Agenda and minutes

Heatons & Reddish Area Committee
Monday, 29th November, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1 - Fred Perry House. View directions

Contact: Charles Yankiah  (0161 474 3206)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 326 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 October 2021.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 18 October 2021 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.

 

The following interests were declared:-

 

Personal Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Gary Lawson

Agenda 4 (v) – United Stockport Circuit as a retired member of the Clergy.

 

Agenda Item 12 – Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund, Heatons Active Neighbourhood Temporary Measures as a local resident

 

Agenda Item 14 – Ward Flexibility Funding – Arts Central Youth Theatre Group as a person involved in the church and known to the leader of the Arts Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 on behalf of the Area Committee encouraged the Heatons and Reddish residents to get double vaccinated and the booster vaccine.

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 the meeting.  You can also submit 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.

 

Six public questions were submitted as follows: -

 

·         Relating to the ‘Grafton Street Play Area’

·         Relating to the ‘Trial Scheme – increased traffic and additional safety around Broadstone Hall School’

·         Relating to the ‘Responses to the Active Neighbourhood Trial’

·         Relating to the ‘Active Neighbourhood Scheme’

·         Relating to the ‘Heaton Chapel Active Neighbourhood Trial’

·         Relating to the ‘Active Neighbourhood Trial’

 

Formal responses would be shared with each of the questioners 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:

A representative of Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) reported that no organisations had indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

4.(v)

Ward Flexibility Funding - United Stockport Circuit pdf icon PDF 314 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the United Stockport Circuit for a grant of £200 (£50 from each ward allocation) towards the cost of setting up a Drive-In Carol Service over Christmas.

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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 United Stockport Circuit  towards the cost of setting up a Drive-In Carol Service over Christmas.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from United Stockport Circuit for a grant of £200 from the Ward Flexibility Funding Budget (£50 from each ward allocation) towards the cost of setting up a Drive-In Carol Service over Christmas.

4.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Friends of Reddish South Station pdf icon PDF 248 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from the Friends of Reddish South Station for a grant of £500 (£250 from Reddish North and £250 from Reddish South ward allocations only) towards the cost of creating a V.E Day 1945 themed mural with the 1st/4th Reddish Beavers and Cubs, which will be placed at the station for 8 May 2022.

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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 Reddish South Station towards the cost of creating a V.E Day 1945 themed mural with the 1st/4th Reddish Beavers and Cubs, which will be placed at the station for 8 May 2022.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from the Friends of Reddish South Station for a grant of £500 from the Ward Flexibility Funding Budget (£250 from Reddish North and £250 from Reddish South ward allocations only) towards the cost of creating a V.E Day 1945 themed mural with the 1st/4th Reddish Beavers and Cubs, which will be placed at the station for 8 May 2022.

4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Arts Central Youth Theatre Group pdf icon PDF 350 KB

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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) submitted an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received on behalf of Arts Central Youth Theatre towards the cost of putting on a two night pantomime production in April/May 2022 and an end of year show in June/July 2022 for a theatre group for children in Reddish who cannot afford to join fee-paying theatre groups.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from Arts Central Youth Theatre Group for a grant of £1,000 from the Ward Flexibility Funding Budget (£500 from Reddish North, £200 from Heatons North, £200 from Heatons South and £100 from Reddish South ward allocations) towards the cost of putting on a two night pantomime production in April/May 2022 and an end of year show in June/July 2022 for a theatre group for children in Reddish who cannot afford to join fee-paying theatre groups.

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 Democratic Services Manager outlined the procedure approved by the Council for public speaking on planning applications.

5.(i)

DC082006 - 20 Brook Road, Heaton Chapel, SK4 5BZ pdf icon PDF 173 KB

The refurbishment, alteration and extension of 20 Brook Road, comprising the erection of a single storey rear extension and a dormer roof extension.

 

The Area Committee is requested to grant planning permission.

 

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

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/082006 for the refurbishment, alteration and extension of 20 Brook Road, comprising the erection of a single storey rear extension and a dormer roof extension.

 

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

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(ii)

DC081304 - Land Adjacent to 6 Norfolk Avenue, Heaton Chapel, SK6 5AG pdf icon PDF 708 KB

The demolition of 4 No. residential garages and the erection of 1 No. three storey four bedroom dwelling with single garage.

 

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

 

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

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In respect of plan no. DC/081304 for the demolition of 4 No. residential garages and the erection of 1 No. three storey four bedroom dwelling with single garage.

 

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 subject to conditions being included relating to the strict controls over the construction activities at the site.

6.

PLANNING APPEAL, ENFORCEMENT APPEALS AND ENFORCEMENT NOTICES pdf icon PDF 43 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.

Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund, Heatons Active Neighbourhood Temporary Measures pdf icon PDF 373 KB

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

 

This report is to update the Committee on the progress of the Heatons Active Neighbourhood scheme and to seek approval to retain some of the Heatons Active Neighbourhood measures on a temporary basis whilst further consultation and approval processes are undertaken.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Cabinet Member (Economy and Regeneration) approves the recommendation to retain some of the Heatons Active Neighbourhood measures on a temporary basis whilst further consultation and approval processes are undertaken.

