Agenda and minutes

Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee
Thursday, 8th November, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Bramhall Village Club, Melbourne Road, Bramhall. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2018.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held 27 September 2018 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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Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interests which 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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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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The Chair announced that the annual ‘Light up Bramhall’ event would be held on Sunday, 2 December between 11.00 am and 5.00 pm.

 

The Chair reminded members of the public that remembrance services would be held at Bramhall, Cheadle Hulme and Woodford war memorials on Sunday, 11 November 2018 and all were welcome to attend.

 

Finally, it was reported that a carol service would be held in Oak Meadow Park on Saturday, 8 December 2018 between 11.00 am and 12 noon.

4.(ii)

Neighbourhood Policing

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

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The Chair reported that representatives of Greater Manchester Police had been unable to attend the meeting on this occasion.

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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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.

 

No public questions were submitted.

4.(iv)

Public Realm

The local Public Realm Inspector will attend the meeting to provide an update on matters raised at the last committee meetings. Councillors and Members of the public are invited to raise issues affecting local environmental quality.

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The Chair reported that the Public Realm Officer was unable to attend this meeting of the Area Committee, however it was stated that a summary of activities with the Public Realm service area had been circulated to members of the area committee separately.

4.(v)

Petitions

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

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No petitions were submitted.

4.(vi)

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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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager reported that no organisations had indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Festive Friends pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To consider an application received on behalf of ‘Festive Friends’ for a grant of ward flexibility funding of £1,000 towards the cost of a community Christmas dinner.

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Janet Casserley attended the meeting and submitted an application on behalf of ‘Festive Friends’ for ward flexibility funding towards the cost of a community Christmas dinner.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to the award of a grant of £1,000 from  the Ward Flexibility Budget (Cheadle Hulme South ward allocation) to ‘Festive Friends’ towards the cost of a community Christmas dinner.

5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 45 KB

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 on any planning issues relevant to the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South area.

 

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

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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 & 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/planningdecisions. 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)

DC070561 - 6 Kings Close, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling. New residential housing development comprising 4no. dwellings and 1no. detached garage, accessed via shared private driveway with associated landscaping and external works.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC070561 for the demolition of existing dwelling; new residential housing development comprising 4no. dwellings and 1no. detached garage, accessed via shared private driveway with associated landscaping and external works at 6 Kings Close, Bramhall,

 

a member of the public spoke against the application; and

 

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

 

It was then

 

RESOVLED – (8 for) That planning permission be refused on the grounds that the proposed development did not maintain satisfactory levels of privacy and amenity for existing residents by virtue of:-

 

(i)         a failure to meet privacy distances as set out in the Council’s SPD Design of Residential Development in respect of the distance from the ground and first floor side elevations of plots 3 and 4 to the boundary; and the distance of the roof lights serving the accommodation of plots 3 and 4 from the site boundary; and

(ii)        its scale, bulk, massing and density such that it would constitute an overdevelopment of the site.

5.(ii)

DC070877 - 8 Hadley Close, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Proposed 2 storey 3 bedroom detached house in brick and render with front, rear and side gardens including 2 private parking spaces.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC070877 for a 2 storey 3 bedroom detached house in brick and render with front, rear and side gardens including 2 private parking spaces at 8 Hadley Close, Cheadle Hulme,

 

a member of the public spoke against the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOVLED – That planning permission be refused on the grounds that the proposed development did not maintain satisfactory levels of privacy and amenity for existing residents by virtue of:-

 

(i)        a failure to meet privacy distances in respect of the distance of the double doors to the kitchen at ground floor level and the window to an ensuite shower room at first floor level on the side elevation of the proposed dwelling facing Highfield Road to the side boundary with houses on Highfield Road; and

(ii)        its scale and massing such that it would constitute an overdevelopment of the site.

5.(iii)

DC069725 - Willow Bend, 455 Chester Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 770 KB

Single storey side, single storey rear with canopy, two storey front gable extension, front porch, loft conversion with two additional rear dormers and external alterations including removal of existing chimney and two roof lights to the front elevation.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Callum Coyne on 0161 474 1985 or email: callum.coyne@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC069725 for a single storey side, single storey rear with canopy, two storey front gable extension, front porch, loft conversion with two additional rear dormers and external alterations including removal of existing chimney and two roof lights to the front elevation at Willow Bend, 455 Chester Road, Woodford, it was

 

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

5.(iv)

