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WODC approves Walterbush Road housing development

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) has approved plans for a 228-home housing development between Walterbush Road and Burford Road, subject to legal agreements. As we previously reported, the proposal, submitted by Archstone and Bellway Homes, is for 228 houses, to be built on fields … Continue reading

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WODC says 1,800 new homes for Chippy by 2031

After more changes in recent months West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet have today recommended the long awaited final Draft Local Plan to the full Council. In it they confirm a ‘requirement’ of 1,800 homes by 2031 for the Chipping Norton subarea. … Continue reading

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Planning application submitted for Walterbush Road development

Following the public consultation this summer, a planning application has now been submitted to West Oxfordshire District Council proposing the construction of 228 homes on land between Walterbush Road and Burford Road. The proposal, by Archstone and Bellway Homes, confirms that … Continue reading

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WODC rejects Kingham housing plans

A proposal to build 16 new homes on land off Church Street in Kingham has been refused by West Oxfordshire District Council. As we previously reported, the proposal was controversial because it was believed that the land might be contaminated. However, … Continue reading

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West Street surgery to become housing and shop?

A planning application has been submitted to West Oxfordshire District Council to turn the West Street Surgery into four dwellings and a retail unit. The proposal, put forward by Gentian Projects (Oxfordshire), is to converted the surgery into three houses, one … Continue reading

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Local Plan: public exhibition to be held at Town Hall

A public exhibition will be held at the Town Hall next Monday (1 September) to detail the district council’s plans for Chippy’s future, as set out in its Local Plan. As covered by Chippy News previously, the consultation period for the Local … Continue reading

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New housing at Kingham causes contamination concerns

A planning application has been submitted to build 16 houses on land south of Church Street in Kingham – but there is concern about what they would be built on.  The proposal has, as the Cotswold Journal reported this week, … Continue reading

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Provisional approval given for Penhurst plans

“Provisional approval” for the redevelopment of the Penhurst School site on new Street was given this week. West Oxfordshire District Council approved the plans (application number 14/0754/)/FP) to create a care home and assisted living units at the site – … Continue reading

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Affected by plans for Churchill Road housing? Have your say at planning inquiry

After its plans to build 60 new houses on farmland on Churchill Road were rejected by WODC, Sharba Homes announced that it would appeal the decision. Consequently, a planning inquiry is to be held in October, and the town council … Continue reading

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“Where’s the parking?”: Councillors concerned about new developments

At this week’s town council meeting, councillors expressed concern at the lack of parking provision in two proposed developments on New Street. The revised plans for the Baptist Church development increase the number of flats there to eight – but … Continue reading

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