SPEED reductions and planned road closures dominate the latest public notices issued by local authorities in Oxfordshire.

In the last week, a variety of notices have been published by councils, impacting residents in different ways.

From traffic orders to planning applications, these notices stretch right across the county.

Notices: John Radcliffe work and Seacourt Park and Ride closure

20mph limits: Oxfordshire County Council has proposed two orders to replace 30mph speed limits with 20mph ones in both Witney and Bicester.

The orders are for ‘road safety reasons’, in response to the Department for Transport Active Travel initiatives for walking and cycling.

In Witney, this will impact the Cogges area (Church Lane, Meadow View and Stanton Harcourt Road), and the north east of the town (roads by Woodstock Road and Jubilee Way, extending out to: Harvest Way and its junctions with Woodstock Road and Jubilee Road; Madley Way at its junction with Jubilee Way, and Waterford Road at its junction with Jubilee Way).

The town area extended out to: Corn Street and its junctions with the Ducklington Lane roundabout and Witan Way; Holloway Road at its junction with Welch Way, and High Street and its junction with Welch Way, will also be effected, as will the section of Station Lane leading northwards from Witan Way, and Welch Way from its junction with High Street to its junction with Woodford Way.

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Meanwhile, in Bicester, roads within the centre of the town extending outwards to the following points are also set for the new 20mph speed limits:

• London Road southwards to its junction with Station Approach

• Launton Road eastward to its junction with Victoria Road

• Church Street/ Kings End westwards to its junction with Queens Avenue

• B4100 Manorsfield Road to its roundabout junction with Hannover Gardens

Cable works: Fishers Lane in Charlbury is set to close when fibre optic cable works take place from February 8.

The works are set to be completed on February 19.

Exemptions to the closure include emergency services and for access to premises which is only possible from the closed section of the road.

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Gas supply: Middle Street in Kidlington is set to close due to gas supply installation.

Work will begin on Thursday and is set to be completed by February 11.

Exemptions to the closure include emergency services and for access to premises which is only possible from the closed section of road.

Sewer repairs: Southfield Road, near Cowley Road, Oxford will be closed from Tuesday because of sewer repairs.

The repairs are anticipated to be completed by February 15.

The road closure will operate between 8am and 5pm.

Oxford Mail: The Randolph Hotel. Picture: Andy FfrenchThe Randolph Hotel. Picture: Andy Ffrench

Randolph refurbishments: Oxford City Council has issued a public notice regarding the continued refurbishment at The Randolph Hotel in Beaumont Street, Oxford.

The latest work entails the refurbishment and repair of the masonry work surrounding the entrance, including like-for-like repair of damage to carved capital and mortar repairs to low-level damage.

Meanwhile, trials will be carried out to select a lime mortar of good colour and texture match to surrounding areas.

Earlier this year, designs for the interior of the revamped hotel were revealed.

In 2019, Chicago-based Graduate Hotels bought the five-star Beaumont Street attraction from the Macdonald group.

After aiming for spring, the hotel is set to reopen in June.

For today’s public notices, go online to oxfordmail.co.uk/announcements/public_notices