OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCILNotice ID: MF0218780
OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
(WALLINGFORD FESTIVAL OF CYCLING) (SPECIAL EVENT) ORDER 2017
NOTICE is hereby given that on 10 July 2017 Oxfordshire County Council proposes to make the above order under Section I6A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. The Order is to facilitate the holding of the Wallingford Festival of Cycling on Sunday 16 July 2017 which is promoted by Tony Sefton, 82E High Street,Wallingford OX 10 0B.The Council is satisfied that it is not practicable for the event to be conducted off-road. The occasion includes numerous cycle events, the largest being extending outside the town centre from Shillingford to Ipsden,Woodcote and Goring
Spectator numbers are expected at 6000 people; competitors towards 2,500 and 300 British Cycle Racers. There will also be other cycling events and displays etc. in the town centre. The effect ofthe order is to variously close the roads listed below prevent parking and introduce clearways to enable participants, spectators and others to safely use the roads. Some closures will be limited to short durations and some will involve'rolling road blocks'. The closures will overall be between approx. I0am and 8pm on Sunday I6 July with different restrictions taking place at various times.
Appropriate traffic signs will be used to indicate when and which closures are in place and traffic marshals will be assisting the movement of vehicles, access and pedestrians. Exemptions to the closures are included for emergency services and event organisers and authorised support vehicles,and for controlled access to properties.
Diversions: Traffic from Shillingford Bridge will be diverted via Norries Drive and St Georges Road & St Nicholas Road to access the town centre area. Traffic from Crowmarsh Gifford wanting to access Wallingford Town Centre will be diverted via Benson Lane,A4074 Henley Road,Wallingford Road, Shillingford Road, Norries Drive, St Georges Road & St Nicholas Road. Traffic from the west A4I30 High Road & Hithercroft Road will be diverted via St John's Road, Croft Road, Station Road and vice versa. Traffic from the south on Reading Road will be diverted via St John's Road & Croft Road.
Duration & times for men's race (4 short loops then 2 long loops of the route)
Duration & times for women's race (2 short loops then 2 long loops)
St George s Road and High Street, Wallingford From just north of the entrance and exit of Wallingford School on St George s Road and south to Station Road then east on High Street up to St Martin's Street where the cyclists will turn right No waiting - traffic cones. Cyclists will not be racing at this point. From I0mins before the start of the race:
10.10-10.20 From 10mins before the start of the race: 14.00-14.I0 Wallingford Town Centre including St Martin s Street, St Mary s Street, St Leonard's Square, New Road between St Mary's St and Wood St,Wood Street, St Peter's Street,Thames Street, Roads Closed:Access only I0 mph speed limit. Disruption likely as barriers are positioned. Limited access for residents, business by arrangement with Traffic Marshals on the day 2hrs 30mins from 10.15-12.45
7hrs 30mins from 12.45-20.00 Wallingford Town circuit including High Street (between Thames St and St Martin s St), St Martin s Street, St Mary s Street, St Leonard 's Square, New Road between St Mary s St and Wood St,Wood Street, St Peter s Street,Thames Street, Road Closed and clearway 10:15-20:00 Wallingford Bridge (over The Thames between Wallingford and Crowmarsh) From the traffic lights on the Crowmarsh side to the High Street/St Martin 's crossroads - allowing access to the Riverside Park (car park and outdoor swimming pool) Roads Closed:Access only 10 mph speed limit 9hrs 45mins from 10.15-20:00 Reading Road, NosworthyWay and A4074 Reading Road from Wallingford Town Centre, Winterbrook roundabout, NosworthyWay (A4I30),A4I30/A4074 roundabout and the section of A4074 south towards Reading to theWallingford Rd/B4009 turn Traffic temporarily halted for race procession which will take approx. I0 minutes during the times to the right 30mins from 10.15-10.25 30mins from
