May 2022 Agenda

Agenda 2022 Uploaded on June 5, 2022


You are summoned to attend Cassington Parish Council Annual Meeting at 7.30pm on Thursday 12th May 2022 followed by Parish Council Meeting in the Village Hall, The Green.

Agenda & Summons For The Annual Parish Meeting


1.Welcome and Introduction by chairman.

This is a meeting of and for the public and not a parish council meeting!  Anyone can contribute; the parish council is required to provide its chairman to oversee proceedings.

  1. Apologies
  2. Election for Chair and Vice Chair for The New Cassington Parish Council

Due to a Parish Council Election on the 5th May the Parish Council consists of

Cllr Barbara King

Cllr Chris Metcalf

Cllr Alex Rogers

Cllr Graham Mills

Cllr Stewart Thompson

The clerk has suggested that the Parish Council has a rolling Chair so that the responsibility doesn’t fall on one person alone.

The new Parish Council would like to thank the previous council for all their hard work for the Village of Cassington 

Agenda & Summons

  1.  Apologies
  2.  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 7th April 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
  • Neighbourhood Plan
  • Zip Wire
  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and 1 1/2 storey extensions, interior remodelling, amendment to driveway and boundary fencing Mr I Humphrey APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
21/04089/FUL Livery Yard Worton Park Worton


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


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
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 CONSULTATION HAS ENDED

New Planning Applications

  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 & Expenses £786.57
SLCC Government Planning Reform £18.00
Groundwork Neighbourhood Planning Grant £50.00
Village Hall Parish Council Meeting £56.00


Individual/Company        Amount
WODC Precept £11,459.50

Balance of Unity Bank as of Sunday 8th May 2022- £10,954.08

  1.  Any other business:
  1. Questions from the Public
  1. Date of next meeting: Thursday 9th June 2022 @ 7.30pm in The Village Hall