Agenda and minutes

Northern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: The Capesthorne Room - Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA. View directions

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Democratic Services Officer

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors L Durham, M Warren and G Williams.


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 a pre-determination in respect of any item on the agenda.


In the interest of openness in respect of application 18/1591M, Councillor C Browne declared that whilst he had called in the application he had come to the meeting with an open mind.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 June 2018 as a correct record.




That the minutes of the meeting held on 6 June 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.


Public Speaking

A total period of 5 minutes is allocated for each of the planning applications for the following:


·         Ward Councillors who are not members of the Planning Committee

·         The relevant Town/Parish Council


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
  • Objectors
  • Supporters
  • Applicants




That the public speaking procedure be noted.


WITHDRAWN 18/1213M-Outline planning application for the development of up to 59 dwellings (60% affordable housing) associated infrastructure, open space and landscaping, with all matters reserved except for access, Land at Eaton Cottage, Macclesfield Road for Trafford Housing Trust Developments Ltd pdf icon PDF 741 KB

To consider the above application.


This item was withdrawn prior to the meeting.


18/1591M-Extension of existing offices (infill between buildings) and creation of additional car parking and landscaping, The Box, Select Property Group, Horseshoe Lane, Alderley Edge for Mr Stott pdf icon PDF 994 KB

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


(Parish Councillor Mike Dudley-Jones, representing Alderley Edge Parish Council, Martin Hallam, a supporter and Donna Barber, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).




That the application be approved subject to the completion of a Section 106 Agreement securing a travel plan monitoring fee of £5,000..


And subject to the following conditions:-


1.         Commencement of development

2.         Approved plans

3.         Materials as application

4.         Details of system and materials for permeable surfacing to be submitted

5.         Revised landscape scheme to be submitted

6.         Implementation of landscaping scheme

7.         Pile foundations / floor floating – details to be submitted

8.         Unforeseen contamination

9.         Details of any external lighting to be submitted

10.       No parking outside of approved parking spaces

11.       Implementation of travel plan

12.       Highways improvements to be carried out

13.       Electrical vehicle infrastructure to be provided


The Committee decided to approve the application, contrary to the recommendation of the Head of Planning (Regulation) for

the following reasons:-


           Localised need for car parking

           Improvements to living conditions of neighbours

           Economic benefits

           Ecological benefits

           Design and landscaping positively contributes to area


In order to give proper effect to the Committee`s intent and without changing the substance of its decision, authority is delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation) in consultation with the Chairman (or in their absence the Vice Chairman) to correct any technical slip or omission in the resolution, before issue of the decision notice.