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Planning Applications

Local planning applications.

The Macclesfield Town Council Planning Committee meets every 3-4 weeks to consider a response to the current list of planning applications as informed by the Local Planning Authority, Cheshire East Council.

If you wish to speak on an application, we kindly ask that you contact the Town Clerk first so that the Planning Committee can be made aware of your intention to speak and on which application.  To contact the Clerk call 01625 374142 or email clerk@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk

The Committee will listen to your concerns but is not obliged to pass on your comments to Cheshire East Council.

More information can be found at Planning in Macclesfield 

Neighbourhood Development Plan for Macclesfield

Macclesfield Town Council took the decision that it does not support the delivery of a Neighbourhood Development Plan for Macclesfield, with councillors having taken the time and opportunity to review information and advice regarding the local planning policy framework, the context of a neighbourhood plan in Macclesfield, its potential value and the expected resources required to develop and deliver a neighbourhood plan.

The Council took the view that local planning policy could be more effectively and efficiently enhanced and delivered by targeting specific planning policy areas and working with Cheshire East Council, the planning authority for Macclesfield.

The first area to be addressed is a Conservation Area Review, with Macclesfield Town Council seeking that Cheshire East Council carries out the review with the support and involvement of the town council and the town’s residents and businesses. The aim will be to progress this from March, with the protection of the town’s architectural heritage being the focus of the review.

Having in place a Local Plan that provides considerable detail on planning policy relating to Macclesfield as one of the principle towns in the borough, and noting that a neighbourhood plan would not be able to contradict an already adopted Local Plan, means that there is limited scope and space within a planning policy framework to add to locally-specific planning policy.

Macclesfield Town Council has maintained a position against building on the greenbelt and open green fields, however, the Local Plan has allocated development sites in the greenbelt, which a neighbourhood plan for Macclesfield could not overturn and return to greenbelt and therefore would not meet a significant aim of a neighbourhood plan of protecting sites from development. A neighbourhood plan would have to fit within and complement the already adopted local plan and could not create policies that are conflicting with the Local Plan.

As Macclesfield is mostly defined within the Cheshire East Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL, which is the developer contribution towards local infrastructure assets and investment) as nil rated for CIL, the value of any uplift in CIL income to the town council in relation to having a neighbourhood plan would be limited. Additionally, having a neighbourhood plan in place would not change the level of CIL contribution made by a developer to the planning authority and therefore acts as a nil effect on the public sector income related to local infrastructure.

Of the potential development sites within Macclesfield identified within the Local Plan and CIL policy  for CIL contributions, LPS14 (Fence Ave) has already been granted planning permission (which Macclesfield Town Council objected to) and will contribute zero CIL as it was granted permission with Section 106 agreement associated with the Kings School Development prior to the CIL policy being in place. LPS 18 (north of Chelford Road) has also been granted planning consent (which Macclesfield Town Council objected to), is mostly outside the town boundary and will therefore not be contributing to the CIL. LPS 16 (land south of Chelford Road) has also been granted planning consent (which Macclesfield Town Council objected to) and will therefore not attract CIL. No other development sites for Macclesfield in the Local Plan have been allocated any CIL contribution value.

Looking at the timescales to deliver a neighbourhood plan show that neighbourhood plans take between 3 and 5 years in general to complete depending on their complexity and scale of the town. It is reasonably expected that a neighbourhood plan for Macclesfield would take 4 to 5 years based on the size of the town, which is far greater than the vast majority of the neighbourhoods and villages that have so far taken forward a neighbourhood plan.

Additionally, it is expected that as well as the time resources required, a neighbourhood plan for Macclesfield would require significant involvement of consultants and specialists in planning and development, which would lead to a neighbourhood plan being costly over a protracted period of time.

In terms of a positive and more efficient use of resources, the Council will be progressing work alongside Cheshire East Council on planning policy seeking to address areas it can affect, such as building conservation; influencing the provision of housing for older people as well as affordable and social housing; sustainable development such as increased provision for electric vehicle charging points and greening of the public realm; and sustainable communities.


View Planning Notices

The applications listed below are on the Planning Committee agenda for the meeting scheduled for 04/02/22.

Meeting agendas


 

The Planning Committee considers all applications it is notified of and returns comments to the Local Planning Authority (Cheshire East Council) unless it has no objections.

