Agenda

Central Stockport Area Committee - Thursday, 26th January, 2023 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Charlotte Griffin  (0161 474 3235/ 07815467634)

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Items
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1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To approve as correct record and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 1 December 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 announcements from the Chair about local community events or issues.

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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.

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4.(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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4.(iv)

Petitions

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

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4.(v)

Open forum - St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

This item has been placed on the agenda at the request of the Brinnington and Central ward members.

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4.(vi)

Open forum - update on resumption of Community Payback Schemes in Central Stockport

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

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Non-executive business

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5.

Development applications

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Corporate Director (Corporate & Support Services) (to begin no earlier than 6.30pm).

(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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5.(i)

DC/085394: 28 Highfield Close, Davenport, Stockport, SK3 8UB pdf icon PDF 253 KB

Two storey rear extension. Conversion of the existing garage into habitable room, insertion of windows to replace garage doors

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant permission subject to conditions

 

Officer contact: Daniel Hewitt 0161 218 1989 | daniel.hewitt@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(ii)

DC/085395: 28 Highfield Close, Davenport, Stockport, SK3 8UB pdf icon PDF 255 KB

Single storey rear extension following demolition of the existing conservatory. Conversion of the existing garage into habitable room, insertion of windows to replace garage doors. Roof extension involving raising the ridge height and rear dormer

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant permission subject to conditions

 

Officer contact: Daniel Hewitt 0161 218 1989 | daniel.hewitt@stockport.gov.uk   

 

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6.

Planning appeals, enforcement appeals and notices pdf icon PDF 330 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Director - 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 Central Stockport 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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7.

Stockport County Match Day Parking and Edgeley Residents Parking Zone

This item has been placed on the agenda at the request of members of the Area Committee.

 

To receive a verbal update on ongoing work to alleviate pressures on the existing Edgeley Resident Parking Scheme and issues of commuter parking in the area.

 

Officer contact: Richard Daniels 0161 218 1621 | richard.daniels@stockport.gov.uk

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8.

Update on anti-social parking relating to fast food premises in Stockport Town Centre

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

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9.

Stockport Homes Concierge Service and CCTV

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

 

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10.

Bateson Street area, Stockport - Residents permit parking consultation results pdf icon PDF 724 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details findings of a residents permit parking consultation undertaken in the Bateson Street area, including Alpine Road, Carlton Crescent and Peak Street.

 

The Area Committee is requested to:

 

a) note the report and appendix;

 

b) acknowledge and endorse department's commendation that no further action be taken in this area, as the representations received at consultation do not meet the minimum criteria to progress a scheme as per Stockport’s Residential Parking Scheme Policy; and

 

c) note the return of the £2,000 funding previously allocated from the Brinnington and Central Delegated Ward Budget to progress a scheme, to the ward budget, due to the discontinuation of the scheme.

 

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

 

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11.

Highways Maintenance and Local Initiative Report - Countess Street, Davenport pdf icon PDF 302 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The Area Committee is asked to consider a Local Initiative scheme on Countess Street, Davenport.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to support the maintenance scheme to resurface the carriageway on Countess Street, Davenport at a cost on £12,000 from the Davenport and Cale Green Delegated Ward Budget (part contribution) and authorise the Director of Place Management to order the work. 

 

Contact officer: Simon Sherry 0161 474 2420 | simon.sherry@stockport.gov.uk

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12.

Installation of Illuminated Give Way Signs on Bloom Street, Edgeley at the junctions of Farr Street and Earl Street pdf icon PDF 301 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report seeks approval for the supply and installation of 2 No. Illuminated Give Way Signs on Bloom Street, Edgeley, at the junctions of Farr Street and Earl Street in order to provide clear warning to motorists to ‘Give Way’ at the junction.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the installation of the Illuminated Give Way Signage (Drawing No. NM36/Bloom Street) at a total cost of £5,800, to be funded from the Edgeley and Cheadle Heath Delegated Ward Budget.

 

Contact officer: Graham O'Connor 0161 474 5057 | graham.oconnor@stockport.gov.uk

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13.

