Agenda

Stepping Hill Area Committee - Tuesday, 29th November, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall, Stockport. View directions

Contact: Georgia Latham  (0161 474 3229)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 252 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 October 2022.

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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 Committee.

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4.

Community Engagement

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4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

To receive any 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 the 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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4.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Woodsmoor Station Friends

To receive an update from Woodsmoor Station Friends on the activity of the organisation following receipt of Ward Flexibility Funding.

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4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Bee Sober CIC pdf icon PDF 635 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Bee Sober CIC for a grant of £178.60 (£37.60 from Hazel Grove, £70.50 from Offerton and £70.50 from Stepping Hill wards allocation) towards the cost of organising walk and talk events, supplying refreshments, and the printing of leaflets and posters to increase awareness to support those in recovery.

 

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4.(viii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Drawing Board Productions CIC pdf icon PDF 566 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Drawing Board Productions CIC for a grant of £300 (£100 Hazel Grove, £100 from Offerton and £100 from Stepping Hill ward allocations) towards the cost of publishing an arts and culture printed supplement for Stockport residents which will include poems, interviews from artists and a list of upcoming events.

 

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4.(ix)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Cheshire Regiment Association (CRA) (Stockport Branch) pdf icon PDF 904 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Cheshire Regiment Association (CRA) (Stockport Branch) for a grant of £94.74 (£31.58 from Hazel Grove, £31.58 from Offerton and £31.58 from Stepping Hill wards allocation) towards the cost of supporting 4 ex-soldiers attend the Ballykelly Commemoration Service on 4 December in Ballykelly, Ireland.

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & 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 on any planning issues relevant to the Stepping Hill Area Committee area.

 

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

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5.(i)

DC/081719 - Mirrlees Fields, Stockport pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Outline planning application with all matters reserved proposing the erection of a residential development for up to 200 dwellings, with associated landscaping, site infrastructure and the provision of new public open space.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grants planning permission subject to a Section 106 Agreement.

 

Officer contact: Chris Smyton on 0161 474 3657 or email: chris.smyton@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

Planning Appeal, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 25 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & 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 Stepping Hill Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates on 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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Executive Business

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7.

Creating a Strong, Vibrant and Healthy Hazel Grove District Centre pdf icon PDF 314 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Development & Regeneration.

 

The report provides an update on the Council’s partnership with the Institute of Place Management in supporting the development of Hazel Grove District Centre.

 

The Area Committee is requested to:-

 

(1)  Note and comment on the final report from the Institute of Place Management on Hazel Grove District Centre.

 

(2)  Authorise the District Centre Manger, in collaboration with local stakeholders, to develop an Action Plan for Hazel Grove District Centre based on the recommendations in the Institute of Place Management Report.

 

(3)  Request that the District Centre Manager reports progress on delivering the Action Plan to the Area Committee on a quarterly basis.

 

Officer contact: Helen Walters on 07800 618140 or email: helen.walters@stockport.gov.uk

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8.

Mayor's Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund - Bramhall Park to A6 pdf icon PDF 267 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details the results of a recent monitoring exercise carried out on site following the completion of the Bramhall Park to A6 MCF Scheme.

 

The Area Committee is asked to:-

 

(1)  Note the results of the recent monitoring exercise.

 

(2)  Recommend that the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration approves the proposed associated traffic regulation orders.

 

Officer contact: Nick Whelan on 0161 474 4907 or email: nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

CRSTS Hempshaw Lane Highway Improvements - Consultation Results pdf icon PDF 450 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report provides the results of a consultation on the City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS) proposals for Hempshaw Lane for measures including road widening, bus stop improvements, parking restrictions and a new controlled crossing.

 

The Area Committee is asked to comment on the report and recommend that

the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration gives approval for the

following schemes:-

 

·         Sheet 1 of 7 – Tactile paving at side roads and bus stop upgrades.

·         Sheet 2 of 7 - Bollards on Hempshaw Lane, both sides of Thirlmere Road, reduced pedestrian guard railing length, footway widening on Hulme Street and removal of one bollard.

·         Sheet 3 of 7 – Bus stop relocated adjacent to Stockport Lads Club, continuous footways across Stockport Lads Club entrance/exit, carriageway widening adjacent to Electricity North West sub station/No. 384 Hempshaw Lane.

·         Sheet 4 of 7 – Build out, heritage style guard rail, bollards and directional sign adjacent to the Finger Post Hotel. Widened traffic islands and upgraded traffic signal equipment plus a new diagonal crossing.

·         Sheet 5 of 7 – Bus stop upgrades, continuous footways across existing minor accesses, bollards at uncontrolled pedestrian crossings at Sydney Street and Whalley Road, parking bay on Sydney Street, resurfacing and lighting of path to rear of property No’s 463 to 473 Hempshaw Lane.

·         Sheet 6 of 7 – Continuous footway across minor accesses, bollards at uncontrolled pedestrian crossings at Milford Grove and Filey Road.

·         Sheet 7 of 7 – Relocated bus stops, toucan crossing, raised table, footway build outs each side of Offerton Fold, parking bay between No. 530 and No.550 Hempshaw Lane. New refuge and widened footways.

 

Officer contact: Katy Ferrer on 0161 474 4907 or email: katy.ferrer@stockport.gov.uk

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10.

Grosvenor Street, Hazel Grove pdf icon PDF 311 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details a proposal to consolidate the Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO’s) on Grosvenor Street in Hazel Grove.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Orders under their jurisdiction and recommend that the Cabinet Member for Highways, Parks and Leisure Services approves those parts that are within 15 metres of a Strategic Route, and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders at a cost of £960 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Hazel Grove ward allocation):-

 

Revoke No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Grosvenor Street

 

North West side from a point 15 metres North East of the North Eastern kerb line of London Road for a distance of 21 metres in a North Easterly direction.

 

South East side from a point 15 metres North East of the North Eastern kerb line of London Road for a distance of 31 metres in a North Easterly direction.

 

Revoke No Waiting and No Loading Monday to Friday 7.00am – 9.30am & 3.30pm – 6.30pm:

 

Grosvenor Street

 

Both sides from the North Eastern kerb line of London Road for a distance of 15 metres in a North Easterly direction.

 

Introduce No Waiting at Any Time and No Loading Monday to Friday 7.00am –

9.30am & 3.30 – 6.30pm:

 

Grosvenor Street

 

Both sides from the North Eastern kerb line of London Road for a distance of 15 metres in a North Easterly direction.

 

Introduce No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Grosvenor Street

 

North West side from a point 15 metres North East of the North Eastern kerb line of London Road for a distance of 21 metres in a North Easterly direction.

 

South East side from a point 15 metres North East of the North Eastern kerb line of London Road for a distance of 5 metres in a North Easterly direction.

 

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

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11.

ITB Bosden Fold Road Zebra Crossing pdf icon PDF 389 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details the findings of a consultation exercise for a Zebra crossing proposal on Bosden Fold Road in Hazel Grove funded by the Integrated Transport Block (ITB) Allocation 2022-23.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval the proposed ITB - Bosden Fold Road Zebra Crossing scheme, as shown on Drawing No. F/5210/03/BF/001 in Appendix B, including progression of the establishment notice for the crossing (as described within Appendix A and shown on Drawing No. F/5210/03/BF/004) via Legal Services to be funded from the ITB budget 2022-23 allocation.

 

Officer contact: Nick Whelan on 0161 474 4907 or email: nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

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12.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 137 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: Georgia Latham on 0161 474 3229 or email:  georgia.latham@stockport.gov.uk

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