Here are links to the drawings relating to the County Council’s parking proposals. Your local councillors have been pressing for some additional short stay parking in the centre of Headington to relieve pressure on some residential roads. Concerns have also been raised on safety grounds about congestion at the junction of Osler Road and London Road.
The effects of the proposals are as follows:
The east side will remain No Waiting at Any Time (Double Yellow Lines – DYLs).
On the west side, working northwards from London Road there will be the following changes:
a) the existing loading restriction at the beginning of the road on both sides will be extended by 5 metres;
b) the limited 1 hour parking (3 places) will be adjusted to make the parking partially on the footway for 2 spaces;
c) the permit parking area outside No.9 will become DYLs;
d) beside the Bowling Green the 2 two-hour shared use parking spaces will be increased to 5 spaces;
e) the parking space outside Nos.43/45 will be DYLs;
f) the existing No Waiting 8-6.30 Monday to Friday beyond the Hospital entrance will become 2 hour shared use parking during the same time period.
Kennet Road (south of London Road)
a) The existing 30 minute parking bay west side will be extended by 1 space;
b) a cycle lane will be introduced on the east side from London Road to outside No.1;
c) the peak time loading ban in that area will be removed from both sides.
New High Street (south of London Road)
a) on the west side, the existing I hour parking will be extended by one space;
b) on the east side, the existing No Waiting 8-6.30 Monday to Saturday will become 1 hour limited parking for 5 cars
New High Street (north of All Saints Road)
a) the shared use parking north of All Saints Road junction will be extended and permit parking bay south of that junction will be extended;
All Saints Road (near New High Street)
a) the shared use parking on the south side will be extended.
Comments or objections to the proposals, specifying the grounds on which they are made, and any other representations, should be sent in writing to the Director for Environment and Economy (ref: DMT/Osler) , Speedwell House, Speedwell Street, Oxford, OX1 1NE. no later than Friday 16 May 2014. The Council will consider objections and representations received in response to this Notice. They may be disseminated widely for these purposes and made available to the public.
We are discussing these proposed changes with local residents. Please get in touch with us if you have any concerns. Paper copies of these plans are available for consultation at Bury Knowle Library.