Public notices: latest announcements from our local authorities
Plans for a new bookshop with micro-brewery in Oxford’s covered market as well as a new children’s home are just some of the public notices issued by local councils in the past week.
Every week, local authorities in Oxfordshire publish the notices, which cover roadworks, in addition to permit and planning applications.
License application: Esmeralda Cenga has submitted a premises license application to Oxford City Council for a new license to provide late night refreshments at 260 Cowley Road, Oxford.
The full application, including hours of operation and proposed terms, can be viewed on the council’s website,
New bookstore with micro-pub: Oliver Mason of Gulp Fiction has requested a change of use for the unit located at 28 – 29 Covered Market from retail to a bookstore/micro-pub.
The unit, which was last used as a hat retail store, will have a temporary sign attached using bungee cords in the same manner as other units on the market. A dishwasher and a sink will be installed on the ground floor and connected to the stale water pipe.
Additional work includes adapting the slatted walls to accommodate books, while leaving historic hardware intact, installing freestanding furniture, decorating, removing carpeting and altering lighting.
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Helena Kennedy building: A request has been submitted to modify one of the conditions attached to planning permission 18/00872/FUL.
This involves the demolition of the existing Helena Kennedy Building at Oxford Brookes University on Headington Hill and the construction of a replacement University Building for the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment (modified plans).
It will allow an additional level inside the existing built envelope and without altering the roof line following the asbestos removal; internal and external reconfiguration, including landscape, internal layouts, floor space and architecture and associated operational and design changes.
New children’s home: Oxfordshire County Council’s Corporate Parenting Children’s Management Team is applying to Oxfordshire County Council for planning permission to construct a single storey dwelling to be used as a children’s home.
New access will be created on Back Lane, associated landscaping, boundary treatment and parking, on land at Home Farm, Back Lane, Aston, Bampton.
Warneford Hospital: Warneford Lane Hospital has requested the construction of a part single and part double storey building and storage pavilion with additional parking, bin and cycle stores unit Highfield.
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University College Boathouse: A planning application has been submitted for the formation of a security fence and access gates with two mounted lights and 26 bollard lights at the Boathouse on Abingdon Road.
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New house in Farmoor: Mr. Abdul Latifi has requested the demolition of an existing detached house and the construction of new replacement accommodation. Retrospective consent is sought for ancillary buildings in the rear garden of Latifi Garden, Eynsham Road, Farmoor.
The proposed works may affect the setting of a listed building.
Applications can be viewed at www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk or at the council office.
Extensions at Garsington: An application has been made for a one storey rear extension to the dwelling and alterations including the conversion of the garage to further accommodation at 120 Oxford Road, Garsington.
Another application has been submitted for a proposed front and rear extension with associated internal and external works at 7 Wheatley Road, Garsington.
The proposed works may affect the character/setting of the conservation area.
Applications can be viewed at www.southoxon.gov.uk or at the council office.