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Planning Committee

Fri 18th Oct 2019, 10:30am

Responds to the planning applications within Macclesfield as a statutory consultee.

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Fri 18th Oct 2019, 10:30am

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Macclesfield Town Council

Planning Committee Agenda 18th October 2019

Agenda for the meeting to be held on 18th October 2019 at 10:30am in Macclesfield Town Hall.

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Declarations of Interest


The meeting will be adjourned to invite public comments and questions. Following which the meeting will be reconvened


3. Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting Held on 4th October 2019

Action: To consider the draft minutes as a true record of the meeting

4. 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: 19/4503M

Proposal: Redevelopment for a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility (Building 52)

Location: ASTRAZENECA, CHARTER WAY, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2NA

Application No: 19/4636M

Proposal: Single-storey modular building (for induction and security)

Location: ASTRAZENECA, CHARTER WAY, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2NA

Application No: 19/4627M

Proposal: Erection of a temporary prefabricated portakabin unit. Resubmission of 19/2445M

Location: SCAMPS DAY NURSERY, POPLAR ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK11 8AT

Application No: 19/4504M

Proposal: Listed building consent for erection of a single-storey rear extension

Location: Oldhams Hollow Barn, 73A, MANCHESTER ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2JW

Application No: 19/4515M

Proposal: Change of use from B1 use to D1 use

Location: ST PETERS WORKING INSTITUTE, WINDMILL STREET, MACCLESFIELD, SK11 7HS

Application No: 19/4700M

Proposal: Demolition of existing attached garage and adaptations to build a 2 storey kitchen/bedroom extension, revised garden & boundary treatment to west elevation and new detached garage

Location: Roewood Farm, 94, BIRTLES ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 3JH

5. Macclesfield Town Centre Conservation Area Appraisal

Action: To consider a recommendation to Full Council for Macclesfield Town Council to contribute to a review of the appraisal.

6. Macclesfield Primary & Secondary School Places – FOI Response

Action: To note the response

7. Member Items

None

8. Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next Planning Committee meeting will take place on 8th November 2019 10:30am, in Macclesfield Town Hall (to be confirmed).

Sup. Agendas

Macclesfield Town Council

Planning Committee Supplementary Agenda 18th October 2019

Supplementary Agenda for the meeting to be held on 18th October 2019 at 10:30am in Macclesfield Town Hall.

1. 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: 19/4742M

Proposal: Rear lower ground floor extension & upper ground floor terrace

Location: 14, WITHYFOLD DRIVE, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK10 2BD

Application No: 19/4678M

Proposal: Erection of 3 storey building providing supported living across 8 one-bedroom apartments (Use Class C3a) and 1 five-bedroom house (Use Class C3b) with parking, landscaping, amenity space and associated infrastructure

Location: Land on the South West side of WINDMILL STREET, MACCLESFIELD

Application No: 19/4558M

Proposal: Change of use from ground floor A1 retail unit with ancillary upper floors part converted to 2 individual flats, to provide one four-bedroom dwellinghouse (C3), and one six bedroom, six-person high quality -co-living accommodation (C4) with private

Location: 47 , Bond Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6QS

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council

Planning Committee Minutes 18th October 2019

Minutes of the meeting held on 18th October 2019 at 10:30am in Macclesfield Town Hall.

In attendance:

  • Cllr Alift Harewood MBE
  • Cllr Fiona Wilson
  • Cllr David Edwardes
  • Cllr Janet Jackson MBE
  • Cllr Lloyd Roberts
  • Cllr Dom Sexton

Also in attendance was Cllr Liz Braithwaite

1. Apologies for Absence

None

2. Declarations of Interest

Cllr Wilson declared a non-pecuniary interest in application 19/4515M as she is a neighbour of the applicant.


The meeting was adjourned to invite public comments and questions.

Cllr Braithwaite spoke about her concerns on application 19/4558M relating to over development, lack of parking provision, lack of amenity space and loss of privacy to neighbouring properties. She also commented that some of the neighbouring properties have yet to be notified of the application.

