Agenda

Cheadle Area Committee - Tuesday, 21st June, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Trinity Church - Trinity Church, Massie Street, Cheadle, SK8 1DU. View directions

Contact: Charlotte Griffin  (0161 474 3235/ 07815467634)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

To elect a Chair of the Cheadle Area Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

 

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2.

Appointment of Vice Chair

To appoint a Vice Chair of the Cheadle Area Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

 

 

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 210 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 5 April 2022.

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4.

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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5.

Urgent decisions

To report that the Deputy Chief Executive has taken urgent action under the Constitution to make a grant of £290 from the Ward Flexibility Funding Budget towards the cost of organising a ‘Celebrating Diversity’ Festival on 15 May 2022 – to include talks, music, and poetry readings.

 

The decision was taken as urgent action as the event was due to take place in advance of this meeting of the Area Committee and as such, the ordinary approval process could not be followed.

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6.

Progress on area committee decisions pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal and 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 and delegated budget.

 

The area committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Charlotte Griffin 0161 474 3235 | charlotte.griffin@stockport.gov.uk

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7.

Community engagement

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7.(i)

Chair's announcements

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

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7.(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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7.(iii)

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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7.(iv)

Petitions

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

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7.(v)

Open Forum - Stockport Climate Action Now (CAN) Fund Update pdf icon PDF 363 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report updates Members regarding the progress of the Stockport Climate Action Now (CAN) Fund since it launched in November 2021. It provides an overview of how the funding scheme works, examples of projects already funded by the scheme, eligibility for funding, details of how the fund has been allocated and where, and how Members can help promote the take-up of the CAN Fund.

 

The Area Committee is asked the note the report and promote the CAN Fund to community groups, residents, schools and other appropriate organisations within their wards.

 

Contact officer: Nick Leslie nick.leslie@stockport.gov.uk  

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7.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Defibulous pdf icon PDF 594 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Defibulous for a grant of £1642 (£547.33 from Cheadle & Gatley, £547.33 from Cheadle Hulme North and £547.34 from Heald Green ward allocations) towards the cost of purchasing and installing public access community defibrillators.

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7.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Friends of East Avenue Park pdf icon PDF 6 MB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Friends of East Avenue Park for a grant of £1000 from the Heald Green ward allocation towards the cost of purchasing and installing a bucket swing in East Avenue Park.

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7.(viii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Heald Green Heritage pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Heald Green Heritage for a grant of £900 from the Heald Green ward allocation towards the cost of tree sculpting works as part of a war memorial.

 

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7.(ix)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Cheadle Village Partnership pdf icon PDF 378 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Cheadle Village Partnership for a grant of £1,000 (£500 each from the Cheadle & Gatley and Cheadle Hulme North ward allocations) towards the cost of the management and running of the new Digital Information Point (DIP) to be situated on Cheadle High Street.

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7.(x)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Renew Stockport - Iranian Community Support

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the Renew Stockport – Iranian Community Support for a grant of £700 from the ward allocations) towards the cost of training amateur actors (refugees & asylum seekers) to perform  a drama for Farsi speakers in Stockport.

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Non-executive business

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8.

Development applications

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

 

(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 area.

 

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

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8.(i)

DC/081218 - Land Adjacent to Mill Lane, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 1021 KB

Proposed erection of a retirement development consisting of 66no. independent living, apartments with ancillary support services and communal facilities, together with associated landscaping, amenity space and car parking.

 

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

 

a.    No new substantive issues being raised during the remainder of public consultation period explained at the beginning of the report;

b.    Resolution of the Strategic Housing Lead’s request that the applicant demonstrates that the affordable housing quota being provided is greater than that required under planning policy, details on the financial subsidy, and that the levels of affordability under this route would be in line with the findings of the Housing Needs Survey 2019;

c.    Conditions;

d.    A Section 106 Agreement to secure developer contributions toward open space, biodiversity net gain and highways improvement; and

e.    The application having first been referred to the Secretary of State to give him the opportunity to call in the application for his own determination should he wish to do so

 

Contact officer: Rebecca Whitney 0161 474 4405 | rebecca.whitney@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

Planning appeals, enforcement appeals and notices pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal and 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 Cheadle Area Committee area.

 

The area committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates 0161 474 3219 | vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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Executive business

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10.

