Crab Hill (Kingsgrove) - latest update 26 March 2020
Outline permission was granted for 1,500 homes to the East of Wantage in 2015.
This site should also deliver a primary school, a community centre, sports fields and pavilion as well as the Wantage Eastern Relief Road (for which £7.71m of the £15m cost is a grant from the Government which must used before the end of 2021.)
The latest phase of development (Phase 1B) required a strategic change to the overall design strategy as it increases the density and the height of new homes on the edge of the development nearest existing properties. This required a separate planning application; P19/V1269/FUL
The latest application for 102 homes in Phase 1B has been approved:(P19/V0565/RM).
The show home should be open early summer.
Full permission for the first 70 homes was granted in Nov 2017 (P17/V1499/RM).
55 homes have been sold and there is about 6 weeks work complete the site.
P19/V0721/DIS - Housing Delivery Document and Phasing Plan reflect the proposal to intensify development on Phase 1B and reduce the number of units in Grove Road West from 222 to 200 to offset the increase. Withdrawn May 2019
P19/V0709/DIS - Discharge of Condition 45: External Materials for phase Centre West (Phase 2a – Fullers Meadow) Approved April 2019
P19/V0890/DIS - Discharge of Condition 39: A surface water drainage scheme and Condition 40; Drainage Strategy for phase Phase 2a – Fullers Meadow
P19/V1045/DIS - Discharge of Conditions 24; Trees and hedges, 39 Surface Water Strategy, 41: Boundary treatments, 45; External Materials; 47 and 49; internal highways relating to area South East A (phase 3A)
P19/V1269/FUL - Application to vary the wording of conditions 1, 7 and 17 and approved revised details relating to the Site Wide Strategy and Phase 1B.
P19/V1317/DIS - Discharge of Condition 39; Surface Water Strategy relating to internal roads, open spaces and the civic square.