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53.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 16 August 2018.

 

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Minutes:

The Director of Governance and Assurance submitted the minutes of the meeting held on 16 August 2018.

 

Resolved – That the minutes be approved.

 

54.

MEMBERS' CODE OF CONDUCT - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the committee are asked whether they have any personal or prejudicial interests in connection with any application on the agenda and, if so, to declare them and state the nature of the interest.

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Minutes:

Councillor S Foulkes declared a prejudicial interest in respect of item 13 ( p505) by virtue of him being a member of Magenta Living Board.

 

55.

REQUESTS FOR SITE VISITS

Members are asked to request all site visits before any application is considered. 

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The following requests for site visits were unanimously approved:

 

APP/18/00694: Land adjacent to Pinetree Court , 28 Wallasey Village, Wirral, CH44 2DH – Erection of Bungalow.

 

APP/18/00390: 5 Larkhill Avenue, Upton, CH49 4PN – Erection of a Bungalow in the rear garden of 5 Larkhill Avenue, with access from Hunstanton Close.

 

APP/18/00519: Rosebrae Nursing Home, 8 Spital Road, Bebington, CH63 9JE – Demolition of existing building and Construction of 12 No. Self – contained 2 bed apartments.

 

56.

APP/18/00243:Beverley, 16 BRIMSTAGE ROAD, BARNSTON, CH60 1XG - Erection of 8 apartments in a single block following demolition of existing building, together with associated landscaping, parking, bin and cycle storage pdf icon PDF 228 KB

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The Corporate Director for Delivery Services submitted the above application for consideration.

 

The Committee were advised that an additional condition had been applied, as follows:

 

“A scheme for the provision of bat boxes on site to mitigate for the potential loss of bat roosts shall be submitted to and agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority before development commences. The bat boxes shall be installed before the first occupation of the building.”

 

On a motion proposed by Councillor K Hodson and seconded by Councillor D Elderton it was proposed that the application be refused for the following reasons:

 

“ The Development to the next property would be visually overbearing, dominant and an overdevelopment. The application is not of a scale that related well to surrounding property in particular with respect to the existing densities and form of development. It would result in a detrimental change in the character of the area. “

 

The Motion was put and lost ( 4:8)

 

On a motion by Councillor S Foulkes and seconded by Councillor G Davies it was:

 

Resolved (8:4) That the application be approved subject to additional condition and the following conditions:

 

Thedevelopmentherebypermittedshallbebegunbeforetheexpirationof3 yearsfromthedateof thispermission.

 

Thedevelopmentherebypermittedshallbecarriedoutinaccordancewiththeapprovedplans receivedbythelocalplanningauthorityon19February2018andlistedasfollows:Project No:17/BRIM Drawing No: PLAN/02 (datedJan'18); Project No:17/BRIM Drawing No: PLAN/03 (dated Jan'18);Project  ...  view the full minutes text for item 56.

57.

APP/18/00390: 5 LARKHILL AVENUE, UPTON, CH49 4PN - Erection of a bungalow in the rear garden of 5 Larkhill Avenue, with access from Hunstanton Close pdf icon PDF 364 KB

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Resolved – That consideration of this item be deferred for a formal site visit.

 

58.

APP/18/00519: Rosebrae Nursing Home, 8 SPITAL ROAD, BEBINGTON, CH63 9JE - Demolition of existing building and construction of 12 No. self-contained 2-bed apartments pdf icon PDF 298 KB

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Resolved – That consideration of this item be deferred for a formal site visit.

 

59.

APP/18/00522: Former Pershore House School Playing Fields, off GLENAVON ROAD, - Demolition of no. 81 Glenavon Road and its replacement with a single dwelling and domestic curtilage, and the erection of 28 x 4 bedroom detached dwellings all to be accessed from a new single point of access via Glenavon Road. pdf icon PDF 449 KB

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The Corporate Director for Delivery Services submitted the above application for consideration.

 

A Ward Councillor addressed the Committee.

 

On a motion proposed by Councillor S Kelly and seconded by Councillor P Cleary it was proposed that the application be refused for the following reasons:

 

“The Wirral Playing Pitch Strategy adopted by the Council as a material consideration in December 2017 indicates that the site should be protected or an equivalent in a suitable location. As no replacement provision has been proposed by the applicant as required by paragraph 97 (6) of the National Planning Policy Framework, the development proposed in considered to be contrary to Proposal RE6 of the Wirral Unitary Development Plan and the principles of the National Planning Policy Framework.”

 

The motion was put and lost (3:9)

 

On a motion by Councillor K Hodson and seconded by Councillor D Elderton it was:

 

Resolved (9:3) That the application be approved by this planning Committee and that the application be referred to the Secretary of State.

 

60.

APP/18/00669: 2 DONNE AVENUE, SPITAL, CH63 9YH - Erection of new two-storey, four bedroom, detached dwelling with single, detached garage. pdf icon PDF 313 KB

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The Corporate Director for Delivery Services submitted the above application for consideration.

 

A Ward Councillor addressed the Committee.

 

On a motion by Councillor S Foulkes and seconded by Councillor T Jones it was:

 

Resolved (10:2) That the application be approved subject to the following conditions:

 

The developmentherebypermittedshallbebegunbefore the expiration of 3 years fromthedateof thispermission.

 

The developmentherebypermittedshallbecarriedout inaccordancewiththeapproved plans received bythe localplanningauthorityon29th May2018and listedas follows:plan/drawing number 1735 01 RevisionA (date02.07.18).

 

Beforeanyconstructioncommences,samplesofthebrickandrooftilematerialsto beusedinthe externalconstructionofthisdevelopmentshallbesubmittedtoandapprovedinwritingbytheLocal Planning Authority.Theapproved materialsshallthenbe use  ...  view the full minutes text for item 60.

