Narrow vote in favour of Foxhill redevelopment.

Controversial plans for the redevelopment of the Foxhill Estate – including the re-provision of up to 700 homes – have today been approved by Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Development Management Committee.

playground in demolition area

The Committee voted in favour of the outline planning application by the developer Curo Places Ltd, by a narrow vote of 5 to 4.

One of the green areas where children play

Cllr Sally Davis (Conservative, Farmborough) Chair of the Development Management Committee, said: “We have carefully considered all of the information in the officer report, and having conducted a site visit and listened closely to the representations at today’s meeting, the Committee voted to approve the Curo Places redevelopment of the Foxhill Estate, subject to the conditions and legal agreement stated in the officer report.”

Houses Foxhill Road

As this is an outline planning application, subsequent reserved matters will need to be prepared and submitted which will deal with the detailed design of each phase of development as it comes forward.

Dunster house flats

Further details on the outline planning application and the conditions for approval can be found at: