Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Lori Hughes 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received.

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:

Councillor Hulme declared a prejudicial interest at Item 8.  Councillor Hulme did not participate in the discussion or vote thereon.

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 260 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 16th October 2019 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16th October 2019 be approved as a correct record.

6.

PA/343757/19 - All Nations Church, Egerton Street, Oldham, OL1 3SE pdf icon PDF 349 KB

Erection of indoor rock-climbing centre with car parking, landscaping and associated works.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER:  PA/343757/19

 

APPLICANT:  Stoller Charitable Trust

 

PROPOSAL:  Erection of indoor rock-climbing centre with car parking, landscaping and associated works.

 

LOCATION:  All Nations Church, Egerton Street, Oldham, OL1 3SE

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Akhtar and SECONDED by Councillor Hewitt 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 the conditions as set out in the report and to a Section 106 obligation being secured to provide a contribution to deliver 36 replacement trees off-site.

 

NOTE:

 

That the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

7.

HH/343821/19 - 1 & 2 Wade Top, Uppermill, OL3 6BA pdf icon PDF 195 KB

Conversion of two cottages into a single dwelling house, rebuilding of front elevation and installation of rooflights.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: HH/343821/19

 

APPLICANT: Mrs. Hoskyn

 

PROPOSAL:  Conversion of two cottages into a single dwelling house, rebuilding of front elevation and installation of rooflights.

 

LOCATION:  1 & 2 Wade Top, Uppermill, OL3 6BA

 

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

 

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

 

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

8.

PA/343985/19 - Christ Church C Of E Primary School, Crawley Way, Chadderton, OL9 9ED pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Retrospective planning application for the erection of a pergola

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343985/19

 

APPLICANT: Mrs. Davies

 

PROPOSAL:  Retrospective planning application for the erection of a pergola

 

LOCATION:  Christ Church C Of E Primary School, Crawley Way, Chadderton, OL9 9ED

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Hudson and SECONDED by Councillor Iqbal that the application be APPROVED and an additional condition for a planting scheme between the pergola and adjacent residential properties to be agreed with Planning Officers.

 

On being put to the vote seven VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and six VOTES were cast AGAINST with one ABSTENTION.

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as set out in the report and the following additional condition

 

2.       Within 28 days of the date of this permission a satisfactory scheme of landscape planting between the pergola and the rear of adjacent residential properties on Lindale Avenue shall be submitted for the written approval of the Local Planning Authority.  The duly approved scheme shall be implemented during the first planting season following the granting of approval, and shall be retained thereafter at all times the pergola is in place.  Any trees or shrubs planted in accordance with this condition which are removed, uprooted, destroyed, die or become severely damaged or become seriously diseased shall be replaced within the next planting season by trees or shrubs of similar size and species to those originally required to be planted.

 

Reason – To protect the amenity of the occupiers of neighbouring residential properties.

 

NOTE:

 

That an Objector and a Ward Councillor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

 

9.

PA/343995/19 - Donkeystone Brewing Co. Ltd, Unit 17/18 Boarshurst Business Park, Boarshurst Lane, Oldham, OL3 7ER pdf icon PDF 343 KB

Planning application for use of part of the ground floor of Unit 17 and part of the ground floor of Unit 18 as a drinking establishment (Class A4) in association with the existing brewery use of Unit 17 and 18 (Revised application to PA/343258/19)

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343995/19

 

APPLICANT: Donkeystone Brewing Co. Ltd.

 

PROPOSAL:  Planning application for use of part of the ground floor of Unit 17 and part of the ground floor of Unit 18 as a drinking establishment (Class A4) in association with the existing brewery use of Unit 17 and 18 (Revised application to PA/343258/19)

 

LOCATION:  Donkeystone Brewing Co. Ltd, Unit 17/18 Boarshurst Business Park, Boarshurst Lane, Oldham OL3 7ER

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Brownridge and SECONDED by Councillor Iqbal that the application be APPROVED subject to additional conditions that the approval be limited to 12 months and that clear entrance markings be put in place.

 

On being put to the vote seven VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and six VOTES were cast AGAINST with one ABSTENTION.

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as set out in the report and the following amended and additional conditions:

 

Condition 1 deleted and replaced as follows:

 

The permission hereby granted shall be for a limited period only and shall cease 12 months of the date of this decision notice, unless a further permission is granted by the Local Planning authority prior to that date.

 

Reason – In order to allow for the impacts of the development on the amenity of the area to be assessed.

 

Condition 7 added as follows:

 

Prior to commencement of the use hereby permitted, ground markings indicating that the entrance area shall be kept clear shall be installed adjacent to the public entrance to the drinking establishment, and which shall be retained at all times that the use is in operation.

 

Reason – In order to ensure safe access and egress for visitors to the premises.

 

NOTE:

 

That an Objector and the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

10.

HH/344152/19 - 19 Harewood Drive, Royton, OL2 5TZ pdf icon PDF 210 KB

Proposed rear dormer

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/344152/19

 

APPLICANT: Mr. Lonsdale

 

PROPOSAL:  Proposed rear dormer

 

LOCATION:  19 Harewood Drive, Royton, OL2 5TZ

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Harkness 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: That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

 

11.

Appeals pdf icon PDF 681 KB

Appeals

Minutes:

RESOLVED – that the report of the Head of Planning and Infrastructure providing an update on matters relating to Planning Appeals be noted.