Agenda item

18/0294M Land North of Chelford Road, Macclesfield: Outline Planning Application (with all matters reserved except for access) for the erection of up to 31 dwellings for Mr Tom Loomes, Jones Homes (North West) Ltd

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


(Councillor L M Hardy, the Ward Councillor, Councillor L Durham, the Ward Councillor, Councillor L Smetham, a neighbouring Ward Councillor, Town Councillor G Jones, representing Macclesfield Town Council, Parish Councillor Dr S Browne, representing Henbury Parish Council, David Nuttall, 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 rent and 35% for shared ownership / intermediate tenure) - (No more than 80% open market occupied prior to affordable provision)

           Education contributions of £65,078 (primary) £81,713 (secondary) = total of £146,791

           Public Open Space on site

           Management Plan for the on-site public open space

           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 £5460

           Contribution towards biodiversity offsetting of £34,500 (on commencement) to be spent on the restoration of Kerridge Hill Nature Reserve and Swettenham Valley Nature Reserve


And subject to the following conditions:-


1.         Standard Outline Time limit – 3 years

2.         Submission of Reserved Matters

3.         Accordance with Approved Plans

4.         Access to be constructed in accordance with approved plan prior to first occupation comprising either the priority junction site access or the roundabout access to Chelford Road via a S278 Agreement with the Highway Authority

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

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

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

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

9.         Travel Plan to be submitted, approved and implemented

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

11.       Submission of contaminated land survey

12.       Remediation of contaminated land

13.       Details of drainage strategy to be submitted

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

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

16.       Landscaping scheme submitted with reserved matters to show retention, replacement and mitigation of hedgerows and a native composition of new hedgerow sections as well as the incorporation of native species planting and a Biodiversity and Management Plan to retain the on site marshy grassland where possible

17.       Reserved matters application to be supported by a method statement for the removal and management of invasive non-native plant species (Himalayan Balsam)

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

19.       Reserved matters application to be supported by a detailed great crested newt mitigation strategy / method statement

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

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

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

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

24.       Travel Information pack to be submitted, approved and implemented

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

26.       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.


(The meeting was adjourned for a short break).

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