Bicester Eco Town- Heather David and Steve Hornblow

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Bicester Eco-Town
Master Plan
• 5000 homes
• A job for each home, 5000
jobs
• 4 new primary schools
• 1 new secondary school
• All buildings to be Zero Carbon
• Reduce car usage by 50%
• Create a new governance
structure
• 40% open space
• A net bio-diversity gain
Exemplar Phase
• 393 homes with 30%
affordable housing.
• Village hub with business centre
• Energy centre with district
heating system and solar PV
• Reduce car usage by 50%
• Real time traffic and energy
information
• 40% open space with allotments
and natural play areas
• Set up an LMO (Local
Management Organisation) as
the first steps to new
governance structure
• Create a place of well being
What makes the Bicester
Eco-Town Different?
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One of the largest
developments to be built to
code for sustainable home
level 5 and level 6 for
energy
The largest solar array in
the country
It is a true zero carbon
scheme
Includes regulated and
unregulated energy
consumption
Creation of one job for each
home
A unique governance
structure
The Opportunity……………
Local people having real influence and
control……….
Building Blocks for Social
Sustainability
Voice and Influence
Owning and
governing local
community assets
Social Infrastructure
Local Employment
Local lettings
environmental
awareness
Strong Foundations
• Using our strength to create opportunities
 New jobs/local labour
• Apprenticeships
• Accredited Training
• Skills gaps
 New structures
• Self finish/self build
 Innovation and Enterprise
• Locally owned and run businesses and social enterprises
Strong Partnerships
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Cherwell District Council
Resident Representatives
Community and Voluntary Sector
Oxfordshire County Council
Young Foundation
P3Eco
Farrells
Hyder Consulting
Business Partners
Developing a local management
structure
Transition
• Engage
• Encourage
• Train
2013-2014
• Negotiate
• Translate
• Agree costs
• Board fully
functioning
• Agreed
management
scope
Interim
Full Partnership
2011 – 2013
2014
Developing a shared commitment
• Stakeholder
engagement
• Asset mapping
neighbourhoods
• Future resident
survey