Plans have been submitted for almost 1,500 homes on land north of Oxford.

A hybrid application by Dorchester Residential Management and Christ Church, Oxford has been submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council which seeks outline permission for:

  • Up to 1,450 homes (50 per cent of them affordable)
  • 120 assisted living units
  • 560 sq m of community buildings
  • 500 sq m of commercial space
  • A new primary school
  • Green outdoor space

The application seeks full permission for a community hub which will be created from converting buildings at Wicks Farm, some of them listed, along with building new additions. That area will include co-working space, a gallery and retail/food and beverage areas.

The 125.5-hectare, mostly agricultural, site is on the north-eastern edge of Oxford, just north of Bayswater Brook. It falls just within South Oxfordshire district and is adjacent to the Barton Park development.

A planning statement by Pegasus envisages the scheme starting in 2024 with completion by 2034/5.

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