Campaigners lobbying to bridge Oxfordshire infrastructure gap
Campaigners are lobbying for a new bridge to be built to cope with
extra traffic predicted to be brought by a new influx of those
property for sale in Oxfordshire.
The region is set to undergo a regional development plan for the
next 15 years. This will see around 10,000 new homes built,
including about 9,000 homes in the Didcot area.
It is residents in the Didcot area who are campaigning for a bridge
to cross the River Thames and ease the expected rise in traffic in
and around the region. The calls come as part of plans to allow
local residents to have their say before plans for homes are
A spokesman for South Oxfordshire District Council told the Oxford
Mail: “The policies in the core strategy, which will be
tested this month by an independent planning inspector, are
designed to ensure that a range of infrastructure improvements and
new facilities are delivered."
The South Oxfordshire Core Strategy is designed to help implement
the changes to the Oxfordshire region up until 2026.