Newsletter July 2009
Planning: Iceland store, Calthorpe Street


Above: The current Iceland building, with the Listed former Globe P.H. to left.
Below: The consented development

Following their success at Appeal against CDC’s refusal of a proposal to redevelop this site as a new shop, with three storeys of flats above, the applicants had lodged a further Appeal regarding an earlier and much more harmful proposal that had also been refused by Cherwell District Council. Following a request from CDC, the Civic Society submitted very detailed objection, following which the Appeal was withdrawn. It seems unlikely that the consented scheme will proceed in the current economic climate.

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