Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 9th November, 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 Cosgrove, Gloster, Islam and Surjam.

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 117 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 12 October  2022 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 12 October 2022 be approved as a correct record.

 

6.

OUT/346856/21 Springhead Quarry, Cooper Street, Springhead, Oldham pdf icon PDF 813 KB

Outline planning application (all matters reserved except for access, layout and landscaping) for a residential development of up to 158 dwellings with associated infrastructure.  The matter of appearance is reserved for future consideration.

 

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: OUT/346856/21

 

APPLICANT: Stonebreaks Ltd

 

PROPOSAL:  Outline planning application (all matters reserved except for access, layout and landscaping) for a residential development of up to 158 dwellings with associated infrastructure. The matter of appearance is reserved for future consideration.

 

LOCATION:  Springhead Quarry, Cooper Street, Springhead, Oldham

 

Councillors A Hussain and F Hussain attended the meeting late for this item and took no part in the discussion or voting thereon.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Phythian and SECONDED by Councillor  Williamson that the application be REFUSED.

 

On being put to the vote, it was UNANIMOUSLY cast IN FAVOUR OF REFUSAL.

 

 

DECISION: That the application be REFUSED for the reasons set out in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That an Objector, the Applicant’s Agent 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.

VAR/349651/22 Shaw Distribution Centre, Linney Lane, Shaw, Oldham pdf icon PDF 339 KB

Variation of conditions to allow for phased development, including revised site drainage proposals - 2 (approved plans), 4 (design code framework), 8 (CEMP re-aligned River Beal), 9 (remediation strategy), 12 (Channel details), 13 (EU Water Framework Directive), 14 (surface and foul water drainage), 18 (energy), 19 (finished floor levels), 20 (invasive species), 21 (biodiversity), 22 (ecology surveys), 24 (internal highways details), 26 (interim travel plan) and 28 (crime impact statement) relating to application OUT/345898/20

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: VAR/349651/22

 

APPLICANT: Estuary Property Holdings Limited

 

PROPOSAL:  Variation of conditions to allow for phased development, including revised site drainage proposals - 2 (approved plans), 4 (design code framework), 8 (CEMP re-aligned River Beal), 9 (remediation strategy), 12 (Channel details), 13 (EU Water Framework Directive), 14 (surface and foul water drainage), 18 (energy), 19 (finished floor levels), 20 (invasive species), 21 (biodiversity), 22 (ecology surveys), 24 (internal highways details), 26 (interim travel plan) and 28 (crime impact statement) relating to application OUT/345898/20

 

LOCATION:  Shaw Distribution Centre, Linney Lane, Shaw, Oldham

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean 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  with 1 ABSTENTION

 

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions set out in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That the Applicant’s representative attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

FUL/349659/22 Land at Westway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8TB pdf icon PDF 479 KB

Three storey development of a new primary healthcare facility with associated parking and landscaping.

 

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/349659/22

 

APPLICANT: United Healthcare Developments Ltd

 

PROPOSAL:  Three storey development of a new primary healthcare facility with associated parking and landscaping

 

LOCATION:  Land at Westway, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8TB

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean SECONDED by Councillor F Hussain       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 set out in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

9.

FUL/349545/22 Unit A Victoria Trading Estate, Drury Lane Chadderton pdf icon PDF 349 KB

Demolition of existing industrial unit and construction of 4 No terraced units (B2/B8).

 

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/349545/22

 

APPLICANT: Maple Grove Developments

 

PROPOSAL:  Demolition of existing industrial unit and construction of 4 No terraced units (B2/B8).

 

LOCATION:  Unit A Victoria Trading Estate, Drury Lane Chadderton

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Phythian and SECONDED by Councillor Hobin            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 set out in the report.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Appeals Update be noted.

 

11.

Late List pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the information as contained in the Late List be

noted.