8 Hollybush Row Oxford OX1 1JH

30 January 2020

Demolition of existing building. Erection of a five storey building to create office suites (Use Class B1), 4no. short stay hotel rooms and 1 x 1-bed and 2 x 2-bed apartments. Provision of amenity space, bin and cycle stores. 

The Oxford Civic Society strongly supports the views expressed by the OAHS, that the recent extension of the Conservation Area brings into question the permission to demolish the former public house, The Albion.  Additionally, OCS does not believe that the architectural design of the proposed building either preserves or enhances the historic character of the area.  It is our view this proposal should be referred back to the developers to address existing concerns.