Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 15th September, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: The Ballroom, Sandbach Town Hall, High Street, Sandbach, CW11 1AX. View directions

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Tel: 01270 686462 Email:  sarah.baxter@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Note: To register to speak on an application please email Speakingatplanning@cheshireeast.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

31.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors P Groves and B Murphy.

32.

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 20/0333N, Councillor S Edgar declared that he was a member of the Public Rights of Way Committee however he had not been consulted on the application or discussed it.

 

In the interest of openness in respect applications 20/0333N and 21/2067N, Councillor M Hunter declared that he was a non-Executive Director of ANSA however he had not discussed the applications or made any comments on either of them.

 

In the interest of openness, in respect of application 21/2067N, Councillor S Gardiner declared when he was a Cabinet Member assistant he did regularly attend Cabinet meetings whereby on a number of occasions the redevelopment of Crewe town centre was discussed, however he did not feel this precluded him from taking part in the item nor had he considered to have pre-determined the matter.

 

In the interest of openness, Councillor P Redstone declared that had had received email correspondence in relation to application 21/2067N.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 21/2067N, Councillor J Clowes declared that as a former Cabinet Member she had been involved in similar conversations some years ago involving the redevelopment of Crewe town centre, however she did not feel she had pre-determined the application.

 

In the interest of openness, Councillor S Gardiner declared that both he and Councillor M Hunter had received email correspondence in respect of application 21/2067N.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 21/2067N, Councillor A Critchley declared that prior to becoming a Councillor and since his election, he had broadly supported the idea of something happening in Crewe, however he had not stated what and therefore had not pre-determined the application.

 

(It was noted that Councillor A Critchley made this declaration prior to consideration of item 6 on the agenda).

33.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 18 August 2021 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 August be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair subject to Councillor P Redstone’s declaration of interest in respect of application 21/1205C being amended to remove any reference to him being acquainted with Councillor N Mannion as a friend as well as a colleague and that it be noted it was Councillor B Puddicombe who made the declaration of knowing Councillor N Mannion.

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:

RESOLVED

 

That the public speaking procedure be noted.

35.

20/0333N-Materials Recovery / Recycling Facility (MRF) at Hill Farm, Whitchurch Road, Broomhall for Mr Brad Rushton pdf icon PDF 340 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above 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.         Temporary permission for 3 years

2.         Approved plans

3.         The mitigation recommended in the acoustic report shall be implemented in full prior to the MRF commencing operations

4.         Provision of a site-specific dust management plan

5.         The hours of operation at the site shall be restricted to the following:

08:00 to 18:00 hours Monday to Friday

09:00 to 14:00 hours Saturday

No working on Sundays or public holidays

6.         Safeguarding of nesting birds

7.         Provision of features for nesting Swifts

8.         No new external lighting

9.         Records of vehicle movements

10.       Limits on numbers of vehicle movements

11.       Sheeting of vehicles carrying waste

12.      Waste shall only be sorted within the building

13.       Materials imported into the site shall only be commercial waste and shall not be household waste

14.      Surfacing of the access road and junction with Whitchurch Road

15.       Measures to deal with any unsuitable waste brought onto the site

 

And subject to the informatives included within the report and the following additional informatives:-

 

Footpath diversion

Environmental Permitting regime

 

In order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority is delegated to the Head of Planning, in consultation with the Chair (or in their absence the Vice Chair) of the Strategic Planning Board, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

 

(Prior to consideration of the following item the meeting was adjourned for a

short break).

36.

21/2067N-Hybrid planning application comprising: (i) Full planning application for the demolition of the existing bus station and creation of new bus station and multi-storey car park and associated landscaping, public realm and other works including new electricity substation; and (ii) Outline application (including means of access) for mixed use town centre development including café/restaurant, leisure, gymnasium, bowling, complementary retail uses (class E) and cinema (sui generis) use and associated public realm works, Royal Arcade, Land bounded by Victoria Street, Queensway, Delamere Street and Lawrence Street, Crewe for Peveril Securities Ltd pdf icon PDF 503 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Mr Wilcox, 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 and verbal update to the Board, the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

OUTLINE

1.    Outline Timescales

2.    Outline Matters Reserved

3.    Development to proceed in accordance with the approved plans/report recommendations.

4.    Materials – building and surface

5.    Landscaping

6.    Implementation of the scheme of landscaping

7.    Prior to the commencement of development a Tree Protection Scheme is to be submitted and approved

8.    Prior to the commencement of development an Arboricultual Method Statement for tree retention is to be submitted and approved

9.    Prior to the commencement of development a scheme for arboricultural supervision is required to be submitted and approved

10.Prior to the commencement of development a Construction Environment Management Plan is to be submitted and approved

11.Noise protection measures to be implemented

12.Lighting to be approved

13.Travel Plan to be approved

14. Electric vehicle parking facilities

15.Ultra-low emission boilers

16.Anti-Idling Signage

17.Phase 1 Contaminated land remediation strategy to be submitted.

18.Verification report for contaminated land.

19.Soil testing

20.Measures to deal with unexpected contamination

21.Bird nesting season

22.Ecological enhancement measures

23.Surface water drainage scheme

24.Foul & surface water to be drained on separate systems

25.Archaeology

26.10% Renewable Energy

27.Cycling details to be submitted

 

FULL

1.  Three year start

2.  Development to proceed in accordance with the approved plans/report     recommendations.

3.  Materials – building and surface

4.  Landscaping

5.  Implementation of the scheme of landscaping

6.  As part of any reserved matters application an Arboricultural Impact Assessment & Arboricultural Method Statement should be submitted.

7.  Prior to the commencement of development a scheme for arboricultural supervision is required to be submitted and approved

8.  Prior to the commencement of development a Construction Environment Management Plan is to be submitted and approved

9.  Noise protection measures to be implemented

10.Lighting to be approved

11.Travel Plan to be approved

12.Electric vehicle parking facilities

13.Ultra-low emission boilers

14.Anti-Idling Signage

15.Phase 1 Contaminated land remediation strategy to be submitted.

16.Verification report for contaminated land.

17.Soil testing

18.Measures to deal with unexpected contamination

19.Bird nesting season

20.Ecological enhancement measures

21.Surface water drainage scheme

22.Foul & surface water to be drained on separate systems

23.Archaeology

24.10% Renewable Energy

25.Infrastructure (i.e. ducting) to be incorporated into the scheme (car park and bus station) to provide additional provisions for EV charging-Electric vehicle parking facilities – to include Infrastructure (i.e. ducting) to be incorporated into the scheme (car park and bus station) to provide additional provisions for EV charging

26.Cycling details to be submitted

27.Surface water drainage scheme - to include details of discharge rates

 

And subject to the informatives contained within the report and the additional

informative included below:-

 

Provision of community uses within future scheme; Landmark/townscape feature (in

lieu of clock tower).  ...  view the full minutes text for item 36.