Agenda and minutes

Southern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 9th February, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2BJ. View directions

Contact: Rachel Graves  Tel: 01270 686473 Email:  rachel.graves@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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

Items
No. Item

55.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies of absence were received from Councillor John Wray (Councillor Steven Edgar substituted).

56.

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 pre-determined any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

In the interests of openness and transparency, in respect of applications 21/3180C and 21/3505N, Councillor Steven Edgar declared that he was the Vice-Chair of the Public Rights of Way Committee, and this Committee had been consulted with on both applications.  Councillor Edgar had not discussed either application and was not pre-determined in any way.

 

In the interests of openness and transparency, in respect of applications 21/3180C and 21/3505N, Councillor Suzi Akers Smith declared that she was a member of the Public Rights of Way Committee, and this Committee had been consulted with on both applications.  Councillor Akers Smith had not discussed either application and was not pre-determined in any way.

 

In the interests of openness and transparency, in respect of application 21/3180C, Councillor Mike Benson declared that whilst he had called this application in, it was on behalf of Sandbach Town Council, and he was approaching the application with an open mind and was not pre-determined in any way.

57.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 5 January 2021.

Minutes:

The Committee noted that in the minutes dated 5.1.22 on page 4, the item for application 21/3181C should read:

 

“(Local Resident Tony Bastock attended the meeting and spoke in favour of the

application.)”

 

RESOLVED:

 

That subject to the changes above, the minutes of the meeting held on 5 January 2022 be approved as a correct and accurate record and be signed by the Chair.

 

58.

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 total period of 3 minutes is allocated for each of the planning applications for the following:

 

·                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.

59.

21/3180C - DINGLE FARM, DINGLE LANE, SANDBACH, CHESHIRE, CW11 1FY: Repair and alteration of existing farmhouse and construction of garage; conversion and extension of barn and outbuilding to form dwelling and garage/garden room, demolition of garage and construction of dwelling pdf icon PDF 770 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Local Resident Tony Bastock attended the meeting and spoke in favour of the

application.)

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

offsite habitat enhancement, management and monitoring:

 

1)    Time limit

2)    Approved plans

3)    Submission of details of materials

4)    Submission of a Phase 1 contaminated land survey and mitigation and remediation if required

5)    Tree protection measures

6)    Landscaping and boundary treatments

7)    Implementation of landscaping and boundary treatments

8)    Hours of construction, Mon to Fri 8am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 2pm, no working on Sundays or public holidays

9)    Submission of details of any piling operations

10)Submission finished ground and floor levels

11)Submission of details of works to windows and doors (farmhouse and barn)

12)Full schedule of internal works (farmhouse and barn)

13)Full photographic survey (farmhouse and barn)

14)All fascias, barge and verge boards to be timber

15)Full details of new internal doors, surrounds, flooring and skirting boards (farmhouse and barn)

16)All rainwater goods to be in cast metal painted black (farmhouse and barn)

17)Construction management plan

18)Programme of archaeological works

19)Submission of details of external lighting

20)Development carried out in accordance with recommendations within the Supplementary Bat Survey

21)Updated Badger survey prior to commencement of development

22)Submission of an ecological enhancement strategy (provision of bird boxes, gaps for hedgehogs etc.)

23)Submission of a landscape management plan for on-site landscape works

24)Removal of PD rights for barn conversion and the proposed dwelling

25)Submission of a plan showing bin and secure cycle storage

26)External window frames on all new buildings recessed by a minimum of 100mm

27)Sample panel showing colour, texture, facebond and pointing for both new and restored buildings to be submitted; and

28)Submission of a schedule of doors to be altered, replaced, removed or reused on the listed buildings

29)Submission of a structural report setting out the existing condition of listed buildings and proposed works for restoration, including a repair schedule with a timetable for works to be undertaken

30)All demolition work to be carried out by hand

31)Only ground works and foundations of new buildings shall be undertaken until the approved schedule of works to the listed structures have been substantially completed

32)Notification of completion of works to the listed structures to the LPA in order that they can be inspected

33)Details of gates and fences to be submitted

34)Notwithstanding any details within the reports and plans, no insulation is approved for the walls to the listed farmhouse

 

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 Development Management, in consultation with the Chair (or in his absence the Vice Chair) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any  ...  view the full minutes text for item 59.

60.

21/3505N - THE PARKES, MONKS LANE, AUDLEM, CHESHIRE, CW3 0HP: Change of use from use class C3 (residential) to sui generis (wedding venue) and associated parking. pdf icon PDF 441 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Councillor Mike Benson gave his apologies and left the meeting at this point.

 

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Local Resident David Sandiford attended the meeting and spoke against the application, Agent for the Applicant Katie Shoosmith attended the meeting and spoke in favour of the application.)

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the application be DEFERRED to require the submission of an Acoustic Assessment.

 

(This was contrary to Officer recommendation).