Agenda and minutes

Heatons & Reddish Area Committee
Monday, 13th September, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Charles Yankiah  (0161 474 3206)

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Items
No. Item

Councillor Dena Ryness in the Chair

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 2 August 2021.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 2 August 2021 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair subject to the fourth paragraph under Minute 8 – Mayoral Challenge Fund (MCF) Heatons Cycle Link – Heaton Mersey Common Amendments, the word “A55” being amended to correctly read “A555”.

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 Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Dean Fitzpatrick

Agenda Item 7 – Didsbury Road Primary School (Prohibition of Waiting/Restriction of Waiting/Prohibition and Restriction of Loading/Unloading and (Revocation) Order 2021 – Objection Report as a local resident.

 

 

 

 

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 Chair’s 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 on the cards provided. These are available at 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.

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)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Friends of Stockport Cemeteries (FOSC) pdf icon PDF 333 KB

To consider an applications for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the Friends of Stockport Cemeteries (FOSC) for a grant of £1,000 (Heatons North ward allocation only) towards the cost of installing welfare facilities within Willow Grove Cemetery (Natsol – full access compost toilet with metal building).

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) submitted an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received on behalf of Friends of Stockport Cemeteries towards the cost of installing welfare facilities within Willow Grove Cemetery (Natsol – full access compost toilet with metal building).

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from Friends of Stockport Cemeteries (FOSC) for a grant of £1,000 from the Ward Flexibility Funding Budget (£500 from Reddish South, £250 from Reddish North and £250 from Heatons North ward allocations) towards the cost of installing welfare facilities within Willow Grove Cemetery (Natsol – full access compost toilet with metal building).

4.(v)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Stockport Neighbourhood Watch Association pdf icon PDF 280 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Stockport Neighbourhood Watch Association for a grant of £200 (£50 from each ward allocation) towards the cost of establishing a website for Stockport Neighbourhood Watch Association which will help in their objective of building a safer, stronger and more connected community.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of Stockport Neighbourhood Watch Association towards the cost of establishing a website for Stockport Neighbourhood Watch Association which will help in their objective of building a safer, stronger and more connected community.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from Stockport Neighbourhood Watch Association for a grant of £200 from the Ward Flexibility Funding Budget (£50 from each ward allocation) towards the cost of establishing a website for Stockport Neighbourhood Watch Association which will help in their objective of building a safer, stronger and more connected community.

4.(vi)

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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Minutes:

Nick Leslie (Head of Climate Action Now) attended the meeting and made a presentation providing an overview of how Stockport Council was progressing a Stockport Climate Action Now (CAN) Summit (an online event being held on 9 November 2021) and the CAN Funding which was a new funding scheme for microprojects that would directly reduce or mitigate carbon emissions in Stockport.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         Welcomed the report and the actions identified, but local residents would not recognise the ward boundaries and there would need to be a flexible approach to engage with already established groups early in the process.

 

·         Working closely with schools regarding their involvement and looking at mechanisms to engage with all schools across the borough.

 

·         It was suggested that engagement with green spaces and allotment groups would be key.

 

RESOLVED – That Nick Leslie be thanked for his attendance and presentation.

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 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 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)

DC079225 - Weir Mill, King Street West, Stockport, SK3 0DT (Full Application) pdf icon PDF 145 KB

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, emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/079225 for the 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.

 

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

 

It was then

 

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

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, emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/079226 for the 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.

 

It was then

 

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

6.

Planning Appeal, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 36 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.

Didsbury Road Primary School (Prohibition of Waiting /Restriction of Waiting /Prohibition and Restriction of Loading/Unloading) and (Revocation) Order 2021 - Objection Report pdf icon PDF 224 KB

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

 

This report is to advise the Committee of objections received to the proposed introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) for Hawthorne Road, Mersey Road, Thornhill Road, Didsbury Road, Vale Close, Parrs Mount Mews, Cavendish Road, Highfield Park and Pleachway, Heaton Mersey. The TROs are proposed as part of the Road Safety around Schools scheme for Didsbury Road Primary School.

 

The Area Committee is asked to consider the comments in the report and provide approval for the order to be made as advertised.

