North Whiteley

The North Whiteley major development area is located to the north of the existing settlement at Whiteley.

The development has been carefully designed to fit within the existing landscape and includes large retained areas of woodland and open space.  The outline consent is for 3,500 homes, two primary schools, a secondary school and significant highway improvements.

The development is promoted by three major housebuilders and a land owner acting as a consortium and working closely with the city council and the county council

Work on highways infastructure should begin in October 2018 and house building should start mid-2019.

North Whiteley details

Portfolio Holder

Cllr Caroline Horrill

Start Date


Key Steps/Milestones

Status - Active


  • Outline planning consent granted
  • Reserve matters applications expected Autumn / Winter 2018
  • Site works should commence Autumn 2018


Latest Status

After delays arising from infra-structure decision making, the outline consent for the development (which includes detailed highways works) was issued in July 2018.

The North Whiteley Forum, consisting of elected representatives of the city council, county council, neighbouring districts and parish councils meets at least three times a year to monitor progress on the project. 


Last Committee Report

October 2015 (see link)

September 2015 (see link)

Next Steps

Following issue of the approval an implementation officer will be appointed. Construction of the main roads linking Whiteley town with Botley road to the north will commence May 2017. Reserved matters applications for the will be submitted by the developers later this year and onwards for different phases of the housing