Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 18th September, 2019 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Sian Walter-Browne  4710

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Vice Chair

The Panel is asked to elect a Vice Chair for the duration of the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor Davis was elected Vice-Chair for the duration of the meeting.

2.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Brownridge, Councillor Hewitt and Councillor Malik.

3.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

4.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillor Ibrahim declared a personal and prejudicial interest in Item 7- PA/341835/18 - 23-25 King Street, Oldham, OL8 1DP, by reason of being related to the applicant.

5.

Public Question Time

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

Minutes:

There were no public questions received.

6.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 147 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 28th August 2019 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Planning Committee held on 28th August 2019 be approved as a correct record.

7.

PA/341835/18 - 23-25 King Street, Oldham, OL8 1DP pdf icon PDF 233 KB

Change of use of part of ground floor to create 2 no. Class A3 (Restaurants and cafes) units with preparation areas in the basement, and conversion of first and second floors to form 7 no. one-bedroom and 5 no. two-bedroom apartments, with formation of new window openings to rear.

Minutes:

Councillor Ibrahim left the meeting and did not speak or vote on this Item.

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/341835/18

 

APPLICANT: KKI Investments Ltd

 

PROPOSAL: Change of use of part of ground floor to create 2 no. Class A3 (Restaurants and cafes) units with preparation areas in the basement, and conversion of first and second floors to form 7 no. one-bedroom and 5 no. two-bedroom apartments, with formation of new window openings to rear.

 

LOCATION: 23-25 King Street, Oldham, OL8 1DP

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Hudson and SECONDED by Councillor Harkness 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 conditions and a legal agreement as set out in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

1. The Applicant’s agent attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

8.

PA/342004/18 - Land bounded by Hudson Street, Oldham Road (A62) and Hollinwood Metrolink Park and Ride, Chadderton. pdf icon PDF 457 KB

A HYBRID (part full / part outline) planning application for a total of 9,290 sqm of Class B1(a) office floorspace and associated services and infrastructure.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/342004/18

 

APPLICANT: Portcullis Oldham Ltd

 

PROPOSAL: A HYBRID (part full / part outline) planning application for a total of 9,290 sqm of Class B1(a) office floorspace and associated services and infrastructure.

 

LOCATION: - Land bounded by Hudson Street, Oldham Road (A62) and Hollinwood Metrolink Park and Ride, Chadderton.

 

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 conditions and a legal agreement as set out in the report.

9.

PA/342986/19 - Morrisons Superstore, Poplar Street, Failsworth, M35 0HY pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Variation of condition no. 2 of PA/047250/04 to permanently allow extended delivery hours to between 05.30 and 23.00 hours on Monday to Saturday and between 08.00 and 18.00 hours on Sunday (temporary variation approved under application PA/341122/17).

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/342986/19

 

APPLICANT: WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC

 

PROPOSAL: Variation of condition no. 2 of PA/047250/04 to permanently allow extended delivery hours to between 05.30 and 23.00 hours on Monday to Saturday and between 08.00 and 18.00 hours on Sunday (temporary variation approved under application PA/341122/17).

 

LOCATION: - Morrisons Superstore, Poplar Street, Failsworth, M35 0HY

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Hudson and SECONDED by Councillor Iqbal           

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 conditions as set out in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

1. The Applicant’s agent 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 attached at Item 14.

 

10.

PA/343071/19 - Land at Saint Johns Street, Porter Street and Edward Street, Oldham, OL9 7QS pdf icon PDF 615 KB

Erection of 68 no. dwellings

Minutes:

The debate and vote on this Item were restricted to those Councillors who had attended the meeting of the Planning Committee on 28th August 2019, when the Item had previously been discussed.

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343071/19

 

APPLICANT: Keepmoat Homes

 

PROPOSAL:  Erection of 68 no. dwellings.

 

LOCATION:  Land at St Johns Street, Porter Street and Edward Street, Oldham OL9 7QS

 

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 conditions and a legal agreement as set out in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

1. In reaching its decision, the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List attached at Item 14 and noted that the plan references in Condition 2 would be amended to reflect the revised layout as described.

 

11.

PA/343341/19 - Land to the east of Hebron Street and Brownlow Avenue, Royton, Oldham pdf icon PDF 612 KB

Erection of 77no. dwellings, open space and associated works. Amended application relating to PA/341416/18.

Minutes:

The debate and vote on this Item was restricted to those Councillors who had attended the meeting of the Planning Committee on 28th August 2019, when the Item had previously been discussed. Councillor Iqbal did not take part in the debate or vote, as he was not present for the full Item.

 

APPLICANT: Grasscroft Homes and Property Limited, Annice Dransfield Douglas & Matthew Drans

 

PROPOSAL:  Erection of 77 dwellings, open space and associated works. Amended APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343341/19

application relating to PA341416/18.

 

LOCATION:  Land to the east of Hebron Street and Brownlow Avenue, Royton, Oldham

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Gloster that the application be REFUSED (against Officer recommendations). This motion was not seconded.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Akhtar and SECONDED by Councillor Davis           

that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, 4 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 3 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 0 ABSTENTIONS.

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED subject to conditions and the completion of a legal agreement as set out in the main report (as amended on the Late List) including an amendment to Condition 6, deletion of Condition 9, addition of new Condition 9.

 

NOTES:

 

1. In reaching its decision, the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List attached at Item 14.

 

12.

PA/343503/19 - 148-150 Chew Valley Road, Greenfield, OL3 7DD pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Erection of 10 no. dwellings, internal access road and landscaping throughout.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343503/19

 

APPLICANT: E&G Developments Ltd

 

PROPOSAL: Erection of 10 no. dwellings, internal access road and landscaping throughout.

 

LOCATION: - 148-150 Chew Valley Road, Greenfield, OL3 7DD

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Hudson and SECONDED by Councillor Harkness 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 conditions as set out in the report and including additional Conditions 8 and 9 as described on the Late List.

 

NOTES:

 

1. The Applicant’s agent 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 attached at Item 14.

 

13.

Appeals pdf icon PDF 542 KB

Appeals

Minutes:

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

14.

Late List pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the information contained in the Late List be noted.