Planning Committee
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: The Ridgeway, The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BY

Contact: Louise Griffin 

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To record apologies for absence and the attendance of substitute members. 


Chairman's announcements

To receive any announcements from the chairman.


Minutes of the previous meetings pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meetings held on 10 July 2019 and 31 July 2019. 

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Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.  


Urgent business

To receive notification of any matters which the chairman determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent. 


Public participation

To receive any statements from members of the public that have registered to speak on planning applications which are being presented to this committee meeting. 

Planning applications

All the background papers, with the exception of those papers marked exempt/confidential (e.g. within Enforcement Files) used in the following reports within this agenda are held (normally electronically) in the application file (working file) and referenced by its application number.  These are available to view at the Council Offices (135 Milton Park, Milton) during normal office hours.


Any additional information received following the publication of this agenda will be reported and summarised at the meeting.


Summary index of applications


P19/V1472/FUL - Land at former Didcot A Power Station, Purchas Road, Didcot pdf icon PDF 717 KB

Variation of condition 4 of application P15/V1304/O to substitute approved Parameters Plan (213042_PL02 Rev E) with amended plan (9063 F0011 Rev A).

Mixed use redevelopment comprising up to 400 dwellings (C3), 110,000ms of Class B2/B8 units, 25,000m2 of Class B1 units, 13,000m2 Class A1 units (includes 1,500m2 convenience food store), 150 bed Class C1 hotel and 500m2 of Class A3/A4 pub/restaurant, including link road, related open space, landscaping and drainage infrastructure, together with reservation of land for link road and Science Bridge.


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P19/V1269/FUL - Land at Crab Hill Land north of A417, Wantage pdf icon PDF 663 KB

Variation of conditions 1(approved plans), 7(Housing Delivery Document), and 17(phasing plan) of planning permission P17/V0652/FUL


Outline application for residential development of up to 1500 dwellings including new employment space (use class B1), a neighbourhood centre/community hub (use classes A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B1, C2, D1 and D2), new primary school, central park, ancillary areas (including allotments and sports pitches) with access off the A338 Grove Road and three accesses off the A417 Reading Road. Provision of a strategic link road between the A417 and the A338 Road to be known as the Wantage Eastern Link Road (WELR). All matters reserved except means of access to the development and the WELR. Additional information received as amplified by agent's covering letter dated 30th October 2013 and agent's e-mail dated 10th December 2013.

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P15/V2933/O - Land north of Appleford Road, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon, OX14 4NG pdf icon PDF 266 KB

Outline planning application (with all matters except access reserved) for the erection of up to 93 dwellings including associated car parking, public open space and landscaping.

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