Agenda item

20/5700C-Reserved Matters application for appearance, landscaping, layout & scale following outline approval 13/3449C for 390 dwellings, retail unit, public open space, and associated works, Glebe Farm, Booth Lane, Moston, Middlewich for Mr G Bancroft, Taylor Wimpey UK Ltd

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


(Councillor J Parry, the Ward Councillor and Andy McLaren, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).




That for the reasons set out in the report and in the verbal update to the Board the application be delegated to Head of Planning in consultation with the Chair of the Strategic Planning Board to approve subject to resolution of the outstanding issues relating to the impact upon the SSSI and SP Energy and subject to the following conditions:-


  1. Approved plans
  2. Remove Permitted Development Rights – roof alterations/dormers plots 280, 281, 289 and 290
  3. Obscure glazing side windows – plots 265, 270 and 271
  4. Obscure glazing rear rooflights – plots 280, 281, 289 and 290
  5. Submission and implementation of Measures to safeguard retained ponds and marshy grassland during the construction process.
  6. Submission and implementation of a 30-year habitat management plan.
  7. Implementation of measures recommend in the submitted ‘Invertebrate and Hedgehog Mitigation Scheme’ version 1.1.
  8. Parking areas in areas where water will be directed to retained ponds should be constructed from permeable paving.
  9. Prior to the commencement of development the consented development is to be entered into Natural England’s District Licensing Scheme for Great Crested Newts.
  10. Updated badger survey to be undertaken and submitted prior to commencement of development. If any evidence of badgers is recorded the submitted report to include mitigation and compensation measures
  11. Entry into Natural England’s District Level licensing scheme.
  12. Ecological mitigation features are to be provided on site as detailed on submitted layout plan. Where features are associated with a dwelling these are to be installed prior to first occupation of that dwelling.  All features to be permanently retained.
  13. Replacement ponds on site are to be provided in accordance with submitted plans
  14. Measures to safeguard the hydrology of the retained ponds to be implemented in accordance with the recommendations of the submitted Pond Hydrology Review.
  15. External Lighting
  16. Implementation of the proposed landscaping
  17. Notwithstanding the approved plans – materials to be submitted and approved
  18. Notwithstanding the approved plans – Boundary Treatment to be submitted and approved
  19. Notwithstanding the approved plans – Surfacing Details to be submitted and approved
  20. Details of the design of both the LEAP/NEAP and surrounding open space
  21. Implementation of the noise mitigation measures within the acoustic report
  22. Bin/cycle stores for the proposed apartments and convenience store to be secure and covered
  23. Development to be carried out in compliance with the submitted AMS
  24. Construction & Environment Management Plan to include wheelwash and on site compound


Members also requested that discussions take place outside of the meeting in respect of the provision of a crossing on Booth Lane.


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 of the Strategic Planning Board (or Vice Chair in their absence) provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Board's decision.


(Prior to consideration of the following item, the meeting was adjourned for a short break).

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