Draft Core Strategy January 2011

Draft Core Strategy January 2011 - interactive online version

12 Appendix 2

Appendix 2 - Overview of strategic development sites and supporting infrastructure
(The following does not address local infrastructure improvements such as traffic management schemes, waste management/recycling centres, new/improved village halls, additional allotments and open space etc)

See also the Oxfordshire Local Investment Plan: http://www.oxford.gov.uk/Direct/OxfordshireLocalInvestmentPlan.pdf


Proposed Development

(where)

When

(timescale)

Delivery

(how)

Key delivery partners

(who)

Critical Dependencies

West Witney/North Curbridge Strategic Development Area

(mixed use urban extension plus employment/leisure development)

2011- 2021

Through strategic allocation and implementation of planning permissions

Developers/agents

Key public bodies, including West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC), Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and Witney Town Council

Registered Housing Providers

Delivery of new A40 junction and school provision critical to phasing

Carterton and RAF Brize Norton development and redevelopment

2011- 2026

Through MOD/private development and implementation of planning permissions

Developers/agents

MOD/RAF

Thames Water

Environment Agency

Key public bodies, including WODC, OCC & Carterton Town Council

Carterton Fast Forward

Timing and impact of MOD/RAF development upon local infrastructure.

Carterton Strategic Development Area (expansion to east or west)

2016 - 2026

Through strategic allocation and implementation of planning permissions

Developers/agents

Key public bodies, including WODC, OCC & Carterton Town Council

Carterton Fast Forward

Registered Housing Providers

Thames Water

Environment Agency

Delivery of new primary school

Vehicular access to land beyond Shill Brook Valley if west option selected

Provision of satisfactory sewerage and flood prevention schemes



Supporting Infrastructure

When

(timescale)

Delivery/funding

(how)

Who

(key delivery partners)

Comments

Cogges Link Road river crossing, Witney

2011-2014

Cost about £18m with about £9m available from S106 funding

OCC

Landowners

Provides alternative route to town centre and Bridge Street AQMA.

Planning permission granted but construction dependent upon outcome of CPO Inquiry and other statutory procedures.

A40/Downs Road junction, Witney

2011-2016

Cost up to about £15m depending upon final junction design

Developer funding

Developers/agents

OCC/WODC

Local Plan proposal linked with West Witney SDA. An all movements junction is required to fully meet the needs of the Witney area.

Town centre development and enhancement - Witney, Carterton and Chipping Norton

2011-2026

Through planning permissions for new development plus street enhancement schemes.

Key public bodies including OCC, WODC and Town Councils

Bus and taxi operators

Town centre landowners and developers

Land assembly to deliver town centre redevelopment.

Additional education provision, focused on Witney and Carterton

2011- 2021

Primarily through developer funding.

OCC/WODC

Developers

Witney - new primary and secondary provision.

Carterton - new primary school

New healthcare facilities at Witney and Chipping Norton

2010-2016

Through Oxon Primary Care Trust (PCT) funding

PCT

WODC/OCC

Both schemes have planning permission with the Chipping Norton development recently completed.

New college facilities at Witney

2011-2016

Through college funding and revised planning permissions.

Abingdon & Witney College

WODC

A revised scheme is being pursued. (Government funding withdrawn for original scheme which had commenced)

Shilton Road Link, Carterton

2011-2016

Through developer funding as an integral part of new housing development.

David Wilson Homes

WODC/OCC

Outline planning permission granted (subject to S106)

Carterton Leisure Centre (Phase 2)

2016-2026

Cost about £1.5m+

Potential for some developer funding.

WODC

Carterton Town Council

Developers in the Carterton area

Scheme has planning permission.

Cotswold Line improvements

2010-2015

Cost about £70m

Through national/rail operator funding and any necessary planning permissions.

National Rail/First Great Western

OCC/WODC

Redoubling 20 miles of track is underway - completion due summer 2011. Station improvements needed but funding to be secured eg for longer platforms, better car parking provision.

Access to Oxford schemes (programme to tackle congestion on roads around Oxford)

2011-2026

Through national and local transport funds plus some additional developer funding.

Highway Agency

OCC

Schemes primarily outside West Oxon but aimed, inter alia, to help relieve congestion on the A40 between Witney and Oxford. No public funding yet secured.

Other transport schemes identified through LTP3

2016-2030

Through transport grants and developer funding

OCC/WODC

Local Transport Plan to be finalised by April 2011.

Green Infrastructure (strategic)

2011-2026

Through landowner/developer funding plus any available grant funding

Key public bodies including WODC, OCC & town/parish councils

Developers/landowners

Natural England, Wildlife Trusts & Environment Agency

Provision of enhanced/additional open space.

Enhancement of biodiversity conservation target areas.

Replacement water reservoir at Tank Farm, Chipping Norton

2011- 2016

Thames Water Business Plan

Thames Water

 

Upgrades to sewerage treatment works/main sewers

2011-2026

Through Thames Water investment and developer funding.

Thames Water

WODC

Developers/landowners

Improvements required, mainly at Witney and Carterton, to accommodate further development

West End Link river crossing, Witney

No timescale

As an integral part of any longer term major development in Witney to north of River Windrush (not a Core Strategy allocated site)

Developers/agents

OCC/WODC

Environment Agency

Safeguarded scheme if required in future. No detailed design or costing.

Within an area of high flood risk.

A40 Shores Green junction (west slips), Witney

No timescale

Some developer funding possible.

Oxfordshire County Council

Landowners

Safeguarded scheme for additional A40 access if required in future.