Appeal Inquiry regarding land at Station Road, Oakley MK43 7RB

Appeal by Bedfordshire Charitable Trust & Bedfordia Developments Ltd against the decision of Bedford Borough Council to refuse outline planning permission (with all matters reserved other than access) for the development of:

  • up to 40 dwellings
  • vehicular and pedestrian access
  • green infrastructure including open space and landscaping
  • related drainage and other infrastructure works


Site at Land at Station Road, Oakley, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 7RB

Planning Inspectorate (PINS) ref: APP/K0235/W/23/3316823

Bedford Borough Council application ref: 21/02394/MAO

Bedford Borough Council appeal ref: 23/00020/REF

Bedford Borough Council refused the application on 4 October 2022

Bedfordshire Charitable Trust & Bedfordia Developments Ltd (the appellant) has appealed to the Secretary of State MHCLG against the Council’s decision.

The appeal will be heard at a Public Inquiry beginning at 10am on Tuesday 20 June 2023 at Council Chamber, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP.

Appeal documents

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View the application plans being considered at this appeal here.