Category Archive: Housing

Oxford Brookes students come to Radley

A group of Oxford Brookes urban planning students have been set the task of coming up with creative ideas for our Neighbourhood Plan. They visited Radley in February and will be working up ideas as part of their course. They are looking in particular at design ideas for segments of the area stretching from …

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Parish Council rejects Green Belt review

The Parish Council has submitted statements to the independent planning Inspector for stage 2 of his hearings on the Local Plan, which will be held in early February. They argue that the Vale has not made the case for the removal of any on the proposed Radley sites from the Green Belt, and that its …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/local-plan-matters-january-2016/

Neighbourhood Plan meeting 21 October at 7pm

The Planning Policy and Neighbourhood Plan Group of the Parish Council is currently developing a Neighbourhood Plan for Radley. This will set out planning and land use policies for the parish. A meeting will be held in the Church Room at 7.00 pm on Wednesday 21 October to consider a programme of work.  Anyone interested …

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Local Plan matters September/October 2015

Response to Local Plan: next steps As reported last month, the district council’s Local Plan for the whole of the Vale of White Horse area is currently being considered by an Independent Inspector. His report is unlikely to be available before the middle to next year (2016). The big issues for Radley are whether the …

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Local Plan Matters – August 2015

The Parish Council remains active in tracking plans for major housing development in Radley, and in exercising our limited influence to best effect to protect Radley’s interests.  This month, councillors have submitted views to the independent Inspector currently considering the Vale’s Local Plan, and spoken out at a Vale Cabinet meeting to consider what …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/local-plan-matters-august-2015/

Urgent: Vale of White Horse draft Local Plan public consultation. Responses due by 19th December.

  You will no doubt be acutely aware of the proposals to remove land from the Oxford Green Belt and over-run Radley with new housing that will, in a short space of time, virtually double the population of the existing parish. What you may not know is that there is a public consultation …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/urgent-vale-of-white-horse-draft-local-plan-public-consultation-responses-due-by-19th-december/

New homes madness threatens Christmas turkeys

New homes threat to Radley now tops 1000. Following lengthy consultations with landowners and representatives of the local population over the Draft Local Plan, the Vale of White Horse planners appeared to have relented by agreeing to the removal, from the housing plan, of the so-called “North Radley” site, some 8.7 hectares of Green Belt land …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/new-homes-madness-threatens-christmas-turkeys/

Campaign to Save Radley Village gets underway

Radley Parish Councillor, eric Davies, Graham Steinsberg and the vicar the Rev Pam McKellen outside Abbey House on 4th April 2014

The opening shot in the battle to save Radley from being devastated by the ill-thought-out plan to build 710+ new homes in the parish, mostly in the next 5 years, was fired today with the delivery of over 500 letters of objection to the …

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Parishioners unanimously reject Local Housing Plan

The scene inside Radley Village Hall on 21 March 2014 at a public meeting to protest about new housing plans. Photograph by B Crowley.

Plans to build 710 additional homes in the Green Belt in Radley have been unanimously rejected as unacceptable by a packed public meeting of Radley parishioners.   The meeting on 21st March in the Village Hall, was called by the Parish Council in response to the recently published Strategic Housing Market Assessment and Housing Delivery …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/parishioners-unanimously-reject-local-housing-plan/

Local housing plan bombshell threatens Radley with 700 new homes

Public meeting called  A new housing delivery update to the VoWHDC Draft Local Plan (DLP) 2031, prepared under a cloak of total secrecy by the Conservative ruling group, has now been published. In their Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) they have identified a need to build, by 2031, 20,560 new homes in the Vale, 7,430 …

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