 

Application No:        22/0030M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 2 – 4,000sq m of retail (Use Class A1) pursuant to outline planning submission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road Macclesfield

 

Application No:        22/0054M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 3 – 120 dwellings (Use Class C3) pursuant to Outline planning permission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road, Macclesfield

 

Application No:        22/0036M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 4 – 180 dwellings (Use Class C3) pursuant to outline planning submission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road Macclesfield

 

Application No:        21/6427M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 5 – a one form entry Primary School (1,300 sqm – Use Class D1) pursuant to outline planning permission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road, MACCLESFIELD

 

Application No:        21/6428M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 6 – 146 dwellings (Use Class C3) pursuant to outline planning permission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road Macclesfield

 

Application No:        21/6421M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 7 – 325 dwellings (Use Class C3) pursuant to outline planning permission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road, Macclesfield

 

Application No:        21/6422M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 8 – 179 dwellings (Use Class C3) pursuant to outline planning permission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road, Macclesfield

 

Application No:        21/6429M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 9 – relocation of existing demolition / reclamation yard operational facilities (Use Class Sui Generis)  pursuant to outline planning permission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road Macclesfield

 

Application No:        21/6430M

Proposal:        Details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for Phase 10 – relocation of existing demolition / reclamation yard operational facilities (Use Class Sui Generis) pursuant to outline planning permission 17/1874M.

Location:         Land East of Congleton Road Macclesfield

 

Application No:        21/6318M

Proposal:        Change of use for flexible planning permission for the use of Unit 4 for Classes E(a), E(b) and E(d) for  broad categories of goods and uses.

Location:         Land to the North of, Black Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire

 

Application No:        22/0154M

Proposal:        Advertisement Consent for Barracks Mill Freestanding Entrance Totem Sign showing name of retail park and Tenants Logo’s

Location:         Land to the North of, Black Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire

 

Application No:        21/6439M

Proposal:        Proposed timber clad garden building

Location:         27, Pioneer Road, Macclesfield, SK11 7ZB

 

Application No:        22/0049M

Proposal:        Rear Extension

Location:         14, Arley Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8QP

 

Application No:        22/0029M

Proposal:        Proposed two storey side extension

Location:         19, Springfield Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8RE

 

Application No:        21/6371M

Proposal:        Outline application with some matters reserved for one dwelling

Location:         251, Blakelow Road, Macclesfield, SK11 7EH

 

Application No:        22/0255M

Proposal:        Extension to existing Bungalow to form first floor accommodation and internal alterations

Location:         257, Blakelow Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7EH

 

Application No:        21/2129M

Proposal:        Alterations and extensions to existing restaurant (A3)

Location:         36-38, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6JL

 

Application No:        21/6408M

Proposal:        Re-purpose and partial redevelopment/remodelling of existing TPF building to create a new ‘People Hub’ building (accommodating operator amenities, changing facilities and support offices to serve the adjacent Global Packing Centre)

Location:         Astrazeneca, Charter Way, Macclesfield, SK10 2NA

 

Application No:        22/0097M

Proposal:        Ground floor rear/side extension to dwelling

Location:         120, Waterways Avenue, Macclesfield, SK11 7NF

 

Application No:        22/0121M

Proposal:        Proposed single and three-storey rear extension and adaptation of a detached dwelling.

Location:         4, Oldhams Rise, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2HG

 

Application No:        22/0112M

Proposal:        Fencing and gates to secure site

Location:         The Depot, Station Street, Macclesfield, SK10 2AW

 

Application No:        22/0092M

Proposal:        Listed Building Consent for minor internal alterations to facilitate its reuse as residential accommodation

Location:         27, Park Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6SR

 

Application No:        22/0180M

Proposal:        Two storey side, single storey front and rear extensions

Location:         127, St Austell Avenue, Macclesfield, SK10 3NY

 

Application No:        21/6230M

Proposal:        Proposed ground floor extension

Location:         Rose Cottage, 5, Canal Side, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7DB

 

Application No:        21/6448M

Proposal:        Change of Use from class E(G) to class E(G) and/or CLASS B2 and/or CLASS B8 and/or Sui Generis veterinary hospital and emergency veterinary care service

Location:         Unit 107, Heather Close, Lyme Green, SK11 0LR

 

Application No:        21/5694M

Proposal:        We are plannning on knocking down the current open flat roof porch and caol store. In its place we would like to errect a single storey porch that will wrap around and join onto the exsisting utility at the side of the house. The inside space will be used as as both a porch and an extention of the downstairs toilet into a bathroom/wetroom. The roof tiles will be seamless and match up with the current utility. The exterior will be made from breeze block and render.

Location:         21, Merebrook Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8RH

 

Application No:        22/0235M

Proposal:        Proposed rear extension to replace existing conservatory

Location:         1, Lime Grove, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1LX

 

Application No:        22/0228M

Proposal:        Loft conversion with front and rear dormer windows. Single storey ground floor rear extension

Location:         11, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8NR

 

 

Application No:        22/0162M

Proposal:        Air conditioning units added to the rear of building

Location:         Tytherington Family Worship Church, Sandwich Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 2UZ