Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 19th December, 2018 10.30 am

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

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Democratic Services Officer

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

Items
No. Item

69.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors D Brown, B Roberts and J Weatherill.

70.

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.

Minutes:

It was noted that the majority of Members had received correspondence and in respect of application 18/3245M.  In addition Councillors P Groves, S Edgar and J Macrae each declared that they had received a telephone call in respect of the same application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of applications 15/0016M and 18/3245M, Councillor S Hogben declared that he was a Director of ANSA who had been a consultee, however he had not made any comments nor discussed the application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 18/3766N, Councillor S Edgar declared that he was a member of Weston and Basford Parish Council who had been a consultee.

 

In respect of item 11, Councillor J Macrae declared that in order to avoid bias and pre determination in respect of the Handforth village planning document he stated that he would not take part in the debate and would leave the meeting when this item was considered.

71.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 21 November 2018 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 November 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

72.

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 Strategic Planning Board

·         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 Strategic Planning Board and are not the Ward Member

·         Objectors

·         Supporters

·         Applicants

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the public speaking procedure be noted.

73.

18/3766N-Dualling of the existing 3.3km stretch of the A500 between Junction 16 & Meremoss Roundabout, A500 Newcastle Road, Barthomley for Mr C Hindle, Cheshire East Council pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Daniel Teasdale, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Board be minded to approve subject to the referral to the Secretary of State and the receipt of the financial off-set payment to Ecology of £32,144.86.  In the event that the consented development is not implemented the payment would be returned to the applicant.

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Time limit

2.         Plans

3.         Materials

4.         Drainage strategy

5.         Contaminated land

6.         Remediation strategy

7.         Verification report

8.         Ongoing contamination

9.         Foundation Design / Piling

10.       Management scheme of the PROW

11.       Landscaping scheme provided

12.       Landscaping scheme implementation

13.       Tree Protection measures

14.       Retention of existing trees/shrubs

15.       Detailed tree felling / pruning specification 

16.       Programme of archaeological work

17.       The provision and management of proposed compensatory habitat creation Englesea Brook and Barthomley Brook

18.       30 year landscape and ecological management plan

19.       Full design and construction details of any required improvements to M6 junction 16

20.       Carried out in accordance with the Flood Risk Assessment

21.       Construction Management Plan to include temporary “unsuitable for HGV” signage at Snape Lane, Radway Green Road and Main Road

22.       Liaison Committee with Parishes to be established for construction phase

74.

15/0016M-Demolition of existing buildings and construction of 14 detached family dwellings with associated hard and soft landscaping, Lindow Moss Pete Farm , Moor Lane, Wilmslow for Mr Bond and Rowland pdf icon PDF 666 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor E Brooks, the Ward Councillor, Stuart Nixon, representing Saltersley Common Preservation Society, an objector, John Handley, representing Transition Wilmslow, a supporter and Alistair Yates, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Board be minded to approve subject to the completion of a Section 106 Agreement securing the following:-

 

      Affordable housing contribution of £300,000 on commencement of development

      Restraint on commencement of development until the Council has approved a scheme of measures to secure the twenty year aftercare scheme approved under application 15/0064M including:-

       

Mutually compatible phasing of the aftercare plan and the housing;

Reservation of private access rights through the housing development to the land behind;

Financial bond guaranteeing implementation of the aftercare scheme to the value of £254,000;

Implementation of the scheme

 

      Written notice of development

      Restraint of commencement of the housing development until planning permission 15/0064 has commenced

      Overage review of interim and final costings of the development, applying any surplus towards local education provision up to £32,685.38.

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         -  Commencement of development (3 years)

2.         -  Development in accord with approved plans

3.         -  Materials as application

4.         -  Removal of permitted development rights

5.         -  Tree retention

6.         -  Tree protection

7.         -  Landscaping - submission of details to include under-planting of woodland to north

8.         - Landscaping (implementation)

9.         - Details of any required Pile Driving to be submitted

10.       - Details of ground levels to be submitted

11.       - Obscure glazing requirement

12.       - Implementation of noise mitigation measures

13.       - Scheme to minimise dust emissions arising from demolition / construction activities to be submitted

14.       - Travel plan to be submitted

15.       - Electric vehicle infrastructure to be provided

16.       - Contaminated land Phase I report to be submitted

17.       - Scheme of supervision for the approved arboricultural protection measures to be submitted

18.       - Development to be carried out in accordance with the recommendation made by the submitted Bat Survey report

19.       - Updated badger survey to be submitted

20.       - Nesting birds survey to be submitted

21.       - Scheme for the incorporation of features into the development suitable for use by breeding birds including house sparrow and roosting bats to be submitted

22.       - Details of sustainable design features to be submitted

23.       - Written scheme of archaelogical investigation to be submitted

24.       - Foul and surface water shall be drained on separate systems

25.       - Surface water drainage details to be submitted

26.       Scheme submitted/approved/implemented for removal of Knotweed and Himalayan Balsam

 

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) has delegated authority to do so in

consultation with the Chairman of the Strategic  ...  view the full minutes text for item 74.

75.

