Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 27th October, 2020 5.30 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting held Via Microsoft Teams Live

Contact: Mrs KM Howard 


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


There were no apologies for absence.


Minutes of the meeting held on 6 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 64 KB


*           Resolved that the minutes of the meeting held on 6 October 2020, be

approved and signed.


Declarations of Interest from Members


No Declarations of Interest from Members were made.


Planning Applications for Decision by the Committee pdf icon PDF 47 KB


Land To The West Of Omega South &

South Of The M62 Bold, St Helens


Additional documents:


*           Resolved that the planning applications be dealt with as shown below:


            P/2020/0061/HYBR                Land To The West Of Omega South &

South Of The M62 Bold
Hybrid Planning Application for the following development (major development);
(i) Full Planning Permission for the erection of a B8 logistics warehouse, with ancillary offices, associated car parking, infrastructure and landscaping; and
(ii) Outline Planning Permission for Manufacturing (B2) and Logistics (B8) development with ancillary offices and associated access infrastructure works (detailed matters of appearance, landscaping, layout and scale are reserved for subsequent approval).


In presenting the application to Members, the Services Manager, Development and Building Control (SMDBC) gave a presentation to the Committee which detailed the following: 


·        Location Plan: Aerial photograph of the application site

·        Application: Full and Outline / Illustrative Masterplan

·        Full Application: landscaping

·        Outline Application

·        Floorspace Comparison

·        Location and Development

·        Historic environment

·        Visual Amenity

The Committee were also informed that since publication of the agenda an additional representation had been received. A summary of this representations was presented to the Committee.

Four residents joined the meeting to present their objections to the application. Three residents presented their objections to Members however, one resident
prior to making their representation, lost contact with the Committee

In accordance with the remote meetings protocol, the Team Leader (Development Control) read out to the Committee the resident’s pre-submitted statement which outlined their objections to the application, after which Councillor O’Keefe presented his individual case to the Committee.

The Agent and Applicant then presented their case to the Committee.


Decision Grant Planning Permission subject to the completion of an agreement under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, the Secretary of State not wishing to intervene and the following conditions:


Condition which applies to Full and Outline

1.     The development hereby approved permits a total of 205,500 sq.m (circa 2, 210, 500sq.ft) of floorspace within the red line application site. There will be a 30% B2 and 70% B8 split within this total floorspace in accordance with the Environmental Statement Volume 1 chapter 3 point 3.3.7.


Conditions for the full application.

2.     The works hereby permitted must be begun within 3 years of the date of this decision notice.

3.     The development shall be carried out in accordance with the following plans unless otherwise required by another condition.



·        OPP DWG. 2 4150-00001-PL6 Site Location Plan

·        OPP DWG. 3.1 4150-05105-PL4 Parameters Plan 1 - Outline and Detailed Application Boundaries

·        UNIT 1 DWG. 1 6385 – 181 Rev. G Proposed Site Layout Plan

·        INFRA DWG. 14.1

·        5969-Z8-BR-100 Rev. A Bold Hall Bridge South Ramp Works


·        UNIT 1 DWG. 0 6385 - 180 Rev A Proposed Building Plan

·        UNIT 1 DWG. 3 6385 – 183 Rev. C Ground Floor Office Layout Plan

·        UNIT 1 DWG. 4 6385 – 184 Rev. C First Floor Office Layout Plan

·        UNIT 1 DWG. 5 6385 – 185 Rev. C Second Floor Office Layout Plan

·        UNIT 1 DWG. 6 6385 – 186 Rev. B Proposed Roof Plan


·        UNIT 1 DWG. 2a  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.


Current Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 82 KB


A report was submitted which informed Members of the current position with regards to the planning appeals that were pending or had recently been concluded.


*           Resolved that the report and verbal update be noted.



Planning Applications Determined Under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 83 KB


A report was submitted which informed Members of planning applications determined

under delegated powers.

*           Resolved that the report be noted.



Current Enforcement Cases pdf icon PDF 76 KB


A report was submitted which informed Members of the current position with regard to enforcement cases.


*           Resolved that the report be noted.