NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION ACCOMPANIED BY ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENTNotice ID: MFN0641742
OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION ACCOMPANIED BY ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT
I give notice that Oxfordshire County Council, OCC Major Infrastructure Team , County Hall, New Road, Oxford, 0X1 1ND is applying to Oxfordshire County Council for full planning permission for:
* The dualling of approximately 3.2km of the A40 carriageway from the existing Hill Farm junction at Witney to the Eynsham Park and Ride site (R3.0057/19) including the construction of two new roundabouts;
* An eastbound and westbound bus lane approximately 6.5km in length from the Eynsham Park and Ride site to existing structures at Duke's Cut waterway (Duke's Cut Canal Bridge, Earl's Culvert, Wolvercote Railway Bridge and Wolvercote Canal Bridge);
* Capacity and connectivity improvements over the existing structures at Duke's Cut waterway to enable the proposed eastbound bus lane to extend over the existing structures up to the A34 flyover in the east, forming a connection into Oxford North (Northern Gateway) strategic development site;
* Construction of a new signalised junction to the Eynsham Park and Ride site;
* New pedestrian/cyclist underpass at Cuckoo Lane ('the Eynsham Underpass').
Two new pedestrian/cycle bridges at Cassington Halt (Cassington Halt Footbridge North and Cassington Halt Footbridge South);
* Widening of Cassington New Bridge; ?Demolition and replacement/extension of existing White House Culvert;
* Demolition and replacement/extension of Barnard Gate New Culvert;
* New and Improved shared use footways and cycleways, including new shared use links to National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 5 at Duke's Cut waterway;
* Alterations to existing junctions and property accesses along the A40;
* Controlled crossings, external lighting, noise barriers, sustainable drainage systems, landscaping, habitat creation including ecology ponds and associated hibernacula; and
* All associated engineering and temporary construction works, site compound and storage areas at A40 HIF2 Smart Corridor ('HIF2 project') A40 corridor between Witney and Wolvercote, Oxfordshire and that the application is accompanied by an Environmental Statement
The application is submitted in accordance with Regulation 3 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992.
You may view a copy of the application and supporting documents and the Environmental Statement from 13 January2022 online at http://myeplanning.oxfordshire. gov.uk using reference R3.0151/21. Due to COVID-19, viewing of planning applications at Oxfordshire County Council, Environment and Place, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, 0X1 1ND is by prior appointment only, and only if you are not able to view the application online by any other means. If you wish to make any representations on this application either email AnnaHerriman at Anna.Herriman@Oxfordshire.
or you can comment online using the reference R3.0151/21. Due to COVID-19, postal representations should only be made if you are not able to use email or the website to comment. If making a written representation by post, please use the address above and telephone the case officer in advance. Comments should be made on or before 12 February 2022 and failure to meet this deadline may result in your comments not being considered. The County Council considers that this application does not accord with the policies in the development plan for the County.
Members of the public may obtain copies of the Environmental Statement and Non-Technical Summary from Gemma Care, Stantec, Caversham Bridge House, Waterman Place, Reading, RG1 8DN. There is a charge for this. The decision notice will be available online once the application has been decided. NOTE Consideration of the development may take place in public and representations may be published. The proposal may be considered by the Council's Planning & Regulation Committee (Only comments relating to planning issues will be taken into account when reaching a decision). The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended requires the determination of planning applications to be a public process. The Council will make information submitted in relation to planning applications available for public inspection and so it is not possible to take into account in the determination of the application any comments which are submitted confidentially. If you wish to submit any comments regarding this application, your comments as well as your name and postal address may be disclosed to third parties including those who have submitted the planning application. Oxfordshire County Council is a data controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council dated 27th April 2016). For more details on how the Council will handle your personal information, please use the link below to access our Privacy Notice. Hard copies of this can also be provided on request: