Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 5.30 pm

Venue: Room 10

Contact: Mrs KM Howard 

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Items
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38.

Apology for Absence

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An apology for absence was received from Councillor Neal.

39.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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*           Resolved that the minutes of the meeting held on 29 October 2019, be

approved and signed.

40.

Declarations of Interest from Members

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Item

Title

Member(s)

Declaration

 

4

P/2018/0048/OUP - Land Site Of Former Parkside Colliery, Winwick Road, Newton Le Willows


Councillor Grunewald

Declared a Prejudicial Interest

 

4

P/2018/0249/FUL - Land Between A49 Winwick Road To  A573 Parkside Road, Including A Portion Of The Former Parkside Colliery Site  and Then Land From A573 Parkside Road To A579 Winwick Lane Connecting To M6  Junction 22


Councillor Grunewald

Declared a Prejudicial Interest

 

Councillor Grunewald advised the Committee that he would not take part in the debate nor vote on the applications but, would remain in the meeting.  He then moved his chair back slightly from the Committee table in order to demonstrate his non participation to Members of the public.

41.

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

P/2018/0048/OUP

Land Site Of Former Parkside Colliery, Winwick Road, Newton Le Willows

P/2018/0249/FUL

Land Between A49 Winwick Road To A573 Parkside Road, Including A Portion Of The Former Parkside Colliery Site And Then Land From A573 Parkside Road To A579 Winwick Lane Connecting To M6 Junction 22.

 

 

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

 

P/2018/0048/OUP                              Land Site Of Former Parkside Colliery, Winwick Road, Newton-le-Willows

Outline application (all matters  reserved except for access) for the construction of up to 92,900 m2 of employment floorspace (Use Class B8 with ancillary B1(a)) and associated servicing and infrastructure including car parking; vehicle and pedestrian circulation space; alteration of existing access road including works to existing A49 junction; noise mitigation; earthworks to create development platforms and bunds; landscaping including buffers; works to existing spoil heap; creation of drainage features; substations and ecological works

 

In presenting the application to Members, the Services Manager, Development and Building Control (SMDBC) screened slides including; aerial photographs of the application site, location plans, development cells, an Ordinance Survey (OS) plan of visual receptors and locality, safeguarded rail outline plan and cross section of Winwick Road.

 

The SMDBC informed the Committee that following publication of the agenda, a further 22 objection letters and a letter of support had been received regarding the application. The additional matters raised within these letters were read out to the Committee.

The Committee was also advised that condition 40 and 42 contained within the report, should make reference within them to condition number 41 and not 39.


Eight residents appeared before the Committee to present their objections to the Application,
after which Councillor Smith presented his objection to the application.

The applicant’s agent then presented his case to the Committee on behalf of the applicant.


A resolution to approve the application was moved and seconded.

A resolution for a recorded vote was then moved and seconded. The resolution was agreed unanimously.


A recorded vote was taken in accordance with Rule 16.4 of Part 4 of the Council’s Constitution.

 

For:                  Councillors Banks, Bowden, Burns, Fulham, Gomez-Aspron, Maloney, McCauley, McDonnell and L Preston

 

Against:           Councillors Jones, Pearl and van der Burg

 

Abstention:      Councillor Hattersley

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.

 



            General Conditions

1. All applications for reserved matters must be made within three years of the date of this decision notice and development must be commenced before the expiration of two years from the final approval of the reserved matters or, in the case of approval on different dates, the final approval of the last such matter to be approved;

2. Prior to the submission of any reserved matters application, a phasing plan shall be submitted to and agreed in writing with the local planning authority. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the agreed phasing plan;

3. As part of the first reserved matters application, precise details of proposed site levels shall be agreed with the local planning authority. The levels plan must include specifications for bund construction including cross sections and composition of bunds as well as a methodology for construction. All proposed earthworks must include measures to permit tree  ...  view the full minutes text for item 41.

42.

Current Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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

*           Resolved that the report be noted.

43.

Planning Applications Determined Under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 137 KB

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A report was submitted which informed Members of planning applications determined under delegated powers.

*           Resolved that the report and update be noted.

44.

Current Enforcement Cases pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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

*           Resolved that the report be noted.

 

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