Oxford North

Oxford North





Oxford North is a new global innovation district being built on 64 acres of land within Oxford city’s northern boundary.

This new place starts with people, their ideas and ambitions. It’s being built to celebrate and enable them, providing a place for people who want to make their mark on the world.

Oxford North will connect academia and commerce, invention and investment, providing a sustainable place to work, live, learn and socialise.

Oxford North will be a thriving and vibrant new district with innovation and sustainability at its heart.

The project, masterplanned by Fletcher Priest Architects, will deliver 1 million sq ft of new labs and workspaces including a new innovation centre, and 480 new homes.

Around 4,500 people will work there alongside 1,500 residents and who, along with the local community and visitors, will enjoy amenities including a hotel, nursery, shops, bars and cafes, three public parks, and significant investment in travelling around sustainably.

The new district will be a unique home and workplace, for scientists, technologists and inventors, transforming lives and enhancing one of the world’s greatest cities.

Setting a new standard for placemaking, Oxford North will blend culture with low carbon innovation, sustainability with leisure, and open spaces with science. It offers a new model for the future, supporting business, enabling discovery and, above all, improving lives, all in one place.

With access to wide open public spaces and public art throughout, Oxford North is configured to enhance wellbeing. The landscape is designed to enhance biodiversity across the newly-created public parks and facilitate access to nature for residents and visitors.

Woven into the new public parks are spaces for entertainment, events and exercise. Integral to the plans are areas for families and children to enjoy natural play while opening eyes and discovering the future.

At every turn there will be opportunities for enjoyment, delight and new perspectives.


Oxford North is being delivered by Oxford North Ventures GP LLP, a 50:50 commercial joint venture partnership with St John’s College’s development company, Thomas White Oxford, and Cadillac Fairview with Stanhope. The first new homes are being delivered by Thomas White Oxford’s residential partner, Hill Group.




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