Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 11th November, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1 - Fred Perry House. View directions

Contact: Georgia Latham  (0161 474 3229)

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Items
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1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 30 September 2021.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 30 September 2021 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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Minutes:

Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interest 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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Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the 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 at the meeting).

 

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No public questions were submitted.

5.

Site Visits pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To consider a report of the Visiting Team.

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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing the recommendations made by the Visiting Team on Monday, 8 November 2021.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

6.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 45 KB

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

 

(a)              To consider development applications where members of the public have attended the meeting in order to hear the Committee's deliberations.

 

(b)              To consider the remaining development applications.

 

NOTE: Councillors are requested to note that if they withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of a development application upon their return they should not participate any further in the deliberation or vote on that planning application.

 

Officer contact: Emma Curle on 0161 474 3542 or email: emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

 

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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 and 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).

6.(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 Committee is recommended to defer and delegate the granting of permission 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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In respect of (i) plan no. DC/078265 for the 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 at 6-16 Lower Hillgate, Stockport; (ii) plan no. DC/078266 for the 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 at 1-3 Lower Hillgate, Stockport; (iii) plan no. DC/078286 for the 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 at 29-35 Little Underbank, Stockport; and (iv) plan no. DC/078287 for the 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 on land at Churchgate, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive be authorised to determine the applications subject to the successful negotiation of 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.

6.(ii)

DC/078965 - Land At Welkin Road, Stockport pdf icon PDF 482 KB

Installation and operation of a battery energy storage system.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Aimee Whitehead on 0161 474 4619 or email: aimee.whitehead@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/078965 for the installation and operation of a battery energy storage system on land at Welkin Road, Stockport it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(iii)

DC/080594 - Laurus Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle pdf icon PDF 536 KB

Construction of a 3G synthetic sports pitch with sports fencing, floodlights, storage container, spectator area and pedestrian access.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

 

Officer Contact: Rebecca Whitney on 0161 474 4405 or email: rebecca.whitney@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/080594 for the construction of a 3G synthetic sports pitch with sports fencing, floodlights, storage container, spectator area and pedestrian access at Laurus Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(iv)

DC/080754 - The Poultry Farm, Chatterton Lane, Mill Brow, Marple Bridge pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Erection of a park home to provide temporary farm workers accommodation.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

 

Officer contact: Emma Sheppard on 0161 474 3654 or on email:  emma.sheppard@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC/080754 for the erection of a park home to provide temporary farm workers accommodation at The Poultry Farm, Chatterton Lane, Mill Brow, Marple Bridge, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(v)

DC/081396 - Mercedes Benz Of Stockport, Units 7 To 8 Brighton Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport pdf icon PDF 453 KB

Application for the Variation of Condition 21 (Opening Hours) attached to planning permission DC/066233 to allow the extension of the permitted operating hours for the site.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Jeni Regan on 0161 474 3531 or email: jeni.regan@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/081396 for the variation of condition 21 (opening hours) attached to planning permission DC/066233 to allow the extension of the permitted operating hours for the site at Mercedes Benz Of Stockport, Units 7 To 8 Brighton Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(vi)

DC/081489 - Holm Lea, Bridle Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Demolition of existing dwelling and outbuilding. Erection of a replacement dwelling and outbuilding.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions and Section 106 Agreement, if required in connection with formal recreation as required by saved UDP Review policies L1.1 and L1,2 and Core Strategy policy SIE2.

 

Officer Contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/081489 for the demolition of existing dwelling and outbuilding and the erection of a replacement dwelling and outbuilding at Holm Lea, Bridle Road, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(vii)

DC/081672 - Huws Gray, Moor Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 800 KB

Rebuilding of warehouse and trade counter following fire.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

 

Officer Contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email

jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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In resect of plan no. DC/081672 for the rebuilding of warehouse and trade counter following fire at Huws Gray, Moor Lane, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(viii)

DC/082118 - Land At The Former Woodford Aerodrome, Chester Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 486 KB

Reserved Matters approval pursuant to outline planning permission DC053832 in relation to scale, appearance, landscape, and layout  for 295 dwelling units, associated green space and infrastructure  forming phases 3B,D,E & F.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

 

Officer Contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC/082118 for reserved matters approval pursuant to outline planning permission DC053832 in relation to scale, appearance, landscape, and layout for 295 dwelling units, associated green space and infrastructure forming phases 3B,D,E & F on land at the Former Woodford Aerodrome, Chester Road, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

7.

Planning Appeal, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 382 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 by Area Committee area.

 

The 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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Minutes:

A representative of the strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) summarising recent appeal decisions, listing current planning appeals and dates for local inquiries and informal hearings according to area committee.

 

It was reported that since the publication of the report the appeal against refusal of planning permission for the erection of a double storey front and first floor side extension at 131 Meadway, Bramhall had been dismissed.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.