DRIVERS are warning of several potholes in an Oxfordshire town which could damage vehicle’s tyres.

St George’s Road and Blackstock Road in Wallingford have been pointed out by commuters as areas where potholes are particularly bad.

Another road pointed out by drivers in the town as having bad damage is Norries Drive and the A4130 heading from Didcot towards Wallingford.

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Speaking to BBC Radio earlier this week, Andrew Gant, cabinet member for highway management, said the council understands safety concerns surrounding potholes but added that the authority is under ‘budget pressures’ due to inflation as well as ‘severe weather making the situation on roads worse’.

He urged people to take pictures of the road damage and use Fix My Street to continue reporting the issues.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford and Wantage.

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