{meta} Agenda for Lead Member for Planning and Sustainable Development on Thursday, 4 July 2019, 1.30 pm

Agenda and decisions

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Apologies for absence.


Declarations of interest.


Decision Items (Part 1 - Open to the Public):


Roe Green / Beesley Green Conservation Area Appraisal. pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Additional documents:


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I, Councillor Antrobus, Lead Member for Planning & Sustainable Development, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution, do hereby:


i)             Approve the Roe Green/Beesley Green conservation area appraisal.


ii)            Approve the proposed amendments to the Roe Green/Beesley Green conservation area



The Reasons are: The Roe Green/Beesley Green conservation area appraisal and the proposed amended conservation area boundary now accurately reflect the area of special interest that should be afforded the additional protection associated with a conservation area.


Assessment of Risk: Low.  All of the submitted representations received from both consultations in 2016 and 2018 have been considered and responded to as part of this process.  The conservation area appraisal has also been produced in accordance with Historica England’s guidance “Conservation Area Appraisal, Designation and Management” 2016 and 2019.


The source of funding is: Not applicable.


Legal Advice obtained: (supplied by the Shared Legal Service).  The risk to the Council of a legal challenge to the conservation area appraisal and the amendments to the proposed boundary should be minimal provided the city council has acted in accordance with its powers under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas)Act 1990.  The duty to designate/re designate a boundary is a continuing duty and it is incumbent on the city council to consider all new material considerations when deciding if the reasons for including land in a conservation area historically still exist today, in addition to including new land.  The decision as to where the boundary is drawn is within the discretion of the council and has been upheld by the Courts to be a broad discretion.  Therefore provided the city council can show that it has fully considered all representations and objections, as well as all other material considerations and that it has acted reasonably when deciding where to draw the boundary, the risk of a legal challenge should hopefully be minimal.

Financial Advice obtained: no costs applicant from this report.  Any future considerations resulting from this will be assessed as applicable.


Procurement Advice obtained: not applicable.


The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

  • Roe Green/Beesley Green conservation area appraisal
  • Roe Green/Beesley Green Conservation Area Appraisal Consultation Statement and accompanying appendices.


Contact Officer:  Amelia Lucas                              Tel No: 0161 793 3287


This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.


The appropriate scrutiny panel to call-in the decision is the Growth & Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.


Signed: Councillor Derek Antrobus        

Lead Member for Planning & Sustainable Development

Dated: 4 July 2019




This decision was published on Thursday, 4 July 2019


This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday, 11 July 2019 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.



Exclusion of the Public.


Decision Items (Part 2 - Closed to the Public): No Items.