A BURST water main has closed Botley Road in Oxford.

The road has been closed between Binsey Lane and Ferry Hinksey Road.

Thames Water has advised the closure will remain in place until lunchtime on Sunday.

Access will be maintained to the shopping areas serving PC World and Toys R Us, but there will be no access into the city centre or the railway station from the Botley side of Botley Road.

Traffic leaving Oxford from Hythe Bridge Street will be signposted via Oxpens and Abingdon Road.