Agenda item

17/4277M Land Between Chelford Road and Whirley Road, Chelford Road, Henbury: Outline Application for the erection of up to 135 dwellings with access from Chelford Road and Whirley Road and associated open space for Frederic Robinson Ltd

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


(Councillor L Smetham, the Ward Councillor, Councillor M Hardy, the Ward Councillor, Councillor L Durham, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor G Jones, representing Macclesfield Town Council, Parish Councillor Dr S Browne, representing Henbury Parish Council, Richard Slater, an objector, David Nuttall, an objector, Paul Venn an objector and Gary Halman, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).




That for the reasons set out in the report and in the written update to the Board, the application be approved subject to the completion of a Section 106 Agreement securing the following:-


           Affordable Housing comprising 30% (65% of which will be for social / affordable rent and 35% for shared ownership / intermediate tenure)

           Education contributions of £271,157 (primary) £310,511 (secondary) and £91,000 (Special Educational Needs) = total of £672,668

           Contribution of £5000 towards monitoring of Travel Plan

           NHS contributions of £136,080 towards merger of Practices in at Waters Green Medical Centre

           Public Open Space on site including provision of LEAP

           Management Plan for the on-site public open space and LEAP

           Contribution towards Recreation Open Space of £1,000 per open market family dwelling or £500 per 1 / 2 bed open market apartments

           Contribution towards indoor recreation of £24,050


And subject to the following conditions:-


1.         Standard Outline Time limit – 3 years

2.         Submission of Reserved Matters

3.         Accordance with Approved Plans

4.         Site access (either priority junction and ghost right turn or roundabout) be constructed in accordance with approved plan prior to first occupation

5.         The vehicular access to serve the development will be via the new junction onto Chelford Road with no vehicular access to Whirley Road

6.         Implement Broken Cross highway improvements prior to first occupation of any dwelling on the site

7.         Submission, approval and implementation of a Construction Management Plan

8.         Final Travel Plan to be submitted. Approved and implemented

9.         Zebra crossing on Gawsworth Road to be provided

10.       Scheme of Piling works to be submitted, approved and implemented

11.       Dust control scheme to be submitted, approved and implemented

12.       Noise mitigation scheme to be submitted with reserved matters and to accord with submitted Acoustic Report

13.       Travel Plan to be submitted, approved and implemented

14.       Provision of electric vehicle infrastructure (charging points) at each property prior to first occupation

15.       Submission of contaminated land survey

16.       Remediation of contaminate land

17.       Details of drainage strategy to be submitted

18.       Development to be carried out in accordance with submitted Flood Risk Assessment

19.       Scheme of foul and surface water drainage to be submitted

20.       Reserved matters to be supported by detailed finished ground and floor levels

21.       Reserved matters application to be supported by updated Bat Survey

22.       Reserved matters application to be supported by a method statement for the management of invasive non-native plant species

23.       Development to be carried out in accordance with in accordance with the recommendations of the submitted Ecological Report

24.       Reserved matters application to be supported by a detailed great crested newt mitigation strategy

25.       Reserved matters application to be supported a detailed design for the new pond and a detailed specification for the deepening and enhancement of the retained pond

26.       Nesting Birds Survey to be carried if works are to be carried out during the bird breeding season

27.       Proposals for the incorporation of features into the scheme suitable for use by roosting bats and nesting birds to be submitted

28.       Reserved matters application to be supported by an Arboricultural Impact Assessment and Tree Protection Plan

29.       Detailed lighting scheme to be submitted in support any future reserved matters application

30.       Reserved matters to include a signage scheme directing users to local cycle and footpath routes

31.       Scheme for the provision of bat roosts to be incorporated into the development to be submitted, approved and implemented

32.       The application for Reserved Matters shall be supported by a Scheme and Management Plan detailing measures for the extraction and relocation of peat deposits.


In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Board’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 delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Board, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Board’s decision.

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