Published: 9th Jul 2020

Developers have lodged plans for a garden village with 2,200 homes in West Oxfordshire, just north of Eynsham. Grovesnor Britain & Ireland has lodged an outline planning application with West Oxfordshire DC. The plans include provision for 2,200 homes, new primary and secondary schools, sports facilities, parks, allotments and 57,000 sq metres of employment space. The new employment park is designed in particular to attract advanced manufacturing businesses. The site was one of 14 garden villages endorsed by the Government in 2017 to help meet the UK’s housing need. Grosvenor was appointed in the same year by local landowners to bring forward a planning application for an inclusive and sustainable scheme. The scheme’s other commitments include: A net biodiversity gain will be achieved with 40% of the site remaining undeveloped, including just under four hectares of new woodland planted to preserve and improve natural habitats and capture carbon 20 per cent … (To read the full article, subscribe below)