• Wantage,

Wantage, Oxfordshire

Site overview and illustrative site plan


Site description

  • Located on the north east edge of Wantage, a market town which sits at the foot of the Berkshire Downs, and c.20 miles from Oxford
  • Wantage offers a range of shops, restaurants and amenities with an easy access to the A34 and A420, which connects to both the M40 and M4 motorways
    –Nearby employment centres include Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Milton Park, Southmead Park at Didcot, Business and Science Parks at Abingdon
  • The 225 aces site is largely covered by extensive arable fields with limited woodland and is predominantly level
  • The southern boundary of the site is formed by the existing urban edge of the residential properties in Charlton and the south eastern boundary by the A417 Portway / Reading road
  • The scheme is part of a promotion agreement Lands Improvement have with the landowners

Planning status

  • Planning approved at Committee in February 2014
  • The planning application also includes a community centre, a primary school and a park