Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary, Planning Committee
Thursday, 28th February, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Contact: Sian Walter-Browne 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Ali, Harkness and 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.

Proposed New Saddleworth School pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

PROPOSED NEW SADDLEWORTH SCHOOL

 

LOCATION: FORMER WH SHAW PALLET WORKS, HUDDERSFIELD ROAD, DIGGLE OL3 5NX

 

WARD: SADDLEWORTH NORTH

 

Application A (PA/337931/15)

 

PROPOSAL: A full planning application submitted by WRT Developments Ltd to demolish the existing buildings on the WH Shaw site within the red line boundary. It does not include the grade II listed office building and clock tower or link bridge.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee voted UNANIMOUSLY IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.               The Applicant and a Ward Councillor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

2.               In reaching its decision the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List included in Item 6.

 

 

Application B (LB/337929/15)

 

PROPOSAL: A listed building consent application submitted by WRT Developments Ltd to demolish the link bridge attached to the Grade II listed office building and clock tower.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee voted UNANIMOUSLY IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.               The Applicant and a Ward Councillor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

2.               In reaching its decision the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List included in Item 6.

 

 

Application C (PA/337301/15)

 

PROPOSAL: A full planning application submitted by Interserve Construction Ltd on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education to build a new secondary school and associated facilities.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee voted UNANIMOUSLY IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.               The Applicant and a Ward Councillor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

2.               In reaching its decision the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List included in Item 6.

 

 

Application D (PA/337930/15)

 

PROPOSAL: A full planning application submitted by Oldham Council to provide a parental drop off facility plus residential car parking as part of the wider highways scheme on land off Huddersfield Road.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee voted UNANIMOUSLY IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as set out in the report and further consideration being given to the detail of the highways scheme proposals.

 

NOTES:

 

1.               An Objector and a Ward Councillor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

2.               In reaching its  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Late List pdf icon PDF 230 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the information related to the submitted planning applications as at 28th February 2019, as outlined in the Late List, be noted.