 

Officer contact: Nick Whelan, 0161 474 4907, nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on the progress of the Heatons Active Neighbourhood scheme and to seek approval to retain some of the Heatons Active Neighbourhood measures on a temporary basis whilst further consultation and approval processes are undertaken.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised: -

 

·         The Committee welcomed the report and were happy with the discussions around Ash Grove and have to date received positive feedback from local residents.

·         It was commented that the trial has been well received in the community and welcomed the temporary extension to the 20mph speed limit and the one-way system.

·         It was noted that some local residents were of the view that their concerns were not being listened to, but from the report and comments it is clear that those comments were listened to and acted upon.

·         Propose to keep elements of the trial in Broadstone Road North.

 

RESOLVED - That the Cabinet Member (Economy and Regeneration) be recommended to approve the recommendation to retain some of

the Heatons Active Neighbourhood measures as detailed within paragraphs 4.1 – 4.7 of the report on a temporary basis whilst further consultation and approval processes are undertaken.

8.

Buckley Street and Aigburth Grove, Reddish pdf icon PDF 300 KB

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

 

The report addresses an anomaly at the junction of Buckley Street and Aigburth Grove in Reddish.

 

The Area Committee is asked to consider and 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:

 

Revoke  No Waiting Monday to Saturday 7.00am to 7.00pm for HGV's above 3.5 Tonnes Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight

 

Buckley Street

 

West side from a point 5 metres South of the Southerly kerb line of Aigburth Grove to a point 5 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Aigburth Grove.

 

Aigburth Grove

 

Both sides from the Westerly kerb line of Buckley Street for a distance of 10 metres in a Westerly direction.

 

Introduce No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Buckley Street

 

West side from a point 5 metres South of the Southerly kerb line of Aigburth Grove to a point 5 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Aigburth Grove.

 

Aigburth Grove

 

Both sides from the Westerly kerb line of Buckley Street for a distance of 10 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 (Place) and Deputy Chief submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) addressing an anomaly at the junction of Buckely Street and Aigburth Grove in Reddish.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given 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 following orders can be made:

 

Revoke No Waiting Monday to Saturday 7.00am to 7.00pm for HGV's above 3.5 Tonnes Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight:

 

Buckley Street

West side from a point 5 metres South of the Southerly kerb line of Aigburth Grove to a point 5 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Aigburth Grove.

 

Aigburth Grove

Both sides from the Westerly kerb line of Buckley Street for a distance of 10 metres in a Westerly direction.

 

Introduce No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Buckley Street

West side from a point 5 metres South of the Southerly kerb line of Aigburth Grove to a point 5 metres North of the Northerly kerb line of Aigburth Grove.

 

Aigburth Grove

Both sides from the Westerly kerb line of Buckley Street for a distance of 10 metres in a Westerly direction.

9.

Drake Court, Reddish pdf icon PDF 306 KB

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

 

The report provides details relating to part-revocations of No Waiting at any Time restrictions on parts of Drake Court in Reddish.

 

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:

 

Revoke No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Drake Court

 

South Westerly side from a point 6.5 metres South East of the South Easterly kerb line of Coronation Street for a distance of 3.5 metres in a South Easterly direction.

 

South Easterly side from the North Easterly kerb line of the cul-de-sac end for a distance of 4.5 metres in a South Westerly direction; including the return of 2.5 metres in a North Easterly direction.

 

Not forming part of the Traffic Regulation Order, the cost for a direction plate to No’s 74 – 77 Drake Court.

 

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 part-revocations of No Waiting at any Time

restrictions on parts of Drake Court in Reddish.

RESOLVED – That approval be given for the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Orders at a cost of £910 to be funded from the Delegated Ward Budget and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date the following orders can be made:

 

Revoke No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Drake Court

 

South Easterly side from a point 6.5 metres North East of the North Easterly kerb line of Coronation Street for a distance of 3.5 metres in a North Easterly direction.

 

South Easterly side from the North Easterly kerb line of the cul-de-sac end for a distance of 4.5 metres in a South Westerly direction; including the return of 2.5 metres in a North Westerly direction.

 

Not forming part of the Traffic Regulation Order, the cost for a direction plate to No’s 74 – 77 Drake Court.

 

10.

Highways Maintenance and Local Initiative Report Priory Lane pdf icon PDF 302 KB

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

 

The report provides details of a proposed highway maintenance scheme on Priory Lane, Reddish – Footway Resurfacing to link path between Priory Lane and David Street at a cost of £7,500.

 

The Area Committee is asked to support the maintenance scheme outlined in the report and authorises the Deputy Chief Executive & Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration to order the work. 

 

Officer contact: Simon Sherry, 0161 474 2420, simon.sherry@stockport.gov.uk

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A representative of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing details of a proposed highway maintenance scheme on Priory Lane,  Reddish – Footway Resurfacing to link path between Priory Lane and David Street at a

cost of £7,500.

 

Councillor David Wilson welcomed the report and commented that it was in an area of a very popular school.

 

Councillor Kate Butler commented that the flooding in the area made it difficult to pass for those going to school and church and welcomed the report despite the costs and it being on an unadopted highway.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given for the following proposed highway maintenance scheme to be funded by this Area Committee’s Highway Maintenance and Traffic Management delegated budget at a cost of £7,500 and authorises the Deputy Chief Executive & Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration to order the work:-

 

Reddish North Ward

 

Priory Lane, Reddish – Footway Resurfacing to link path between Priory Lane and David Street – Totalling £7,500.00.

11.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 460 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

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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.