Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050

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Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 VISION FOR THE OXFORDSHIRE PLAN (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1198
  • Status: Accepted
Objectives * • Do you feel the draft objectives are appropriate for the Plan? * • Are there any changes or other objectives that you would like to see? * • Should they be bolder? * • Or more specific? 14. Generally, the draft Objectives are supported for the purposes of developing a framework for future policies. Changes to some of the draft Objectives have been suggested by various teams and these are detailed in the Annex below. Many of the suggested changes are related to further reinforcin
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Aspiration 4 - Improve housing availability and affordability Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1206
  • Status: Accepted
Suggested Change to draft objective 7 - Suggest "To meet the county's identified housing needs, particularly truly affordable and key worker housing to support our selected economic aspirations." This is because: * a) To recognise that vulnerable young people are families and low paid workers are excluded from so called "affordable housing"; * b) Increased levels of key worker housing is required if the Plan is to support selected economic aspirations. Suggested change to draft objective 8-
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 POTENTIAL SPATIAL SCENARIOS POTENTIAL SPATIAL SCENARIOS

  • Comment ID: 1199
  • Status: Accepted
Spatial scenarios * • Do you agree with the commentary relating to the spatial scenarios illustrated, or do you think there are important considerations we have missed? * • Do you consider there are any other potential spatial scenarios we should consider? * • Are there any spatial scenarios you think we should avoid (please provide reasons if you can)? * • If you have any specific suggestions for broad locations for new development or other policies for the Oxfordshire Plan, please suggest
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Aspiration 5 - Improve connectivity and movement Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1207
  • Status: Accepted
Suggested change to draft objective 9 - Suggest rephrasing to: To reduce the need to travel by vehicles, ensuring that walking, cycling and Door to Door travel are preferred by communities. This can be achieved by providing safe and segregated cycle routes where needed, cheaper and more reliable integrated mobility options Suggested change to draft objective 10 - Sounds like travel choice is very limited in places that aren't the most sustainably located. Sustainable travel from relatively le
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 INFRASTRUCTURE CONSIDERATIONS (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1200
  • Status: Accepted
Infrastructure * • Do you agree with the commentary relating to the main infrastructure issues? * • Are there any changes or other issues that you would like to see referred to? * The reference to the Oxfordshire Infrastructure Strategy (OXIS) is welcome, and in particular the current gap in funding for infrastructure to support new development. Any future spatial options need to ensure it does not add unnecessarily to this gap and be viable and achievable from an infrastructure perspective –
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 VISION FOR THE OXFORDSHIRE PLAN (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1201
  • Status: Accepted
Suggested changes - Vision Existing and new communities are well connected, integrated, distinct, attractive and desirable places to live; their design and layouts facilitate health, low carbon lifestyles and sustainable travel options. It is positive that healthy and sustainable travel options are included, but it would be a stronger vision if this could be mentioned more up-front to change the emphasis of this sentence to: Existing and new communities are sustainably connected, integrated,
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Aspiration 1 - Protect Environmental Quality Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1202
  • Status: Accepted
Suggested change - Draft Objective 1 This objective should be reworded to make clear that the historic environment does not only consist of the built environment. We would recommend that a comma be added after the word historic to emphasise this as set out below: 'To maintain, conserve and enhance the historic, built and natural environment of the county…..'
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Aspiration 2 - Strong and healthy communities Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1203
  • Status: Accepted
Suggested change - draft objective 3 Suggest rephrasing to: To improve health and wellbeing by enabling independence, encouraging active travel and healthy lifestyles, facilitating social interaction and creating inclusive and safe communities.
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 INTRODUCTION (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1196
  • Status: Accepted
1. The county council strongly supports the Vision, Aspirations and Objectives of the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 and wishes to emphasise the inter-dependence of the objectives and aspirations and the need to focus on delivering the vision in an integrated way. Set out below are some key points that would further strengthen future iterations of the Plan around certain key messages and themes. 2. The Introduction needs to be clearer on who 'we' are. A simple infographic that clearly show the interrela
Oxfordshire County Council 03 Apr 2019

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Aspiration 2 - Strong and healthy communities Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1204
  • Status: Accepted
Suggested change - draft objective 4 Suggest rephrasing to: To create sustainable communities by providing good sustainable access to employment, housing, open space, transport, education, services and facilities to meet identified needs and that both mitigate and respond to the challenges of climate change and also support public health priorities.
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