Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday 27th April, 2023 6.30 pm

Venue: The Waterfront Hotel, Promenade, Southport. PR9 0DZ

Contact: Ruth Appleby / Ian Barton  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

88.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors S. Kelly, McGinnity, Lunn-Bates (substitute member) and Bradshaw (substitute member).

 

89.

Declarations of Interest

Members are requested at a meeting where a disclosable pecuniary interest or personal interest arises, which is not already included in their Register of Members' Interests, todeclare any interests that relate to an item on the agenda.

 

Where a Member discloses a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, he/she must withdraw from the meeting by switching their camera and microphone off during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest, except where he/she is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of a dispensation.

 

Where a Member discloses a personal interest he/she must seek advice from the Monitoring Officer or staff member representing the Monitoring Officer by 12 Noon the day before the meeting to determine whether the Member should withdraw from the meeting room, during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest or whether the Member can remain in the meeting or remain in the meeting and vote on the relevant decision.

Minutes:

No declarations of any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests were received.

 

90.

Minutes of the meeting held on 15 March 2023 pdf icon PDF 346 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 15 March 2023 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

 

91.

DC/2022/01391 - Southport Theatre & Convention Centre Promenade, Southport pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer recommending that the above application for the demolition of existing buildings/structures on site; remediation works; foundation/piling works; and other associated engineering works to accommodate the development of a Theatre/Events Auditorium (Sui Generis) and Exhibition/Convention Centre (Sui Generis/Use Class F1e) with integral offices and production facilities (Use Class Eg(i)), meeting rooms, ticket office/retail concessions (Use Class Ea), cafe and restaurant (Class Eb), and food & drink concessions (internal/external) (Class Eb/Sui Generis); External Water & Light Show (with associated engineering works/installation of permanent infrastructure) within Marine Lake; and infrastructure works including: electric substation and associated utilities works, storage/servicing yard area, external concourse/public realm areas, amended vehicular/pedestrian access (including new ramp access) and circulation areas, amended vehicle parking layout (external at grade), ecological mitigation and hard and soft landscaping (an Environmental Statement has been submitted with the application under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2017) be granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

Members discussed the application and made particular reference to the following:

 

·               The size and design of the “fly tower” on the roof of the theatre;

·               mitigation measures relating to any impact on wildlife;

·               community involvement, in particular by young people;

·               the time period for demolition of the existing buildings;

·               the length of the construction period; and

·               impacts on nearby properties during the development, including piling operations.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and subject to the amendment of the bullet point in condition (4) requiring that there will be a single point of contact for all issues including noise and vibration, not just air quality and dust contained in the Construction Environmental Management Plan.

 

92.

Planning Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer on the results of the undermentioned appeals and progress on appeals lodged with the Planning Inspectorate.

 

Appellant

 

Proposal/Breach of Planning Control

Decision

Mr D. Balmer

DC/2022/01432 (APP/M4320/W/22/3312674) - 149 Eastbank Street Southport PR8 1EE - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning permission for the change of use of basement and part of ground floor from retail into 2 No. studio flats, with front of ground floor retail unit to be retained.

 

Dismissed

06.04.23

 

 

 

Mrs A. McLaughlin

DC/2022/00315 (APP/M4320/W/22/3308968) - 56 Mersey Road Crosby Liverpool L23 6SS - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning permission for the construction of 2no. parking spaces with electric vehicle charging points and associated vehicular access from Mersey Road.

Dismissed

29.03.23

 

 

 

Mr and Mrs Finnegan

DC/2021/01739 (APP/M4320/W/22/3307412) - 102 The Serpentine North Blundellsands Liverpool L23 6TJ - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning permission for the erection of a two storey extension to one side, a part two storey/part single storey extension to the opposite side, a two storey extension to the rear, single storey extensions to the front and rear of the dwellinghouse, a roof terrace and partial conversion of the existing garages.

Dismissed

03.03.23

 

 

 

Mr I. Lyons

DC/2021/02085 (APP/M4320/W/22/3304165) - 14 Rosemary Lane Formby Liverpool L37 3HB - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning permission for the erection of a detached dwellinghouse within the rear garden of 14 Rosemary Lane, after demolition of garage, with access, landscaping, and all associated works.

Dismissed

03.03.23

 

 

 

Ms. S. Fitzsimmons

DC/2022/00969 (APP/M4320/X/22/3301638) - 144 Deyes Lane Maghull Liverpool L31 6DW - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant a Certificate of Lawfulness for the proposed change of use from dwellinghouse (C3) to a residential children's care home (C2).

Dismissed

02.03.23

 

 

 

Harold Jones Limited

DC/2022/01361 (APP/M4320/W/22/3307024) - 101 South Road Waterloo Liverpool L22 0LS - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning permission for the change of use of 1st and 2nd floors from bank (Class E) to an 8 bedroom HMO (Sui Generis), with a rear deck extension to provide amenity space

Dismissed

02.03.23

 

 

 

Harold Jones Limited

DC/2022/01358 (APP/M4320/W/22/3307322) - 101 South Road Waterloo Liverpool L22 0LS - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning permission for the retention of ground floor use (E), Change of use of 1st and 2nd floors of former bank (e) to form a 5 No. bedroom House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) with associated refuse and cycle storage in rear yard (with flat roof extension).

Allowed

02.03.23

 

 

 

Harold Jones Limited

DC/2022/01399 (APP/M4320/W/22/3307028) - 101 South Road Waterloo Liverpool L22 0LS - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning permission for the change of use of 1st and 2nd floors from bank (E) to a 5 bedroom HMO (C4), with a rear deck extension to provide amenity space.

Dismissed

02.03.23

 

 

 

Mr D. Colville

DC/2022/01819 (APP/M4320/D/22/3310555) - 1  ...  view the full minutes text for item 92.

93.

Visiting Panel Schedule pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer which advised that the undermentioned sites had been inspected by the Visiting Panel on 24 April 2023.

 

Application No.

Site

 

DC/2022/01391

Southport Theatre & Convention Centre, Promenade, Southport

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report on the sites inspected by the Visiting Panel be noted.