The Garden Quarter, Bicester

Set within 23 acres of tranquil, landscaped gardens in the heart of Oxfordshire, The Garden Quarter is a new development sited within former RAF Bicester comprising 197 new build and conversion
apartments and cottages.

Sensitively and beautifully restored by historic conservation developer City & Country, The Garden Quarter delivers a long-term and sustainable future for one of the most nationally-important historic military sites in the country.

The site combines 161 conversion homes including one and two bedroom apartments, two and three bedroom cottages and houses plus 36 new build three and four bedroom houses.

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    The Garden Quarter

    Set within 23 acres of tranquil, landscaped gardens in the heart of Oxfordshire, The Garden Quarter is a new development sited within former RAF Bicester comprising 197 new build and...

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  • Landscaping

    City & Country is renowned for creating high quality landscaping that complements the historic setting of the buildings it restores. The Garden Quarter is a flagship example of such work and the...

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History

The history of RAF Bicester is fascinating and particularly important for military aviation heritage as it is the best preserved example of the bomber bases constructed as the principal arm of Sir Hugh Trenchard’s expansion of the RAF from 1923, which was based on the philosophy of offensive defence.

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  • 1920
    The fabric and layout retains an identifiable 1920’s character and provides examples of the first permanent buildings erected for RAF operational stations. The most prominent technical buildings most notably the guardroom and station headquarters and the buildings on the domestic site were designed in a simple astylar, Neo-Georgian style.
  • 1930
    The married quarters on the domestic site like other sites of the type drew its influences from the Garden City Movement of the 1930’s built of brick with roughcast rendered external elevations and hipped roofs. 
  • 1939
    Marked by the arrival of Blenheim Bombers and in October 1939 the first Halifax prototype made its maiden voyage from Bicester. From 1938 to 1944 Bicester served as an Operational Training Unit mainly for the training of pilots, observers and gunners for the Blenheim crews of 2 Group
  • 1945
    After 1945, 71 Maintenance Unit formed at Bicester as one of the principal aircraft salvage units, responsible for southern England.
  • 2002
    In 2002 Cherwell District Council designated RAF Bicester as a conservation area including all of the domestic site as well as the technical site and the airfield. The domestic site was an important and integral part of the station and 18 of the buildings are Grade II as a result of English Heritage’s thematic review of military aviation.
  • 2013
    The first home owners moved into their new proerties.
  • 2016
    All of the properties were sold and the buildings and lasdcape fully restored. 
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