Positive TV

Kevin McCloud’s Cowley development approved in U-turn

Filed Under: Business, Green and Eco, News

Stay Updated with Positive News…

Don’t miss out on all the positive things going on in our World… get a dose of positivity right in your inbox. Simply enter your email below and click “Stay Positive!”

Plans for eco-flats in Oxford led by TV presenter Kevin McCloud have now been recommended for approval.

Councillors at Oxford City Council voted to grant the plans at a meeting on Wednesday. They were previously turned down over parking concerns.

The proposed 40 flats at Barns Road, Cowley will include a workshop for the homelessness charity Emmaus.

A council planning meeting on 5 June approved two developments in Northway and Westlands Drive.

The three developments by the Grand Designs presenter”s house-building company, HabOakus will bring a total of 108 flats to the city.

Walls for the eco-homes will be built from Hemcrete, a material made from the hemp plant, and rainwater harvested from the roofs.

It will have a residents” roof garden and now aims to be car free.

See the BBC”s full article here