Agenda item

SMD/2023/0191 and SMD/2023/0192 - London Mill, Ashbourne Road, Leek

Minutes:

Full planning application for Conversion of former textile mill to provide 28 residential apartments including internal and external alterations and associated works.

 

(Having declared an interest, Mr Ben Haywood withdrew from the meeting during the consideration and voting on the following application)

 

(Report recommended approval subject to the prior completion of a Section 106 Agreement and conditions)

 

Received representation from the undermentioned speakers:

 

Against the application:

Ms Kate Hamey – On behalf of Swifts of Leek Campaign Group

 

For the application:

Mrs Teresa Critchlow – Agent

 

Members were pleased to receive an application for the redevelopment of this site. In response to a query in relation to the installation of swift bricks, the Officer advised this was incorporated within Condition 17. A member of the Committee suggested that should the Council require any advice relating to swifts then it may wish to contact Ms Kate Hamey. A further suggestion was made for the bike store area to be fully secured.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.            That the Late Representations report be noted;

 

2.            That the application be APPROVED for the reasons and based on the policies contained within the report and subject to the prior completion of a Section 106 Agreement;

 

3.            That the following conditions be added:

 

a.    The single bedrooms within the development  hereby permitted as shown on the approved Floor plans and the  Bedroom Schedule (ref: Sammons architectural, Job No 2023 – 2769 dated 28th November 2023) shall be occupied solely by one person and shall not be used by any other persons as their sole or main residence.

 

b.    Management strategy for waste storage and collection.

 

c.    Condition 11 in respect of the substation and gate on Well Street  to be strengthened to include means of enclosure which ties in with the wall and railings proposed around the communal area and bike store and shown on the plans.

 

d.    That Condition 17 be expanded to include for a pre development check of the building for the presence of Swifts and for mitigation measures to be agreed  in the event that nests are found.

 

4.         That in the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’s decision (such as to delete, vary or add conditions / informatives / planning obligations or reasons for approval / refusal) prior to the decision being issued, the Head of Development Services be delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chair of the Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision

 

(Proposed by Councillor Roberts and seconded by Councillor Cawley)

 

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SMD/2023/0192

(Listed building consent for internal and external alterations and associated works associated with the conversion of the former textile mill to 28 residential apartments)

 

(Report recommended approval of Listed Building Consent subject to conditions)

 

RESOLVED:

 

1. That Listed Building Consent be granted for the reasons and based on the  policies contained within the report;

 

2. That in the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’s decision (such as to delete, vary or add conditions / informatives / planning obligations or reasons for approval / refusal) prior to the decision being issued, the Head of Development Services be delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chair of the Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.

 

(Proposed by Councillor Roberts and seconded by Councillor Cawley)

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