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Notice ID: MFN0636383

Notice effective from
25th November 2021 to 25th December 2021



NOTICE is given that Oxfordshire County Council proposes to make the above order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and all other enabling powers. The effect of the order - as part of/under funding support for the Great Western Park improvement is to introduce a 20mph speed limit zone in Harwell. The proposals will replace the existing 30mph speed limit with a 20mph speed limit zone on all roads within Harwell village, leading out to the following points:

1. Blenheim Hill/Didcot Road - a point 40 metres east of its junction with Teasel Bank

2. Grove Road - a point 410 metres west of its junction with Drewitts Comer

3. Townsend - its junction with Barrow Lane

4. Wantage Road - its junction with Reading Road

The Oxfordshire County Council (Harwell And Various Parishes) (Speed Limits) Order 2021 will be revoked/ replaced as appropriate.

Accompanying the reduced limit, a number of associated traffic calming features are also proposed to be constructed comprising:

? Raised tables to be located on:

- Wantage Road - with its junction Tyrrells Close,

- High Street - outside Wellow House,

- Blenheim Hill - outside Hill Orchard.

? One sided 'build-out' feature on the High Street (near the War Memorial) on the northbound lane, with priority given to traffic travelling southwards,

? Centre line road markings will be removed on High Street & Wantage Road & 1.5m wide advisory cycle lanes in each lane will be provided,

? '20' roundel road markings on the carriageway & '20 mph' repeater signs will be installed at various locations within the zone.

Documents giving more details of the proposals are available for public inspection online by visiting:

. Copies may also be made available on request.

Objections to the proposals and other representations specifying the grounds on which they are made may be sent in writing to the address below by 31 December 2021. 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. (Ref. CM/12.6.239) Traffic Regulation Team for the Corporate Director for Environment & Place, Oxfordshire County Council, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, 0X11ND. (Email:

Telephone: 0345 3101111).


MFN0636383.pdf Download

Oxfordshire County Council

County Hall , New Road , Oxford , Oxfordshire , OX1 1ND 01865 792 422


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