14.15-14.25 B4009 Wallingford Road and Woodcote Road From the A4074 turn into B4009 Wallingford Road toWoodcote Road and all of Woodcote Road Roads Closed: Limited access for residents, business by arrangement with Traffic Marshals on the day 3hrs from I0.00-13.00 2hrs 15mins from 14.15-16.30 Section of B4009 through South Stoke and part of Woodcote Road From 50m before the first houses of South Stoke on the B4009 to 50mph sign leaving South Stoke to Goring andWoodcote Road from the B4009 turn to the National Speed Limit sign
Clearway 3hrs from 10.00-13.00 2hrs 15mins from 14.15-16.30 B4009 Wallingford Road to Goring from the B4009/Woodcote Road into Flint Hill in Goring Roads Closed: Limited access for residents, business by arrangement with Traffic Marshals on the day 1hr 30mins from 11.30-13.00 1hrs 50mins from 14.40-16.30 B4526 Goring to Cray's Pond Roads Closed: Limited access for residents, business by arrangement with Traffic Marshals on the day 1hr 30mins from 11.30-13.00 1hrs 50mins from 14.40-16.30 B4009 into Goring and B4526 Flint Hill From the 30mph limit sign into Goring on the B4009 and all of B4526 Flint Hill to Cray's Pond Clearway 1hr 30mins from 11.30-13.00 2hrs 30mins from 14.00-16.30 Woodcote (S Stoke Road and B47I from the cross roads to theA4074) Roads Closed: Limited access for residents, business by arrangement with Traffic Marshals on the day 1hr 30mins from 11.30-13.00 1hr 50mins from 14.40-16.30 Woodcote (S Stoke Road and B471) From the 30mph sign on S South Rd approaching Woodcote to the National Speed limit sign on the B471 towards the A4074 Clearway 1hr 30mins from 11.30-13.00 1hr 50mins from 14.40-16.30 Goring Road from Crays Pond crossroads through Woodcote to the A4074 Roads Closed: Limited access for residents, business by arrangement withTraffic Marshals on the day 1.5 hrs from 11.30-13.00 1hrs 50mins from 14.40-16.30 B4526 into Cray s Pond and Goring Road towards Woodcote
From Cray s Pond village entrance signs/40mph limit signs along B4526 turning left onto Goring Road up to half way between Car dealership and speed limit signs leaving Cray s Pond Clearway 1.5 hrs from 11:30-13.00 2hrs 15mins from 14.15-16.30 Goring Road into Woodcote From the dip in the road coming in to Woodcote from Crays Pond on the Goring Road (near 30mph sign) up to the crossroads in Woodcote Clearway 1.5 hrs from 11:30-13.00 2hrs 15mins from 14.15-16.30 A4074 southbound From Woodcote B471 in an Oxford direction on theA4074 to the Nosworthy wayA4130/A4074 roundabout Rolling Road Closures following the race each time. X40 bus allowed through (1 bus per hour) 3hrs 5mins from 10.10-13.15 2hrs 25mins from 14.20-16.45 A4074 northbound Nosworthy way A4130/A4074 roundabout through to Shillingford roundabout Rolling Road Closures following the race each time.
45mins from 12.30-13.15 45mins from 16.00-`6.45 A4074 southbound Nosworthy way A4I30/A4074 roundabout through to Reading Road Closed: Follow Diversions signs along the A329 through to Pangbourne and into Reading
3hrs from 10.00-13.00 2hrs 15mins from 14.15-16.30 A4074 Southbound From Shillingford Roundabout to Nosworthy way A4I30/A4074 roundabout Roads Closed for a 30 minute period within these times. South BoundTraffic will be offered a diversion from the A4074 Berinsfield Roundabout via Clifton Hampden through to theA329 to Reading. Note HGV's will be kept on theA4074 35mins from 12.40-13.15 45mins from 16.00-16.45
A4074, Shillingford Road and Castle St From Shillingford Roundabout, over Shillingford Bridge and along Castle Street towards finish Roads closed: diversion north bound via A4130 and round following signs through Clifton Hampden
1hr from I2.30-I3.30 1hr from I6.00-I7.00 Castle Street, Wallingford From number I7 Castle Street, where on street
car parking starts, to the crossroads with High Street. Clearway 1 hr from 12.30-13.30 1hr from 16.00-17.00
Detailed documents are available for public inspection at County Hall,New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND from 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday and at Wallingford Library,High Street,OXI0 0DB from 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday,Tuesday & Friday,9.30am to 7pm Thursday and 9.30am to 1pm Saturday.
Traffic Regulations Team (Ref MS/SJP) for the Director for Infrastructure Delivery, Oxford OXI IND.Tel 0345 310 11 11.