Vale of White Horse Local Plan 2031 Part 2 – Public Consultation on Schedule of Proposed Draft Main Modifications


18th February 2019

A six-week consultation on the Schedule of Proposed Draft Main Modifications is running 18 February 2019 until 1 April 5pm. 

The Local Plan 2031 Part 2: Additional Sites and Detailed Policies was recently subject to Examination. The Inspector has now requested a Schedule of Proposed Draft Main Modifications to the plan.  The schedule reflects the modifications that are considered necessary by the Inspector to make the plan sound.

In summary the Proposed Draft Main Modifications include: 
The removal of the proposed allocation of 1,000 houses at Harwell;
A new site for 400 houses at North West Grove;
1,200 houses proposed for Dalton Barracks site, not restricted to brownfield;
Revise Green Belt designation removing Shippon from the Green Belt;
Fyfield allocation remains but subject to completion of Frilford roundabout, unless alternative phasing agreed with Oxfordshire County Council.

–     How to view the consultation documents

All documents can be viewed on the Vale of the White Horse website at:
The Schedule of Proposed Draft Main Modifications can be read here: The Schedule of Proposed Draft Main Modifications.

How to comment
An online comment form can be found here:

Responses can also be made by:

  • emailing:;
  • writing to Planning Policy, Vale of White Horse District Council, 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, OX14 4SB

Vale of White Horse LP2 Main Modifications – CPRE Oxon Response April 2019