Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Lees Suite, 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 Ibrahim and Councillor Malik.

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 Cosgrove declared a personal interest in Item 7. PA/343870/19 - Mayfield Primary School, Mayfield Road, Oldham, OL1 4LG, by virtue of being a Ward Councillor,

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 140 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on X XXXX 20XX are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 18th December 2019 be approved as a correct record.

6.

PA/343374/19 - Hadfield Works, Hadfield Street, Oldham, OL8 3BU pdf icon PDF 331 KB

Outline application for the re-development of the Hadfield Works site (to include the demolition of all existing buildings) and erection of up to 19 dwellings. Access to be considered; all other matters reserved.

Minutes:

PA/343374/19 - Hadfield Works, Hadfield Street, Oldham, OL8 3BU

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343374/19

 

APPLICANT: North West Fans (NWF) Limited

 

PROPOSAL: Outline application for the re-development of the Hadfield Works site (to include the demolition of all existing buildings) and erection of up to 19 dwellings. Access to be considered; all other matters reserved.

 

LOCATION: - Hadfield Works, Hadfield Street, Oldham, OL8 3BU

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Harkness and SECONDED by Councillor Hewitt            

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.

 

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, including the additional Condition 12.

 

7.

PA/343870/19 - Mayfield Primary School, Mayfield Road, Oldham, OL1 4LG pdf icon PDF 490 KB

Proposed extensions and alterations to school, new all-weather playing surface to the south-east, new/extended car parking facility.

Minutes:

PA/343870/19 - Mayfield Primary School, Mayfield Road, Oldham, OL1 4LG

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343870/19

 

APPLICANT: The Cranmer trust

 

PROPOSAL: Proposed extensions and alterations to school, new all-weather playing surface to the south-east, new/extended car parking facility.

 

LOCATION: - Mayfield Primary School, Mayfield Road, Oldham, OL1 4LG

 

Councillor Cosgrove declared a personal interest in this Item, by virtue of being a Ward Councillor, and did not speak or vote on this matter.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean 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.

 

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 14, including the additional representations and the amended recommendation.

 

 

8.

PA/343874/19 - North Chadderton High School, Chadderton Hall Road, Chadderton, OL9 0BN pdf icon PDF 407 KB

1. Single storey changing facility and classroom block. 2. Three storey science block. 3. Third floor addition to roof of main school building to form library. 4. Extension to car park at rear of school.

Minutes:

PA/343874/19 - North Chadderton High School, Chadderton Hall Road, Chadderton, OL9 0BN

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343874/19

 

APPLICANT: Oldham Council

 

PROPOSAL: 1. Single storey changing facility and classroom block. 2. Three storey science block. 3. Third floor addition to roof of main school building to form library. 4. Extension to car park at rear of school.

 

LOCATION: - North Chadderton High School, Chadderton Hall Road, Chadderton, OL9 0BN

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Brownridge           

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.

9.

PA/343991/19 - Land at the former Lancaster Club, A663 Broadway, Failsworth, Oldham pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Erection of 12 no. dwellings and associated works including the laying out of roads, footways and landscaping.

Minutes:

PA/343991/19 - Land at the former Lancaster Club, A663 Broadway, Failsworth, Oldham

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/343991/19

 

APPLICANT: Bellway Homes (Manchester Division)

 

PROPOSAL: Erection of 12 no. dwellings and associated works including the laying out of roads, footways and landscaping.

 

LOCATION: - Land at the former Lancaster Club, A663 Broadway, Failsworth, Oldham

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Davis           

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.

 

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, including the additional Condition 12.

 

 

10.

PA/344056/19 - Oldham College, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL9 6AA pdf icon PDF 407 KB

1) Demolition of two teaching blocks (Bronte & Bevan) and two mobile classrooms. 2) Erection of a new two storey teaching block on existing college car park/landscaping. 3) Creation of new car parking spaces on the college campus to mitigate loss.

Minutes:

PA/344056/19 - Oldham College, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL9 6AA

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/344056/19

 

APPLICANT: Ms Inchbold

 

PROPOSAL: 1) Demolition of two teaching blocks (Bronte & Bevan) and two mobile classrooms. 2) Erection of a new two storey teaching block on existing college car park/landscaping. 3) Creation of new car parking spaces on the college campus to mitigate loss.

 

LOCATION: - Oldham College, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL9 6AA

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Jacques      

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 Condition 4 being amended to require replacement tree planting on a 3 for 1 basis.

 

NOTES:

 

1.    In reaching its decision the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List included in Item 14, including the amended recommendation.

 

 

11.

HH/344160/19 - 140 Chadderton Park Road, Chadderton, OL9 0QT pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Single storey side and rear extension

Minutes:

HH/344160/19 - 140 Chadderton Park Road, Chadderton, OL9 0QT

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: HH/344160/19

 

APPLICANT: Mrs Makinson

 

PROPOSAL: Single storey side and rear extension

 

LOCATION: - 140 Chadderton Park Road, Chadderton, OL9 0QT

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Brownridge           

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.

12.

PA/344251/19 - 285 Hollinwood Avenue, Chadderton, OL9 9NG pdf icon PDF 268 KB

Change of use from dwelling to House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), including garage conversion and side extension

Minutes:

PA/344251/19 - 285 Hollinwood Avenue, Chadderton, OL9 9NG

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/344251/19

 

APPLICANT: Mr Mijares

 

PROPOSAL: Change of use from dwelling to House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), including garage conversion and side extension

 

LOCATION: - 285 Hollinwood Avenue, Chadderton, OL9 9NG

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Hudson and SECONDED by Councillor Hewitt           

that the application be REFUSED (against Officer recommendations).

 

On being put to the vote, 6 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF REFUSAL and 6 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 0 ABSTENTIONS. The Chair used his casting vote, and 7 votes were cast AGAINST REFUSAL.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Brownridge             

that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, 6 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 6 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 0 ABSTENTIONS. The Chair used his casting vote, and 7 votes were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED.

 

NOTES:

 

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

 

 

13.

Appeals pdf icon PDF 481 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.

14.

Late list pdf icon PDF 803 KB

Late list

Minutes:

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