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Notice ID: MF0275091

Notice effective from
10th May 2018 to 9th June 2018

Proposed development at: The Scheme area extends from north of the A420 Botley Road to south of the A423 ring road, running predominantly between the A34 to the west and the Oxford to London railway line to the east, it also includes land between the A4144 Abingdon Road to the west and the RiverThames to the east from just to the north of the access track adjacent to Oxford Spires Hotel to Donnington Bridge. I give notice that Environment Agency, Red Kite House, Howberry Park, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, OX10 8BD is applying to Oxfordshire County Council for planning permission for: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 ofSouth 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. The application is accompanied by an Environmental Statement.
You may view a copy of the application, supporting documents and the Environmental Statement from 10/05/18 at Oxfordshire County Council, Reception desk, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX 1 1ND or online at using reference MW.0028/18. If you wish to make any representations on this application either email Mary Thompson, (Tel: 07393 001257) at or write to the address above, alternatively you can comment online using the reference MW.0028/18. Comments should be made on or before 14/06/18 and failure to meet this deadline may result in your comments not being considered.
Members of the public may obtain copies of the
Environmental Statement from:
Communication Team
Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme
Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road Reading RG1 8DQ.
Or The cost of the Environmental Statement is £750 hard copy or £10 on CD.
A copy of the Non-Technical Summary of the Environmental Statement and a CD copy of the Environmental Statement will be available to view at the following libraries:
Oxford County Library Kennington Library Queen Street The Village Centre

Westgate Kennington Road

Oxford OX1 1DJ Kennington OX1 5PG

Abingdon Library The Charter Abingdon OX14 3LY
The County Council considers that this application does notaccord with the policies in the development plan for the County, as it is inappropriate development in the Oxford Green Belt. The decision notice will be available online once the application has been decided.
Oxfordshire County Council is a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998. The law requires the Council to 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.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have a right to request a copy ofthe personal data we hold about you, for which we may charge a small fee and to correct any inaccuracies in your information. 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).


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Oxfordshire County Council

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


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