Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 12th October, 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 Councillors H Gloster, Hobin and F Hussain.

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 254 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 21 September 2022 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Meeting held on 21st September 2022 be approved as a correct record.

 

6.

FUL/348898/22 - Land at Snipe Clough, Oldham pdf icon PDF 675 KB

Hybrid planning application seeking full/part outline consent comprising:, (a) Full application for the erection of a visitor centre, events building with meeting pods, learning centre, forestry depot, ground mounted solar PV array and associated works, relocation of football pitch provision, necessary infrastructure, hard and soft landscaping, site wide vehicular, cycle parking and pedestrian improvements, including car park on Nether Hey Street., (b) Outline application (all matters reserved except for access) for a community growing allotment and swimming pond.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/348898/22

 

APPLICANT: Northern Roots (Oldham) Ltd

 

PROPOSAL:  Hybrid planning application seeking full/part outline consent comprising:, (a) Full application for the erection of a visitor centre, events building with meeting pods, learning centre, forestry depot, ground mounted solar PV array and associated works, relocation of football pitch provision, necessary infrastructure, hard and soft landscaping, site wide vehicular, cycle parking and pedestrian improvements, including car park on Nether Hey Street., (b) Outline application (all matters reserved except for access) for a community growing allotment and swimming pond.

 

LOCATION:  Land at Snipe Clough, Oldham

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Surjan 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 outlined in the report and conversations be encouraged between the applicant and Ward Members.

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That an Objector, the Applicant and Ward Councillors 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 9.

 

7.

OUT/349440/22 - Land at Broadway Green Business Park, Foxdenton Lane, Chadderton pdf icon PDF 959 KB

Hybrid planning application for mixed-use development comprising: (1) Detailed planning permission sought for the erection of a Use Class E foodstore with internal vehicular access road, car parking, servicing area, and hard and soft landscaping; and (2) Outline planning permission (with all matters reserved) sought for a flexible-use commercial unit capable of operating within Use Classes E(a) and / or E(b).

 

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: OUT/349440/22

 

APPLICANT: Aldi Stores Ltd

 

PROPOSAL:  Hybrid planning application for mixed-use development comprising: (1) Detailed planning permission sought for the erection of a Use Class E foodstore with internal vehicular access road, car parking, servicing area, and hard and soft landscaping; and (2) Outline planning permission (with all matters reserved) sought for a flexibleuse commercial unit capable of operating within Use Classes E(a) and / or E(b).

 

LOCATION:  Land at Broadway Green Business Park, Foxdenton Lane, Chadderton

 

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

 

On being put to the vote, 7 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 2 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 1 ABSTENTION.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That an Objector, the Applicant and 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 9.

 

 

8.

Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Appeals Update be noted.

9.

Late List pdf icon PDF 246 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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