CALA development – SUSTO asks you to write

CALA want to hear from you CALA and their planning consultants Pegasus have sent a leaflet (see link at bottom of this post) to every house in Stonesfield inviting residents “to make any comments on the proposed landscaping scheme” for their development on the...

We’re working to avoid CALAmity

We are pleased that our efforts and your letters of objection had such a significant impact on two events in 2018. First, the application by CALA to build 68 houses on land on Woodstock Road was turned down. Second, the Inspector took on board the significance of the...

Model letter for CALAmity

MODEL LETTER Below, you will find a ‘model letter’ that can be used to make your views known to the Planning Inspectorate who will be conducting the appeal. If you agree with SUSTO’s assessment of the position, you can simply cut and paste the completed text into an...

We need your help to fight CALAmity

CALA Homes have lodged an appeal against West Oxfordshire District Council’s (WODC’s) decision to reject their application to build 68 houses on the Woodstock Road. This appeal is to be heard by a formal inquiry. Stonesfield residents have another opportunity to...

Good news and bad news

First the good news. WODC’s Local Plan has been accepted by the Government’s Planning Inspectorate and will be presented to councillors for formal adoption at a special meeting on Thursday 27th September. This is a vital step in protecting against unnecessary and...

Pye Phase 2 : Amended planning application

In July last year we wrote about Pye Phase 2 – the extension to William Buckland Way (Charity Farm development) of a further 18 houses. That planning application has not been heard by WODC’s Uplands Planning Committee. Pye have now submitted a revised planning...

Two important planning application

Two planning applications have been lodged with West Oxfordshire District Council for Stonesfield. They are North Farm on Farley Lane and Pye Phase 2 which adjoins Charity Farm. SUSTO takes the view that both applications are contrary to the recommendations of the...

Revised Local Plan 12th March 2018

The significant developments in our village and others in that sub area have been removed from the latest Local Plan proposals recently issued by WODC. For Stonesfield this means that WODC no longer supports the development proposed for the Woodstock Rd. The revised...