Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board - Wednesday, 31st January, 2024 10.00 am

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

Contact: Sam Jones  Tel: 01270 685705 Email: samuel.jones@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

31.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor M Brooks.

32.

Declarations of Interest/Pre Determination

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registerable interests, and non-registerable interests in any item on the agenda 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 the following declarations were made:

 

Councillor Edgar declared that, in relation to application 21/4283C, he was a Member of the Cheshire Brine Subsidence Compensation Board, but the application had not been discussed.

 

Councillor Marshall declared that, in relation to application 21/4283C, he was a Member of the Cheshire Brine Subsidence Compensation Board, but the application had not been discussed.

 

Councillor Gardiner declared that, in relation to application 22/1930C, he regularly communicated with Torus, but not in relation to the planning application.

 

Councillors Edgar and Seddon declared that, in relation to item 22/1930C, Councillors had been presented with additional documentation from a Hulme Walfield and Somerford Booths Parish Councillor prior to the meeting.

 

Councillor Gardiner declared that, in relation to application 23/2566N, he was known to the planning agent when he was a practicing planner, but the application had not been discussed.

 

 

33.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 20 December 2023 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 20 December 2023 be approved

as a correct record, subject to the following amendment:

 

Councillor Gardiner requested that the wording in paragraph 1 of his supplied Declaration of Interest, in relation to application 21/3100M, be changed from “appointment” to “employment”.

34.

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:

The public speaker procedure was noted.

35.

21/4283C - Report - Land Off, WARMINGHAM LANE, MIDDLEWICH: Reserved Matters application (including appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) for the development of 235 dwellings and associated infrastructure Outline planning permission not subject to EIA pdf icon PDF 405 KB

To consider the above planning application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above planning application.

 

The following attended the meeting and spoke in relation to the

application:

 

Jan Lourens (on behalf of the applicant)

 

RESOLVED:

 

For the reasons set out in the report, the application be APPROVED as recommended, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Approved plans

2.    External Lighting

3.    Materials to be submitted and approved

4.    Boundary Treatment to be submitted and approved

5.    Hard surfacing as approved

6.    This permission does not grant permission for an entrance statement

7.    At least 30% of dwellings in housing developments should comply with requirement M4 (2) Category 2 of the Building Regulations regarding accessible and adaptable dwellings

8.    At least 6% of dwellings in housing developments should comply with requirement M4 (3)(2)(a) Category 3 of the Building Regulations regarding  wheelchair adaptable dwellings.

9.    SUDS Basin design to support toads

10. Updated bat surveys of trees prior to removal.

11. Safeguarding of nesting birds.

12. Air Source Heat Pump Provision

13. Landscaping scheme to include additional native species hedgerow planting within the site

14. Submission of a strategy for the diversion of rainwater to the existing ponds supported by detailed evidence on the volume of water required to maintain the ponds and how this would be achieved.

15. Submission of a Revised Landscape Scheme

16. Implementation of Landscaping

17. Tree Protection to be submitted and approved

 

And the additional conditions:

 

18. Great crested newts – the developer to enter into the Natural England District Licensing Scheme prior to commencement.

19. Fencing and protection around SuDS Basin

20. No conservatories approved for the dwellings (excluding those which may be constructed under Permitted Development after occupation)

21. No permitted development for bungalows by virtue of Class(es) AA, B and C of Part 1 of the General Permitted Development Order

22. Hedgerow protection

 

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’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 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 Committee’s decision.

36.

22/1930C - Report - MOUNT PLEASANT FARM, GIANTSWOOD LANE, HULME WALFIELD, CHESHIRE, CW12 2JJ: The demolition of certain existing buildings and the erection of residential dwellings (Use Class C3) with access, car parking, landscaping, public open space and associated infrastructure. pdf icon PDF 584 KB

To consider the above planning application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above planning application.

 

The following attended the meeting and spoke in relation to the

application:

 

Councillor Vic Brown (Parish Councillor), Colin Bodimeade (supporter) and Stuart Andrew (on behalf of the applicant).

