Application submitted for new homes at Wolvercote Paper Mill

Wolvercote Paper Mill village square

TEP has prepared a comprehensive set of landscape proposals to accompany a reserved matters application for 190 residential units, employment space, community facilities and public open space, at Wolvercote in Oxford.  This is a brownfield site, located close to the River Thames, on the site of a former paper mill.  The mill stream and reservoir, together with areas of wet woodland and an array of mature trees, create a unique setting for this site, in the village of Wolvercote.

The landscape and open space proposals take advantage of the waterside location with the creation of a small riverside park, a nature reserve and a waterside promenade.  The promenade is accessed directly from a new public square which features light canopy trees, within colourful herbaceous planting and bespoke timber block seating.  The landscape will add significant value to the development, creating a unique setting to the new homes, increasing the amenity value for residents and enhancing on-site biodiversity.   Our landscape designers worked closely with our arboricultural team who  prepared a comprehensive tree survey to BS5837:2012 which informed and influenced the masterplan and some landscape design features.   An Arboriculture Impact Assessment and Method Statement have been submitted with the application, to Oxford City Council.


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