Planning Threats

*Deadline for objections: Thursday 18th July

Objecting to planning applications Ref: 19/02685/EIA and Ref: 19/02686/EIA for Phase 1 & 2 housing development in setting of Old Oswestry hillfort

  1. Inspect the two planning applications and supporting documents here:

Phase 1. Ref: 19/02685/EIA. Proposed residential development of 52 No dwellings with associated access, public open space, electricity sub-station, drainage and landscaping.
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Phase 2. Ref: 19/02686/EIA. Outline application (Phase 2) for residential development (all matters reserved). Weblink is:

2. In making your objections, you can refer to the attached document [CLICK HERE] for an understanding of key objection issues.

3. Include as your first point a statement expressing how you value and feel about Old Oswestry hillfort together with its landscape setting.

4. If you are objecting online, draft and save your response separately before you complete the online form, just in case you encounter a technical hitch. Alternatively, you can also email your objection to: (also:

IMPORTANT: Make sure you object to both of the planning applications and by the deadline – Thursday 18th July 2019


Download EIA Decision PDF (7/8/2018) – CLICK LINK.

CLICK LINK – Extract from HOOOH (Hands Off Old Oswestry Hillfort) response to Shropshire Council consultation on Local Plan Review ‘Preferred Scale and Distribution of Development’ (December 2017)

CLICK LINK – HOOOH response to Shropshire Local Plan Review – Preferred Sites Consultation, Oswestry Place Plan Area (9th Feb 2019).

CLICK LINK – HOOOH Partial SAMDev response.

CLICK LINK – Letter to the editor – Oswestry Advertizer (Feb 2018)

CLICK LINK – Letter to Oswestry Civic Society re: Oswestry2050 Plan.