Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 10th November, 2021 6.00 pm

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

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:

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 question received.

 

5.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 236 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 13th October 2021 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Planning Committee held on 13th October 2021 be approved as a correct record.

 

6.

FUL/346451/21 - Grandpa Greene's, Bridge Bank, Ward Lane, Diggle, Oldham, OL3 5JT. pdf icon PDF 380 KB

Change of use of domestic garden ground to form flagged outside seating area for customers of Grandpa Greene’s.

Minutes:

Councillor Iqbal left the meeting for part of the discussion and took no part in the vote thereon.

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/346451/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr R Scholes

 

PROPOSAL:  Change of use of domestic garden ground to form flagged outside seating area for customers of Grandpa Greene’s.

 

LOCATION:  Grandpa Greene's, Bridge Bank, Ward Lane, Diggle, Oldham, OL3 5JT

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor F Hussain that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee was UNANIMOUSLY in FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That an Objector and the Applicant 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 11.

 

7.

FUL/346728/21 - Land Off Radcliffe Street (Site of Vernon Mill), Royton, OL2 6RN. pdf icon PDF 487 KB

Full planning application for a residential development, 99 dwellings (Use Class C3) with associated infrastructure, landscaping and access from Radcliffe Street.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/346728/21

 

APPLICANT: Kellen Homes

 

PROPOSAL:  Full planning application for a residential development, 99 dwellings (Use Class C3) with associated infrastructure, landscaping and access from Radcliffe Street.

 

LOCATION:  Land Off Radcliffe Street (Site of Vernon Mill), Royton, OL2 6RN.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean 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 the conditions as outlined in the report and Late List and subject to the following additional condition:

Prior to commencement of any phase of development a construction management plan shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This shall include details of:

 

- Wheel wash facilities for construction vehicles;

- Any arrangements for temporary construction access;

- Contractor and construction worker car parking; and,

- Details of on-site storage facilities.

 

The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved construction management plan.

 

REASON - In the interest of highway safety, in accordance with Policies 5 and 9 of the Local Plan.

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That an Objector, the Applicant, and a Ward Member 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 11.

 

8.

FUL/346850/21 - Baden Powell Centre, 12 Glodwick, Oldham, OL4 1AH pdf icon PDF 288 KB

Change of use of the former scout/guide hall (Use Class F2(b)) to one 5 bed HMO and one 6 bed HMO and landscaping and associated infrastructure.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/346850/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Wainwright

 

PROPOSAL:  Change of use of the former scout/guide hall (Use Class F2(b)) to one 5 bed HMO and one 6 bed HMO and landscaping and associated infrastructure

 

LOCATION:  Baden Powell Centre, 12 Glodwick, Oldham, OL4 1AH

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Brownridge and SECONDED by Councillor F Hussain that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote 9 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 4 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 1 ABSTENTION.

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That 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 attached at Item 11.

 

9.

FUL/347138/21 - Former Oldham Library and Art Gallery, Union Street, Oldham pdf icon PDF 380 KB

Conversion of the former Oldham Library and Art Gallery to create a Heritage Centre, including alterations to floor slabs, infilling of sub-basement, removal of sections of flooring, walls and staircases around the building, formation of new entrances to side elevation, new lift pit, air vent, plaster removal, alterations to fenestration, PV panels to southern roof and change of proposed roofing from zinc to aluminium, proposed roof access and plant position updated, and landscape plans

Minutes:

At this point in the proceedings Councillor Al-Hamdani left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote thereon.

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/347138/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Nigel Frasier (Oldham Borough Council)

 

PROPOSAL:  Conversion of the former Oldham Library and Art Gallery to create a Heritage Centre, including alterations to floor slabs, infilling of sub-basement, removal of sections of flooring, walls and staircases around the building, formation of new entrances to side elevation, new lift pit, air vent, plaster removal, alterations to fenestration, PV panels to southern roof and change of proposed roofing from zinc to aluminium, proposed roof access and plant position updated, and landscape plans.

 

LOCATION:  Former Oldham Library and Art Gallery, Union Street, Oldham.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor F Hussain 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 outlined 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 11

 

10.

LBC/347139/21 - Former Oldham Library and Art Gallery, Union Street, Oldham pdf icon PDF 373 KB

Conversion of the former Oldham Library and Art Gallery to create a Heritage Centre, including alterations to floor slabs, infilling of sub-basement, removal of sections of flooring, walls and staircases around the building, formation of new entrances to side elevation, new lift pit, air vent, plaster removal, alterations to fenestration, PV panels to southern roof and change of proposed roofing from zinc to aluminium, proposed roof access and plant position updated, and landscape plans.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: LBC/347139/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Nigel Frasier (Oldham Borough Council)

 

PROPOSAL:  Conversion of the former Oldham Library and Art Gallery to create a Heritage Centre, including alterations to floor slabs, infilling of sub-basement, removal of sections of flooring, walls and staircases around the building, formation of new entrances to side elevation, new lift pit, air vent, plaster removal, alterations to fenestration, PV panels to southern roof and change of proposed roofing from zinc to aluminium, proposed roof access and plant position updated, and landscape plans.

 

LOCATION:  Former Oldham Library and Art Gallery, Union Street, Oldham.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor F Hussain 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 outlined 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 11

 

11.

Late List pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Minutes:

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