 

Officer contact: Craig Peet, 0161 474 4813, craig.peet@stockport.gov.yk

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) advising the Committee of objections received to the proposed introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) for Hawthorne Road, Mersey Road, Thornhill Road, Didsbury Road, Vale Close, Parrs Mount Mews, Cavendish Road, Highfield Park and Pleachway, Heaton Mersey. The TROs are proposed as part of the Road Safety around Schools scheme for Didsbury Road Primary School.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

·         Welcomed the report and thanked the officers for the work done to date.

·         Assurance was given regarding displaced parking to other side roads that it would be looked into by the authority.

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee has agreed that notwithstanding the objections the order be made as advertised.

8.

Green Lane & Other Roads, Heaton Norris (20mph Speed Limit) Order 2020 – Objection Report pdf icon PDF 215 KB

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

This report is to advise the Committee of an objection received to the proposed introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to introduce a 20mph speed limit for Green Lane, Norris Hill Drive, Winchester Drive, Blandford Road, Ridgemont Avenue, The Square, The Green, Wittenbury Road, Marlcroft Avenue and Mossfield Close in Heaton Norris. The TRO is proposed as part of the Road Safety around Schools scheme for Norris Bank Primary School.

The Area Committee is asked to consider the comments in the report, and provide approval for the order to be made as advertised.

Officer contact: Craig Peet, 0161 474 4813, craig.peet@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) advising the Committee of an objection received to the proposed introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to introduce a 20mph speed limit for Green Lane, Norris Hill Drive, Winchester Drive, Blandford Road, Ridgemont Avenue, The Square, The Green, Wittenbury Road, Marlcroft Avenue and Mossfield Close in Heaton Norris. The TRO is proposed as part of the Road Safety around Schools scheme for Norris Bank Primary School

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee has agreed that notwithstanding the objections the order be made as advertised.

9.

Green Pastures, Heaton Mersey and other roads near to the East Didsbury Metrolink Overspill (Prohibition of Waiting) Order 2021 pdf icon PDF 299 KB

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

 

This report is to advise the Committee of the objections received to the proposed Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) with overspill parking at Parrs Wood Metrolink.

 

The Area Committee is approve the revised TRO schedule as follows: -

 

Introduce No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Meltham Road

 

Easterly side from a point 10 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Meltham Close in a Southerly direction to a point 10 metres South of the Southerly kerb line of Meltham Close.

 

Meltham Close

 

Both sides from the Easterly kerb line of Meltham Road for a distance of 10 metres in an Easterly direction (to tie in with the above).

 

Woodlands Road

 

West side from a point 31 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Didsbury Road for a distance of 14 metres in a Northerly direction.

 

Burnage Lane

 

Easterly side from a point 40 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Berwick Avenue in a Southerly direction to a point 21 metres South of the Southerly kerb line of Berwick Avenue.

 

Berwick Avenue

 

Both sides from the Easterly kerb line of Burnage Lane for a distance of 15 metres in an Easterly direction (to tie in with the above).

 

Printers Close

 

Both sides from a point 5 metres East of the Easterly kerb line of Burnage Lane for a distance of 5 metres in an Easterly direction (to tie in with existing).

 

Officer contact: Max Townsend 0161 474 4861, max.townsend@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) advising the Committee of the objections received to the proposed Traffic

Regulation Order (TRO) with overspill parking at Parrs Wood Metrolink.

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee has agreed that in the light of the objections received the order be amended as follows: -

 

Introduce No Waiting at Any Time:

Meltham Road

Easterly side from a point 10 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Meltham Close in a Southerly direction to a point 10 metres South of the Southerly kerb line of Meltham Close.

Meltham Close

Both sides from the Easterly kerb line of Meltham Road for a distance of 10 metres in an Easterly direction (to tie in with the above).

Woodlands Road

West side from a point 31 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Didsbury Road for a distance of 14 metres in a Northerly direction.

Burnage Lane

Easterly side from a point 40 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Berwick Avenue in a Southerly direction to a point 21 metres South of the Southerly kerb line of Berwick Avenue.

Berwick Avenue

Both sides from the Easterly kerb line of Burnage Lane for a distance of 15 metres in an Easterly direction (to tie in with the above).

Printers Close

Both sides from a point 5 metres East of the Easterly kerb line of Burnage Lane for a distance of 5 metres in an Easterly direction (to tie in with existing).

 

10.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 314 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:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) 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 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