61.

APP/18/00694: Vacant Land to the rear of 240-240b Wallasey Village, Wirral, CH45 3LP - Erection of two single storey detached dwellings pdf icon PDF 387 KB

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The Corporate Director for Delivery Services submitted the above application for consideration.

 

A Ward Councillor addressed the Committee.

 

It was moved by Councillor I Lewis and seconded by Councillor D Elderton that the application be refused for the following reasons:

 

“The application is not of a scale that relates well to surrounding properties and the effect on the current standard of amenity would result in a cramped and overdeveloped appearance”

 

The motion as put and lost (5:7)

 

On a motion by Councillor S Frost and seconded by Councillor G Davies it was:

 

Resolved ( 7:5) That the application be approved subject to the following conditions:

 

The developmentherebypermittedshallbebegunbefore the expiration of 3 years fromthedateof thispermission.

 

The developmentherebypermittedshallbecarriedout inaccordancewiththeapproved plans received bythe localplanningauthorityon29th May2018and listedas follows:plan/drawingnumber1735 01 RevisionA (date02.07.18).

 

Beforeanyconstructioncommences,samplesofthebrickandrooftilematerialsto beusedinthe externalconstructionofthisdevelopmentshallbesubmittedtoandapprovedinwri  ...  view the full minutes text for item 61.

62.

APP/18/00770: Land Adjacent to Pinetree Court, 28 Wallasey Village, Wirral, CH44 2DH - Erection of bungalow pdf icon PDF 330 KB

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Resolved – That consideration of this item be deferred for a formal site visit.

 

63.

Adoption of Port Sunlight Village Conservation Management Plan (CMP) pdf icon PDF 130 KB

This item was deferred from the last Committee and Members were asked to retain copies of the appendices to this item. Copies will be published online but will not be included in this paper copy agenda

 

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Minutes:

Councillor G Davies declared a prejudicial interest in respect of this item by virtue of him being the responsible portfolio holder for the matter and having been named within the report.

 

A report by the Corporate Director for Economic and Housing Growth informed Members of the public consultation results relating to the adoption of Port Sunlight Village Conservation Management Plan ( CMP).

 

Members were advised how Council Officers are keen to pursue opportunities for improved recognition of and protection for the Conservation Area. It was explained that a CMP is a document that explains why a place is significant and how the significance can be sustained in any new use, alteration, repair or management.

 

Members heard how Wirral Council has a total of 26 Conservation Areas and that the Port Sunlight Village Conservation Area was last reviewed in 2007 by an external company – Byrom Clark Roberts. Following this appraisal Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT); a charitable trust who help to maintain, repair and manage the heritage assets within the conservation area.

 

It was identified within the report that the Port Sunlight CMP covers the whole Conservation Area and at its most basic, a CMP described: Its history, evaluates its significance, asses its condition, draws up policy , identifies the risks and sets out actions for its heritage; why it matters and to whom; what is happening to it; and what are the key issues the public need to be aware of to look after it.  A brief overview of each were described within the report

 

Members heard how a formal public consultation exercise was conducted to solicit the views of a variety of stakeholders including: local residents, businesses, trustees, schools, utilities, politicians and community groups. It was reported that a total number of 19 responses were received from different stakeholders. The full responses to each were outlined in appendix 3 for members.

 

Resolved (12:0) That Members adopt the Port Sunlight Village CMP as a material consideration in development management decisions and to use it to manage the Port Sunlight Village Conservation Area.

 

 

 

64.

FLAYBRICK MEMORIAL GARDENS CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT PLAN (CMP) pdf icon PDF 195 KB

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Councillor G Davies declared a prejudicial interest in respect of this item by virtue of him being the responsible portfolio holder for the matter and having been named within the report.

 

A report by the Corporate Director for Economic and Housing Growth informed Members of the public consultation results relating to the adoption of Flaybrick Memorial Gardens Conservation Area. It was reported that Council Officers are keen to pursue opportunities for improved recognition of and protection for Flaybrick Memorial Gardens Conservation Area. It was explained that a CMP is a document that explains why a place is significant and how the significance can be sustained in any new use, alteration, repair or management.

 

Members were advised that in 2011, Flaybrick Memorial Gardens Grade II* - Registered Park & Garden was declared at risk on the Historic England’s register and Flaybrick Cemetery Conservation Area was also added to the at risk register.

 

It was reported that the future vision of Wirral Council is to implement a long-term sustainable strategy site, which will conserve significance ( the process of sustaining and enhancing heritage interest), provide a programme for management and set out deliverable actions to achieve this. It was explained that the strategy for Flaybrick Memorial Gardens is based on eight conservation principles, which aim to conserve the original design intent of Kemp.

 

The CMP was broken down into four volumes and was outlined within the report as follows: Preliminaries  & Evaluation, Analysis, Management Policies and Action Plan and appendices.

 

Resolved (12:0) That Members adopt the Flaybrick Memorial Gardens CMP to better understand the site and to put in place strategic policies and actions for future management of the site.

 

65.

Planning Applications Decided Under Delegated Powers Between 06/08/2018 and 03/09/2018

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Having previously declared a prejudicial interest in respect of this item, Councillor S Foulkes left the meeting during consideration of this item.

 

The Corporate Director for Delivery Services submitted a report detailing planning applications decided under delegated powers between 06/08/2018 and 03/09/18

 

Resolved – That the report be noted.

 

66.

Planning Appeals Decided between 01/04/2018 and 30/06/2018 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

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The Corporate Director for Delivery Services submitted a report detailing planning appeals decided between 01/04/2018 and 30/06/2018.

 

Resolved – That the report be noted.