Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 10.00 am

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

29.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

None.

30.

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:

In the interest of openness in respect of application 19/2489N, Councillor S Edgar declared that he was the Ward Councillor and was also a Parish Councillor for Weston & Basford Parish Council, however he had not discussed the application and had come to the meeting with an open mind.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 17/6471M, Councillor S Hogben declared that he was a Director of ANSA who were a consultee on the application, however he had not made any comments nor discussed the application.

 

In the interest of openness Councillor M Hunter declared that he had received email correspondence and had replied to acknowledge the correspondence but he had not given any indications as to how he was thinking.

31.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 28 August 2019 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 28 August 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

32.

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.

33.

17/6471M-Full planning application for 134 dwellings on land off Hazelbadge Road with associated access improvements, landscaping and public open space, Land off Hazelbadge Road, Poynton, Cheshire for Mr Sean McBride, Persimmon Homes (North West) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor M Beanland, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor Laurence Clarke, representing Poynton Town Council, Mr Coulson, an objector, Vanessa Brook, an objector and Adele Jacques, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be deferred for further information on the flooding situation and that the issue relating to the additional parking / drop off area for the school is resolved, in consultation with the school.

 

(During consideration of the application the meeting was adjourned for a short break.  Prior to consideration of the following item, Councillor S Gardiner left the meeting and did not return).

34.

17/4497M-Outline application for extension to the existing Marks and Spencer unit and amendments to the car park layout, Marks and Spencer Plc, Coppice Way, Handforth for Mrs Andrea Mac-Gregor Barbour, Marks and Spencer Plc pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Dan Brown, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That for the reasons set out in the report and in the written update to the Board, the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Submission of reserved matters

2.         Time limit for submission of reserved matters

3.         Commencement of development

4.         Development in accord with approved plans

5.         No subdivision of retail unit (as extended) - only to be occupied by one retailer

6.         Floorspace shall not exceed 2450sqm, and shall be used for the sale of comparison goods only

7.         Footway/cycleway improvements to be carried out

8.         Detailed strategy / design and associated management / maintenance plan of surface water drainage to be submitted

9.         Development to be carried out in accordance with submitted FRA

10.       Electric vehicle infrastructure to be provided

11.       Phase II ground investigation and risk assessment to be submitted

12.       Verification Report prepared in accordance with the approved Remediation Strategy to be submitted

13.       Imported soil tested for contamination

14.       Procedures in event of unidentified contamination

15.       At least 10% of predicted energy requirements from decentralised and renewable or low carbon sources

35.

19/2489N-Full application for the erection of two units totaling 12,615 sqm (135,784 sqft) for Use within B1(b) (Research and Development), B1(c) (Light industry), B2 (General Industrial) and B8 (Storage and Distribution), with ancillary office use, associated car parking, service areas, fencing and landscaping at Basford West Strategic Site at Jack Mills Way, Crewe, Basford West Development Site, Plot 1 Crewe Commercial Park, Jack Mills Way, Shavington for Crewe Land Unit Trust pdf icon PDF 837 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Keith Wilson, 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 following conditions:-

 

1   Standard 3yr start

2   Development in accordance with approved plans

3  Submission of materials 

4   Implementation of landscaping

5   Implementation of electric vehicle infrastructure

6   Implementation of cycle parking provision   

7   Submission of Travel Plan

8   Implementation of Drainage scheme  

9   Installation of Low Emission NOX boilers

10 Contaminated Land - Works to stop if unexpected contamination is discovered     

11  Submission of Construction & Environmental Management Plan 

12  Submission of Habitat and Landscape Plan

13  Protection of breeding birds 

14  Incorporation of features into the scheme suitable for use by breeding birds

 

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 Development Management has 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.

36.

WITHDRAWN-19/3162C-Outline planning application for the erection of up to 98 dwellings with public open space, landscaping, and sustainable drainage system (SuDS) and vehicular access point from Waggs Road. Footpath and carriageway improvements along Waggs Road fronting properties between 75 and 89 Waggs Road. All matters reserved except for means of access, Land South of, Waggs Road, Congleton for Gladman pdf icon PDF 741 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

This application was withdrawn by officers prior to the meeting.