Agenda and minutes

Northern Planning Committee - Wednesday, 4th August, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: The Capesthorne Room - Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA. View directions

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


There were no apologies for absence.


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.


In the interest of openness in respect of application 21/0349M, Councillor D Jefferay declared that he lived approximately 300m from the site and that he knew a number of residents who lived on the road, however he had not discussed the application or pre-determined it.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 30 June 2021 as a correct record.




That the minutes of the meeting held on 30 June 2021 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


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 Planning Committee

·         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 planning committee and are not the Ward Member
  • Objectors
  • Supporters
  • Applicants




That the public speaking procedure be noted.


21/0349M-Sub-division of existing single dwelling to create four dwellings, Brook Lane Chapel, Brook Lane, Alderley Edge for Tipler and Davies pdf icon PDF 466 KB

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


(Councillor C Browne, the Ward Councillor, Parish Councillor M Dudley-Jones, representing Alderley Edge Parish Council, Kiki Tsoulouhopoulos, an objector and James Tipler, the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).




That the application be refused for the following reason:-


The proposed development would not provide an adequate level of outdoor private amenity space or adequete safe and secure cycle storage for future occupiers contrary to saved Policy DC42 of the Macclesfield Borough Local Plan and Policy AE3 (specifically points 6 and 14) of the Alderley Edge Neighbourhood Plan.


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 Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.


(This decision was contrary to the officers recommendation of approval).