Road Safety Around Schools - St Bernadette's Primary School pdf icon PDF 333 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details findings of a consultation exercise for the Road Safety around Schools scheme around St Bernadette’s Primary School seek approval for the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) and associated signage; implementation of dropped kerbs with tactile paving; middleton and pencil bollards; and new school warning signs.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the proposals for the Road Safety around Schools – St Bernadette’s Primary School scheme which include the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders and associated signage; implementation of dropped kerbs with tactile paving; middleton and pencil bollards; and new school warning signs. It is recommended that the legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order set out in appendix A, and shown on Drawing No. 0305/66/SB/002 be approved, and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date, the orders be made.

 

Contact officer: Caroline Aylmer-Shanks c.aylmer-shanks@stockport.gov.uk

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14.

Highway Ward Spokespersons

To give consideration to the appointment of Highway Ward Spokespersons for the Edgeley & Cheadle Heath ward.

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15.

Appointment to the Cheadle Health Community Association outside body pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Director - Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer.

 

The report asks members to consider appointing a representative to the Cheadle Heath Community Association outside body for the remainder of the municipal year 2022/ 2023.

 

The Area Committee is requested to make a nomination to represent the council on the Cheadle Heath Community Association outside body for the remainder of the municipal year 2022/ 2023.

 

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

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16.

Speed Indicator Device Update 2023 pdf icon PDF 280 KB

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

 

The report provides an update on the trial of the Speed Indicator Devices (SID’s) and details of the proposed implementation of SID’s across the wards.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to:

a)    endorse the Speed Indicator Device programme; and

b)   request that the Highway Ward Spokespersons submit four potential locations where they would like the SIDs to be installed to Engineer Transportation Officer, Graham O’Connor.

 

Contact officer: Adam Meadowcroft 07800618430 | adam.meadowcroft@stockport.gov.uk

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17.

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure pdf icon PDF 166 KB

To consider a report of the Head of Highways and Transportation.

 

The report outlines the locations of council-owned parking spaces within the Cheadle Area where it is proposed to install Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI).

 

The Area Committee is requested to:

a)    consider and comment on the proposed EVCI locations within the Area Committee's jurisdiction; and

b)   note that Cabinet delegated approval of final terms for the lease agreements to the Director of Place Management in consultation with Cabinet Member for Climate Action Now.

 

Contact officer: Sue Stevenson 0161 474 4351 | sue.stevenson@stockport.gov.uk

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18.

Woodbank Memorial Park Music Festival Event pdf icon PDF 390 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report sets out the intention of T3 Events Ltd to hold their annual family music festival (Rockstock and On A Summers Night) at Woodbank Memorial Park on Saturday 27 May, Sunday 28 May and Monday 29 May 2023, from 11am to 10.30pm, and asks the Area Committee to consider the application.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve an application received from T3 Events Ltd to hold their annual family music festival (Rockstock and On A Summers Night) at Woodbank Memorial Park on Saturday 27 May, Sunday 28 May and Monday 29 May 2023, from 11am to 10.30pm, subject to the organiser obtaining appropriate papers, event plans, health & safety documentation, licenses, insurances and any fees and charges that apply.

 

Officer contact: Kath Hughes 0161 474 4418 | kath.hughes@stockport.gov.uk   

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19.

Woodbank Memorial Park Children's Funfair Event pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report sets out the intention of Michael Mulhearn Amusements to hold their children's funfair events at Woodbank Memorial Park on four occasions, 10 - 11 March, 10 - 11 June, 22 - 23 July and 19 - 20 August 2023 from 12pm to 8pm, and asks the Area Committee to consider the application.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve an application received from Michael Mulhearn Amusements to hold their children's funfair events at Woodbank Memorial Park on 10 - 11 March, 10 - 11 June, 22 - 23 July and 19 - 20 August 2023 from 12pm to 8pm, subject to the organiser obtaining appropriate papers, event plans, health & safety documentation, licenses, insurances and any fees and charges that apply (to be in place and received two weeks prior to the event taking place).

 

Officer contact: Kath Hughes 0161 474 4418 | kath.hughes@stockport.gov.uk   

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Progress on area committee decisions pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Director - 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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