• Oxford Station Plan Ignores Oxford’s Needs

    We review the latest planning document about Oxford Station.

    26 August 2017

    The Oxford Station SPD (Supplementary Planning Document) ignores the needs of Oxford's central area. The station and surrounding area should be incorporated into a much larger Masterplan that makes the most of the opportunities for commercial investment in development and which would provide transport and housing solutions relating to the whole of the Central Oxford West area, to provide the City with a new quarter that will be vibrant, successful and a fitting gateway to 21st century Oxford

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  • Experimental Closure of Queen Street

    OCS response to the consultation

    6 July 2017

    Oxfordshire County Council plans to close Queen Street to all motor vehicles, including buses, for an ‘experimental period’ of 18 months. There is a set of other changes to traffic arrangements in the city centre. We have submitted a formal response to the proposals.

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  • Westgate Development comments

    Our letter to developers Land Securities about their plans for redeveloping the Westgate Centre

    4 July 2013

    Developers Land Securities have been consulting on their plans for redeveloping the Westgate Centre prior to submitting formal planning applications later this year. We have written to them with our comments expressing the hope that plans for the new Westgate can be better integrated with the other strategic developments, especially Oxpens and the rail station.

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