Agenda and minutes

Development Control Committee
Monday, 6th January, 2020 6.30 p.m.

Venue: Civic Suite, Town Hall, Runcorn. View directions

Contact: Ann Jones on 0151 511 8276 Ext. 16 8276 or Email: ann.jones@halton.gov.uk 

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16.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Minutes:

          The Minutes of the meeting held on 4 November 2019 having been circulated, were taken as read and signed as a correct record.

17.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS TO BE DETERMINED BY THE COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the following applications for planning permission and, in accordance with its powers and duties, made the decisions described below.

18.

- 19/00235/FUL - Application for proposed development consisting of 243 dwelling houses including access, open space and associated infrastructure on land to the north of railway and west of Tan House Lane, Widnes, Cheshire

Minutes:

The consultation procedure undertaken was outlined in the report together with background information in respect of the site.

 

Officers advised the Committee that this application had been withdrawn by the Planning Department as to date, the outstanding matters had not been resolved by the applicant.  So the application was not considered by the Committee today. 

 

 

 

 

19.

- 19/00379/OUT - Outline application with appearance, landscaping, layout and scale reserved, for demolition of existing outbuildings, conversion of barns to 4 no. dwellings and erection of new build residential development to a maximum of 10 units together with access at Woodfalls Farm, Stockham Lane, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 6PT

Minutes:

The consultation procedure undertaken was outlined in the report together with background information in respect of the site.

 

Following a query, officers provided clarity to the Committee around pedestrian access to Stockham Lane and the manoeuvring required by cars in the cul-de-sac to turn around as shown in the layout plan 2B.  The Committee agreed that the application be approved.

 

RESOLVED:  That the application be approved subject to the entering of a Legal Agreement or other agreement for the provision of a financial contribution towards off-site public open space and the following conditions:

 

1.     Time limit – outline permission;

2.     Submission of reserved matters;

3.     Development parameters;

4.     Breeding birds protection (GE21);

5.     Hours of construction (BE1);

6.     Implementation of site access (BE1);

7.     Parking and servicing (BE1);

8.     Visibility splays on Stockham Lane (BE1);

9.     Reasonable avoidance measures – hedgehogs and common amphibians (GE21);

10. Ecologically sensitive lighting scheme (GE21);

11. Foul water (PR16);

12. Drainage strategy (PR16);

13. Ground contamination (phase 2 site investigation, remediation strategy, validation report (PR14);

14. Programme of archaeological building recording (BE5 and CS20);

15. Affordable housing scheme (CS13).

20.

- 19/00506/FUL - Proposed demolition of former public house and construction of 15 no. one bed apartments for assisted living (use class C2) with associated communal amenity space, car/cycle parking, refuse storage and ancillary works at The Croft, Halton Lodge Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 5YQ

Minutes:

The consultation procedure undertaken was outlined in the report together with background information in respect of the site.

 

Officers advised the Committee that this application had been withdrawn today by the applicant, therefore could not be considered by the Committee.

21.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Minutes:

The following applications had been withdrawn:

 

19/00351/PDE

 

Proposed single storey rear extension projecting from the rear wall by 4.050 metres the extension had a maximum height of 3.638 metres and an eaves height of 2.951 metres at 7 Marsden Court, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 9PG.

 

19/00299/ADJ

 

Adjoining authority consultation by Liverpool CC for installation of ground mounted solar photovoltaic pv array including boundary treatment, control buildings and internal access track at land bounded by Dungeon Lane, Hale Road and Baileys Lane to the East of Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Hale Road, Liverpool, L24 1UU.

 

19/00284/FUL

 

Proposed siting of 2 no. shipping containers at the rear of the car park for storage and to act as a plant room for the swimming pool at Beechwood Community Centre CIC, Beechwood Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3HB.

 

19/00071/PDE

 

Proposed single storey rear extension projecting from the rear wall by 8 metres the extension had a maximum height of 4 metres and an eaves height of 2.9 metres at Lenox Farm, Ramsbrook Lane, Hale, Liverpool, L24 5RP.

 

19/00159/S73

 

Application under section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act to vary condition 2 of permission 11/00007/FUL to substitute new plan drawing DRG no. 2 for previously approved plans to amend elevations and layout and to remove condition 12 restricting the use of the barn to agriculture for livestock and associated interpretation centre at Water Garden, Harefield Cottage, Warrington Road, Rainhill, St Helens, L35 6PG.

 

15/00213/COU

 

Proposed temporary change of use from land used as part of a thermos site to fabrication yard and compound for the rebar which was to be used for the construction of the Mersey Gateway Bridge and the approaches at former Thermphos Site, Earle Road, Widnes, Cheshire.

 

19/00345/COU

 

Proposed change of use from use class B8 (storage and distribution) to use class D2 (assembly and leisure) at Unit 1 Kingfisher Business Park, Brown Street, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 0RE.

 

19/00336/PLD

 

Application for a certificate of proposed lawful development for use of the property as a home for the care of up to 3 children between the age of 8 to 17 years with the provision of 24 hour care by not more than 2 day time and 2 night time carers at 4 Bamford Close, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 5NT.

 

19/00355/FUL

 

Proposed part single, part double storey side/rear extension and creation of 4 no.  parking spaces together with Change of Use from dwelling house (Use Class C3) to a Sui Generis mixed use comprising dwelling house and consulting/treatment rooms at 101 Birchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TG.

 

19/00437PLD

 

Application for a certificate of proposed lawful development for single storey rear extension and garage conversion at 4 Portside, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3LE.

 

18/00331/FUL

 

Proposed erection of new vehicular access to Windmill Lane at Ryecroft, Windmill Lane, Preston Brook, Cheshire, WA4 4AZ.

 

19/00442/COU

 

Proposed change of use to ground floor restaurant with separate first floor residential accommodation at 82 Pit Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 9HW.

 

19/00339/FUL

 

Proposed first floor rear extension at 41 Gregson  ...  view the full minutes text for item 21.