Agenda February 2022

Agenda 2022 Uploaded on January 30, 2022


You are summoned to attend Cassington Parish Council Meeting at 7.30pm on Thursday 4th February 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 2nd December 2021
  1. Presentation by Charlie Maynard re the new Railway
  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
  • War Memorial (clerk suggests that we get an independent quote for replacement)
  • Tree outside Cllr Thomas House – We need to check that we can get planning permission to remove the tree before we order one to replace it.
  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
21/03845/HHD The Granary Jericho Farm Worton Proposed basement extension, replace existing timber framed windows and doors with new double-glazed metal framed windows and doors; change one of the south facing ground floor windows to a door set Mr & Mrs Ivanovic UNDER CONSIDERATION
21/04050/HHD 2 Bell Lane Cassington Witney Replacement Ground Floor Rear Extension and Formation of new First Floor Extension Ms C Waters AWAITING DECISION
21/04051/HHD 3 Bell Lane Cassington Witney First Floor Rear Extension Mr & Mrs D Wright AWAITING DECISION

New Planning Applications:

APPLICATION NO: OCC ref: R3.0151/21

PROPOSAL: 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 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 (‘HIF2 project’) A40 corridor between Witney and Wolvercote, Oxfordshire


APPLICANT Oxfordshire County Council


21/04089/FUL Conversion of existing stable buildings to workshops/starter units (Use Class E) Livery Yard Worton Park Worton Mr A Hulewicz 3RD FEBRUARY 2022 – EXTENDED UNTIL 10TH FEBRUARY 2022
22/00057/HHD Construction of a new outbuilding to form home office/workshop facilities


8 St Peters Close Cassington


Mr M Finch 10TH FEBRUARY 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

a) Thames Water

  1. Maintenance/ Grants

a) Fix My Street

  1. Traffic

a) Speed Watch

  1. Play Area & Recreation Ground
  1. Finance

Payments to be approved:

Individual/Company Reason Amount
Tracey Cameron Clerk Salary – (minus tax & NI) £752.27
Clerk Expenses £44.82
Community First Membership £70
Oneill Homer Neighbourhood Plan – Pre Submission work £990.00


Individual/Company        Amount
HMRC VAT Refund £578.38

 Balance of Unity Bank as of Sunday 30th January – £11604.39

  1. Any other business:

a) New laptop

b) Queens Platinum Jubilee

c) Budgeting Course 20th October 2022 £55+VAT

d) Memorial Safety & Sustainable Memorialisation 21st March £30+VAT

e) Clerk Contact Hours

f) Climate Change update

g) Operation London Bridge discussion

h) Lorries round the Tennis

  1. Questions from the Public
  2. Date for mid-month planning meeting
  3. Date of next meeting: Thursday 3rd March 2022 @ 7.30pm in The Village Hall