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Developers unveil proposed development at Hill View Farm in Old Marston, Oxford

Proposed development at Hill View Farm in Old Marston, Oxford.

Developers have unveiled plans for a proposed development to build 159 new homes at Hill View Farm in Old Marston, Oxford and are seeking your views as part of a public consultation.

The 159 dwellings will be built in a mix of flats and houses with 79 of these considered to be 'affordable dwellings - made up of 63 Social Rented and 16 Intermediate (Shared Ownership) dwellings.

The 3.673 hectares site lies south of the A40 in the northeastern part of Oxford city. The site has been removed from the green belt and allocated in the Oxford Local Plan 2036. To the south lies another allocated site being developed by Oxford City Council.

Proposed development at Hill View Farm in Old Marston, Oxford.
View to Lane From Mews by Plots 11-18

Vehicle access to the development is proposed via a new entrance along Mill Lane given that the highways agency has ruled out access via the A40. There will be new car parking provisions depending on the type of dwelling.

There will also be cyclist and pedestrian access points to link the development to Old Marston village.

The architects for the proposed development are seeking approval for all matters to ensure that once approval is granted the quality of design sought by the landowner will be properly secured, without diluting what has been agreed with OCC.

Proposed development at Hill View Farm in Old Marston, Oxford.
View to Open Space & Greenway From Mews by Block 1

According to the developers, the Masterplan has evolved through several iterations since March 2020, and it been modified following a series of meetings with the City Council Planners.

Here is the Hill View Farm Consultation Document. Any comments on the plans for the proposed development at Hill View Farm should be sent to admin@nc-architects.com by 14 November 2020.