Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050

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Lagan Homes 02 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Health and wellbeing context (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1188
  • Status: Accepted
3.9 The 'Health and Wellbeing Context' section identifies that an ageing population within Oxfordshire is a 'significant issue'. This is something that should be carefully considered for when determining the overall housing requirement within the JSSP, as the provision of new housing is a significant driver in attracting young people and families into an area. At present, there is a disconnect between the housing stock that exists within Oxfordshire and the housing need that will exist at the en
Lagan Homes 02 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Transport and connectivity context (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1189
  • Status: Accepted
3.10 In respect of 'Transport and Connectivity', the consultation document identifies a number of existing routes which currently suffer from congestion and require significant improvement, including: the A34; the A40; and the A420. Furthermore, the document identifies a number of future infrastructure projects, including East-West Rail and the OxCam Expressway (see Figure 3.1 and Figure 3.2). These existing routes and future infrastructure projects will have a significant influence upon the pre
Lagan Homes 02 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 ASPIRATIONS (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1190
  • Status: Accepted
Aspirations 3.11 The consultation document presents five aspirations for Oxfordshire across the plan period, along with draft objectives in order to achieve the aspirations. These aspirations should, in turn, achieve the Vision set out at the start of the JSSP. These aspirations are not presented as either/or choices and may be interlinked. These aspirations are: Protect Environmental Quality; Strong and Healthy Communities; Support Economic Growth; Improve Housing Availability and Affordabilit
Lagan Homes 02 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 INTRODUCTION (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1185
  • Status: Accepted
3. INTRODUCING THE OXFORDSHIRE PLAN 2050 3.1 Lagan Homes supports the Oxfordshire Authorities' proactive approach to producing an ambitious and long-term joint spatial plan, to ensure an up-to-date policy framework exists within the District to guide growth to 2050 and to ensure development is genuinely plan led. 3.2 The JSSP represents an opportunity for the Oxfordshire Authorities to plan positively for growth, both in terms of new homes and employment opportunities, and to ensure developmen
Lagan Homes 02 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 OXFORDSHIRE CONTEXT (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1186
  • Status: Accepted
Context 3.6 The consultation document presents a description of Oxfordshire's context in respect of: quality of life; the economy; the natural and built environment; housing; health and wellbeing; and transport and connectivity. 3.7 Whilst no questions are asked within the consultation document in respect of the context presented, Lagan Homes wishes to nonetheless stress the importance of the economic context and the ambitions of Oxfordshire as part of the wider Growth Arc, and the impact thi
Lagan Homes 02 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Housing context (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1187
  • Status: Accepted
3.8 The 'Housing Context' section identifies that Oxfordshire one of the least affordable parts of the Country in which to live. Housing affordability ratios4 are 12.3 in Oxford, 11.86 in South Oxfordshire, 11.24 in West Oxfordshire, 9.75 in Cherwell and 8.93 in the Vale of White Horse. This compares to a ratio of 7.9 in England as a whole. Lagan Homes supports the identification and acknowledgement of the affordability crisis within Oxfordshire within the consultation document and would accordi