Agenda and minutes

Town Centre - M60 Gateway Task Force
Monday, 27th September, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: David Clee  0161 474 3137

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Items
No. Item

1.

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To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 7 June 2021.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 7 June 2021 were approved as a correct record.

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 agenda items for the meeting.

 

The following interests were declared:-

 

Personal Interests

 

Councillor

 

 

Andy Sorton

 

 

Anna Charles-Jones

 

 

 

Mark Hunter

 

 

 

 

Officers

 

Paul Richards and Pam Smith

 

Agenda item 6 ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as his partner works for the Stockport Libraries’ service.

 

Agenda items 5 ‘Weir Mill’ and 6 ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as an observer of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

Agenda item 5 ‘Weir Mill’ as his wife is Director of Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University who have had work undertaken by Capital and Centric.

 

 

 

Agenda items 5 ‘Weir Mill’ and 6 ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

 

Paul Richards and Caroline Simpson

Agenda item 6 ‘‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as Directors of Stockport Exchange Phases 2 and 3 Limited and the Stockport Hotel Management Company Limited Board.

 

Personal and Prejudicial Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Mark Hunter, Mike Hurleston and Elise Wilson

Agenda item 5 ‘Weir Mill’ and 6 ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

It was noted that the Standards Committee had approved a dispensation to enable those councillors who were members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation and who would otherwise have a personal and prejudicial interest in the matter being discussed to take part in the debate.

3.

Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

RESOLVED – That it is in the public interest to exclude the public during the consideration of the following agenda items which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended):-

 

Item 4 – Metrolink

Item 5 – Weir Mill

Item 6 – Town Centre Programme Update

 

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RESOLVED – That it is in the public interest to exclude the public during the consideration of the following agenda items which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended):-

 

Item 4 – Metrolink

Item 5 – Weir Mill

Item 6 – Town Centre Programme Update

 

 

4.

Metrolink

To consider a presentation by the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

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The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive reported on the work which had been undertaken with Transport for Greater Manchester with regard to the most deliverable route for Metrolink into Stockport and for the route to be protected in the Local Plan.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

5.

Weir Mill

To consider a presentation by the Director of Development and Regeneration

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The Director of Development and Regeneration made a presentation on the proposals for Weir Mill. It was reported that the planning application had been recommended for approval by the Heatons & Reddish and Central Stockport Area Committees, and would be determined by the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee at its meeting to be held on 30 September 2021.

 

RESOLVED – That the presentation be noted.

6.

Town Centre Programme Update

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

 

The report sets out an update on the Town Centre projects since the last meeting of the Task Force.

 

Officer Contacts: Caroline Simpson/Paul Richards on 0161 218 1940/0161 474 2940 or email: caroline.simpson@stockport.gov.uk/paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

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The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on the Town Centre Programme since the last meeting of the Task Force.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.