Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Tuesday, 4th September, 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

33.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor D Brown, P Groves, J Hammond and B Roberts.

34.

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 all of the applications, Councillor L Wardlaw declared that she was a member of Congleton Town Council and that she was Portfolio Holder for Health, which included the Playing Fields Strategy.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of applications 17/4034M, 17/4277M and 18/0294M, Councillor J Jackson declared that she was a member of Macclesfield Town Council but she did sit on the Town Council’s Planning Committee, nor had she discussed the application with the Town Council.

 

It was noted that the majority of Members had received correspondence in respect of applications 17/4034M, 17/4277M and 18/0294M.

35.

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.

36.

17/4034M Land South of Chelford Road, Macclesfield: Outline Planning Permission (with all matters reserved except for access) for the erection of up to 232 dwellings for Redrow Homes and Jones Homes North West pdf icon PDF 1008 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor N Mannion, the Ward Councillor, Councillor L Smetham a neighbouring Ward Councillor, Councillor L Durham, a neighbouring Ward Councillor, Town Councillor G Jones, representing Macclesfield Town Council, Parish Councillor Dr S Browne, representing Henbury Parish Council, Sue Poynton, an objector, Richard Slater, an objector, Paul Venn an objector and Gary Halman, 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 completion of a Section 106 Agreement securing the following:-

 

-           Provision of 30% affordable units, of these dwellings 65% will be affordable rented and 35% intermediate housing.

-           Educational contribution towards secondary and SEN provision of £1,158,541 based on 232 dwellings being built on site.

-           Contribution towards ROS £1,000 per open market house and £500 per 1 / 2 bed open market apartments.

-           Contribution towards health provision by formula, occupancy x number of units x £360, the final figure depending on the number and size of properties that come forward at reserved matters.

-           Contribution towards indoor recreation of £28,500 based on 232 dwellings being built on site.

-           Management Plan for the on-site public open space and LEAP

-           Contribution for monitoring of Travel Plan £5,000.

-           Contribution of £5,000 towards the costs of reviewing the current 30MPH speed limit along Pexhill Road once the layout of pedestrian/cycle links to the road are approved.

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Standard Outline Time limit – 3 years

2.         Approve reserved matters details

3.         Accordance with approved plans

4.         Details of surface water drainage to be submitted

5.         Reserved matters to include a signage scheme directing users to local cycle and footpath routes

6.         Submission and implementation of Travel Plan

7.         Reserved matters to be supported by detailed arboricultural impact assessment

8.         Implementation of site access prior to first occupation

9.         Reserved matters to be supported by detailed finished ground and floor levels

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

11.       Submission of Construction and Environment Management Plan

12.       Reserved matters to be supported by Ecological Enhancement Strategy

13.       Safeguarding the ecological buffer to the Local Wildlife Site

14.       Boundary details as part of reserved matters submission

15.       Method Statement for Dust control

16.       Provision of Electric Vehicle Charging Points

17.       Standard contaminated land condition

18.       Any importation of soil for garden use to be tested

19.       Process for unexpected contamination

20.       Updated badger and bat surveys with reserved matters application

21.       Implement noise assessment recommendations

22.       Reserved matters to include landscaping scheme

23.       Noise Impact Assessment as part of reserved matters application.

24.       Details of materials to be submitted

25.       Details of play area and wider open space as part of reserved matters

26.       Retention of hedgerows

27.       Retention of veteran tree

28.       Bluebell Translocation Assessment

29.       No development shall take  ...  view the full minutes text for item 36.

37.

17/4277M Land Between Chelford Road and Whirley Road, Chelford Road, Henbury: Outline Application for the erection of up to 135 dwellings with access from Chelford Road and Whirley Road and associated open space for Frederic Robinson Ltd pdf icon PDF 1010 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor L Smetham, the Ward Councillor, Councillor M Hardy, the Ward Councillor, Councillor L Durham, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor G Jones, representing Macclesfield Town Council, Parish Councillor Dr S Browne, representing Henbury Parish Council, Richard Slater, an objector, David Nuttall, an objector, Paul Venn an objector and Gary Halman, 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 completion of a Section 106 Agreement securing the following:-

 

           Affordable Housing comprising 30% (65% of which will be for social / affordable rent and 35% for shared ownership / intermediate tenure)

           Education contributions of £271,157 (primary) £310,511 (secondary) and £91,000 (Special Educational Needs) = total of £672,668

           Contribution of £5000 towards monitoring of Travel Plan

           NHS contributions of £136,080 towards merger of Practices in at Waters Green Medical Centre

           Public Open Space on site including provision of LEAP

           Management Plan for the on-site public open space and LEAP

           Contribution towards Recreation Open Space of £1,000 per open market family dwelling or £500 per 1 / 2 bed open market apartments

           Contribution towards indoor recreation of £24,050

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Standard Outline Time limit – 3 years

2.         Submission of Reserved Matters

3.         Accordance with Approved Plans

4.         Site access (either priority junction and ghost right turn or roundabout) be constructed in accordance with approved plan prior to first occupation

5.         The vehicular access to serve the development will be via the new junction onto Chelford Road with no vehicular access to Whirley Road

6.         Implement Broken Cross highway improvements prior to first occupation of any dwelling on the site

7.         Submission, approval and implementation of a Construction Management Plan

8.         Final Travel Plan to be submitted. Approved and implemented

9.         Zebra crossing on Gawsworth Road to be provided

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

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

12.       Noise mitigation scheme to be submitted with reserved matters and to accord with submitted Acoustic Report

13.       Travel Plan to be submitted, approved and implemented

14.       Provision of electric vehicle infrastructure (charging points) at each property prior to first occupation

15.       Submission of contaminated land survey

16.       Remediation of contaminate land

17.       Details of drainage strategy to be submitted

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

19.       Scheme of foul and surface water drainage to be submitted

20.       Reserved matters to be supported by detailed finished ground and floor levels

21.       Reserved matters application to be supported by updated Bat Survey

22.       Reserved matters application to be supported by a method statement for the management of invasive non-native plant species

23.       Development to be carried out in accordance with in accordance with the recommendations of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 37.

