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Notice ID: MFN0652641

Notice effective from
7th April 2022 to 7th May 2022

Oxfordshire County Council

Notice Of Application For Planning Permission Accompanied By

ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT I give notice that Veronica James, Red Kite House, Howberry Park, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, OX10 8BD is applying to Oxfordshire County Council for planning permission: A flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk in Oxford, comprising: Construction of a new two stage channel from the confluence of the Botley and Seacourt Streams, extending south easterly to north Kennington; Floodwalls to the north of Botley Road, at Seacourt Park and Ride and adjacent to Bullstake Close allotments; Floodgates at Helen Road, Henry Road and Seacourt Park and Ride; Flood defences at New Hinksey between Abingdon Road in the west and the River Thames in the East, Ferry Hinksey Road and north of South Hinksey; Control Structures at Bulstake Stream, Eastwyke Ditch, Hinksey Pond, Redbridge Stream and Cold Harbour; Bridges and culverts to cross highways and footpaths maintaining access routes; Spillways, embankments, low flow control structure, modifications to Seacourt Stream, ford crossings, channel clearance, ditch widening and deepening, removal of weir and installation of telemetry cabinets; Repairs to existing walls along Osney Stream and in Hinksey Park. The creation of new and improved habitat for flora, fauna and fisheries, and change of use of land to provide exchange for existing open space. Works will include extraction of some sand and gravel for reuse on the site and exportation from the site at North of the A420 Botley Road to south of the A423 ring road, running predominantly between the A34 to the west & the Oxford to London railway line to the east, including land between the A4144 Abingdon Road to the to the west & the River Thames and that the application is accompanied by an Environmental Statement. You may view a copy of the application, supporting documents and the Environmental Statement from 7 April 2022 online at

using reference MW.0027/22. Due to COVID-19, viewing of planning applications at Oxfordshire County Council, Environment and Place, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 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 Matthew Case (Tel: 07584 262456) at

or you can comment online using the reference MW.0027/22. 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 9 May 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 hard copies of the Environmental Statement and NonTechnical Summary by emailing

for a fee of £600 (cost includes delivery). Digital copies on CD-ROM are available at the libraries listed in the Environmental Statement for people to view the document on the library computers.
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:


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Oxfordshire County Council

County Hall , New Road , Oxford , Oxfordshire , OX1 1ND 01865 792 422


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