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19/04/2017

Appeal: Housing supply prioritised in Oxford enterprise zone development

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An inspector has approved plans for 75 homes in a South Oxfordshire enterprise zone after ruling that the scheme's contribution to the marginal housing supply of the area outweighed some slight harm to its landscape character.

The appeal site lies within the ‘Science Vale’ – an area of economic growth designated as an enterprise zone by central government. To accommodate this rapid growth, Vale of White Horse District Council's local plan features a ‘disaggregated’ housing supply strategy, which ring-fences the area from the rest of the district and allows a bespoke approach to meeti.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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