38.

18/0294M Land North of Chelford Road, Macclesfield: Outline Planning Application (with all matters reserved except for access) for the erection of up to 31 dwellings for Mr Tom Loomes, Jones Homes (North West) Ltd pdf icon PDF 918 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor L M Hardy, the Ward Councillor, Councillor L Durham, the Ward Councillor, Councillor L Smetham, a neighbouring Ward Councillor, Town Councillor G Jones, representing Macclesfield Town Council, Parish Councillor Dr S Browne, representing Henbury Parish Council, David Nuttall, an objector and Gary Halman, 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 completion of a Section 106 Agreement securing the following:-

 

           Affordable Housing comprising 30% (65% of which will be for social rent and 35% for shared ownership / intermediate tenure) - (No more than 80% open market occupied prior to affordable provision)

           Education contributions of £65,078 (primary) £81,713 (secondary) = total of £146,791

           Public Open Space on site

           Management Plan for the on-site public open space

           Contribution towards Recreation Open Space of £1,000 per open market family dwelling or £500 per 1 / 2 bed open market apartments

           Contribution towards indoor recreation of £5460

           Contribution towards biodiversity offsetting of £34,500 (on commencement) to be spent on the restoration of Kerridge Hill Nature Reserve and Swettenham Valley Nature Reserve

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Standard Outline Time limit – 3 years

2.         Submission of Reserved Matters

3.         Accordance with Approved Plans

4.         Access to be constructed in accordance with approved plan prior to first occupation comprising either the priority junction site access or the roundabout access to Chelford Road via a S278 Agreement with the Highway Authority

5.         Submission, approval and implementation of a Construction Management Plan

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

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

8.         Noise mitigation scheme to be submitted with reserved matters and to accord with submitted Acoustic Report

9.         Travel Plan to be submitted, approved and implemented

10.       Provision of electric vehicle infrastructure (charging points) at each property prior to first occupation

11.       Submission of contaminated land survey

12.       Remediation of contaminated land

13.       Details of drainage strategy to be submitted

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

15.       Scheme of foul and surface water drainage to be submitted

16.       Landscaping scheme submitted with reserved matters to show retention, replacement and mitigation of hedgerows and a native composition of new hedgerow sections as well as the incorporation of native species planting and a Biodiversity and Management Plan to retain the on site marshy grassland where possible

17.       Reserved matters application to be supported by a method statement for the removal and management of invasive non-native plant species (Himalayan Balsam)

18.       Development to be carried out in accordance with the recommendations of the submitted Ecological Report

19.       Reserved matters application to be supported by a detailed great crested newt mitigation strategy / method statement

20.       Nesting Birds Survey to be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 38.

39.

18/2213M The Marl Field , Arley Hall, Arley Park, Arley CW9 6LZ: New Memorial Walled Garden, including ancillary landscaping, car park area and reception facilities for Ninian MacGregor, The Walled Garden Company pdf icon PDF 551 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Ninian MacGregor, the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application.  In addition a statement was read out on behalf of Councillor E Brooks).

 

RESOLVED

 

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

 

-           Aesop’s Cottage to be renovated in accordance with the ‘Timber Frame Condition Survey Report (Appendix 2) within 3 years of commencement of development.

-           The Arley Hall Window repairs detailed in Strutt & Parker’s ‘Arley Hall Window Schedule’ (Appendix 1) shall be completed within 5 years of commencement of development.

 

-           Development of the third and fourth quadrant of the walled memorial gardens, shall not commence until a programme of conservation works for the Arley Hall estate to the value of at least £100,000, (in addition to the conservation projects referred to above),-has been submitted to and approved in writing by the LPA. The programme of works shall be implemented in accordance within the agreed timetable.

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         The development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted plans and submitted statements

2.         Development to commence within 3 years

3.         The development shall be carried out in strict accordance with the submitted materials

4.         Landscaping implementation (carried out within the first available planning season) from the commencement of works  including the reinstatement of the lime avenue, gapping up of Back Lane boundary, and external landscaping around each developed garden

5.         Prior to the construction of any of the structures within the gardens, elevations and details of materials shall be submitted to the LPA and approved in writing

6.         Prior to the removal of vegetation between 1st March and 31st March in any year, a detailed survey shall be carried out to check for nesting birds

7.         Car park and access provided prior to first use of any one of the quadrants of the walled garden

8.         Prior to first use of any constructed quadrant of the Walled garden, details of footpaths and associated landscaping connecting the constructed quadrant to the car park and Arley Estate shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the LPA.  These footpaths shall be laid prior to first use of that quadrant.

 

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) be 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.