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Welcome to Kingsgrove Wantage 9

About St. Modwen

Changing places. Creating better futures.

St. Modwen is about transformation through better environments. 

Our history and expertise is bedded in the regeneration and renewal of spaces; taking on the challenges that others cannot and breathing life into places to create new and better opportunities; and adapting to changing times.

We seek to improve and enhance – with tangible and intangible benefits. Our aim is to ensure that what we create is appropriate and lasting. We think long term and deliver.

We transform, optimise and improve, turning spaces into places that benefit the people who live and work there. Our purpose is to give new meaning to those communities and environments we develop.

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A St. Modwen development at Littlecombe, Gloucestershire



Welcome to Kingsgrove Wantage 6

Career Opportunities

St. Modwen Homes
This is St. Modwen’s award-winning house building business with projects right across the country as well as at Kingsgrove. Check out the website for the current job and career opportunities.

Specialist contractor NATTA undertakes the infrastructure works at Kingsgrove; see NATTA’s website for its latest job and apprenticeship opportunities.

Careers Fest – 22 January 2019, The Mini Plant, Oxford
Oxfordshire’s un-missable careers information, advice and guidance event for Oxfordshire's student population. St. Modwen Homes and NATTA will be among over 50 employers, further education colleges, universities and training organisations exhibiting. Register for free here.

Kingsgrove Community Hall
Operation & Management

As part of the neighbourhood centre, St. Modwen will deliver a community hall, which will be for use as a multi-use community building.

St. Modwen has invited written Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the operation and management of Kingsgrove Community Hall.

A workshop was held for those interested in operating the community hall to discuss the latest design iteration, which has evolved from the agreed Neighbourhood Brief, and to inform EOIs.

Primary School Information Event

We held an Information Event about the new Primary School on Thursday 13 September 2018. To see the boards from the event, Click here. An application was submitted on 3 December 2018. See Planning Application section below for a link to the application.

Community Newsletter

Issue 1 | August 2018 – Click here to read
Issue 2 | December 2018 – Click here to read

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Planning Applications

Applications can be viewed on the Vale of White Horse District Council’s website by searching the reference number.

Kingsgrove Primary School
Submitted 3 December 2018
Ref no: P18/V2971/RM

Advanced Infrastructure Works (AIW4)
Submitted 9 November 2018
Ref no: P18/V2787/RM


St. Modwen Homes

Phase 1a – 70 homes
Planning permission was granted in November 2017 for the first phase of 70 homes, which will be are being delivered by our award-winning housebuilding business, St. Modwen Homes.

These new homes are sensitively designed and sit in a lovingly detailed environment, with views of the Charlton Village cricket grounds and linking to the play area east of Whitehorns Farm Road.

A show home and marketing suite was launched this summer, with the first occupations in November 2018.

This first phase of the broader Kingsgrove community includes a range of homes from 2 to 5 bedroom properties to suit all. For more information and to Register Your Interest please click here.

Phase 1b – 80 homes
St. Modwen Homes is also delivering Phase 1b, which comprises 80 homes. A Reserved Matters planning application was submitted summer 2018 and preparatory work on this phase is underway.

CALA Homes

Phase 2a - 174 homes
Following a competitive tender, CALA Homes will be developing 174 homes at Phase 2a, Fuller’s Meadow, which is located south of the new community hub with the new primary school and neighbourhood centre. Infrastructure for the services and access to the site is well underway and CALA Homes will submit a detailed Reserved Matters planning application to start on site in 2019. Click here to visit CALA Homes.

Further Phases

Phase 3a - 82 homes

We are currently selecting a housebuilder to develop Phase 3a (82 homes). Keep an eye on the website for updates.

We will publish the planning application numbers and links to the applications in the ‘Community’ section of this website once they are submitted.

CALA Homes



Q. When can we register our interest for the new homes? 

A. You can register now – please see Homes section

Q. What are the timeframes for the development and how soon can we expect it to come to life?

A. This is a long term project which will take 10 to 15 years to fully develop. However, the site will be developed in phases. The first phase of 70 homes, delivered by St. Modwen Homes, will be completed in Autumn/Winter 2018.

Q. As a first phase occupier will I be living in a building site for 15 years?
A. No, each phase will be delivered discretely and should not greatly impact each other


Q. What price will the homes be?

A. There will be a range of prices from starter homes up to large family dwellings. Please check individual prices with the house builders on the Homes page.

Q. When will the neighbourhood centre and sports facilities be available?

A. All the communtiy facilities are linked to the phased delivery of numbers of homes and accessing areas. Delivery will be when key points are reached and there are sufficient homes on site to make the uses sustainable.

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