Issue details

Issue details

Oxford Growth Strategy

To update CEB on the progress of the Oxford Growth Strategy and to make adequate financial provision in respect of it.  It is recommended that the CEB note the contents of this report, in particular the potential need to identify additional resources and agrees to transfer £310,000 from reserves to support the work streams detailed in this report.


The Oxford Growth Strategy is a coordinated set of workstreams encompassing the preparation of a high level case for sustainable urban extensions to Oxford as the most sustainable way of addressing Oxford’s unmet housing needs, as well as joint working with the other Oxfordshire local authorities, and involvement in their local plans’ preparation and examination, to seek to ensure that Oxford’s unmet housing needs are fully addressed in a sustainable manner on a cross-boundary basis.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect on people living or working in at least 2 wards;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/07/2015

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially Sensitive

Decision due: 10 Sep 2015 by City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)
Reason: meeting dates of CEB

Lead member: Planning, Transport and Regulatory Services

Lead director: Executive Director for Regeneration and Housing

Contact: Matthew Bates, Team Leader Planning Policy Email: Tel: 01865 252277.

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Agenda items


  • Oxford Growth Strategy