Planning Application Ref: R3.0151/21

Uploaded on August 26, 2022

Notice of Submission of Further Information in relation to Application for Planning Permission Accompanied by an Environmental Statement (Regulation 25 of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 as Amended)

Planning application seeking full planning permission for:

• 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; and
• 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

Further information has been submitted relating to the above application. The following new documents have been submitted:

Further environmental information has been submitted for this application, including updated biodiversity, landscape and visual impact, arboriculture, population and human health, transport, ecology, flooding, drainage and water drainage. Revised plans have also been submitted.

You can view all the documents and comment online at the link below, using reference R3.0151/21.

Please can you submit any comments you may have by 1 October 2022.

Any comments made previously will still be taken into account in the determination of the application. There is no need to write again unless you have further comments specifically on the new information or amendment to the proposals.

Yours sincerely,
Anna Herriman
Senior Planner
Direct line: 07990 368235