Poynton Town Council

Facilities, Infrastructure & Economic Development Committee

Facilities, Infrastructure and Economic Development (FIED)

Discover what the FIED committee is responsible for, who the members are and view any of the agendas or minutes of committee meetings.

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A Big Community Thank You

Poynton can be very proud of the amazing response which has been offered to vulnerable residents and neighbours as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

More details lower down this page.

Poynton Pledge

Town Mayor, Cllr Lee Podmore, has launched the 'Poynton Pledge' - a community themed initiative encouraging people to Support Local and Think Green.

Poynton Park and Pool

Our town's picturesque park with a pool, ancient trees and wildlife, including great crested grebes, mute swan and tufted duck, dragon and damselflies.

Read more about Poynton's interesting places to visit and 'things to do' on our local information page.


Welcome to the Poynton Town Council website. Here you can find all about the council, the latest community news, meeting minutes and publications as well as youth initiatives, clubs and societies and local events.

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Weather Warning

The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for heavy rain in Poynton from Tuesday 19th January 2021. More information lower down the page.

Poynton Town Mayor Cllr Lee Podmore

A Message from the Mayor

See Poynton Town Mayor, Cllr. Lee Podmore's, message of thanks to residents, discover details of his role during the Covid-19 pandemic and read his New Year message further down this page.

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Covid-19 and supporting vulnerable residents in Poynton

We are aware there may be some clinically extremely vulnerable residents who do not have support systems and Poynton Town Council will do what we can to support. Full details here.

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Facilities, Infrastructure & Economic Development Standing Committee


Remit, Agendas and Minutes



1. To prepare an annual draft budget that is adequate to fund the Committee’s priorities, objectives and activities, and to have outline spending plans for accumulated Earmarked Reserves.

2. Liaison with Cheshire East Council and utility companies on issues such as highway projects and maintenance, street lighting, gritting, clearing gullies and culverts and tree maintenance.

3. To oversee the management of all the Town Council’s property and assets, including the civic hall, the Town Council owned parks and other areas managed by the Town Council and the areas of Prince’s and Lady’s Inclines owned by the Town Council.

4. To determine the overall strategic asset management priorities by maintaining an asset management plan and considering acquisition or disposal of assets.

5. Enforcing the byelaws that govern the use of Poynton’s parks and open spaces.

6. Liaison with Cheshire East on open spaces.

7. The maintenance of street lights owned by the Town Council.

8. Management of the Coppice Road Allotments, in conjunction with the Coppice Road Allotments Association.

9. To maintain links with the Poynton business community and to initiate and participate in economic development initiatives.

10. The promotion of Poynton’s visitor economy.

11. Maintaining the Community Resilience Emergency Plan.

12. Liaison with Poynton In Bloom.

13. To take action with regard to any other issues concerning facilities, infrastructure, and economic development not specified above.

14. To set up task and finish groups

Details of other Council Committees can be found on the Standing Committees page and a full list of which councillors sit on each committee and those who are representatives to outside bodies can be found here.


Committee - more details on members can be found on the Councillors/Officers page.

Kevin Booth - Chairman
Simon Lees – Vice Chairman

Patrick Bailey
Mark Blackie
Laurence Clarke
Peter Oakes
Lee Podmore
Mrs Jos Saunders
Mrs Jo Sewart
John Waterhouse

Council meetings are listed in a calendar (most start at 8pm) and you can download a document (*PDF) listing them here. The meeting agendas and minutes are also *PDF files.

Most documents are PDFs and require Adobe Reader to view them.

FIED Committee Meetings - Agendas and Minutes

All meetings start at 8pm unless stated.

Press and public are welcome to attend the meetings, and members of the public may ask questions under item 2. Please contact the Town Clerk at haf.barlow@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01625 872238 for access details for the Microsoft Teams Meeting.

To be held via Microsoft Teams - details on the agenda.

1st March 2021


19th January 2021



30th November 2020



21st September 2020



22nd June 2020



3rd February 2020



25th November 2019



16th September 2019



24th June 2019



29th April 2019



4th March 2019



14th January 2019



29th October 2018



10th September 2018



16th July 2018



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