Agenda and minutes

Southern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 4th October, 2017 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2BJ. View directions

Contact: Julie Zientek  Democratic Services Officer

Note: To register to speak on an application please email Speakingatplanning@cheshireeast.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

44.

Declarations of Interest/Pre Determination

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests and for Members to declare if they have pre-determined any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

With regard to application numbers 17/0205N, 17/0947N and 17/0950N, Councillors P Butterill and S Edgar declared that they knew Melanie Henniker, who had registered to address the Committee on behalf of the applicant, but had not discussed the application.

 

45.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 54 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2017.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

46.

16/5350N-Residential development (Use Class C3) consisting of 67 no. new affordable dwellings comprising 6 no. four bed houses, 21 no. three bed houses, 38 no. two bed houses and 2 no. one bed maisonettes with associated infrastructure, Land West of, Broughton Road, Crewe for Mr Andrew Garnett, MCI Developments Limited and Wulvern Housing pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Prior to consideration of this application, the meeting was adjourned for a short break.

 

Note: Daniel Whitney and Gaynor Mellor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Principal Planning Officer reported comments that had been received from Ansa regarding open space and the provision of a children’s play area.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application and an oral report of the site inspection.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) That, for the reasons set out in the report, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

1. Commencement of development (3 years)

2. Development in accordance with approved plans, 

3. Materials

4. Surfacing materials   

5. Delivery of affordable housing

6. Grampian condition to secure mitigation for lesser silver diving beetle

7. Nesting bird survey to be submitted

8. Provision of features for breeding birds

9. Development undertaken in accordance with Reptile method statement

10. Submission of landscape scheme, including details of hedgerow retention    

11. Implementation of landscaping

12. Provision of children’s play area   

13. Details of surface water drainage scheme

14. Contamination - Phase II investigation to be submitted

15. Contamination - Importation of soil 

16. Remediation of unexpected contamination  

17. Arboricultural method statement and tree protection measures

18. Boundary treatment  

19. Details of parking layout on land adjacent 129 Broughton Road    

20. Dust Management

21. Noise mitigation scheme

22. Details of construction management plan

23. Electric vehicle charging points to be provided for dwellings

24. Residents Travel Information Pack to be submitted

25. Cycle storage details

26. Bin Storage details 

27. No development of phase 3 (plots 50-67) until confirmation that Safeguarded Area is not required for the purpose of the HS2 rail project

28. Over 55’s to be prioritised for the ground floor apartments

 

(b) That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation), in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

47.

17/2710N-Redevelopment of school to provide 14 No.2 bed and 14 No. 1 bed apartments, including on site parking involving partial demolition and conversion of existing building and new build elements (amended description of development, Former Edleston Road Primary School, Edleston Road, Crewe for SCPC LTD pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Note: Councillor S Hogben (Ward Councillor) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application, a written update and an oral report of the site inspection.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a)  That authority be DELEGATED to the Head of Planning (Regulation), in consultation with the Chairman of Southern Planning Committee, to APPROVE the application for the reasons set out in the report and the written update, pending the completion of the formal consultation of the corrected description of development and          subject to the following conditions:

 

            1 Standard Outline

            2 Time limit for reserved matters

            3 Reserved matters

            4 Plans

            5 Method statements for demolition/ conversion works/ propping up of original building/ compliance with methodology

            6 Materials for extensions

            7 Drainage design for the whole site

            8 Details of extension windows to be submitted and approved, including   the design of internal floor plates for extensions and existing building/ existing windows in school building to be retained

            9 Car parking scheme of allocation to be submitted and approved

            10 All rainwater goods to be black cast metal - details to be submitted and approved

            11 Construction and Environmental Management Plan

            12 Contaminated land risk assessment

            13 Contaminated land - soil analysis

            14 Unforeseen contamination

            15 Boundary Treatment to be submitted and approved – including a scheme for the retention of the existing walls/railings

            16 Scheme to be submitted for outdoor private amenity area for residents

            17 Scheme for outdoor clothes drying

            18 Birds and bats nesting survey in demolition during nesting season

            19 Scheme for swifts nest

            20 Scheme for Two fast (7kV) EVPs with cabling provided for another two units

            21 Residents travel packs

            22 Management scheme for open space

            23 Notwithstanding submitted plans detailed design of enclosed bin/bike store (28 cycles) to be submitted/ implemented

 

(b)  That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation), in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice-Chairman) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

48.

16/5584N-Change of use from dwelling (C4) to sui generis house in multiple occupation for 7 people, 84, Edleston Road, Crewe for Ben Morris, Hopscotch Investments Ltd pdf icon PDF 842 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Prior to consideration of this application, the meeting was adjourned for a short break.

 

Note: Councillor S Hogben (Ward Councillor) and Ben Morris (applicant) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

The Principal Planning Officer reported updated comments from Crewe Town Council.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application.

 

RESOLVED – That the application be DEFERRED to allow consultation with Building Control regarding the staircase, re-consultation on the amended plans, and the correct plans to be included in the key plans pack for Committee Members.

49.

17/3331C-Construction of 2no.new dwellings, Rear of 108, London Road, Holmes Chapel for Mill Croft, c/o Agent pdf icon PDF 904 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Councillor D Bebbington left the meeting prior to consideration of this application.

