Plans to build hundreds of affordable homes, retail spaces and community facilities as part of the redevelopment of Oxford’s Blackbird Leys have been given the green light by Oxford City Council’s planning committee.
Persimmon Homes has only nine homes left for sale at its Windrush Place site in Witney and is urging interested customers not to waste time.
The housebuilder has teamed up with the country’s largest provider of new-build affordable homes to launch Home Stepper – a new shared ownership scheme – which includes five new homes at its Didcot Grove location in Didcot.
Oxfordshire Community Land Trust (OCLT) has announced the opening of its first affordable housing development with an open day and celebration for investors, supporters, contractors and tenants.
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.