Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 19th January, 2022 6.00 pm

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Al-Hamdani, Councillor F Hussain and Councillor K Phythian.

 

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 questions received.

 

5.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 116 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 8 December 2021 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 8th December 2021 be approved as a correct record.

 

6.

RES/346720/21 - Cowlishaw Abattoir, Shaw pdf icon PDF 451 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: RES/346720/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Anthony Blackwell

 

PROPOSAL:  Reserved matters of Appearance, Landscaping, Layout and Scale for 201 dwellings with associated open space pursuant to outline approval PA/344179/19.

 

LOCATION:  Cowlishaw Abattoir, Cowlishaw, Shaw, Oldham.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote 7 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 4 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 1 ABSTENTIONS.

 

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That an Objector, 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 attached at Item 11.

 

7.

FUL/347664/21 - Land off Cocker Mill Lane, Shaw pdf icon PDF 347 KB

Minutes:

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

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/347664/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Anthony Blackwell

 

PROPOSAL:  Construction of a footway and two car parking spaces to serve dwellings associated with reserved matters application RES/346720/21 for 201 dwellings.

 

LOCATION:  Land off Cocker Mill Lane, Shaw, Oldham.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote 9 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 0 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 2 ABSTENTIONS.

 

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

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

 

8.

FUL/345630/20 - Land to the east of Huddersfield Road, Diggle pdf icon PDF 461 KB

Minutes:

Councillors H Gloster, Surjan and Williamson left the meeting for part of the discussion and took no part in the vote thereon.

 

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/345630/20

 

APPLICANT: Mr Mark Sexton

 

PROPOSAL:  Construction of 77 residential properties with associated access, landscaping and ancillary works.

 

LOCATION:  Land to the east of Huddersfield Road, Diggle, OL3 5NU.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Lancaster and SECONDED by Councillor Woodvine that the application be REFUSED against Officer recommendations.

 

On being put to the vote 3 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF REFUSAL and 6VOTES were cast AGAINST with 0 ABSTENTIONS.

 

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 3 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.         In reaching its decision, the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List attached at Item 11.

 

9.

FUL/346821/21 - Land at Oldham Road and Hardman Street, Failsworth pdf icon PDF 334 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/346821/21

 

APPLICANT: Lancet Homes Ltd

 

PROPOSAL:  Erection of 14 residential dwellings with associated landscaping, access and parking.

 

LOCATION:  Land at The Junction of Oldham Road and Hardman Street, Failsworth, M35 0BB.

 

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.

 

NOTES:

 

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

10.

FUL/346744/21 - Former Royton Health Centre, Royton pdf icon PDF 376 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/346744/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Tom Whitehead

 

PROPOSAL:  The erection of 14 residential dwellings (Use Class C3) with associated landscaping, access and parking.

 

LOCATION:  Former Royton Health Centre, Land at the junction of Rochdale Road and Radcliffe Street, Royton, Oldham, OL2 5QB.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote 11 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL 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.         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.

 

11.

Late List pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Minutes:

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