An Oxford road and riverside footpath will be closed for over a week due to resurfacing works.

East Street, which is next to the river near Botley Road, is closed from today (July 10) for eight days.

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The road and its footpaths will reopen next Tuesday (July 18), according to closures signs on the road.

Oxford Mail: Closure signs on the road

The signs apologised for any inconvenience caused and said the dates of the closure were also weather permitting.

An Oxfordshire County Council spokesperson said: "Please call our highway enquiries team on 0345 310 1111."

Ahead of the closure, signs were put up warning cyclists to remove their bikes from the racks which would be suspended.

A parking suspension is also in place.