Public consultation on the development of 1,500 homes in Bayswater
VIEWS are sought over a huge development that could see over 1,500 homes built on the edge of Oxford.
An initial public consultation on the proposals for Bayswater – land north of Bayswater Brook – is open until March 31.
The new area would be west of Barton and north of Barton Park, close to the A40 northeast of the town centre.
Among the Christ Church and Dorchester Residential Management plans are: 1,450 homes and 120 assisted living units; a new primary school and contributions to a new secondary school; a new bus lane on the A40 and routes for the region, and new links on the A40, including a pedestrian and cycle bridge.
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James Lawrie, Treasurer of Christ Church, said: “This first public consultation is an essential step in helping us to create the best possible proposals for what will be a high quality, attractively designed neighborhood and a real asset to Oxford.
“This consultation gives people the opportunity to have a say in our proposals at an early stage, to help shape our plans and to maximize the potential benefits of this location on the edge of Oxford.
“In partnership with Dorchester Residential Management, we are committed to delivering proposals for Bayswater that work for the existing community and new generations to come.
“We are committed to a vision that will see Bayswater provide improved connectivity in the city, extensive community facilities and plenty of accessible green space. »
Paul Silver, Managing Director of Dorchester Residential Management, added: “We will create a diverse and inclusive neighborhood in Bayswater.
“With a focus on place-making and character, we will create a range of beautifully designed new homes, half of which will be affordable through a mix of occupancy and first-time buyer options.
“Our plans will ensure the site is integrated and well connected with walking, cycling and public transport infrastructure to make greener travel the easiest option.
“We will consider all the feedback we receive during the consultation, as well as the findings of our own technical studies and advice from stakeholders, to refine our proposals.
“We will then proceed to a further stage of consultation before submitting an application to South Oxfordshire District Council.”
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There are three other events during the consultation, two of which will be in person with an online webinar.
The in-person events will take place at Barton Park Elementary School and the Barton Neighborhood Center on Friday (4:30-8:30 p.m.) and Saturday (11:30-3:30 a.m.) respectively.
The online webinar will take place on Tuesday between 6 and 7:30 p.m.
To attend, register via: bayswateroxford.co.uk
For more information on the consultation call 0800 1448907 or email [email protected]
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