Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 23rd October, 2019 10.00 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

37.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

None.

38.

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 19/1392M, Councillor S Gardiner declared that all of the speakers were known to him because of the application being in his Ward, because he was a member of Knutsford Town Council and due to his involvement in the Knutsford Neighbourhood Plan.  He had not been involved in any discussion involving the application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 17/6471M, Councillor S Gardiner declared that he knew Councillor Q Abel who was speaking on the application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 19/3420M, Councillor D Jefferay declared that he was the Ward Councillor and that he was known to a number of the objectors including Residents of Wilmslow of which he was a member and that he knew the Ward Councillor and Town Councillor who were both speaking on the application.  Furthermore he had submitted objections to development on that site in his own name for the Residents of Wilmslow.  In addition when he was a member of Wilmslow Town Council he was involved in preparing a submission for the Local Plan.  He had spoken against the principle of development on that site as part of the Local Plan hearings however all this had been on the basis it was land in the Green Belt at that time.  Whilst he had a leaning one way he had not pre determined the application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 17/6471M, Councillor D Jefferay declared that he knew Councillor Q Abel who was speaking on the application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of applications 17/6471M and 19/1392M, Councillor S Hogben declared that he was a Director of ANSA who were a consultee on the applications, however he had not made any comments nor discussed the applications.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 17/6471M, Councillor M Hunter declared that he knew Alvan Ikoku who was speaking as an objector by virtue of the fact that Mr Ikoku used to teach him.

39.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 25 September 2019 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 25 September 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

40.

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.

41.

17/6471M Land off Hazelbadge Road, Poynton, Cheshire: Full planning application for 134 dwellings on land off Hazelbadge Road with associated access improvements, landscaping and public open space 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 Sewart, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor Lawrence Clarke, representing Poynton Town Council, Alvan Ikoku, an objector, Mr Coulson, an objector and Adele Jacques, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

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

 

Requirement

Triggers

Affordable Housing

 

30% (40 units) of total dwellings to be provided

(65% (26 units) Affordable Rent / 35% (14 units) Intermediate)

 

 

No more than 80% open market occupied prior to affordable provision within each phase

 

Off site Ecological Mitigation

 

£46,137 towards Kerridge Hill Nature Reserve

Prior to commencement

Open Space

a)    Open space scheme to be submitted

b)    Management scheme to be submitted

 

(those schemes to include an option regarding the transfer of the staff car park into education management and control for the sum of £1).

 

Prior to commencement

 

Prior to occupation

Indoor Sports Contribution

 

£22,500 towards Poynton Leisure Centre

Prior to occupation

Recreation & Outdoor Sports Contribution

 

£96,000 towards Deva Close Playing Fields, Poynton

Prior to commencement

Allotments & Community Gardens Contribution

 

£61,875 towards existing facilities and new opportunities in Poynton

Prior to commencement

Education

 

 

Primary £260,311

Secondary £310,511

SEN £91,000

50% Prior to first occupation

50% at occupation of 67th  dwelling

Healthcare

 

 

£132,336 towards development of Priorsleigh Medical Centre and McIlvride Medical Centre

 

50% Prior to first occupation

50% at occupation of 67th  dwelling

Poynton Relief Road Contribution

 

£731,500 towards Poynton Relief Road

50% Prior to first occupation

50% at occupation of 67th  dwelling

 

Traffic regulation Order Contribution

 

£7,000 to fund the required traffic regulation order for works on Hazelbadge Road

 

Prior to occupation

Bus Stop Contribution

 

£5,000 to facilitate the provision of a bus stop opposite Hilton Grove

 

Prior to occupation

Cycle Lane Contribution

 

£10,000

Prior to occupation

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Commencement of development (3 years)

2.         Development in accord with approved plans

3.         Submission of details of building materials

4.         Landscaping - submission of details-To include landscaping out of the North spur of the road

5.         Landscaping (implementation)

6.         Tree retention

7.         Tree protection

8.         Construction specification/method statement for access road serving Plots 1-4 and for footpath adjacent to trees T24- T46

9.         Arboricultural method statement

10.       Levels details to be submitted which provides for the retention of trees on the site

11.       Service / drainage layout which provides for the long term retention of the trees to be submitted

12.       Implementation of noise mitigation measures

13.       Electric vehicle infrastructure to be provided

14.       Anti idling signage to be provided

15.       Remediation Strategy to be submitted

16.       Verification report to be submitted

17.       Testing of any imported soil

18.       Reporting of any unforeseen contamination

19.       Implementation of Highway improvements-(Parking spaces to be constructed prior to first occupation)

20.       Construction management plan to be submitted-Plan to include hours of deliveries

21.       Amended  ...  view the full minutes text for item 41.

42.

