THE first draft proposals for new housing on the site of a former homeless hostel are set to be unveiled shortly.

Those living close to the Speedwell Street site where Lucy Faithfull House was located until it was demolished in late 2018 have been contacted about a exhibition event on July 16 from 2pm until 7pm.

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Oxford City Council's housing company intend to build a mixture of open market and affordable housing on the land and initial plans for the development will be presented at the event.

Neighbours are being invited to give their feedback before a planning application goes in.

It takes place in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre in Littlegate Street.