Agenda

Central Stockport Area Committee
Thursday, 21st October, 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 410 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 16 September 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.

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4.(v)

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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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 110 KB

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 (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive 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)

DC/078265 - 6-16 Lower Hillgate, Stockport; DC/078266 - 1-3 Lower Hillgate, Stockport; DC/078286 - 29-35 Little Underbank, Stockport and DC/078287 - Land at Churchgate, Stockport pdf icon PDF 1 MB

DC/078265 – 6-16 Lower Hillgate, Stockport

 

Demolition of the existing building and erection of a new mixed-use building, 14 apartments (floors 2-4) with flexible Use Class E floorspace excluding hot food and restaurant uses at a ground floor level.

 

DC/078266 – 1-3 Lower Hillgate, Stockport

 

Erection of a new mixed-use building providing 6 affordable residential units (floors 2-4) with flexible Use Class E floorspace excluding hot food and restaurant uses at a ground floor level.

 

DC/078286 – 29-35 Little Underbank, Stockport

 

Demolition of the existing building and erection of a new mixed-use building providing 12 residential units (floors 2-4) with flexible Use Class E floorspace excluding hot food and restaurant uses at a ground floor level.

 

DC/078287 – Land at Churchgate, Stockport

 

Erection of a mixed-use building containing 50 residential apartments (4 x studios, 40 x 1 beds, 6 x 2 beds) with flexible Use Class E floorspace excluding hot food and  restaurant uses at an upper ground floor level and

provision of Public Open Space.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee to authorise the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive to determine the applications, subject to negotiating obligations to be covered by a legal agreement to secure the phased delivery of the development to ensure that the 6 no. affordable ‘shared ownership’ (managed by a RP) apartments proposed for Site ‘B’ (DC/078266) 1-3 Lower Hillgate are delivered first and that public open space including the provision of a ‘Pocket Park’ is provided at an appropriate trigger point mechanism associated with the delivery across the four sites and associated population capacity.

 

Officer Contact: Dominic Harvey on 0161 474 3544 or email: dominic.harvey@stockport.gov.uk

 

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5.(ii)

DC/078965 - Land At Welkin Road, Stockport pdf icon PDF 487 KB

Installation and operation of a battery energy storage system.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Mark Jordan on 0161 474 3577 or email: mark.jordan@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

PLANNING APPEAL, ENFORCEMENT APPEALS AND ENFORCEMENT NOTICES pdf icon PDF 40 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 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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Executive Business

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7.

THE METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL OF STOCKPORT (CHARLES STREET, HEAVILEY) (PROHIBITION OF WAITING) AND (REVOCATION) ORDER 2020 pdf icon PDF 302 KB

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

 

The report sets out an objection received to a proposed Traffic Regulation Order at Charles Street, Heaviley.

 

In the light of the objection, the Area Committee is recommended to approve an amended Traffic Regulation Order as detailed in paragraph 5.1 of the report.

 

Officer Contact: Max Townsend on 0161 474 4861 or email: max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

 

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8.

Canterbury Road Area, Offerton - 20mph Speed Limit pdf icon PDF 275 KB

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

 

The report sets out proposals to consolidate the 20mph speed limit on Canterbury Road and surrounding streets in Offerton.

 

The Area Committee’s views are requested.

 

Officer contact: Max Townsend on 0161 474 4861 or email: max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

Road Safety Around Schools - Bridge Hall Primary School pdf icon PDF 308 KB

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

 

The report sets out the findings of a consultation exercise for the Road Safety around Schools scheme around Bridge Hall Primary School and seeks approval for the implementation of a footway build-out with associated dropped kerbs with tactile paving; pencil bollards, access protection markings, new school warning signs, sign post painting and provision of additional road markings.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the proposals for the Road Safety around Schools – Bridge Hall Primary School scheme.

 

Officer Contact: Caroline Aylmer-Shanks at c.aylmer-shanks@stockport.gov.uk

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Road Safety Around Schools - St Ambrose Catholic Primary School pdf icon PDF 310 KB

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

 

The report sets out the findings of a consultation exercise for the Road Safety around Schools scheme around St Ambrose Catholic Primary School and seeks approval for the implementation of dropped kerbs with tactile paving; road markings and new school warning signs.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the proposals for the Road Safety around Schools – St Ambrose Catholic Primary School scheme.

 

Officer Contact: Caroline Aylmer-Shanks at c.aylmer-shanks@stockport.gov.uk

 

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11.

Stalled Sites Update - Edgeley and Cheadle Heath pdf icon PDF 572 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.

One Stockport Frogs pdf icon PDF 138 KB

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

 

The report provides the Area Committee with an update on the One Stockport frogs initiative.

 

The Area Committee is requested to support the balance of £400 for ‘Sunshine Frog’ to be funded from the Edgeley & Cheadle Heath Ward Flexibility Budget and £2,400 for ‘Park Frog’ to be funded from the Manor Ward Discretionary Budget.

 

Officer Contact: Helen Walters on 0161 474 3734 or email: helen.walters@stockport.gov.uk

 

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13.

Park Event Application: Woodbank Memorial Park Stockport 10 Event - 12 December 2021 pdf icon PDF 269 KB

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

 

The report sets out an application from Stockport Harriers & Athletic Club to utilise Woodbank Memorial Park for its running event on 12 December 2021.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application, subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained and submitted to the Council at least one week prior to the event taking place and this being confirmed to the Ward Councillors.

 

Officer Contact: Kath Hughes on 0161 474 4418 or email: kath.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 249 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 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 or email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

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