19/1392M Land North of Northwich Road, Knutsford: Reserved Matters in relation to scale, appearance, landscape and layout for the erection of 190 dwellings including allotments, community orchard, playing pitch, landscaping, open space, car and cycle parking, drainage and associated works pursuant to outline application 17/3853M for Michael Blackhurst, Redrow pdf icon PDF 860 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor Quentin Abel, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor James McCulloch, representing Knutsford Town Council, Brian Chaplin, speaking on behalf of Residents Groups in Knutsford, Debbie Jamison, a supporter and

Paul Sinclair, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be deferred to allow officers to work with the applicant’s agents in consultation with Knutsford Town Council and Nether Ward Community Group to address the concerns raised about the scheme, which are; lack of local distinctiveness, in particular a lack of some truly bespoke property house types, a lack of true corner turning property designs, insufficient housing mix with regards to size of dwellings including further bungalow provision and affordable housing location, along with the policies in the Knutsford Neighbourhood Plan and Knutsford Design Guide.

 

(The meeting was adjourned for a short break.  Councillor S Gardiner left the meeting and did not return).

43.

19/3420M Land East Of Royal London House, Alderley Road, Wilmslow: Outline planning application for up to 17,000sqm of new office development (Use Class B1) and up to 1,100 associated car parking spaces; access improvements for vehicles and creation of new pedestrian and cycle routes; and the enhancement of existing and provision of new landscaping (Renewal of 16/2314M) for The Royal London, Mutual Insurance Society Limited pdf icon PDF 909 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor Mark Goldsmith, a neighbouring Ward Councillor, Town Councillor John Newell, representing Wilmslow Town Council and Gary Halman, the agent for 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 and verbal update to the Board, the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Time Limit

2.         Development in accord with approved plan

3.         Submission of reserved matters

4.         Tree protection scheme

5.         Construction Specification/Method Statement for trees

6.         Arboricultural Method Statement

7.         As part of reserved matters application Existing and proposed levels, contours and cross sections

8.         Visual appraisal and/or visualisations from agreed viewpoints.

9.         As part of reserved matters landscape masterplan plus full hard and soft landscape details and boundary treatments for the employment area, the landscape buffer zone and the Alderley Road frontage.

10.       Landscape implementation and 5 year replacement

11.       A phasing plan for the implementation of landscape works, ideally with advance planting of screen buffers where feasible.

12.       A long-term (25 year) Landscape and Habitat Management Plan to ensure existing and proposed trees and woodland provide long-term screening and enhancement, and other habitats are properly managed. 

13.       Access available for use before occupation

14.       Details of pedestrian/cycle routes

15.       Limitation on use (B1) removal of permitted development class I Part 3    (change to B8)

16.       Site investigation/remediation strategy

17.       Verification Plan – completion of remediation

18.       Low emission boilers to be installed

19.       Electric Vehicle Charging Points 5% new parking rapid charging.

20.       Details of new sound sources, details to be submitted.

21.       Noise impact assessment to be carried out

22.       Importation of soil

23.       Unexpected contamination

24.       Refuse storage facilities to be approved

25.       Details of cycle storage/parking

26.       Submission of materials

27.       Travel Plan

28.       Ecological mitigation and enhancement strategy

29.       Details of lighting

30.       Submission of detailed design of any bridges and culverts with reserved matters application.

31.       Submission of Ecological Mitigation and enhancement strategy with each reserved matters application.

32.       Updated badger survey and mitigation measures to be submitted with each reserved matters application.

33.       Submission and implementation of 25 year habitat management plan with reserved matters application.

34.       Drainage Scheme

35.       Foul and surface water to be drained on separate systems

36.       Restriction of floorspace to 17,000 square metres

37.       The development permitted by this planning permission shall be carried out in accordance with the approved FRA (3583/FS&DS/DAE/NAK - prepaid by ROC Consulting) dated May 2019 and the following points are to be included within the FRA:

 

         Surface water runoff from the site will be restricted to existing greenfield Qbar rates (6.7 l/s Maximum (2.87 l/s/ha).

         Surface water drainage strategy will be designed up to 1 in 100 year + 40% CC.

 

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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 43.