15/0064M-Variation of conditions of planning permission 5/97/0758P for restoration of peat extraction site, Peat Farm, Moor Lane, Wilmslow for Messrs Bond & Rowland pdf icon PDF 788 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor E Brooks, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor Christopher Dodson, representing Wilmslow Town Council, Stuart Nixon, representing Saltersley Common Preservation Society, an objector, John Handley, representing Transition Wilmslow, a supporter and Ben Malin, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be approved subject to the completion of a Section 106 Agreement securing the following:-

 

-           Written notification of commencement of development

-           Following completion of restoration works, each restored compartment shall be subject to 20 years aftercare comprising of five years statutory period and an additional fifteen year period

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

(1)       following implementation, no further commercial peat extraction to take place

(2)       submission of bird hazard risk assessment and management plan within 6 weeks of implementation

(3)       written notification of implementation

(4)       development in accordance with approved documents including the restoration scheme version 4

(5)       submission of detailed compartment specific restoration scheme in accordance with the timescales set out in the restoration Scheme version 4

(6)       written approval from the MPA of each restored compartment

(7)       submission of detailed management and aftercare plan six months prior to each compartment being restored

(8)       continuation of groundwater monitoring through restoration and aftercare and additional monitoring points where necessary

(9)       periodic bund top level surveys

(10)     comply with HGV route scheme

(11)     hours of operation

(12)     vehicular access from Moor Lane only

(13)     sheeting of vehicles

(14)     restrictions on number of HGV movements

(15)     records of HGV movements

(16)     no materials imported other than for restoration purposes

(17)     no disturbance or removal of sand

(18)     no burning of material

(19)     pollution control for stored substances

(20)     height restrictions on stockpiled material

(21)     machinery and vehicles properly silenced

(22)     noise level limits

(23)     best practicable means to control dust

(24)     archaeological recording and access for archaeologists

(25)     five year aftercare

(26)     water vole management scheme

(27)     detailed plans for parking area

(28)     Liaison Committee to be provided in accordance with a submitted scheme/schedule

 

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) has delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chairman/Vice Chairman of the Strategic Planning Board, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Board’s decision.

 

(This application was considered prior to application 15/0016M.  The meeting was adjourned for a short break).

76.

18/3245M-Outline planning application with all matters reserved except access for residential development of up to 330 dwellings, a site for a community building, public open space including a childrens play area and allotments, associated demolition and infrastructure, Land At, Gaw End Lane, Lyme Green for Miss Lucy Atkins, Bovis Homes and Henshaws Farming LLP pdf icon PDF 927 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor H Gaddum, the Ward Councillor, Pater Yates, representing Sutton Parish Council and Andrew Wintersgill, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

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

 

S106

Amount

Triggers

Affordable Housing

 

30%

(65% Affordable Rent / 35% Intermediate)

 

 

In accordance with phasing plan. No more than 80% open market occupied prior to affordable provision in each phase.

 

Education

 

 

Primary £672,470

Secondary £800,792 SEN £182,000

(Macclesfield Academy or new school)

50% Prior to first occupation

50% at occupation of 51st dwelling

Health

 

 

£332, 640

(Waters Green Medical Centre / development of additional primary care premises within Macclesfield)

(average  – based on occupancy)

 

50% Prior to first occupation

50% at occupation of 51st dwelling

Indoor recreation

 

£58,500

(Macclesfield Leisure Centre)

 

Prior to first occupation

Recreation Open Space

 

(£1000 per market dwelling and £500 per 1 / 2 bed market apartment)

(Key Centre at Congleton Road Playing Fields to help deliver a 3G pitch, improve and reorganise retained grass pitches and provide a new pavilion with changing, community room and health and fitness offer)

On occupation of 51st dwelling

Public Open Space

 

Private Management Company for Allotments and other Areas of Open Space or transferred to the Council.  Provision of a LEAP on site

Provision of commuted sum in lieu of LAP towards Robin Lane Play Area (£75 per sqm of shortfall in on site provision) or provision of LAP on site

On first occupation

 

On occupation of 51st dwelling

Highways Contribution

 

 

£2,200 per unit

(towards infrastructure improvements in the Macclesfield Movement Strategy)

On commencement of development

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Standard Outline Time limit – 3 years

2.         Submission of Reserved Matters

3.         Development to be limited to a maximum of 310 units

4.         Access to be constructed in accordance with approved plan prior to first occupation

5.         Toucan crossing on London Road to be provided prior to first occupation

6.         Reserved matters application/s to include the provision of a buffer and / or bund  round the perimeter of Lyme Green Depot

7.         Accordance with submitted Travel Plan

8.         Provision of electric vehicle infrastructure (charging points) at each property with private off road parking prior to first occupation

9.         Construction Environmental Management Plan submitted, approved and implemented

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

11.       Submission of a Phase II contaminated land survey

12.       Remediation of contaminated land

13.       Submission of soil verification report prior to first occupation of units to which they relate

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

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

16.       Scheme of foul and surface water drainage to be submitted, approved and implemented. Foul and surface water drainage shall be connected on separate systems

17.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 76.

77.

Cheshire East Planning Statement of Community Involvement - Consultation Responses pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider the above report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given the consultation responses in respect of the Cheshire East Planning Statement of Community Involvement.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Housing, Planning and Regeneration Portfolio Holder be recommended to approve the Statement of Community Involvement December 2018 attached at Appendix 2.

78.

Draft Brooks Lane (Middlewich) Masterplan, Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 951 KB

To consider the above report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Draft Brooks Lane (Middlewich) Masterplan, Supplementary Planning Document.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Housing, Planning and Regeneration Portfolio Holder be recommended to approve the publication of:

 

i. the Draft Brooks Lane Development Framework Supplementary Planning Document (Appendix 1) for six weeks of public consultation, and

ii. its associated Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Screening Report (Appendix 2).

 

(Prior to consideration of the following item, Councillors J Macrae and J Jackson left the meeting and did not return).

79.

Supplementary Planning Document - The Garden Village at Handforth pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To consider the above report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Supplementary Planning Document-The Garden Village at Handforth.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Housing, Planning and Regeneration Portfolio Holder be recommended to approve the finalised Garden Village SPD as attached at Appendix 2.