Agenda

Central Stockport Area Committee
Thursday, 16th September, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 163 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 August 2021.

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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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3.

Urgent Decisions

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

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4.

Community Engagement

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4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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4.(ii)

Neighbourhood Policing

Councillors and members of the public are invited to raise neighbourhood policing issues with local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

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4.(iii)

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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4.(iv)

Petitions

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

 

Introduce effective traffic calming measures on Kennerley Road

 

To report on the receipt of an e petition signed by 62 signatories calling on the Council to enforce/ introduce traffic calming and safety measures on Kennerley Road.

 

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4.(v)

Open Forum - Stockport CAN Funding and Summit 2021 pdf icon PDF 338 KB

To consider a report and associated presentation of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

This report provides all Area Committees with an overview of how Stockport Council are progressing a Stockport Climate Action Now (CAN) Summit, an online event being held on 9th November 2021, and the CAN Funding, a new funding scheme for microprojects that will directly reduce or mitigate carbon emissions in Stockport.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to

 

·         comment on the report, including feedback on plans for both the Stockport CAN funding and Climate Summit.

·         submit suggestions for representation and invitation to the climate summit on 9th November.

 

Officer contact: Mark Glynn on 0161-474-3700 or email: mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk

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4.(vi)

Open Forum - Stockport Credit Union

A representative of Stockport Credit Union will outline the work of the Credit Union  in general and how it has helped its members through the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

(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:-

 

(to begin no earlier than 6.30pm)

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5.(i)

DC079225 - Weir Mill, King Street West, Stockport, SK3 0DT (Full Application) pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Redevelopment comprising the repurposing of existing buildings and erection of new buildings for a mix of uses comprising 253no, residential homes alongside flexible commercial space (Use Class E), drinking establishments (Sui Generis Use), and hot food takeaways (Sui Generis Use); partial demolition, new public realm, vehicular access, car parking and cycle parking, and associated works.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Emma Curle, planning.dc@stockport.gov.uk

 

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5.(ii)

DC079226 - Weir Mill, King Street West, Stockport, SK3 0DT (Listed Building Consent) pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Redevelopment comprising the repurposing of existing buildings and erection of new buildings for a mix of uses comprising 253no, residential homes alongside flexible commercial space (Use Class E), drinking establishments (Sui Generis Use), and hot food takeaways (Sui Generis Use); partial demolition, new public realm, vehicular access, car parking and cycle parking, and associated works.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Emma Curle, planning.dc@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(iii)

DC/081772 - CP1A, Stockport Exchange Car Park, Railway Road, Stockport, SK1 3SW pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Reserved matters approval (access, layout, scale, appearance and landscaping) for the erection of a multi storey car park pursuant to hybrid application reference DC/063213.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Jeni Regan on 0161 474 3531 or email: jeni.regan@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(iv)

DC/081773 - Land At Stockport Exchange, Railway Road, Stockport pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Reserved matters approval (access, layout, scale, appearance and landscaping) for the erection of a 6 storey office building (Class E), including retail and commercial uses at ground level 9Class E and Sui Generis Drinking Establishments and Hot Food takeaways), associated landscaping and works, pursuant to hybrid application reference DC/063213.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Jeni Regan on 0161 474 3531 or email: jeni.regan@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

PLANNING APPEALS, ENFORCEMENT APPEALS AND ENFORCEMENT NOTICES pdf icon PDF 45 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer)

 

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 Central Stockport Area committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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7.

Report of Polling Station Change 2021 pdf icon PDF 191 KB

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

 

Following the 6th May 2021 Local and Combined Authority Mayoral Elections, the Elections Office has undertaken a review of the polling station arrangements in all wards, considering feedback provided following the poll.

 

The Area Committee is requested to comment on and note the proposed changes to the polling station arrangements detailed in the report, and recommend that the Chief Executive gives approval to them.

 

Officer Contact: Caroline Bell on 0161 474 3173 or email: caroline.bell@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Executive Business

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8.

MCF Edgeley to Stockport Cycle LInk pdf icon PDF 304 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report sets out the results of a consultation on the Mayoral Challenge fund (MCF) proposals for an improved walking and cycling route between Stockport and Edgeley and links to the new Interchange and seesks a recommendation that the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration approves the schemes with the exception of the Thomson Street to Railway road ramp and A6/Railway Road junction, for which approval to submit planning applications is requested.

 

The Area Committee is asked to comment on this report and recommend that the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration approves the:

·         submission of planning applications for the A6/ Railway Road junction and Thomson Street to Railway Road ramp;

·         designs for the crossings and associated pedestrian and cycle links on King Street West, Greek Street/ Royal George Street, Station Road, A6/ Hooper Street, Lord Street and Duke Street;

·         advertising of the Traffic Regulation Orders required to implement the above proposals;

·         submission of the business case to seek funding approval for the Stockport to Edgeley and Interchange MCF schemes.

 

Officer Contact: Nick Whelan on 0161 474 4907 or email: nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

Cheadle and Cheadle Heath Active Neighbourhood - Results of Trial Consultation pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report provides the results of a recent public consultation regarding the trial proposals for the Cheadle and Cheadle Heath Active Neighbourhood.

 

The Area Committee is asked to comment on the report and recommend to the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration that the currently proposed trial does not go ahead; and that the comments and suggestions from residents will be considered by Officers, with future public engagement at a future date.

 

Officer Contact: Katy Farrer on 0161 474 4907 or email: katy.farrer@stockport.gov.uk

 

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10.

Vernon Park Bowling Green Fencing pdf icon PDF 231 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report details a proposal to fence the bowling greens in Vernon Park and provides an update on the consultation for this project.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to support the proposal to fence the bowling greens in Vernon Park.

 

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

 

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11.

Stalled Site Update - Edgeley and Cheadle Heath pdf icon PDF 305 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report provides an update on stalled development sites in the Edgeley and Cheadle Heath area.

 

The Area Committee is requested to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Robert Goulsbra on 0161 218 1764 or email: robert.goulsbra@stockport.gov.uk

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12.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer)

 

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 Area Committee’s delegated budget.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: David Clee on 0161 474 3137, email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

 

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