Agenda April 2022

Agenda 2022 Uploaded on April 4, 2022


You are summoned to attend Cassington Parish Council Meeting at 7.30pm on Thursday 7th April 2022 at the Village Hall, The Green.

Agenda & Summons

  1. Apologies
  1. Declarations of interest

(Any pecuniary interests should be declared also a review of current declarations of interests circulated)

  1. Minutes of the previous meeting held on 3rd March 2022
  1. Matters arising

a) Thames Valley Police Alerts – notification of incidents in and around Cassington

b) Report from the Clerk on actions from the last meeting:

  • Horsemere Lane/Cassington Lights
  • Stone Mason quote on War Memorial
  • Neighbourhood Plan
  • Trees on the Recreation Ground
  • New Swing in Playing Area
  1. Planning

Previous Planning Application Decisions

20/01734/OUT Land North of A40 Section from Barnard Gate To Eynsham Roundabout Eynsham   Grosvenor Developments Ltd UNDER CONSIDERATION
R3.0034/21 A40 Dualling of a 3.2km section of the A40 between the Hill Farm Junction to the proposed Eynsham Park and Ride and upgrade to shared path on northern verge, ii) widening of existing carriageway to provide dedicated eastbound and westbound priority bus lanes along 6.5km section between proposed Park and Ride and Duke’s Cut iii) capacity and connectively improvements over three bridges and a culvert at Dukes Cut to enable eastbound bus lane over the bridges at A40 between Witney and Duke’s Cut. Oxfordshire County Council AWAITING DECISION
21/03030/LBC 21/03029/HHD Lime Cottage Bell Lane Cassington Single storey and 1 1/2 storey extensions, interior remodelling, amendment to driveway and boundary fencing Mr I Humphrey UNDER CONSIDERATION
21/04089/FUL Livery Yard Worton Park Worton


Conversion of existing stable buildings to workshops/starter units (Use Class E) Mr A Hulewicz UNDER


22/00057/HHD 8 St Peters Close Cassington


Construction of a new outbuilding to form home office/workshop facilities



R3.0151/21 A40 The dualling of approximately 3.2km of the A40 carriageway from the existing Hill Farm junction at Witney to the Eynsham Park and Ride site (R3.0057/19) including the construction of two new roundabouts.

• An eastbound and westbound bus lane approximately 6.5km in length from the Eynsham Park and Ride site to existing structures at Duke’s Cut waterway (Duke’s Cut Canal Bridge, Earl’s Culvert, Wolvercote Railway Bridge and Wolvercote Canal Bridge);

• Capacity and connectivity improvements over the existing structures at Duke’s Cut waterway to enable the proposed eastbound bus lane to extend over the existing structures up to the A34 flyover in the east, forming a connection into Oxford North (Northern Gateway) strategic development site;

• Construction of a new signalised junction to the Eynsham Park and Ride site;

• New pedestrian/cyclist underpass at Cuckoo Lane (‘the Eynsham Underpass’). Two new pedestrian/cycle bridges at Cassington Halt (Cassington Halt Footbridge North and Cassington Halt Footbridge South);

• Widening of Cassington New Bridge;

• Demolition and replacement/extension of existing White House Culvert;

• Demolition and replacement/extension of Barnard Gate New Culvert;

• New and improved shared use  (‘HIF2 project’) A40 corridor between Witney and Wolvercote, Oxfordshire

footways and cycleways, including new shared use links to National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 5 at Duke’s Cut waterway;

• Alterations to existing junctions and property accesses along the A40;

• Controlled crossings, external lighting, noise barriers, sustainable drainage systems, landscaping, habitat creation including ecology ponds and associated hibernacula;

• All associated engineering and temporary construction works, site compound and storage areas. at A40 HIF2 Smart Corridor

Oxfordshire County Council UNDER CONSIDERATION

New Planning Applications

  27th May-29th May. Start time 11am finish time 3am (music festival) Hatwells Fields PSYMERA Festival 12th April
MW.0036/22  Section 73 application to continue the development permitted under planning permission 17/02403/CM (MW.0102/17) (erection and use of Anaerobic Digestion Facility) without complying with conditions, to amend the approved plans and particulars including the installation of storage containers and a separate drivers’ w/c facility. at Agrivert Ltd Cassington AD Plant, Unnamed Single Carriageway 6811439, Yarnton OX29 4FL Severn Trent Green Power Limited 3rd May 2022
  1. Correspondence
  1. Reports from County and District & Parish Councillors

a) County Councillor

b) District Councillors

c) Parish Councillors/Neighbourhood Watch

  1. Ditches, Drainage and Flooding
  1. Maintenance/ Grants

a) Fix My Street 

  1. Traffic

a) Speed Watch

  1. Play Area & Recreation Ground

a) Maintenance on the equipment at the other end of the Recreation Ground

  1. Finance

Payments to be approved:

Individual/Company Reason Amount
Tracey Cameron Clerk Salary – (minus tax & NI) £933.35
  Clerk Expenses £70.56
HMRC Tax & National Insurance £1.46
Oneill Homer Neighbourhood Plan £3300.00
Oxford Green Belt Membership £15.00
Village Hall Parish Council Hall Hire £48.00
Oxfordshire Playing Fields Association Membership £45.00
Unity Bank Trust Service Charge £18.00
Netwise Domain Name Charge £72.00


Individual/Company        Amount
D Butlin – Tree Sponsor £237.92
T Cameron – Laptop Purchase £40.00
R Vereker – Tree Sponsor £235.21
JS & KM Thomson – Tree Sponsor £304.17
HMRC – VAT Refund £1618.94
Groundforce – NHP Grant £2,800.00

Balance of Unity Bank as of Sunday 27th February – £10,954.08

13. Any other business:

a) Bins on the recreation ground

b) Lorries coming through the village

14. Questions from the Public

15. Date for mid-month planning meeting

16. Date of next meeting: Thursday 12th May 2022 @ 7.30pm in The Village Hall