Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 9th June, 2021 6.00 pm

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Iqbal and Councillor K. Pythian.

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 Lancaster and Councillor Woodvine both declared a personal interest in Items 10 and 11 of the agenda, by reason of a close association with the applicant.

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 - 21st April 2021 pdf icon PDF 227 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 21st April 2021 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 21st April 2021 be approved as a correct record.

6.

FUL/345847/20 - Land at Cardwell Street bound by Dowry Street to the south and Groby Street to the east, Oldham pdf icon PDF 434 KB

Full planning permission for 98 affordable dwellings, together with associated parking, landscaping, drainage, the layout of roads and footways and other associated works following demolition of existing structures.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/345847/20

 

APPLICANT: c/o M.C.I Developments Limited

 

PROPOSAL: Full planning permission for 98 affordable dwellings, together with associated parking, landscaping, drainage, the layout of roads and footways and other associated works following demolition of existing structures.

 

LOCATION: Land at Cardwell Street bound by Dowry Street to the south and Groby Street to the east, Oldham.

 

It was moved by Councillor Dean and seconded by Councillor Brownridge that the application be APPROVED, subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee was unanimously IN FAVOUR of the application.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

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

2.    The Committee took into consideration the information from the late list.

3.    Councillor Ibrahim and Councillor Toor left the meeting during this Item and did not speak or vote on it.

7.

FUL/345895/20 - Land at Buckley Street, Lees, Oldham, OL4 5AS pdf icon PDF 331 KB

Erection of 4 no. residential dwellings.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/345895/20

 

APPLICANT: Mr Rex Shepherdson

 

PROPOSAL: Erection of 4 no. residential dwellings

 

LOCATION: Land at Buckley Street, Lees, Oldham, OL4 5AS

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Brownridge and SECONDED by Councillor Dean that the application be APPROVED, subject to the Conditions as set out in the report.

 

On being put to the vote 6 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF the application and 5 VOTES were cast AGAINST, with 0 ABSTENTIONS.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

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

2.    Councillor Ibrahim returned to the meeting part way through this Item and did not speak or vote on it.

 

 

8.

FUL/346233/21 - Former Weavers Answer, 70-74 Milnrow Road, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8ER, pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Change of use from public house to supported accommodation

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/346233/21

 

APPLICANT: Ms Mehtab Shaukat

 

PROPOSAL: Change of use from public house to supported accommodation

 

LOCATION: Former Weavers Answer, 7-74 Milnrow Road, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8ER.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Davis and SECONDED by Councillor Surjan that the application be APPROVED, subject to the Conditions as set out in the report.

 

On being put to the vote 3 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF the application and 1 VOTES were cast AGAINST, with 0 ABSTENTIONS.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.    The agent for the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee speaking in support of this application.

2.    A Ward Councillor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee speaking against this application.

3.    The Committee were advised that only those Members who had been present at the meeting on 21st April could speak and vote on this matter.  

 

 

9.

FUL/346270/21 - Vale Drive Estate, Vale Drive, Oldham pdf icon PDF 451 KB

Full planning permission for the demolition of the existing buildings and erection of 88no. dwellings with access, landscaping, a public open space and associated works

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/346270/21

 

APPLICANT: N/A

 

PROPOSAL: Full planning permission for the demolition of the existing buildings and erection of 88 no. dwellings with access, landscaping, a public open space and associated works.

 

LOCATION: Vale Drive Estate, Vale Drive, Oldham.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Surjan and SECONDED by Councillor Davis that the application be APPROVED, subject to the Conditions as set out in the report.

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee was unanimously IN FAVOUR of the application.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.    The agent for the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee speaking in support of this application.

 

 

10.

HOU/346471/21 - Morley Bunkers, Tunstead Lane, Greenfield, Oldham, OL3 7NY, pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Single storey side extension & alterations

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: HOU/346471/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Graham Sheldon

 

PROPOSAL: Single storey side extension & alterations

 

LOCATION: Morley Bunkers, Tunstead Lane, Greenfield, Oldham, OL3 7NY

 

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Brownridge that the application be APPROVED, subject to the Conditions as set out in the report.

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee was unanimously IN FAVOUR of the application.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.    The agent for the Applicant attended the meeting to respond to questions from the Committee.

 

11.

LBC/346472/21 - Morley Bunkers, Tunstead Lane, Greenfield, Oldham, OL3 7NY pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Single storey side extension & alterations

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: LBC/346472/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Graham Sheldon

 

PROPOSAL: Single Storey side extension & alterations

 

LOCATION: Morley Bunkers, Tunstead Lane, Greenfield, Oldham, OL3 7NY

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Brownridge that the application be APPROVED, subject to the Conditions as set out in the report.

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee was unanimously IN FAVOUR of the application.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.    The agent for the Applicant attended the meeting to respond to questions from the Committee.

 

12.

FUL/346666/21 - County Court, 122A Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 1NT pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Change of use from the former County Court building to a residential building of 42no. apartments and alterations to external elevations, including insertion of new windows (Revision to PA/344948/20)

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/346666/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Jason Upton

 

PROPOSAL: Change of use from the former County Court building to a residential building of 42no. apartments and alterations to external elevations, including insertion of new windows (Revision to PA/344948/20)

 

LOCATION: County Court, 122A Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 1NT

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Brownridge that the application be APPROVED, subject to the Conditions as set out in the report.

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee was unanimously IN FAVOUR of the application.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.    The agent for the Applicant attended the meeting to respond to questions from the Committee.

 

13.

Planning Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 20 KB

Minutes:

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

 

14.

Presentations/Late List pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the content of the Presentations and Late List be noted.