Last night the Vale of the White Horse District Planning Committee turned down a planning application for 660 new houses plus a care home on agricultural land owned by St John’s College, Oxford, between Kingston Bagpuize and the historic village of Fyfield. John Bradley, a local resident and speaking on behalf of FLAG, claimed that … More Press Release – Local Council turns down an application to create a commuter dormitory of 660 new houses in a rural setting
The developers, Lioncourt Strategic Land, have recently submitted a revised planning application to VoWH DC to build 660 houses and 70 extra care places on ‘Land East of Kingston Bagpuize’, i.e. in our parish. Since the previous application in November 2018, the Inspector’s report on Part 2 of the VoWH Local Plan has been published … More Planning Application P18/V2791/O
Below, we can see John Cobb’s letter to the Oxford Times 4th July 2019. Dear Editor, The front page of last week’s Oxford Times describes an agreement to build two thousand homes on Green Belt land around Oxford. Over the past year there have been many column inches, and much correspondence, devoted to the Districts’ … More Oxford Times Letter – John Cobb July 2019
With all the action going on with this planning application, we felt it would be helpful to put a summary down for people to read! Enjoy… An ill-conceived planning application which should be refused The Savills/Lioncourt Planning Application (P18/V2791/O) for 700 new dwellings plus a 70-bed care home on Fyfield Land East of Kingston Bagpuize … More A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE OBJECTIONS TO THE LIONCOURT PLANNING APPLICATION
Lioncourt’s planning application for 700 new houses in our parish has been put on hold. It will not now be determined before the Autumn at the earliest. The site’s promoters must commission a new traffic survey and provide more detail on phasing and infrastructure. The Inspector has set out the Main Modifications required to the … More Lioncourt, the Local Plan and more
Deadline 19th December The Comment form can be found on the VoWHDC website by following these three simple steps: Click on this link: PLANNING APPLICATION Then click on the planning application number (P18/V2791/O) and on the next page select COMMENT NOW We recommend using the Parish Council’s own comments as a source of valid objections. A … More Object NOW to the Lioncourt Planning Application
Janine Elton has been busy spreading the word across Oxfordshire as soon as the hearing was over: The Frilford Lights interchange must be sorted out before the Lioncourt development in Fyfield can be build. Meaning this cannot be begun until 2024 or 2025. Listen to it here:
Our final word at the hearing was a clarification letter, which you can have a read of here. You can also have a review of much of what was said through the hearing including the Vale’s revised trajectory by following this link. Now we await inspectors views in September.