Plans for student accommodation to be built in Oxford approved

Plans for a five storey student accommodation block to be built in Headington has been approved by councillors despite residents’ concerns.

The new 167-bed student accommodation – to be built on the corner of Latimer Road and London Road – was original refused by the East area planning committee but tonight approved by the planning review committee.

Concerns had been raised about the overall size of the development and the safe-guarding issues relating to the building overlooking neighbouring Headington Preparatory School…

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