Following which the meeting was reconvened


3. Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting Held on 4th October 2019

RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting

4. 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: 19/4503M

Proposal: Redevelopment for a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility (Building 52)

Location: ASTRAZENECA, CHARTER WAY, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2NA

The committee raised no objections to the application but support the concerns raised by the Canal and River Trust relating to the impact of the works on the structural integrity of the Macclesfield Canal.

The committee sought that:

  1. Measures are put in place to ensure the canal bank is strengthened as per the recommendations of the Canal and River Trust;
  2. Trees are planted between the building and canal bank to reduce the impact of the development on leisure users of the canal.

Application No: 19/4636M

Proposal: Single-storey modular building (for induction and security)

Location: ASTRAZENECA, CHARTER WAY, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2NA

No objections.

Application No: 19/4627M

Proposal: Erection of a temporary prefabricated portakabin unit. Resubmission of 19/2445M

Location: SCAMPS DAY NURSERY, POPLAR ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK11 8AT

No objections.

Application No: 19/4504M

Proposal: Listed building consent for erection of a single-storey rear extension

Location: Oldhams Hollow Barn, 73A, MANCHESTER ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2JW

The committee noted that this application will be under the direction of the Conservation Officer.

Application No: 19/4515M

Proposal: Change of use from B1 use to D1 use

Location: ST PETERS WORKING INSTITUTE, WINDMILL STREET, MACCLESFIELD, SK11 7HS

The committee noted that they support this application as on completion the development provides resources for adults with learning difficulties.

Application No: 19/4700M

Proposal: Demolition of existing attached garage and adaptations to build a 2 storey kitchen/bedroom extension, revised garden & boundary treatment to west elevation and new detached garage

Location: Roewood Farm, 94, BIRTLES ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 3JH

No objections.

Application No: 19/4742M

Proposal: Rear lower ground floor extension & upper ground floor terrace

Location: 14, WITHYFOLD DRIVE, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK10 2BD

No objections.

Application No: 19/4678M

Proposal: Erection of 3 storey building providing supported living across 8 one-bedroom apartments (Use Class C3a) and 1 five-bedroom house (Use Class C3b) with parking, landscaping, amenity space and associated infrastructure

Location: Land on the South West side of WINDMILL STREET, MACCLESFIELD

The committee raised no objections to the application but sought that additional parking provision is included to support visitors and carers.

Application No: 19/4558M

Proposal: Change of use from ground floor A1 retail unit with ancillary upper floors part converted to 2 individual flats, to provide one four-bedroom dwellinghouse (C3), and one six bedroom, six-person high quality -co-living accommodation (C4) with private

Location: 47, Bond Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6QS

RESOLVED: The committee objected to this application on the grounds of:

  1. Overdevelopment in the area;
  2. Loss of privacy to neighhouring properties;
  3. Lack of parking provision in an area where availability of on-street parking does not meet current demand;
  4. The quality of the development does not meet the criteria in Policy SC3 (Health and Wellbeing) of the Local Plan in terms of good housing design and sufficient open space for the number of residents;
  5. Lack of amenity space for the residents.

5. Macclesfield Town Centre Conservation Area Appraisal

RESOLVED: That the committee recommends to Full Council that Macclesfield Town Council funds the Town Centre Conservation Appraisal review but with the following conditions:

  1. That funding is capped at £30,000 with provision to be reviewed by Macclesfield Town Council if additional funding is required;
  2. That Macclesfield Town Council’s funding is clearly recognised;
  3. That 100% of the funding is expended on the expert consultancy required for the review and not used for any Cheshire East Council costs relating to the review;
  4. That Macclesfield Town Council must approve the final document prior to its adoption by Cheshire East Council.

6. Macclesfield Primary & Secondary School Places – FOI Response

The committee noted the response.

7. Member Items

None

8. Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next Planning Committee meeting will take place on 8th November 2019 10:30am, in Macclesfield Town Hall (to be confirmed).

Meeting closed at 11:40

Chair Cllr Alift Harewood MBE

Clerk Harriet Worrell

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