of 5 metres in a Westerly direction. 

12.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 342 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.    

 

The Committee requested that the following items be removed from the report for future meetings: -

 

·         Minute 21 – 10 June 2019 – Speed Surveys on Gladstone Grove and Broadstone Hall Road North

·         Minutes 15 – 15 July 2019 – Entrance to Heaton Mersey Common-Priestnall/Mersey Road

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.