Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 26th September, 2018 10.30 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

40.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors B Burkhill, J Macrae and J Hammond.

41.

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 applications 18/0079N and 17/5070C, Councillor S Edgar declared that he was a member of the Cheshire Brine Board who were a consultee on the applications.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of applications 18/0079N and 17/5070C, Councillor J Wray declared that he was a member of the Cheshire Brine Board who were a consultee on the applications.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of applications 18/0079N and 17/5070C, Councillor B Roberts declared that he was a member of the Cheshire Brine Board who were a consultee on the applications.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of applications 18/0079N and 17/5070C, Councillor G Merry declared that she was a member of Sandbach Town Council, however she did not participate in any planning meetings planning discussions.

 

In the interest of openness, Councillor D Hough declared that he was a Director of TSS who organised bus routes, however he had not discussed bus routes with anyone.

 

It was noted that the majority of Members had received correspondence in respect of applications 18/0079N, 17/5070C and 17/5223C.

42.

Minutes of the Previous Two Meetings pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous two meetings held on 29 August 2018 and 4 September 2018 as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the previous two meetings held on 29 August 2018 and 4 September 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

43.

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.

44.

18/0079N-The demolition of the existing industrial buildings and structures (including the boundary wall along West Street) and the construction of 263 dwellings comprising 24 apartments and 239 houses, together with other associated works, including the provision of public open space, the laying out of roads and footways (with two new accesses from West Street), and hard and soft landscaping, Bombardier Transportations, West Street, Crewe for Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd &, Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor D Flude, representing the Ward Councillor and Steve Hughes, the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

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

 

           £33,000 to St. George’s playing fields skateboard park and £67,000 to education

           Management Company for POS

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Standard 3 year consent

2.         Approved Plans

3.        Materials

4.         Landscaping (To include details of POS)

5.         Implementation of landscaping

6.         Tree Protection Measures

7.         The hours of construction of the development (and associated deliveries to the site) shall be restricted to: Monday – Friday 08:00 to 18:00 hrs  Saturday 09:00 to 14:00 hrs Sundays and Public Holidays Nil

8.         Noise mitigation measures

9.         Provision and implementation of Travel Plan

10.       Dust control measures

11.       Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

12.       Submission of a Contaminated Land Phase II investigation

13.       Control over imported soils

14.       Requirement to inform LPA if unexpected contamination found

15.       Submission of Construction and Environmental Management Plan

16.       Bin and cycle storage

17.       Hedgehog habitat creation and gaps in fences

18.       Detailed survey for nesting birds

19.       Detailed proposals for breeding swifts and White Letter Hairstreak

20.       Archaeological programme of works

21.       Separate drainage systems

22.       Detailed design of surface water drainage

23.       Broadband provision

24.       Finished floor levels

25.       Improvements to the bus stop on West Street including bus shelters

26.       No allocation of parking spaces for the apartment blocks

27.       Recording of details of site passed to local heritage groups and information boards on site in discussion with local ward members and Town Council

28.       Details of boundary walls

29.       Scheme for trees within church grounds to be submitted/approved/implemented

 

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) 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.

45.

17/5070C-Outline Planning Permission (Revisions to 09/2083C) in respect of Zones 2,5 and 6, to provide up to 100 residential units (C3) plus care home (C2) or 120 residential units, up to 2,600sqm of commercial uses including retail (A1), restaurant/pub (A3/A$4) plus offices (B1), with public open space and associated infrastructure, Former Albion Chemical Works, Booth Lane, Moston for Bluefield Sandbach Limited pdf icon PDF 612 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Parish Councillor David Nixon, representing Moston Parish Council and Mark Krassowski, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation) in consultation with the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Board for further discussion on the Section 106 contributions for upgrading of the public footpath to Mill Lane in liaison with the Ward Councillor and for further details of the Spatial Design Code.  The rest of the Section 106 Agreement to include the following:-

 

S106

Amount

Triggers

Affordable Housing

 

30%

(65% Affordable Rent / 35% Intermediate)

 

 

In accordance with phasing plan to be submitted at the reserved matters stage.

 

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

 

Education

 

 

For a development of 100 dwellings;

Primary £195,233

Secondary £245,140

SEN £45,500

 

For a development of 120 dwellings;

Primary £238,618

Secondary £294,168

SEN £45,500

 

50% of the total education sum to be paid on the occupation of the 25th dwelling.

 

The next 25% of the total education sum to be paid on the occupation of the 50th dwelling.

 

The final 25% of the total education sum to be paid on the occupation of the 75th dwelling.

Health

 

 

If the care home is provided as part of this application.

£23,760

(Ashfields Medical Centre)

 

Prior to first occupation.

Indoor recreation

 

For a development of 100 dwellings a contribution of £18,200.

 

For a development of 120 dwellings a contribution of £21,450.

 

 

 

Prior to first occupation.

