Agenda item

21/2976M-Variation of condition 2 - approved plans on approval 17/6471M, Land Off Hazelbadge Road, Poynton, Cheshire for Mr Shaun McCarthy, Elan Homes Ltd

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


The following attended the meeting and spoke in relation to the application:

Councillor Mike Sewart, Ward Councillor; Poynton Town Councillor Laurance Clarke, and Shaun McCarthy, representing the applicant.




That, for the reasons set out in the report the application be APPROVED, subject the prior completion of a s106 agreement to secure the following:




Affordable Housing


30% (40 units) of total dwellings to be provided

(65% (26 units) Affordable Rent / 35% (14 units) Intermediate)



No more than 80% open market occupied prior to affordable provision within each phase


Off site Ecological Mitigation


£46,137 towards Kerridge Hill Nature Reserve

Prior to commencement

Open Space

a)     Open space scheme to be submitted

b)     Management scheme to be submitted

c)  Open space is to include the area of landscaping/planting between the end of the spur and the boundary of the site

Prior to commencement


Prior to occupation

Indoor Sports Contribution


£22,500 towards Poynton Leisure Centre

Prior to occupation

Recreation & Outdoor Sports Contribution


£96,000 towards Deva Close Playing Fields, Poynton

Prior to commencement

Allotments & Community Gardens Contribution


£61,875 towards existing facilities and new opportunities in Poynton

Prior to commencement




Primary £260,311

Secondary £310,511

SEN £91,000

50% Prior to first occupation

50% at occupation of 67th  dwelling




£128 332

 towards development of Priorsleigh Medical Centre and McIlvride Medical Centre


50% Prior to first occupation

50% at occupation of 67th  dwelling

Poynton Relief Road Contribution


£731,500 towards Poynton Relief Road

50% Prior to first occupation

50% at occupation of 67th  dwelling


Traffic regulation Order Contribution


£7,000 to fund the required traffic regulation order for works on Hazelbadge Road


Prior to occupation

Bus Stop Contribution


£5,000 to facilitate the provision of a bus stop opposite Hilton Grove


Prior to occupation

Cycle Lane Contribution



Prior to occupation



and subject to the following conditions:-


1.            Commencement of development by 2 November 2023

2.            Development in accord with approved plans

3.            Submission of details of building materials

4.            Landscaping submission of details to include landscaping/planting between the end of the spur and boundary of site

5.            Landscaping (implementation)

6.            Tree retention

7.            Tree protection

8.            Construction specification/method statement for access road serving Plots 1-4 and for footpath adjacent to trees T24- T46

9.            Arboricultural method statement

10.         Levels details to be submitted which provides for the retention of trees on the site

11.         Service / drainage layout which provides for the long term retention of the trees to be submitted

12.         Implementation of noise mitigation measures

13.         Electric vehicle infrastructure to be provided

14.         Anti idling signage to be provided

15.         Remediation Strategy to be submitted

16.         Verification report to be submitted

17.         Testing of any imported soil

18.         Reporting of any unforeseen contamination

19.         Implementation of Highway improvements

20.         Construction management plan to be submitted

21.         Amended travel plan to be submitted

22.         No infiltration of surface water drainage into the ground is permitted

23.         Development to be carried out with GCN mitigation strategy (to include 5m buffer zone to north of site)

24.         Implementation of the reasonable avoidance measures detailed within section 6.8 of the Ecological Assessment Report (bats)

25.         Development to be carried out in accordance with the submitted badger mitigation strategy.

26.         Nesting birds survey to be submitted

27.         Implementation of Reptile Reasonable Avoidance Measures

28.         Details of proposed external lighting scheme to be submitted

29.         Foul and surface water shall be drained on separate systems.

30.         Surface water drainage scheme to be submitted

31.         Development to be carried out in accordance with submitted Flood Risk Assessment

32.         Obscure glazing to be provided

33.         Construction Environmental Management Plan to be submitted

34.         Details of railings to western boundary of site to be submitted.  Railings to be retained in perpetuity.

35.         Construction Management Plan to demonstrate out how any indirect adverse impact on Poynton Brook will be avoided to be submitted.


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 Chair or Vice Chair of the Strategic Planning Board, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Board’s decision.




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