Planning Committee

Planning Committee

MINUTES of the Planning Committee 25th April 2022

In attendance:               Cllr Emma Angier, Cllr Tom Dunlop, Cllr Lena Hogben, Cllr Kevin Murray, Cllr Gary Palin,     Cllr John Rhodes, Cllr Ben Wye, Cllr Dennis Straine-Francis

PL/21/11/1 To receive apologies for absence

Cllr Marilyn Houston

 
PL/21/11/2 To consider co-option to the committee of Cllr Kevin Murray
  RESOLVED: That Cllr Murray is co-opted to the committee

 

PL/21/11/3    To note declarations of Members’ interests

Cllr Rhodes declared a non-pecuniary interest as a voluntary governor for the school relating to applications 22/1161N and 22/0874N

   
PL/21/11/4 To confirm and sign the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 21/03/2022

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

   
PL/21/11/5 Public Participation
  A period not exceeding 15 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments.

 

None

   
PL/21/11/6 To consider making a response to the following planning applications:

 

Application No: 22/1318N
Proposal: Proposed single storey rear extension
Location: 47, LUNT AVENUE, CREWE, CW2 7LZ

 

No objection

 

Application No: 22/1161N
Proposal: Proposed extension to the existing detached classroom to provide four additional classrooms
Location: Ruskin Community High School, RUSKIN ROAD, CREWE, CW2 7JT

 

No objection

Application No: 22/0874N
Proposal: Listed Building Consent for extension to the existing detached classroom block to provide four additional classrooms
Location: Ruskin Community High School, RUSKIN ROAD, CREWE, CW2 7JT

 

No objection

 

Application No: 22/0043N
Proposal: The project entails enlarging domestic dwelling to create additional space for a family house that is to become their retirement house. The development entails 1. Two storey side extension 2. Single storey rear extension for an orangery 3. Adding one floor above existing garage 4. Knocking down detached garage/workshop (due to structural defects) and rebuilding it to be part of the house internal space. 5. External insulation of existing solid walls to make house more energy efficient. No Change of use.
Location: 54, SYDNEY ROAD, CREWE, CW1 4HG

 

No objection

 

Application No: 22/1304N
Proposal: Prior approval for kitchen extension in red brick to match the existing with flat roof extending 5.00m beyond the rear wall, maximum height of 2.90m and eaves height of 2.90m.
Location: 3, BIRCHALL WALK, CREWE, CW2 6LJ

 

No objection, but the committee seeks that the neighbour comments are considered in detail, particularly relating to potential loss of light and security. It is also considered that the scale of the proposal is significant in comparison to the existing footprint of the residence.

 

Application No: 21/5885N
 Proposal: Change of Use from dentists surgery to 5 apartments.
 Location: Highfields Dental Practice, 129, EDLESTON ROAD, CREWE, CW2 7HP

 

RESOLVED: That the committee repeats its objections to the application, with particular consideration of the Cheshire East Council adopted Article 4 Directive that seeks to reduce and minimize the negative impact of Houses of Multiple Occupancy on neighbourhoods in Crewe

 

Application No: 21/4913N
Proposal: Erection of pair of semi detached 3 bedroom properties.
Location: 625, WEST STREET, CREWE, CW2 8SH

No objection.

 

Application No:

 

22/1041N

Proposal: Variation of Condition 2 on 19/5334N - Erection of a 25m x 40m x 5m temporary structure on existing hardstanding (for a period of 24 months from approval)
Location: Bentley Motors Limited, PYMS LANE, CREWE, CW1 3PL

No objection

Application No: 22/0844N
Proposal: Change of use from offices to flats.
Location: 1, LAWTON STREET, CREWE, CW2 7HZ

RESOLVED: That the committee objects to the application on the following grounds:

i. Lack of parking associated with the development, which is contrary to Cheshire East adopted Local Plan standards for principle towns

ii. The proposal demonstrates over development of the site

iii. Lack of appropriate waste bin storage

iv. The plans are not clearly orientated, which does not allow for proper consideration

v. Lack of bicycle storage

vi. Loss of amenity for neighbouring properties due to overdevelopment of the site

vii. Inadequate external amenity area for the property.

Application No: 22/1101N
Proposal: Change of use from B2 General Industrial to C3 - Residential
Location: 52A STALBRIDGE ROAD, CREWE, CW2 7LP
RESOLVED: That the committee objects to the application on the following grounds:

i.              The primary access is via a gated alley, which does not provide for appropriate rersidential access.

ii.            Over looking nature of the development of existing residences will mean a loss of amenity for neighbouring properties - 50/52 Stalbridge road and 182/184 Walthall street

iii.           Lack of amenity space

iv.           Over development of the site

v.             Substandard living accommodation due to opaque glazing

   
PL/21/11/7 To consider making responses to any urgent planning application consultations that  have arisen since this agenda was published
   

Application No: 22/1360N
Proposal: Listed building consent for minor restoration, alterations and change of use
Location: Territorial Army Centre, MYRTLE STREET, CREWE, CW2 7HY

