Didcot Gateway – Car Park Station Rd


Outline planning application for demolition of existing buildings and a mixed use development comprised of up to 300 residential units (use class C3), a 70-bed hotel (use class C1), up to 800sqm gym (use class D2), up to 2,400sqm retail uses (A1, A2, A3, A4, A5), up to 1,800 sqm commercial office floorspace (use class B1), a replacement nursery school (use class D1) and a decked car park of up to three levels and supporting infrastructure.

Closure of Lydalls Road to allow for redevelopment and altered pedestrian access. All matters are reserved except for new means of vehicular access to the site.

(as amended by Air quality assessment, arboricultural survey, revised car parking, LVI, revised illustrative Masterplan and transport assessment addendum rec on 04.12.15).


Didcot Gateway – Car Park Station Rd

Status No Objection - comments
Major application? Major
Registration Date 26 June, 2015
Consultation Start Date 26 June, 2015
Consultation End Date 23 December, 2015
Target Decision Date 29 January, 2016
PC Meeting Date 15 December, 2015
PC Comments SODC application. 28 Jul PC comments were: Concern at loss of parking for commuters. Building should be conditional on provision of replacement commuter parking.

15 Dec. PC comments are: Need to be sure that proposed parking (3 or 5 stories?) is being provided for commuters.
Building blocks (as illustrated in the LVI) re massive and overbearing and unsympathetic to the area. Their significant impact on neighbours must be considered.
Gateway design gives no indication that Didcot is now a Garden Town.
Neighbours? Neighbours
Vale Decision Date
Vale Decision No decision yet
Vale Link P15/S2159/O Application Link
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