Agenda and minutes

Northern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 10.00 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

39.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors B Murphy and L Smetham.

40.

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:

The following declarations were made in the interests of openness:

 

With regard to application number 19/3286M, Councillor N Mannion declared that he had known a senior manager of Alderley Park Ltd since primary school and through sporting connections since then but that he had not had any involvement in the application.

 

With regard to application number 19/3286M, Councillor C Browne declared that, as Deputy Leader, he represented Cheshire East Council on the Board of Alderley Park Ltd.  The position was not remunerated.  He would vacate the Chair in favour of the Vice-Chairman and not take part in the debate or vote.

41.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 9 October 2019 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 9 October 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

42.

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the public speaking procedure be noted.

43.

19/2035M Land adj Yew Tree Farm, Moor Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 6BX: Demolition of existing building and construction of 2no. new dwellings for Roger L. and Tim J. Price pdf icon PDF 1024 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Councillor M Goldsmith (Ward Councillor), Town Councillor Jon Newell (on behalf of Wilmslow Town Council), Amanda Williams (objector) and Ian Pleasant (on behalf of the applicant) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application, a written update and an oral report of the site inspection.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be DEFERRED for further consideration regarding the impact of the proposed height of the buildings on the openness of the green belt.

44.

19/3286M Heatherley Woods, Alderley Park, Congleton Road, Nether Alderley: Outline application with all matters reserved except for access for a residential development of up to 25 dwellings with associated landscaping and infrastructure for Alderley Park Ltd pdf icon PDF 665 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Having made a declaration, Councillor C Browne vacated the Chair in favour of the Vice-Chairman and withdrew from the meeting for the duration of the Committee’s consideration of this item.

 

Note: Conor Vallelly attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application and an oral report of the site inspection.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a)  That, for the reasons set out in the report, the application be APPROVED subject to a Section 106 Agreement to secure the following:

 

·         Profits to be re invested in life science development

·         15% affordable housing to be provided on site under the established Life Science Employee Housing Scheme or an updated Scheme that could be extended to other Alderley Park employees.

 

and the following conditions:

 

1.      Outline timescales

2.      Approved plans/documents

3.      Materials

4.      Landscaping

5.      Landscape maintenance

6.      Arboricultural Impact Assessment

7.      Tree Retention/Protection

8.      Levels

9.      Noise mitigation measures

10.    Dust management plan

11.   Electric vehicle infrastructure

12.   Ultra Low Emission Boiler(s)

13.   Importation of soils

14.   Contaminated land assessment

15.   Contaminated land verification report

16.   Measures to deal with unexpected contamination

17.   Foul and surface water on separate systems

18.   Surface water drainage

19.   GCN measures

20.   Lighting

21.   Ecological mitigation measures (including within the 25m Woodland buffer)

 

(b) That, 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 be granted delegated authority to do so following consultation with the Chairman of the Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.

45.

19/4167M Stone Cottage, 14, Summerhill Road, Prestbury SK10 4AH: Outline application with some matters reserved for construction of three infill dwellings with shared access for Mr Howard Bilton pdf icon PDF 493 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Prior to consideration of this application, the meeting was adjourned for a short break.

 

Note: Rawdon Gascoigne attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application and an oral report of the site inspection.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a)  That, for the reasons set out in the report, the application be REFUSED for the following reason:

 

The proposed development does not amount to limited infilling in a village, and therefore the proposal is contrary to policy PG3 of the CELPS and paragraph 145 of the NPPF.

 

(b) That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning, following consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Northern Planning Committee to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

 

 

 

46.

19/3822M Barn House, Oak Lane, Kerridge SK10 5AL: Conversion, extension and alteration of an existing garage/workshop to form a one-bedroom dwelling with garden and parking for Janet Sharrocks pdf icon PDF 436 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Note: Councillor J Nicholas (Ward Councillor) and Janet Sharrocks (applicant) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application and an oral report of the site inspection.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a)    That, for the reasons set out in the report, authority be DELEGATED to the Head of Planning to APPROVE the application, following consultation with the Chairman of Northern Planning Committee and the Ward Member, subject to:

 

·receipt of the revised site plan

 

·clarification as to whether PD rights could be removed for Barn House

 

·the following conditions:

 

1.      3 years commencement

2.      Development in accordance with approved plans

3.      Materials to match existing

4     EV Charging point to be provided

5.    Tree Protection details to be submitted

6.    Tree Pruning / Felling specification to be submitted

7.    Trees – engineer designed method statement to be submitted

8.    Landscaping scheme to be submitted

9.    Landscaping implementation

10. Removal of PD rights for the proposed development

11. Details of bin stores to be submitted

12. Broadband connection

 

(b) That, 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 be granted delegated authority to do so following consultation with the Chairman of the Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.