Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Crompton Suite, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Contact: Fabiola Fuschi 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Hewitt.

2.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

4.

Public Question Time

To receive Questions from the Public, in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

Minutes:

There were no public questions received.

5.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 212 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 19th December 2018 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, subject to an amendment concerning adding the record of Councillor Haque’s apologies, the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 19th December 2018 be approved as a correct record.

6.

PA/341276/18 - Stock Lane, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 9EY pdf icon PDF 300 KB

Variation of condition no 8 relating to the noise generation scheme in relation to PA/338488/16

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/341276/18

 

APPLICANT: UK Power Reserve

 

PROPOSAL:  Variation of condition no 8 relating to the noise generation scheme in relation to PA/338488/16

 

LOCATION:  Stock Lane, Chadderton, Oldham OL9 9EY

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Hudson and SECONDED by Councillor Brownridge that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, it was UNANIMOUSLY cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

DECISION: that the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as outlined in the report.

 

7.

PA/342113/18 - 2 Bridge Street, Oldham, OL1 1EA pdf icon PDF 332 KB

Erection of five storey mixed use building consisting of 2 No. commercial units at lower ground floor level and 14 No. apartments at ground, first, second and third floor level. Access, appearance, layout and scale to be considered, with landscaping reserved.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/342113/18

 

APPLICANT: Mr. Thind

 

PROPOSAL:  Erection of five storey mixed use building consisting of 2 No. commercial units at lower ground floor level and 14 No. apartments at ground, first, second and third floor level. Access, appearance, layout and scale to be considered, with landscaping

 

LOCATION:  2 Bridge Street, Oldham, OL1 1EA

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Bashforth and SECONDED by Councillor Davis that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, it was UNANIMOUSLY cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

DECISION:

1.    That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as set out in the report and to a Section 106 contribution of £24,510.00 for off-site public open space and

2.    That authority be delegated to the Head of Planning and Development Management to issue the decision notice upon satisfactory completion of the legal agreement.

8.

LB/342254/18 - Hartford Mill, Block Lane, Oldham, OL9 7SX pdf icon PDF 659 KB

Complete demolition of listed building at Hartford Mill in association with proposed outline application for residential development (PA/342255/18)

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: LB/342254/18

 

APPLICANT: Oldham Council

 

PROPOSAL:  Complete demolition of listed building at Hartford Mill in association with proposed outline application for residential development (PA/342255/18)

 

LOCATION:  Hartford Mill, Block Lane, Oldham, OL9 7SX

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Bashforth and SECONDED by Councillor Harkness that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, it was UNANIMOUSLY cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

DECISION: that listed building consent be GRANTED subject to the conditions as set out in the report, with the exception of the removal of condition 3 (– No demolition of Hartford Mill shall commence until a)Reserved matters pursuant to outline planning permission PA/342255/18 have been approved by the local planning authority; and b)A contract for the construction of the dwellings approved by planning permission PA/342255/18 has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority in consultation with Historic England and subsequently entered into and a copy of the completed contract provided to the local planning authority) and subject to referral of the application to the Secretary of State for his consideration.

 

Reason for removal of Condition 3 – Members considered that the imposition of the condition would unnecessarily delay the removal of the building. This would lead to continuing blight of the local area, would prolong the serious problems of visual harm and anti-social behaviour which exist, whilst the building’s removal would also assist in attracting development interest with the resultant public benefit.

 

NOTE: that the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

 

 

9.

PA/342255/18 - Hartford Mill, Block Lane, Oldham, OL9 7SX pdf icon PDF 540 KB

Outline planning application for residential use at Hartford Mill and surrounding land at Block Lane and Edward Street. All matters reserved. Submitted in conjunction with LB/342254/18 seeking consent to demolish a listed building at Hartford Mill.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/342255/18

 

APPLICANT: Oldham Council

 

PROPOSAL:  Outline planning application for residential use at Hartford Mill and surrounding land at Block Lane and Edward Street. All matters reserved. Submitted in conjunction with LB/342254/18 seeking consent to demolish a listed building at Hartford Mill

 

LOCATION:  Hartford Mill, Block Lane, Oldham, OL9 7SX

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Brownridge and SECONDED by Councillor Hudson that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, it was UNANIMOUSLY cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

DECISION:

1.    That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as outlined in the report, with the exception of the removal of condition 4 – (No demolition of Hartford Mill shall commence until: a)Reserved matters pursuant to outline planning permission  PA/342255/18 have been approved by the Local Planning Authority; and b) a contract for the construction of the dwellings approved by the planning permission PA/342255/18 has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority in consultation with Historic England and subsequently entered into and a copy of the completed contract provided to the Local Planning Authority) and subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 agreement in relation to ensuring appropriate contributions towards affordable housing and public open space to be determined by the Head of Planning and Development Management and;

2.    That the Head of Planning and Development Management be authorised to issue the decision notice upon satisfactory completion of the agreement.

 

Reason for removal of Condition 4 – Members considered that the imposition of the condition would unnecessarily delay the removal of the building. This would lead to continuing blight of the local area, would prolong the serious problems of visual harm and anti-social behaviour which exist, and the building’s removal would also assist in attracting development interest with the resultant public benefit.

 

NOTE: that the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

 

 

10.

HH/342318/18 - 9 Oak Close, Chadderton, Oldham, O9 7FH pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Part two storey, part single storey rear extension and front porch

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: HH/342318/18

 

APPLICANT: Mr. Akhtar

 

PROPOSAL:  Part two storey, part single storey rear extension and front porch

 

LOCATION:  9 Oak Close, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 7FH

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Bashforth and SECONDED by Councillor Ali that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, it was UNANIMOUSLY cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as outlined in the report.

 

11.

LB/342337/18 - Uppermill Library, High Street, Uppermill, Oldham, OL3 6AP pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Removal of notice board to open up fireplace, clean and restore and supply and fit clear "Perspex" sheet for public to view.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: LB/342337/18

 

APPLICANT: Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

 

PROPOSAL:  Removal of notice board to open up fireplace, clean and restore and supply and fit clear “Perspex” sheet for public to view

 

LOCATION:  Uppermill Library, High Street, Uppermill, OL3 6AP

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Hudson and SECONDED by Councillor Qumer that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, it was UNANIMOUSLY cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

DECISION: that the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as set out in the report and the removal of condition 3 as outlined in the Late List at Item 14.

 

NOTE: in reaching its decision, the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List included in Item 14.

 

12.

PA/342564/18 - Hubron International Ltd, Ashton Road West, Failsworth, Manchester, M35 0FP pdf icon PDF 279 KB

Proposed installation of 4 No 60 Ton Polymer Storage Silos (16m high x 3m dia) with associated pipework, safety access ladder and roof top guarding within existing service yard area fronting Albion Street.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/342564/18

 

APPLICANT: Hubron International Limited

 

PROPOSAL:  Proposed installation of 4 No 60 Ton Polymer Storage Silos (16m high x 3m dia) with associated pipework, safety access ladder and roof top guarding within existing service yard area fronting Albion Street

 

LOCATION:  Hubron International Ltd, Ashton Road West, Failsworth, M35 0FP

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Hudson and SECONDED by Councillor Bashforth that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, 12 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 1 VOTE was cast AGAINST with no ABSTENTIONS.

 

DECISION: that the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

 

13.

Appeals pdf icon PDF 259 KB

Planning Appeals Decision

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the content of the Planning Appeals update report be noted.

14.

Late List - Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Late List
Planning Committee

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the information relating to the submitted planning applications as at 16th January 2019, as contained in the Late List, be noted.