Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050

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Steve 27 Jan 2020

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 INTRODUCTION (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1259
  • Status: Accepted
OxLEP supports the emerging Oxfordshire Plan as part of delivery of the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal. We recognise the process considerations and challenges in taking forward a joint statutory spatial plan to examination stage. The opportunity to provide early input into shaping the plan is welcomed. Support is given to the initial 2050 vision, aspirations and objectives in the consultation document for the purpose of generating feedback and discussion. We support the emphasis in the vis
Steve 27 Jan 2020

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

  • Comment ID: 1254
  • Status: Accepted
Vision for the Oxfordshire Plan The positive vision requires more local distinctiveness. It should highlight the universities and development of smart city concepts county-wide. It could specifically refer to inclusive places characterised by a visible and collaborative innovation economy turning ideas into new and growing businesses. Engagement during plan preparation would benefit from reflecting the exciting and dynamic nature of the local innovation economy. In particular there will be opp
Steve 27 Jan 2020

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 OXFORDSHIRE CONTEXT (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1255
  • Status: Accepted
Oxfordshire context The Oxfordshire 2050 Plan presents opportunity for an evidence base to go beyond traditional economic and demographic trend based justification of land requirements. For example, scrutiny of city – county functional and economic relationships. City, town and district centres are characterised by contemporary opportunities for innovative and integrated use of sites and premises across planning use classes. Analysis and scrutiny of local demographic and household formation evi
Steve 27 Jan 2020

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 ASPIRATIONS (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1256
  • Status: Accepted
Aspirations The 'Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan' consultation document separates aspirations to protect environmental quality and support economic growth. It is crucial for plan preparation and engagement to integrate and harmonize growth with objectives for addressing climate change and enhancing local environments.
Steve 27 Jan 2020

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 POTENTIAL SPATIAL SCENARIOS POTENTIAL SPATIAL SCENARIOS

  • Comment ID: 1257
  • Status: Accepted
Potential Spatial Scenarios The plain alternatives serve to generate feedback and discussion on the future direction and spread of development. Approaches could link change in sectors of the economy with local places and facilitate complementary and sustainable patterns of strategic employment locations. The spatial strategy should drive the spreading of the economic strengths and new technologies together with plans for new infrastructure serving communities. This can embrace a shifting geogr
Steve 27 Jan 2020

Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 INFRASTRUCTURE CONSIDERATIONS (no name)

  • Comment ID: 1258
  • Status: Accepted
Infrastructure considerations It is important to explore ambitious mobility approaches including transit for the city and nearby polycentric settlement patterns and science clusters. The plan should draw upon and support the Oxfordshire Energy Strategy and seek to reconcile distributed renewable and interactive energy systems with spatial development.