Agenda and minutes

Northern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 12th October, 2011 2.00 pm

Venue: Meeting Room, Macclesfield Library, Jordangate, Macclesfield. View directions

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Democratic Services Officer

No. Item


Apologies for Absence pdf icon PDF 374 KB

To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors G Boston, Mrs A Harewood and B Livesley.


Declarations of Interest/Pre Determination

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any personal and/or prejudicial interests and for Members to declare if they have pre-determined any item on the agenda.




Minutes of the Meeting pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To approve the Minutes as a correct record.




That the minutes be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman subject to an amendment to the numbering of the conditions in respect of application 11/1621M.


Public Speaking

A total period of 5 minutes is allocated for each of the planning applications for Ward Councillors who are not members of the Planning Committee.


A period of 3 minutes is allocated for each of the planning applications for the following individuals/groups:


  • Members who are not members of the Planning Committee and are not the Ward Member
  • The Relevant Town/Parish Council
  • Local Representative Groups/Civic Society
  • Objectors
  • Supporters
  • Applicants




That the public speaking procedure be noted.


11/2650M-Construction of a Multi-Use Games Area, Ashdene CP School, Thoresway Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire for Ashdene Primary School pdf icon PDF 930 KB

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


(Mr Ager, an objector and Mr Gerrard, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).




That the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-


1.    Commencement of development (3 years)                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

2.    Development in accord with approved revised plans                                                                                                                                                                                                             

3.    Restrictions on hours of use (8.00am-19.30pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am-16.00pm Saturday with no use on Sundays or Bank Holidays)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

4.    Details of screen planting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

5.    Community use agreement  

6.    No community use prior to 17.00pm, Monday to Friday, during School term

7.    No Floodlighting

8.    Submission of a Construction Method Statement to include hours of contsruction.


11/2865M-Outline Application for New 45.00 x 45.00 M Industrial Building to Provide 3 No. Industrial Units for B2 Use, Swizzels Matlow Limited, Distribution Centre, Candy Lane, London Road, Adlington, Cheshire for Swizzels Matlow Limited pdf icon PDF 444 KB

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.




That the application be refused for the following reason:-


The proposed development would interfere with the construction and provision of the Poynton Bypass and therefore would be contrary to policy T7 of the Macclesfield Borough Local Plan 2004 that seeks to safeguard proposed road schemes from development.


(This was a change in the Officer’s original recommendation from one of approval to one of refusal as a result of the comments from the Strategic Highways Manager).