Decision details

Decision details

Castle Mill, Roger Dudman Way, Oxford - 11/02881/FUL

Decision Maker: West Area Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Head of City Development submitted a report (previously circulated, now appended) detailing a planning appliatiion for an extension to existing student accommodation at Castle Mill to provide additional 312 postgraduate units consisting of 208 student study rooms, 90 x 1 bed graduate flats and 14 x 2 bed graduate flats, plus ancillary facilities, 360 covered cycle spaces and 3 car parking spaces.


The Case Officer Murray Hancock introduced the application and confirmed that the sum negotiated as a financial contribution towards affordable housing was £100,000.


Terry Gashe, on behalf of Oxford University’s planning agent, spoke in favour of the development. Wendy Skinner Smith of the Cripley Meadows Allotment Association spoke to confirm that concerns which the association had had about the proposal had been addressed by the report.


The Committee considered all submission both written and oral and it was:


Resolved to support the application but defer to officers the drawing up of an accompanying legal agreement and to delegate to them the issuing of the Notice of Permission. subject to the conditions in the officer’s report on its completion.

Report author: Michael Crofton-Briggs

Publication date: 17/02/2012

Date of decision: 15/02/2012

Decided at meeting: 15/02/2012 - West Area Planning Committee

Effective from: 22/02/2012

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