Agenda item



The following applications had been withdrawn:




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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




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




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




Proposed first floor rear extension at 41 Gregson Road, Widnes, Cheshire. WA8 0BX.




Proposed temporary change of use for two years from domestic dwelling (use class C3) to Sui Generis mixed use of office and storage to ground floor and garage, with the first floor to remain residential at 2 Elworth Avenue, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 9JW.




Proposed erection of factory / production building together with associated infrastructure at former Cameron House, 351 Hale Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 8TS.



The following appeals had been received / were in progress:




Proposed erection of two storey block containing 4 no. one bedroom apartments at Rear Garden of 67 Main Street, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2AT.




Outline application (with appearance, landscaping, layout and scale reserved) for demolition of one dwelling (32 Ash Lane) to create access and development comprising 4 dwellings at land to the rear of 26-38 at 32 Ash Lane Widnes Cheshire WA8 8JQ.


The following appeals had been allowed:




The following appeals had been dismissed:




Proposed removal of the existing equine and WC building and erection of 1 no. residential static park home at "Ponderosa", land to South West of Junction between Newton Lane and Chester Road, Daresbury, Cheshire.




Proposed erection of 1 no. dwelling attached to the side of the existing property at 20 Maple Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 5LB.


The following appeals had been withdrawn:




High Court Judgement


A challenge was made to the High Court of Justice to the decision of Halton Borough Council to grant planning permission for the proposed change of use to waste transfer and treatment facility with ancillary development, at the former J Bryan Victoria Ltd. site, Pickering’s Road, Widnes by Hale Bank Parish Council on the following three grounds:


a)    Breach of s.38(6) Town and Country Planning Act 1990 by failing to properly apply WM1 of the Joint Waste Management Development Plan (JWDP) or a failure to give adequate reasons in respect of the same matter;

b)    Failure to provide the required mandatory information in accordance with policy WM12 of the JWDP; and

c)     Failure to provide the relevant background papers as required by s.100D of the Local Government Act 1972.


The judgement dated 14 October 2019 was that Grounds One and Three were made out but that Ground Two was not made out.  The planning permission had been quashed and the application fell back to the Council to be determined.


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