Agenda item

19/3097M-Reserved Matters application for the erection of 134no. dwellings, vehicular access, roads and footways, hard and soft landscaping, drainage and other associated works following outline approval 17/4277M, Land between Chelford Road and Whirley Road, Henbury for Mr Matthew Shipman, Bellway Homes Limited (Manchester Division)

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


Councillor L Smetham, the Ward Councillor, Councillor J Barber, the Ward Councillor, Councillor Nick Mannion, the neighbouring Ward Councillor,

Parish Councillor Simon Browne, representing Henbury Parish Council, Town Councillor Fiona Wilson, representing Macclesfield Town Council, Richard Slater, an objector and Jon Suckley, the agent for the applicant attended the virtual meeting and spoke in respect of the application).




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. Accordance with Amended / Approved Plans
  2. Accordance with submitted Affordable Housing Scheme
  3. Facing materials to be submitted and approved
  4. Updated Public Open Space Management Plan to be submitted
  5. Detailed specification of LEAP to be submitted
  6. Accordance with submitted details of levels
  7. Landscaping scheme to be submitted including details of hard surfacing materials and details of mitigation planting for community woodland
  8. Implementation of landscaping scheme
  9. Further details of boundary treatments to be submitted and shall include measures for brash/wood piles and the incorporation of gaps for hedgehogs
  10. Drainage Management and Maintenance Plan to be submitted
  11. Updated details of external lighting to be submitted
  12. Updated Great crested Newt Strategy to be submitted or entry onto into Natural England’s District level licencing scheme including biodiversity net gain
  13. 25 year habitat management plan to be submitted, approved and implemented
  14. Removal of permitted development rights classes A-E
  15. Obscured glazed on selected plots with no further openings to be created
  16. Adherence to the submitted Arboricultural Impact Assessment / Method Statement and Tree Protection Plan
  17. Submission, approval and implementation of a Materials Management Plan for the extraction and relocation of peat deposits within CE and to include

·         quantities and types of material to be excavated

·         depths of excavation

·         locations of storage for the different materials (and timescales for material to be stored)

·         locations for re-use and quantities/nature of material proposed to be re-used

·         quantities of material to be imported in total, type of material to be imported, source

·         details of peat reinstatement on site

·         Details of vehicle movements

18. Scheme of ground water monitoring to take place with measures to control flows to be submitted and approved

19. Implementation of a programme of archaeological work in accordance with a written scheme of investigation to be submitted and approved


In addition it was requested that an informative be included which stated that the peat should remain on site and if it did have to be removed it should be of minimal amounts).


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 has 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 Committee’s decision.


(During consideration of the application, Councillors A Critchley, R Moreton and J Weatherill lost connection and therefore did not take part in the rest of the debate or vote on the application.  Also prior to the start of questions to the officer the virtual meeting was adjourned for a short break.  Prior to consideration of the following application, the virtual meeting was adjourned for lunch from 1.50pm until 2.20pm).

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