Category Archives: Frideswide Square

Money no object at New Road

I bet your reaction to these photographs was the same as mine. It looks like the usual Oxfordshire County Council highways scenario, doesn’t it? You see the straightforward T junction at the junction of New Road, Worcester Street and Park … Continue reading

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£13 million less to waste on roads in 2008

The Government has cut £13 million from the money which Oxfordshire County Council hoped to spend on transport schemes. In general one hopes for more rather than less to be diverted to one’s region by way of reciprocity for the … Continue reading

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People (and street works) cause accidents

As the mob continues to bay for street works at the King’s Arms, we look at the real cause of urban accidents – people and thoughtless tinkering with road layouts. We are still no clearer as to the cause of … Continue reading

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Oxford plans its ruin

The Westgate Shopping Centre is only one of the vast building projects planned for Oxford. Oxford University will redevelop the Radcliffe Infirmary Site and is building a vast book store in the flood-plain of Osney Mead. The Poly is redeveloping … Continue reading

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