We have been requested to publish this on behalf of Byley parish ,this concrete production plant recently gained planning permission to extend the premises and even before the ink is dry they want to extend the hours of working and are already disregarding the conditions laid down in the planning agreement.
the site is situated at the end of kings lane, so is directly adjacent to the Cranage parish and forms a very large change of use from agricultural to heavy engineering. the increase in heavy goods vehicles in the early hours will directly impact on residents in Cranage.
please help by sending in an objection
OBJECTION TO FP McCANN PROPOSED HOURS EXTENSION
SHOW YOUR CONTINUED OPPOSITION TO FP McCANN APPLICATION
Reference 17/01610/S73 Alternative Reference PP-05878303
PRESERVE YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY – DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS IS 22nd MAY
PLEASE SEND ASAP A SIMPLE NOTE SAYING WE CONTINUE TO OBJECT TO THE EXTENDED HOURS PROPOSAL
RE : Variation of condition 11 attached to planning permission 16/04275/FUL to allow outside working between 8am and 8pm, and to allow working elsewhere on the site between 6am and 10pm Monday to Friday and 6am to 2pm on Saturdays and no working anywhere Sundays or Bank Holidays.
Dear Local Resident,
I’m writing to you on behalf of Byley Village Council as someone who attended the McCann planning meeting. We are obviously grateful for the mass of objections that went in with almost all the parish objecting.
We ask you to object to the extended hours proposal.
REMEMBER THIS WAS THE ONLY KEY RESTRICTION PLACED BY THE CHESHIRE WEST PLANNING COMMITTEE, THEY DID IT FOR A REASON!!!!
Re the objection – you might wish to refer to :
IF YOU DON’T WANT TRUCKS RUMBLING THROUGH BYLEY, ALLOSTOCK, CRANAGE & HOLMES CHAPEL & LACH DENNIS &  LOWER PEOVER FROM 5.30 am to 8am and after 8pm at 60+ dbs PAST YOUR DOOR then PLEASE SEND A SIMPLE LETTER OF OBJECTION OR SUBMIT IT ONLINE ON THE CWAC PLANNING WEBSITE Reference 17/01610/S73
FP McCANN NOW SAYS
“The application will have significant impact on traffic routes towards the M6 via Middlewich”
FP McCANN previously commissioned a report on traffic which said
“The level of traffic generated at the Byley concrete manufacturing facility is not considered to be significant. The impacts of the proposed restructuring and diversification are considered not to be significant and therefore do not warrant or justify any highway improvements.”
THE TRUTH IS:
1) The traffic route S outh towards the M6 skirts Middlewich and doesn’t enter the town but actually runs against the flow of traffic so would have minimal if any impact BUT if going around Holmes Chapel this will also affect Allostock and Cranage.
2) The traffic route North to the M6 this is likely to affect Lach Dennis or Lower Peover.
3) The traffic movements supplied by McCann in falsely justifying the lack of impact on neighbours were of minimal movements (13 trucks only in over 4 days) anyway so the two statements are incompatible and must imply they are supplying misleading information. The Kings Lane entrance is not suitable to take significant movements with its dangerous entrance and egress with non existent site lines. A fatality or serious injury is surely a matter of time.
4) The extract from paragraph 1.25 in the traffic report supplied by McCann above says the The level of traffic generated at the Byley concrete manufacturing facility is not considered to be significant
5) If the traffic is significant this is evidence that the disturbance which has been measured by the council themselves as being 60 decibels at 5.15 in the morning (night time) will only get worse.
McCANN Says “The ability to despatch goods before 8am is key to our customers” We could also question why they can’t despatch early evening and drive overnight?
THE McCANN COMMISSIONED HOARE LEA NOISE IMPACT SURVEY SAYS
“that during the hours of sleeping the noise should not exceed 15 dbs when there is an open window which there is in the summer months., and 30dbs should not be exceeded between 11pm and 7am.
WE BELIEVE THE TRUTH IS:
1) The noise level has been measured by the council themselves at 60 dbs at 5.15 am until 7am which is the sleeping hours, this is as a result of early arrivals and departures to the McCann site when the stoney silence is blighted by 60+ dbs of Car & Truck movement noise.
2) This means trucks will continue to be rumbling down a rural road at 60 dbs at 6am
3) This means that both cars and trucks workers will arrive at 5.15am at 60 dbs
4) This application makes no allowance for the needs of the residents, this is not an industrial estate it is a rural area and even farmers tractors generally don’t start movements until after 7am.
5) Even worse this means our weekends would be disturbed too if this extension with a 6am start went ahead with traffic waking residents up on the weekend from 5.15am onwards as well!
6) FP McCANN have had an environment pollution s60 notice served by the council environment officers as a result of repeatedly breaching the hours imposed by the council on building work. This breach has continued until 2am in the morning, which has disturbed the residents. This is 3 hours into the night time period after 11pm.
7) The Kings Lane speed limit is incredibly 60 mph which is faster than most of the M6 and faster than the B5081 which currently is at 50 mph. McCann employees regularly take advantage of this speed limit particularly the motorcycles.
THE NOISE REPORT SUBMITTED BY McCANN FURTHER SAID
This shows that the measured noise in the morning has a significant impact as it is 25 – 30 dbs above the measured background where the report says even +10 dbs has a significant adverse impact.
The McCANN report also denotes that a lorry passing through the gate emits up to 65 dbs. The same lorry passes within 10 metres of the properties on Kings Lane and also rumble past your houses in Sproston, Lower Peover and Cranage as well as Byley. This is not acceptable during night time hours ie before 7am.
McCann says he might have to lay off 40 people if his hours extension doesn’t go ahead. This is laughable.
The ridiculous calculations submitted by FP McCANN are below
With good management and labour scheduling the correct mathematics and utilising the new facility this non issue would be eliminated. McCann are trying to hoodwink the council over job losses that don’t exist.
THANKS FOR YOU SUPPORT – PLEASE GO ONLINE ON THE PLANNING PORTAL OR SEND ANOTHER LETTER OR EMAIL REFERENCING THIS NEW APPLICATIONS to LIZA WOODRAY EMAIL to [email protected]ster.gov.uk or write to her at
Senior Planning Officer’
4 Civic Way,
PLEASE PLEASE WRITE IN AND OPPOSE THIS EXTENSION OF HOURS!
on behalf of Byley Parish Council
13th May 2017