No objection

Application No: 22/1359N
Proposal: Minor restoration, alterations and change of use
Location: Territorial Army Centre, MYRTLE STREET, CREWE, CW2 7HY

No objection

Application No: 22/1254N
Proposal: Erection of one detached dwelling with garage.
Location: LAND ADJACENT TO 97, BROUGHTON ROAD, CREWE, CHESHIRE

No objection

Application No: 22/1500N
Proposal: Prior Approval: Roof mounted solar PV on non-domestic building
Location: Building C2 Bentley Motors Limited, PYMS LANE, CREWE, CW1 3PL

 

Application No: 22/1499N
Proposal: Prior Approval: Roof mounted solar PV on non-domestic building
Location: Building B4 Bentley Motors Limited, PYMS LANE, CREWE, CW1 3PL

No objection

Application No: 22/1498N
Proposal: Prior Approval: Roof mounted solar PV on non-domestic building
Location: Building A6 Bentley Motors Limited, PYMS LANE, CREWE, CW1 3PL

No objection

Application No: 22/1493N
Proposal: Prior Approval: Roof mounted solar PV on non-domestic building
Location: Building P25 Bentley Motors Limited, PYMS LANE, CREWE, CW1 3PL

No objection

Application No: 22/1489N
Proposal: Prior Approval: Roof mounted solar PV on non-domestic building
Location: Building A9 Bentley Motors Limited, PYMS LANE, CREWE, CW1 3PL

No objection

Application No: 22/1633N
Proposal: Prior Approval: Roof mounted solar PV on non-domestic building
Location: Building B2, Bentley Motors Limited, PYMS LANE, CREWE, CW1 3PL

No objection

   

Application No: 22/1419N
Proposal: Single storey shop extension
Location: Thoroughgoods Convenience Store 99, MANOR WAY, CREWE, CW2 6JU

No objection

Application No: 22/1422N
Proposal: Erection of single storey pre-fabricated modular building to form music room.
Location: Monks Coppenhall Academy, REMER STREET, CREWE, CREWE, CHESHIRE, CW1 4LY

No objection

Application No: 22/1510N
Proposal: Unisex external toilet facilty.
Location: Crewe Bowling Club, 21A, STANHOPE AVENUE, CREWE, CW1 6ED

No objection

Application No: 21/6231N
 Proposal: New storeroom
 Location: 2, OXFORD STREET, CREWE, CHESHIRE, CW1 3HP

No objection

Application No: 22/1384N
Proposal: Outline application for one dwelling
Location: LAND TO THE REAR OF 5 WARMINGHAM ROAD, CREWE, CW1 4PU

 

 

Application No: 22/1381N
Proposal: Four storey block including 11 apartments and associated parking and access arrangements (re-submission of 20/0829N)
Location: Corner Of Edleston Road and  Brook Street, Crewe

 

RESOLVED: That this committee objects to the application on the following grounds:

i.                  The proposals are not appropriate due to the heritage setting of the site

ii.                The proposals are not in keeping with the surrounding street scene due to the overbearing nature of the development

iii.               Lack of waste bin storage

iv.               Loss of amenity for residences to the rear of the property

v.                Inadequate bycycle storage

vi.               The development does not provide adequate parking and does not meet the design standards for principle towns as detailed in the Chesire East adopted Local Plan. There is a shortage of on street parking in the area due to parking restrictions

vii.             The development proposes substandard living accommodation due to room sizes below minimum design standards

 

It was also agreed that the Heritage Officer is authorised to submit their comments and observations associated with the application and to share them with the committee once submitted.

 

PL/21/11/8 To note responses submitted under delegation since the previous meeting
  None

 

PL/21/11/9 To note and/or consider correspondence, consultations, planning policy circulated by the planning authority (Cheshire East Council) and member items
  9.1 Cheshire East Stakeholder Engagement Presentation

A presentation was given by the Cheshire East HS2 Programme Director relating to the proposed nantwich Road Enhancements Scheme and the Southern Gateway Schemem. A briefing will take place for all members as part of the Town Board sub-group on 13th May. Public consultation events will be taking place in May.

9.2 Cheshire East Moving Traffic Consolidation Order 2022

Noted

9.3 Cheshire East Speed Limit Consolidation Order 2022

Noted

   
PL/21/11/10 Member Items

10.1 Cllr Ben Wye – 20 is Plenty Wheelie Bin Stickers

RESOLVED: That 200 stickers are purchased at a cost of £150 and to be distributed by members locally.

PL/21/11/11 Regarding 20/0829N
  The committee was updated on the successful outcome of the of the judicial review of this application. The application decision was quashed by the High Court. A public statement was agreed to be released.
PL/21/11/12 To note the proposed date of the next meeting Monday 23rd May 2022 at 6pm, location and format of the meeting to be  confirmed subject to government Covid-19 safety guidance and restrictions at that time.

Meeting closed at 7.58pm

Chair    Cllr John Rhodes

Clerk    P Turner

 

 

 

 

 

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