Outdoor recreation

£1,000 per family dwelling or £500 per 2 bed pace (or more) apartment

Prior to the occupation of the 75th dwelling.

Allotment Contribution

 

£230.70 per dwelling

 

Prior to the occupation of the 75th dwelling.

Public Open Space

 

Private Management Company

 

Provision of a NEAP and the open space

 

On first occupation

 

On occupation of 50% of the dwellings

Biodiversity Off-Setting Contribution

 

 

£30,000

Prior to first occupation.

Canal Towpath improvement contribution

£150,000

50% to be paid on the occupation of the 25th dwelling.

 

The final 50% to be paid on the occupation of the 50th dwelling.

 

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Standard Outline 1

2.         Standard Outline 2

3.         Standard Outline 3

4.         Approved Plans

5.         Contaminated land – submission of a remediation strategy

6.         Contaminated land – No occupation prior to the submission of a verification report

7.         Contaminated land – works to stop if further unknown contaminated land is uncovered

8.         Reserved Matters application to include details of existing and proposed levels

9.         Each Reserved Matters application for residential development shall include an updated acoustic appraisal together with any mitigation measures.

10.       Piling works

11.       Travel Plan – Residential development

12.       Travel Plan – Commercial development

13.       Electric Vehicle Charging Provision

14.       Reserved matters application for the commercial units to include a scheme of brown roofs

15.       Reserved matters application to include a scheme of replacement hedgerow  ...  view the full minutes text for item 45.

46.

17/5223C-Erection of a three storey 66 bed care home for the elderly, Land Off Booth Lane, Moston for LNT Care Developments pdf icon PDF 499 KB

To consider the above applications.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Tracey Spencer, 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 update to the Board, the application be approved subject to the completion of a Section 106 agreement securing the following:-

 

S106

Amount

Triggers

Health

 

 

£23,760

(Ashfields Medical Centre)

 

Prior to first occupation.

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1. Standard time 3 years

2. Approved Plans

3. Contaminated Land – Remediation Strategy to be submitted and approved

4. Contaminated Land – Verification Report to be submitted and approved

5. Contaminated Land – Testing of soils imported onto the site

6. Contaminated Land – If contamination previously not identified is uncovered then works should stop and a scheme of remediation is to be submitted and approved

7. Piling Method Statement

8. Travel Plan to be submitted and approved

9. Electric Vehicle Infrastructure provision

10. Dust Control Measures to be submitted and approved

11. Survey the trees within the grass verge and provide and implement a scheme of replanting of tree (and removal if necessary) within the grass verge

12. Tree Protection measures to be submitted and approved

13. Landscaping to be submitted and approved and to include additional tree planting along the southern boundary of the site, replacement hedgerow planting and hard landscaping (including pedestrian links)

14. Landscaping implementation

15. Boundary treatment to be submitted and approved

16. Materials to be submitted and approved

17. Surfacing Materials to be submitted and approved

18. The proposed development to proceed in strict accordance with the measures detailed in paragraph 5.2.5 of the submitted Preliminary Ecological Appraisal prepared by enzygo

19. Drainage Strategy for the site to be submitted and approved

20. External Lighting to be submitted and approved

 

Should the application be the subject of an appeal agreement is given to enter into a S106 Agreement with the following Heads of Terms:-

 

 

S106

Amount

Triggers

Health

 

 

£23,760

(Ashfields Medical Centre)

 

Prior to first occupation..

 

In order to give proper effect to the Board`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.

 

(The meeting was adjourned for lunch from 1.15pm until 1.45pm).

47.

18/3219M-Proposed continued use of construction compound including associated access, car parking, construction vehicle storage, portacabins and other associated works, Costain Compound, Land South Of Lymm Road, Little Bollington for TEM Property and Galliford Try pdf icon PDF 556 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Mike Reed, representing Little Bollington Parish Council and Jonathan Burns, 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 the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

1. Temporary 3 year consent

2. Land to be reinstated to agricultural land at the end of the approved period with all hard-surfaces being removed

3. Approved plans

 

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 Planning Board, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Board's decision.

48.

18/3796D-Discharge of conditions 8 on application 13/4355M, Land to the east of Mill Hill Hollow to Woodford Road, Poynton; the A555 south of Dairy House Road to the A555 north of Beech Farm; and land to the east of the A555/B5358 junction to land north of Styal Golf Course for Stockport MBC, Cheshire East Council, Manchester City Council pdf icon PDF 6 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

RESOLVED

 

That condition 8 of the planning application 13/4355M be discharged.

49.

Member Planning Application Referral Procedure pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider a report on the Member Planning Application Referral Procedure.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above report.

 

(Sue Helliwell attended the meeting and made comments in respect of the item).

 

RESOLVED

 

The Referral Procedure attached as Appendix 1 to the report be adopted subject to an amendment to paragraph 11 to include the following additional sentence:-

 

‘Members will be notified of the outcome of their request with appropriate reasons if rejected’.