OX Place, Oxford City Council’s housing company, aims to build 22 council and nine shared ownership homes on the former landfill site in South Oxford which has been earmarked for housing development since 2013.
Vistry Group has submitted an outline planning application to Cherwell District Council for up to 170 new homes, 51 of which will be designated mixed-tenure affordable housing.
Valley Park is a consortium-led site on land to the west of Great Western Park, which was granted outline planning permission for 4,254 dwellings and other supporting infrastructure in February 2022.
Planning officers recommended refusal of plans for 385 new homes between Ducklington and Witney due to the proximity of a sewage treatment works and an abattoir.
A councillor championing housing standards in Cherwell was accused of an “unwarranted flounce” having walked out immediately after criticising a new policy.
A new way of calculating housing targets across Cherwell district is set to give councillors more scope to refuse planning applications
Oxford’s housing revenue account, budgeted to handle more than £47m of income and expenditure in 2022/23, was expected to make a modest £64k profit.
Built on the former Murco garage site, The Curve includes three three-bed mews houses and 35 one-bed and two-bed flats in a single block of four to five storeys.
Bellway is offering to pay £1,000 per month off the mortgages for up to two years for those who buy homes at select developments before 31 March 2023.
The decision was delayed after 34 pages of extra information landed in front of councillors hours before a planning meeting, raising concerns that members may not have had time to read the extra papers beforehand.
Its first-ever Community Share Offer has, in just 9 weeks, raised over half of its target investment but is now at risk of not hitting 100% of its funding target before the offer closes on 28 February 2023.
The Lowlands planning committee at West Oxfordshire District Council had been advised to throw out the outline application to develop two parcels of land – Cogges Triangle and Cogges South – covering approximately 23 ha.