THE planned Oxford North development is a huge project comprising a number of different elements.

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Yesterday, we revealed the new 'urban district' is only earmarked for 25 per cent affordable homes, and that this figure is 'aspirational'.

But what else will the project include?  

Below are the headline figures from the proposals, according to the developers.

  • £100m worth of infrastructure investment (of which £30m is for new roads, cycle paths and footways)
  • 87,000 square metres of business & commercial floorspace
  • Around 4,500 new jobs
  • Capacity for around 300 people in a shared workspace, in red hall, for freelancers, start-ups and entrepreneurs
  • 2,500 square metres of space for small shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars
  • Around £150m per year added in GVA to the economy
  • 480 new homes, ‘both market and affordable’
  • Around 1,500 residents
  • Around 23 acres of open spaces, including 3 new parks
  • 100 per cent electric buildings in first phase
  • 21,000 tonnes worth of CO2 savings per year, once completed
  • 40 per cent savings on water usage
  • 850+ electric car charging points
  • 5.7 miles of new and improved cycle paths
  • Two A roads ‘transformed’ into tree-lined city streets
  • One performance space
  • One nursery
  • One hotel – up to 180 bedrooms
  • One new central street

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