DC069771 - Windyridge, 52 Hall Moss Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Proposal for new side and rear single storey extension with associated works.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Callum Coyne on 0161 474 1985 or email: callum.coyne@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC069771 for a new side and rear single storey extension with associated works at Windyridge, 52 Hall Moss Lane, Woodford, it was

 

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

5.(v)

DC069948 - 1 Spath Walk, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 110 KB

First floor side extension and single storey rear.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Callum Coyne on 0161 474 1985 or email: callum.coyne@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC069948 for a first floor side extension and single storey rear extension at 1 Spath Walk, Cheadle Hulme, it was

 

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

5.(vi)

DC070121 - Old Hall Farm, Old Hall Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Renovation of the Grade II listed Old Hall, demolition of an existing two-storey extension to be replaced with a new a two-storey extension, with single-storey glass-link incorporating an existing stairwell for access to the lower-ground, the addition of a below-ground pool with ancillary spaces, and associated landscaping works.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Callum Coyne on 0161 474 1985 or email: callum.coyne@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC070121 for the renovation of the Grade II listed Old Hall, demolition of an existing two-storey extension to be replaced with a new a two-storey extension, with single-storey glass-link incorporating an existing stairwell for access to the lower-ground, the addition of a below-ground pool with ancillary spaces, and associated landscaping works at Old Hall Farm, Old Hall Lane, Woodford, it was

 

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

5.(vii)

DC071012 - 11 Warren Road, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Change of use of existing building from a bar/restaurant (Use Class A4) to offices (Use Class B1).

 

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

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC071012 for the change of use of existing building from a bar/restaurant (Use Class A4) to offices (Use Class B1) at 11 Warren Road, Cheadle Hulme, it was

 

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

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

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 Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

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

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) listing any outstanding or recently determined planning appeals and enforcements within the area represented by the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

7.

Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report seeks the views of the Area Committee views on the current polling arrangements within the area in order to inform the Polling District review currently underway.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Caroline Cooke on 0161 474 3173 or email: caroline.e.cooke@stockport.gov.uk

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A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) seeking the views of the Area Committee on the current polling arrangements within the Area Committee area in order to inform the Polling District review.

 

It was commented that Polling Districts BA and BC used the same polling place at Emmanuel CofE Church Hall, however electors were required to enter by different entrances one of which was further around the hall which caused difficulties for elderly residents with mobility difficulties, was poorly lit at night and as a result posed a barrier to those wanting to cast their vote.  It was suggested that the same entrance be used for both polling districts as happened at Nevill Road Primary School as a means of mitigating against this.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.

 

(2) That the comments of the Area Committee be forwarded to the Returning Office for her consideration.

8.

Ack Lane East / Oak Drive, Bramhall - Funding for Dropped Kerbs pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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

 

The report details a proposal to install pedestrian dropped kerbs to aid pedestrians to cross Oak Drive at the junction of Ack Lane East.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the proposal to install dropped kerbs on Oak Drive, at the junction of Ack Lane East / West at a cost of £2,250 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bramhall South & Woodford ward allocation).

 

Officer contact: Craig Peet on 0161 474 4813 or email: craig.peet@stockport.gov.uk

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A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposal to install pedestrian dropped kerbs to aid pedestrians to cross Oak Drive at the junction of Ack Lane East.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the installation of dropped kerbs on Oak Drive, at the junction of Ack Lane East / West at a cost of £2,250 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bramhall South & Woodford ward allocation).

9.

Ack Lane West / Yew Tree Park Road, Bramhall - PV2 Survey Funding pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

The report details a proposal to carry out a PV2 Survey on Ack Lane West, in the vicinity of Yew Tree Park Road to determine if the location meets the criteria to undertake further feasibility work to install a controlled pedestrian crossing.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the undertaking of a PV2 survey on Ack Lane West, in the vicinity of Yew Tree Park Road at a cost of £525 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegate Budget (Bramhall South & Woodford ward allocation).

 

Officer contact: Craig Peet 0161 474 4813 or email: craig.peet@stockport.gov.uk

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A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposal to carry out a PV2 Survey on Ack Lane West, in the vicinity of Yew Tree Park Road to determine if the location meets the criteria to undertake further feasibility work to install a controlled pedestrian crossing.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to the undertaking of a PV2 survey on Ack Lane West, in the vicinity of Yew Tree Park Road at a cost of £525 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegate Budget (Bramhall South & Woodford ward allocation).

10.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To consider a report of the Democratic Services Manager.

 

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: Damian Eaton on 0161 474 3207 or email: damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) updating the Area Committee on progress on decisions taken by the Area Committee since the last meeting and the current position on the Area Flexibility and the Delegated budget.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.