A care home is set to be built in the 1,500-home development at Kingsgrove, Wantage
Date of Article
Feb 24 2021
Sector
Planning & Development

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James is Chairman of Carter Jonas.  Formerly Head of the Planning & Development Division, James advises clients on proposed development projects throughout the south of England with nearly 30 years of experience in residential and mixed use development.  This includes site identification, project management of planning and development strategies, valuation and viability appraisals, marketing and sale of development opportunities. He has specific expertise in option, promotion and other development agreements, joint ventures and landowner equalisation agreements. James has been involved in sites ranging from new settlements to city centre regeneration and smaller provincial and rural schemes, and also provides expert witness and independent expert valuation services for dispute resolution.

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On behalf of our landowning clients, Crabhill Development and their master developer, St Modwen, we are pleased to announce the sale of a 1.1-acre serviced plot with planning permission for the care home, on the exciting Kingsgrove development scheme in Wantage, Oxfordshire.

The land was sold to Care UK for £2,750,000 and represents the latest milestone in our landowning clients’ vision to create a community with aspirations for design and place-making.

Our professionals have acted for the landowners at Kingsgrove for more than 10 years. Together with Lands Improvement Holdings, we obtained outline planning permission for the 227-acre new settlement in July 2015 from the Vale of White Horse District Council for up to 1,500 homes, a new primary school, a neighbourhood centre, including a pub/restaurant and local retail accommodation, sports pitches, employment space and community amenities set around a central park. St. Modwen subsequently signed a development agreement with the landowners to take forward the delivery of the masterplan and infrastructure in June 2017.