 

RESOLVED:

 

For the reasons set out in the report, and the update report, the application be APPROVED as recommended, subject to the signing of a Section 106 Agreement and the following conditions:

 

1.    Standard 3 year consent

2.    Approved Plans

3.    Materials

4.    Landscaping

5.    Implementation of landscaping

6.    Submission of Landscape and Ecology Management Plan

7.    Tree protection and special construction measures as identified in the latest AIA/AMS

8.    No Dig - Non Standard for areas involving hard surfacing adjacent to retained trees

9.    Site Supervision – Non Standard following recommendations of AIA/AMS

10.Noise mitigation in accordance with the acoustic report

11.Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

12.Low Emissions Boilers

13.Submission of a Contaminated Land Phase II investigation.

14.Submission and approval of a Verification report

15.Control over imported soils

16.Requirement to inform LPA if unexpected contamination found

17.Submission of Construction and Environmental Management Plan to include hours of construction

18.10% renewable provision

19.No dewatering to take place within 66m of the Field at Hulme Walfield Local Wildlife Site.

20.Fencing to be erected on site prior to commencement of development in

accordance with submitted plans.

21.Proposals for the interpretation of the retained Field at Hulme Walfield Local Wildlife Site and the provision and maintenance of dog waste bags to be submitted and agreed.

22.Submission and implementation of a CEMP including measures to safeguard all potentially affected Local Wildlife Sites identified in the ES.

23.Implementation of Great Crested Newt Reasonable Avoidance Measures.

24.Updated badger survey and mitigation method statement to be submitted prior to commencement of development.

25.Submission of wildlife friendly lighting scheme designed to safeguard bat foraging and commuting habitat and the retained Local Wildlife Site.

26.Safeguarding of nesting birds.

27.Submission and implementation of a habitat creation method statement, 30 year habitat and monitoring plan to deliver the BNG in the submitted BNG Report including control of non-native invasive species.

28.Strategy for the incorporation of features to enhance the biodiversity value of the proposed development.

29.Archaeological programme of works

30.Scheme of appropriate surface water drainage

31.Detailed design of surface water drainage

32.The development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted Flood Risk Assessment

33.Finished floor levels

34.Details of Emergency Access onto Giantswood Lane to be submitted and approved

35.Street lighting scheme for Barn Road

36.Detailed design of the footpath/cycleways through the site to be submitted and approved

37.Details of the stopping up of the stub farm access from Giantswood Lane to be agreed (Grampian condition as off site)

38.Submission of a Public Right of Way Management Plan

39.Detailed design of play areas

 

And the additional condition:

 

40. Jodrell Bank submission and approval of electronic shielding  ...  view the full minutes text for item 36.

37.

23/2566N - Report - Land at Peter Destapleigh Way, Stapeley, Nantwich (Phase 2): Reserved matters application pursuant to outline planning permission ref: 12/3747N for the appearance, scale, layout, and landscaping for Phase 2 mixed-use development including employment development (comprising office and warehouse and light industrial buildings) and local centre with parking, service yards and associated infrastructure. pdf icon PDF 798 KB

To consider the above planning application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above planning application.

 

The following attended the meeting and spoke in relation to the application:

 

Jon Suckley (on behalf of the applicant).

 

RESOLVED:

 

For the reasons set out in the report, the application be APPROVED as recommended, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    In accordance with outline permission

2.    In accordance with approved plans

3.    Submission/approval of facing and roofing materials

4.    Submission/approval of details of hard surfacing treatments

5.    Submission/approval of ground level and finished floor levels

6.    Development in accordance with tree protection and special construction measures of AIA & Method Statement

7.    Implementation of landscape scheme

8.    Landscape Management Plan - 30 years

9.    Details of Cycle Storage provision

10.Details of road junction cycle crossings

11.Implementation of Noise mitigation in accordance with NIA

12.Operations, Opening Hours and Deliveries for retail units to be restricted to 0700 -2300 hours (Sunday- Monday)

13.Details of Odour Control

14.Contaminated land – soil testing

15.Measures to deal with unexpected contamination

 

And the following conditions:

 

16.No deliveries shall be made to the commercial units within Local Centre between the hours of  8.00am - 9.15am and 2.45pm - 4.00pm

 

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’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 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 Committee’s decision.