Plans have been submitted to Oxford City Council to improve the Town Hall’s flagpole.

The proposals would see new stainless-steel fixtures and fittings installed on the Oxford Town Hall roof, to improve use of the flagpole.

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In the planning documents, the applicant states the ‘exceptional value’ of the Town Hall in terms of its it’s architectural, evidential, historical and community values have been considered before the application.

The applicant, Carter Jonas LLP, explained: “The rationale for the installation of the additional fixtures and fixings to the west elevation of the Town Hall is to allow for safer and easier use of the existing flagpole. The proposed fixtures and fittings are considered to be reasonably discreet and not impact the heritage values of the Town Hall.”


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