Agenda and draft minutes
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To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 27 October 2022.
The Head of Legal Services submitted the minutes of the meeting held on 27 October 2022 for approval.
Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 October 2022 be approved.
The Chair proposed and it was agreed that both applications would be presented and debated as one item with separate votes on each.
The Principal Planning Officer presented the reports of the Director of Regeneration and Place in relation to applications OUT/20/01881 and DPP4/22/0180 for consideration.
The Assistant Director Chief Planner noted an error on the published Addendum List for this application:
Under the revised recommendation two, it says “refuse the application in the event that a satisfactory section 106 agreement is not received by 10 January 2022…”, the correct date is 10 January 2023.
The Assistant Director Chief Planner also pointed out an error on the MOD site recommendation re affordable housing to delete the reference to vacant building credit.
The provision of Affordable Housing (subject to a minimum provision of 20%,;
Applicants Agent Darren Muir addressed the committee regarding OUT/20/01881.
Applicants Agent Greg Dickson addressed the committee regarding DDP4/22/01080.
On a motion by the Chair and seconded by Councillor K Hodson for application OUT/20/01881 (in respect of Riverside Park, Southwood Road, Bromborough), it was –
Resolved (6:1) – that the application be approved subject to the following conditions, including the revised conditions on the addendum list with the correction of the date included for paragraph 2:
1. approve the planning application subject to a planning obligation being completed securing:
(a) A Recreational Pressure financial contribution of £60,816.42;
(b) A Bus Stop contribution financial contribution of £27,000 to enhance two existing bus stops on Old Hall Road
(c) The provision of Affordable Housing (subject to a minimum provision of 20%, subject to Vacant Building Credit);
(d) The provision of Homeowner Information Packs (to help offset Recreational Pressure);
(e) A Biodiversity Net Gain contribution (subject to information to be submitted at Reserved Matters);
(f) Highways Works (noting that some may be secured via planning condition) relating to:
(i) the formation of footways continuous to the developments’ boundaries along Riverwood Road and Old Hall Road stretching from the ‘Riverside Park’ development boundary in the east to the A41 / Old Hall Road junction in the west;
(ii) The provision of cycle improvements taking in Riverwood Road, the gyratory and Old Hall Road to the A41 junction to form a segregated cycleway/footway;
(iii) cycle lane improvements to include the Riverwood Road roundabout, providing improvements to the existing crossing provisions for pedestrians and cyclists. A route through to the Croft Retail Park utilising the Riverwood Road roundabout junction. All cycle improvements to accord with LTN 1/20 requirements and ‘Sustrans’ best practice;
(iv) the inclusion of pedestrian crossing and cycle crossing facilities at the A41 / Old Hall Road junction across the eastern arm of the junction;
(v) dropped kerbs and tactile paving to all internal junctions and at the site access junctions onto Riverwood Road;
(vi) vehicle accesses to form adoption standard priority junctions onto Riverwood Road as necessary;
(vii) the existing PROW which runs through the Riverside Park development to be maintained at all times and appropriate signage provided.
(viii) ... view the full minutes text for item 19.