Macclesfield Town Council
Planning Committee Minutes 12th June 2020
Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 restrictions and in line with the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 this meeting will be held remotely, broadcast on youtube.com and can be viewed on the Macclesfield Town Council youtube.com channel.
Minutes for the meeting held on 12th June 2020 at 10am
- Cllr Harewood MBE
- Cllr David Edwardes
- Cllr Janet Jackson MBE
- Cllr Fiona Wilson
- Cllr Lloyd Roberts
Cllr Bennett-Wake observed the meeting and spoke in the public session.
1. Apologies for Absence
2. Declarations of Interest
Cllr Jackson MBE declared a non-pecuniary interest in application 20/1975M as a former employee of Astra Zeneca.
The meeting was adjourned to invite public comments and questions.
Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake spoke on application 20/1975M, noting the building extension at the Astra Zeneca site was to support research on Coronavirus and the important contribution Astra Zeneca makes to the community.
Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake reiterated her concerns on application 20/1080W, in particular with the presence of large wagons on the residential roads and the impact this has on people living in the area.
Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake was thanked for her comments.
Following the public comments, the meeting was reconvened.
3. Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting Held on 22nd May 2020
RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting.
4. Matters Arising From the Minutes
5. Observations on Planning Applications
The planning authority has been informed of the date of this meeting and any delays in responses as they relate to all applications with response closing dates before the date of this meeting.
Application No: 20/1814M
Proposal: Addition of a new driveway and vehicular crossing (dropped kerb) to highway providing off-street parking.
Location: 156, OXFORD ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK11 8JY
Application No: 20/2020M
Proposal: 1st Floor extension over the existing garage and study together with extending & altering the front entrance
Location: 5, BELL FARM COURT, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2JT
Application No: 20/1910M
Proposal: Side facing single storey extension
Location: 7, PRESTWICK CLOSE, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK10 2TH
Application No: 20/1975M
Proposal: Proposed single storey extension to Building SPP5
Location: LAND ADJOINING BUILDING SPP5, ASTRAZENECA, CHARTER WAY, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2NA
Application No: 20/2079M
Proposal: Single-storey rear and side extension to existing dwelling house
Location: 48, FALLIBROOME ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK10 3LA
Application No: 20/2083M
Proposal: Proposed single storey rear extension
Location: 9, CORNOCK PLACE, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2ZE
Application No: 20/2076M
Proposal: Single storey rear and side extension, raising the ridge line & introduction of rear dormer to create additional accommodation
Location: 43, BRYNTON ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 3AF
Application No: 20/2101M
Proposal: PROPOSED FIRST FLOOR REAR EXTENSION, SINGLE STOREY SIDE EXTENSION AND ASSOCIATED ALTERATIONS.
Location: 16, RYLES CRESCENT, MACCLESFIELD, SK11 8DD
Application No: 20/2059M
Proposal: Advertisement Consent for 3no. building signs
Location: Craven House, CHURCHILL WAY, MACCLESFIELD, SK11 6AY
Application No: 20/2157M
Proposal: Change of use from B1 use (Business) to B1 use (Business) and/or D1 use (Medical, Health and Dental)
Location: Suite B, Ground Floor, Beechwood Court, ALDER COURT, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2XG
Application No: 20/2178M
Proposal: PROPOSED SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION AND ASSOCIATED ALTERATIONS
Location: 19, BLAIRGOWRIE DRIVE, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2UJ
Application No: 20/2191M
Proposal: Proposed single storey side and rear extension to form larger kitchen, dining and snug, utility, toilet and study
Location: 1, MADRON AVENUE, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK10 3PW
Application No: 20/2163M
Proposal: 2 storey rear extension.
Location: 9, BATEMILL CLOSE, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 3EA
6. Proposed Radio Base Station Installation, Goodall Street
The committee raised no objections to the proposal.
7. Cheshire East Council Strategic Planning Update
The update was noted, in particular the report on the Article 4 directive on Houses in Multiple Occupancy in Crewe and following the consultation, the potential for applying a similar policy in Macclesfield.
8. Conservation Area Review
A meeting between the committee and Cheshire East Council Planning Officers to initiate the review has been requested.
9. Town Character Assessment
As above, a meeting between the committee and Cheshire East Council Planning Officers has been requested.
10.1 Withyfold Drive
It is anticipated by the committee that application 20/1080W (change of use of site from vehicle recovery depot to waste recycling centre), will be on the agenda for the next Cheshire East Council’s Strategic Planning Board, for which Cllr Wilson will register to speak and represent this committee’s objection.
11. Member Items
12. Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting
The date of the next meeting of the Planning Committee is 10am on 3rd July 2020.
The format/venue to be confirmed subject to C-19 restrictions and related regulations.
Meeting closed at 10.31am
Chair Cllr Harewood MBE
Clerk Harriet Worrell