New homes mean that ​Bicester's no longer just for the discount fashionistas

A new phase of homes has been launched in the Oxfordshire town best known for discount fashion shopping.
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Before the Oxfordshire town of Bicester became known for discount fashion shopping, it was famous for its RAF base, now being redeveloped into a new village-like settlement called Heyford Park. A new phase of homes has been launched, with 30 houses priced from £289,950.

The wider Cherwell district is a designated "growth area", with 3,000 homes in the pipeline including a new neighbourhood on the former Ministry of Defence site south of Bicester at Graven Hill.

Bicester is near the M40, and by 2016 the 55-minute train service to Marylebone will be cut by 15 minutes.

Kingsmere is another modern local village, where a broad range of community facilities and amenities are planned - pub, primary school, GP surgery, shops and sports park. Developer Countryside Properties is selling houses priced from £225,000 to £530,000. 

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