Land at North West Bicester, Cherwell District Council

Project Details

Clients: Firethorn Trust

Project Summary

  • A new neighbourhood based upon sustainable and healthy lifestyles
  • 40% green space – to provide a network of multi-functional green infrastructure including natural play areas and ecological rich meadow areas
  • Highly attractive landscaping and biodiversity measures to help tackle the impact of climate change
  • Proposals informed by sustainable zero carbon development together with the design and place making principles of the adopted SPD and original site wide masterplan considerations

PDI Activities & Achievements

  • Produced a comprehensive political and community audit to provide the client and project team with an overview and understanding of the political landscape
  • Devising and leading on a virtual consultation programme including a dedicated consultation webpage, interactive online boards imagery and drone footage of the site and its surroundings
  • Early engagement with key political and community stakeholders
  • Main contact for all public enquiries including set up of a dedicated project email and freephone number