Contact Officer: Emily Barry, Democratic Services Officer


Tel: 07717 272442




Date: 18 September 2023







Planning Committee


WILL BE HELD ON Wednesday 27 September 2023 at 7.00 pm


Meeting Room 1, Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon, OX14 3JE


You can watch this meeting the council's YouTube channel




Members of the Committee:

Max Thompson (Chair)

Val Shaw (Vice-Chair)

Ron Batstone

Cheryl Briggs


Jenny Hannaby

Diana Lugova

Robert Maddison


Mike Pighills

Jill Rayner



Substitutes Councillors

Paul Barrow, Dr

Andy Cooke

Hayleigh Gascoigne

Emily Smith

Robert Clegg

Lucy Edwards

Oliver Forder

Katherine Foxhall

Scott Houghton

Sarah James

Viral Patel


Alternative formats of this publication are available on request.  These include large print, Braille, audio, email and easy read. For this or any other special requirements (such as access facilities) please contact the officer named on this agenda.  Please give as much notice as possible before the meeting.





Patrick Arran

Head of Legal and Democratic



Chair's announcements 


To receive any announcements from the chair, and general housekeeping matters.





Apologies for absence 


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





Minutes (Pages 4 - 9)


To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meeting held on 16 August 2023. 





Declarations of interest 


To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and non-registrable interests or any conflicts of interest in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.





Urgent business 


To receive notification of any matters which the chair 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 (Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon, OX14 3JE) 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




Site Address


Application No











P23/V1093/HH - 39 Wootton Village, Boars Hill, Oxford, OX1 5HP 

Proposed driveway/dropped kerb. (As amplified by additional information received 22 June 2023)


10 - 22










P23/V0667/RM - Parcel 1P, Land to the west of Great Western Park (Valley Park), Didcot 

Reserved Matters submission relating to phase 1P pursuant to outline planning permission P14/V2873/O, comprising 172 dwellings with associated infrastructure and landscaping.


(Outline planning application for a residential development of up to 4,254 dwellings, mixed use local centres, primary schools, sports pitches, community and leisure facilities, special needs school, open space and extensive green infrastructure, hard and soft landscaping, attenuation areas, diversions to public rights of way, pedestrian and vehicular access and associated works)


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