Oxford United FC want to build a huge football stadium and commercial complex on 44 acres at Stratfield Brake. The County Council who own the land has been asked to transfer it to OUFC under a 250 year lease.
Kidlington Development Watch (KDW) has put a lot of time and effort into protecting our Green Belt. So it’s not surprising
that we object strongly to this plan. Stratfield Brake is not the right answer to OUFC’s problems.
Permitting commercial development on this sensitive Green Belt site is not consistent with national or Local planning
policies. Policies that are in place to protect our environment and quality of life. The map below shows the staggering scale of housing and commercial development already in
the pipeline on former Green Belt sites.
Kidlington Development Watch think that OUFC’s plans would be very damaging and not
in the best interests of the local communities. If you agree, it’s important to respond to the County Council’s public consultation which closes on 22nd February. It can be found
Our views on the County Council Consultation
The County wants your views on whether OUFC’s proposals meet their six negotiating objectives. Our views are given
here, though it’s best to use your own words to say why you object - or support – the plans. We recommend telling the County if you live or work locally and say how the plans would affect you
It is also important to tell your local councillors what you think.
- The green barrier between Oxford and Kidlington.
- Facilities and financial support for local sports groups
- Transport infrastructure in this location
- Local employment opportunities in Oxfordshire
- Sports centre provision
- Net zero carbon emissions and sustainable development
Other comments on the
- Let your local Councillors know your views
This information can also be downloaded as a PDF leaflet or read online via the links above.