Agenda

Marple Area Committee
Wednesday, 1st December, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Charles Yankiah  (0161 474 3206)

Media

Items
No. Item

Introductions

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 400 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 20 October 2021.

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.

3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

4.

Community Engagement

4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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.

4.(iii)

Petitions

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

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.

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 £100 (£50 from each ward allocation) towards the cost of setting up a Drive-In Carol Service for Christmas.

Non-Executive Business

5.

Development Applications

To consider a report of the Service Director (Place Development).

 

(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 Service Director (Place Development) on any planning issues relevant to the area.

 

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

6.

DC080313 : The Garden House, Lakes Road, Marple, Stockport, SK6 7DH pdf icon PDF 640 KB

Change of use of land to a mixed use consisting of an urban farm and educational facility, together with retention of buildings and structures, parking area and the construction of the Garden House comprising visitor and educational facilities, together with  a managers dwelling and new detached storage building (part retrospective).

 

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

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess, 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

7.

DC080271 : White House Farm, Torkington Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 6NP pdf icon PDF 590 KB

Conversion of an existing barn to form 1 no. dwellinghouse, with associated demolition, extension, external alterations, access, parking and curtilage.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess, 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

8.

DC081204 : 5 Station Road, Marple, Stockport, SK6 6AJ pdf icon PDF 588 KB

Change of use from Physiotherapy Clinic to form 1 no. dwellinghouse.

 

The Area Committee is requested to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess, 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

9.

DC082744 : The Crown, 1 Hawk Green Road, Marple, Stockport, SK6 7HU pdf icon PDF 476 KB

Rear extensions to kitchen and restaurant with associated works, new fire escape doors to front elevation to create additional level access and realignment of car park to accommodate proposed new extensions.

 

The Area Committee is requested to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess, 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

10.

PLANNING APPEAL, ENFORCEMENT APPEALS AND ENFORCEMENT NOTICES pdf icon PDF 178 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 Marple 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

11.

Marple Area Public Rights of Way Update pdf icon PDF 159 KB

To consider a report of the Transport Strategy Manager.

 

The report provides a response to the issues that have been raised relating to public rights of ways including pathways and bridleways in Marple.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Emily Brough, 0161 474 4592, Emily.brough@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

Executive Business

12.

A6MARR CMM Hazel Grove – Footpath 77 (Sandown Road) pdf icon PDF 306 KB

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

 

The report provides information in relation to the proposed footpath improvements to PROW 77 between Sandown Road and the access road to Hazel Grove Golf Club, including vegetation management and noting that a consultation exercise has not been carried out with residents.

 

The Area Committee is asked to consider the contents of the report and recommend that the Cabinet Member (Economy and Regeneration) approves the scheme.

 

Officer contact: Adam Meadowcroft, adam.meadowcroft@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

13.

Highways Maintenance and Local Initiative Report - Mount Drive, Marple pdf icon PDF 300 KB

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

 

To provide the Area Committee with details of a proposed highway maintenance scheme on Mount Drive, Marple – Removal of Grass Verge and reconstruct with Footway Specification.

 

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

14.

Road Safety Around Schools - High Lane Primary School pdf icon PDF 207 KB

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

 

The report provides the findings of a consultation exercise for the Road Safety around Schools scheme around High Lane Primary School and to seek approval for the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) and associated signage; implementation of dropped kerbs with tactile paving; and new school warning signs.

 

The Area Committee is asked to consider and approve the proposals for the Road Safety around Schools – High Lane Primary School scheme and recommend that the Area Committee approves the legal advertising of the TROs and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date, the orders can be made.

 

Officer contact: Caroline Aylmer-Shanks, c.aylmer-shanks@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

15.

Redbrow Hollow - Proposed 'No Waiting At Any Time' Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) pdf icon PDF 306 KB

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

 

The report details the findings of a consultation exercise and seeks the approval for the introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO).

 

The Area Committee is asked to comment on the proposals and to recommend that the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport approves the legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) set out in Appendix A and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date, the order can be made.

 

Officer contact: Nicola Ryan, 0161 474 4409, Nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

16.

Stockport Trail Half Marathon Event Middlewood Way pdf icon PDF 475 KB

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

 

The report provides details relating to the Stockport Trail Half Marathon Event taking place along Middlewood Way, from Marple through High Lane and into Cheshire East and land owned by the Canals and Rivers trust. The organiser, ‘Crazy legs Events’ would like to utilise the greenspace area at Wood lane as a start and finishing point on Sunday 13th February 2022, from 7am – 2pm, with a start time of 9.30am.  For the past 7 years the Stockport Trail Half Marathon has been successfully organised and the event is usually well attended with between 250 to a maximum of 500 runners.

 

The Area Committee is asked to approve the application subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained; and subject to appropriate fees being paid. Parks Event Application from Crazy Legs Event for a half marathon along Middlewood Way, Marple and High Lane, on Sunday 13th February 2022.

 

Officer contact: Karen Barnes, 0161 218 1456, Karen.barnes@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

17.

Temporary Speed Bumps - Stockport Road

This item has been placed on the agenda at the request of Councillor Steve Gribbon.

18.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & 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 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 on 0161 474 3207 or email:

charles.yankiah@stockport.gov.uk

19.

Ward Flexibility Funding Application - Hawk Green Residents Association pdf icon PDF 308 KB