 

Note: Parish Councillor Brian Bath (on behalf of Holmes Chapel Parish Council) and Jay Ashall (on behalf of the applicant) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) That, for the reasons set out in the report, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Time

2.    Plans

3.    Materials - Prior submission/approval of details

4.    Prior submission/approval of acoustic glazing details

5.    Prior submission/approval of trickle vent/wall ventilation details

6.    Prior submission/approval of electric vehicle charging infrastructure

7.    Prior submission/approval of a Phase 1 contaminated land report

8.    Prior submission/approval of a soil verification report

9.    Works should stop if contamination is identified

10. Prior submission/approval of surface water drainage scheme

11. Prior submission/approval of levels

12. Prior submission/approval of tree protection measures

13. Prior submission/approval – landscaping

14. Landscaping – Implementation

15. Prior submission/approval of boundary treatment

16. Prior submission/approval of electromagnetic screening measures

17. No second floor/mezzanine accommodation within the roof space without the submission and approval of a separate planning application

 

Informatives:

 

1. NPPF

2. Hours of construction

3. Contaminated land

 

(b) That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation), in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

50.

17/3356C-Change of use to B2/B8 use and limited demolition and extension to premises for ancillary office use, Congleton Plastics, Varey Road, Congleton for Lee Mar Estates pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Note: Prior to consideration of this application, the meeting was adjourned for refreshments.

 

Note: James Berggren attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application and a written update.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) That, for the reasons set out in the report and the written update, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Standard (3 years)

2.    Plans

3.    Materials as per application

4.    Approved extension shall be drained into the existing surface water drainage system.

5.    Deliveries to and from the site shall be restricted to Monday to Saturday 07.00 hours to 20.00 hours’ – with no deliveries on Sundays

6.    Implementation of noise mitigation scheme

7.    Prior submission/approval of a dust management plan

8.    Prior submission/approval of staff travel plan

9.    Prior submission/approval of a scaled plan of the proposed acoustic fence detailing that it would constructed within the confines of the existing site on existing hardstanding

10.Prior submission/approval of a construction method statement of the proposed acoustic fence

11.Prior submission/approval of a tree pruning/felling specification

 

(b) That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation), in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

51.

17/3231N-Brick building day room, New Start Park, Wettenhall Road, Reaseheath for Mr T Hamilton pdf icon PDF 372 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Note: Endaf Roberts (objector) and Mr Hamilton (applicant) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application and a written update.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a)          That, for the reasons set out in the report and the written update, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

1. Temporary period in line with 15/4060N

2. No over night use

3. This consent does not give approval for any additional pitches

4. When use ceases the building shall be removed within 6 months

5. Materials to be approved

6. Approved plans

 

(b) That, in the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’s decision (such as to delete, vary or add conditions/informatives/planning obligations or reasons for approval/refusal) prior to the decision being issued, the Head of Planning (Regulation) be granted delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chairman of the Southern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.

52.

17/0205N-Erection of 4 sponsorship signs on the roundabout. One facing each entry point onto the roundabout. (excluding Tommy's Lane), Nantwich Road Roundabout, Crewe for Richard Bramhall, Ansa Environmental Services Ltd pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Councillor S Davies left the meeting prior to consideration of this application.

 

Note: Melanie Henniker attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on behalf of the applicant.

 

Note: Ralph Kemp had registered his intention to address the Committee on behalf of the applicant but did not speak.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) That, for the reasons set out in the report, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

  1. 1-6 standard advertisement conditions
  2. Signs to be non-illuminated
  3. Posts to be painted black
  4. In accordance with approved plan

 

(b) That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation), in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

 

53.

17/0947N-Erection of 5 sponsorship signs on the roundabout. One facing each entry point onto the roundabout, Roundabout: A530 / A51 (Nantwich Bypass) / Middlewich Rd (Alvaston roundabout), Nantwich for Richard Bramhall, Ansa Environmental Services Ltd pdf icon PDF 644 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Melanie Henniker and Ralph Kemp had registered their intention to address the Committee on behalf of the applicant but did not speak.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) That, for the reasons set out in the report, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

  1. 1-6 standard advertisement conditions
  2. Signs to be non-illuminated
  3. Posts to be painted black
  4. In accordance with approved plan

 

(b) That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation), in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

54.

17/0950N-Erection of 5 sponsorship signs on the roundabout, Land At, Roundabout A500 Cheerbrook, Willaston for Mr Richard Bramhall, Ansa Environmental Services Ltd pdf icon PDF 535 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Melanie Henniker and Ralph Kemp had registered their intention to address the Committee on behalf of the applicant but did not speak.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) That, for the reasons set out in the report, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

  1. 1-6 standard advertisement conditions
  2. Signs to be non-illuminated
  3. Posts to be painted black
  4. In accordance with approved plan

 

(b) That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation), in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

55.

Cheshire East Borough Council (Haslington - Winterley, Land to the North of Pool Lane) Tree Preservation Order 2017 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To consider the above Tree Preservation Order.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Note: The Arboricultural Officer read a representation from Councillor J Hammond (Ward Councillor), who was unable to attend the meeting.

 

The Arboricultural Officer reported that there was an error in the report, and that the second paragraph under the heading ‘Consultations’ should read as follows:

 

‘The Order was served on the owner/occupiers of the land and their Agents on 22nd May 2017. Copies of the Order were also sent to adjoining landowners who are immediately affected by the Order, Haslington Parish Council and the Ward Members.’

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above tree preservation order.

 

RESOLVED – That, for the reasons set out in the report, the Cheshire East Borough Council (Haslington - Winterley, Land to the North of Pool Lane) Tree Preservation Order 2017 be confirmed without modification.