Appointment of councillors to the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust Sub Committee

The Area Committee, acting in its capacity of trustee of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust, is recommended to appoint three councillors (one from each ward) to serve on the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust Sub Committee for the municipal year 2022 – 2023.

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11.

Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 166 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The reports updates members on the financial standing of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust as at 31 March 2022 and Financial Accounts for year ending 31 March 2022.

 

The Area Committee is asked to note the report.

 

Contact officer: Paula McDonald 0161 474 4708 | paula.mcdonald@stockport.gov.uk

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12.

Safer Street Save Lives - Gatley District Centre 20mph Zone pdf icon PDF 598 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details the findings of a consultation exercise undertaken with residents, businesses and users of Gatley District Centre and to seek approval for the introduction of a permanent Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for the traffic calming cushions to be made permanent.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Cabinet Member for Highways, Parks and Leisure Services gives approval to the legal advertising of the traffic regulation orders detailed in Appendix D to the report, and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders.

 

Officer contact: Jonathan Brown on 0161 474 4813 or email: jon.brown@stockport.gov.uk

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13.

Ladybridge Road, Cheadle Hulme - Proposed Traffic Regulation Order - No Waiting At Any Time pdf icon PDF 319 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

To report the findings of a consultation exercise and to seek approval for the introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) at Ladybridge Road, Cheadle Hulme.

 

The Area Committee is requested to consider the proposals and recommend that the Cabinet Member for Highways, Parks and Leisure Services approves the legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) set out in Appendix A at a total cost of £1000 from the Cheadle Hulme North Delegated Ward Budget, and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date, the order be can be made.

 

Contact officer: Nicola Ryan 0161 474 4409 | nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

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Coniston Road, Gatley - No Waiting at Any Time pdf icon PDF 302 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

To consider a report seeking approval to extend No Waiting at Any Time restrictions on Coniston Road in Gatley.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Cabinet Member (Sustainable Stockport) approves the legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order at a total cost of £660 from the Delegated Ward Budget, and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date the order can be made.

 

Contact officer: Max Townsend 0161 474 4861 | max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

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15.

Residents Parking Scheme - Bulkeley Road, Newboult Road, Frances Street and New Hey Road, Cheadle pdf icon PDF 455 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

This report follows on from a previous Cheadle Area Committee resolution of January 2022 which was instigated by a petition from residents of New Hey Road requesting permit parking measures. The report details a desk-top study of the parking availability/ conditions on Bulkeley Road, Frances Street, Newboult Road and New Hey Road, Cheadle.

 

The Area Committee is requested to note the contents of the desktop study and acknowledge the view of Network Management that no further action be taken as the underlying parking issues are a result of residents’ parking demands exceeding the available on-street kerbside spaces. 

 

That, should Councillors deem it necessary, funding to the amount of £6k be made available from the Cheadle and Gatley Delegated Ward Budget to fund the initial residents’ consultation, investigations and parking surveys to monitor the impact of external car parking in the area.

 

Contact officer: Noel Nhengu 07977344015 | noel.nhengu@stockport.gov.uk

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16.

Road Safety Around Schools - Gatley Primary School pdf icon PDF 362 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details the findings of a consultation exercise for the Road Safety around Schools scheme around Gatley Primary School and details proposals for the for the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) and associated signage; implementation of kerb build-outs with dropped kerbs with tactile paving; new school warning signs; and give-way line markings.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the legal advertising of the traffic regulation orders and assocuated revocations detailed in Appendix A to the report, and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders and associated signage; implementation of kerb build-outs with dropped kerbs with tactile paving; new school warning signs; and give-way line markings.

 

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

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17.

Area Committee Ward Highway Spokespersons

The Area Committee is invited to nominate Ward Spokespersons with whom the Director of Place Management can consult on highway maintenance and traffic management matters.

 

A copy of the Ward Spokesperson Protocol is attached for information.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to nominate Ward Spokespersons in accordance with the Protocol.

 

Officer contact: Damian Eaton 0161 474 3207 | damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

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18.

The provision of bulbs to friends' groups and other parties pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report provides an update on bulb provision to local community groups and for local initiatives.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report and agree whether it wished to make an allocation from its Delegated Budget towards the provision of additional bulb planting within its area.

 

Officer contact: Peter Cooke on 0161 474 4851 or email: peter.cooke@stockport.gov.uk

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