Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 21st February, 2024 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Constitutional Services  Email: Constitutional.Services@oldham.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Harkness and Hobin.

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 101 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 24th January 2024 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on the 24th January 2024 be approved as a correct record.

6.

FUL/351515/23 - Land adjacent to the Grapes, 161 Saint John Street, Lees pdf icon PDF 316 KB

Retention of existing public house and erection of 3 no. three-bedroom dwellings (Use Class C3) utilising existing access off Medlock Way with associated parking, hard and soft landscaping and reconfiguration of the car park.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

APPLICATION NUMBER:  FUL/351515/23

 

APPLICANT: Punch Partnerships Ltd

 

PROPOSAL:  Retention of existing public house and erection of 3 no. three-bedroom dwellings (Use Class C3) utilising existing access off Medlock Way with associated parking, hard and soft landscaping and reconfiguration of the car park.

 

LOCATION:  Land Adjacent to The Grapes, 161 Saint John Street, Lees, OL4 3DR

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Gloster and SECONDED by Councillor Davis that the application be REFUSED.

 

On being put to the vote 4 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF REFUSAL and 6 VOTES were cast AGAINST REFUSAL with 1 ABSTENTIONS.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote 6 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 4 VOTES were cast AGAINST APPROVAL with 1 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 10.

 

7.

FUL/351962/23 - Findel Complex - Land East of Greengate, Oldham pdf icon PDF 659 KB

Demolition of all existing buildings and structures and the redevelopment of the site comprising the erection of commercial units within Use Class B2, B8 and Class E (g) (iii), associated parking, landscaping and infrastructure including the recladding of the existing party wall.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER:  FUL/351962/23

 

APPLICANT: The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Limited

 

PROPOSAL:  Demolition of all existing buildings and structures and the redevelopment of the site comprising the erection of commercial units within Use Class B2, B8 and Class E (g) (iii), associated parking, landscaping and infrastructure including the recladding of the existing party wall.

 

LOCATION:  Findel Complex – Land east of Greengate, Oldham M24 1UD

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Bashforth and SECONDED by Councillor Davis that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote 13 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 0 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 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 10.

 

8.

FUL/352095/23 - Snipe Inn, 29-31 Henshaw Street, Oldham pdf icon PDF 525 KB

Demolition of former Snipe Inn public house and redevelopment into public realm.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER:  FUL/352095/23

 

APPLICANT:Oldham Council

 

PROPOSAL:  Demolition of former Snipe Inn public house and redevelopment into public realm.

 

LOCATION:  Snipe Inn, 29-31 Henshaw Street, Oldham, OL1 1NH.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Akhtar and SECONDED by Councillor Cosgrove that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote 12 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL and 0 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 the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

 

9.

Appeals Update Report pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the appeals update be noted.

10.

Late List pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED That the Late List be noted.