(THAME SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER FAIRS) (SPECIAL EVENT) ORDER 2019Notice ID: MF0506278
OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
(THAME SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER FAIRS) (SPECIAL EVENT) ORDER 2019 NOTICE is hereby given that on the 9 September 2019 Oxfordshire County Council proposed to make the above order under 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. It is promoted by Thame Town Council, Town Hall, High Street, OX9 3DP.The County Council is satisfied that it is appropriate for the events to be held on the roads. The order is being introduced to manage the traffic associated with the events as follows:
1) SEPTEMBER FAIR The main restrictions will apply from 7am Wednesday 18th to midday Sunday 22nd as follows:
To prohibit driving - in the roads in Schedule 1 below subject to * exemptions for emergency services, urgent works to the highway and utilities and access for residents; and between 9am and 11pm for any disabled persons vehicle and any vehicle involved in loading and unloading from premises. Taxis will not be excluded from North Street. To prohibit waiting -in the roads in Schedule 2. Existing exemptions will continue to apply and taxis will be allowed to wait at the ranks in North Street between 9am and 11pm. 'No Waiting' restrictions will a so app y to buses at bus stops.
Upper and Lower High Street Car Parks will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday 18th September to midday Sunday 22nd. The alternative route for traffic is via Bell Lane, North Street, Wellington Street and East Street.* Permitted access to the closed roads is recommended via Southern Road and Nelson Street.
2) OCTOBER FAIR Thursday 10th from 8am to prohibit waiting until noon on Sunday 13th in Upper High Street car park and in the minor carriageway on the northeast side of the car park.
The relevant provisions of the Oxfordshire County Council (Various Roads-South Oxfordshire) (Prohibition and Restriction of Waiting and Permitted Parking) Order 2008, insofar as they permit waiting in the specified roads below will be suspended for the duration of this Order.
Documents giving more detailed particulars of the proposed Order are available for public inspection at County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and at Thame Library, 3 North Street, Thame, OX9 3BH from 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday, Tuesday and Friday; from 9am to 7pm on Thursday and from 9.30am to 4.30pm on Saturday. These documents include a copy of this notice, a copy of the proposed Order, maps showing the roads affected and alternative routes for diverted traffic and a Statement of Reasons for the proposed Order.
September Fair - SCHEDULE 1 PART ONE - NO DRIVING
(a) Buttermarket from its junction with North Street to its junction with High Street.
(b) Cornmarket from its junction with High Street to its junction with North Street/Upper High Street.
(c) High Street from its junction with Bell Lane to its junction with Cornmarket, including the minor carriageway on the northeast side of the car park and Town Hall.
(d)Upper High Street (i) from its junction with Cornmarket/ North Street to its junction with East Street ** (ii) the minor carriageway on the northeast side of the car park.
PART 2 - No access
(a) Lower High Street Car Park The whole car park
(b) Upper High Street Car Park The whole car park PART 3 - No Driving or Waiting except Taxis North Street (from 7am 18 September)
from its junction with Wellington Street to its junction with Cornmarket/Upper High Street.
SCHEDULE 2 - NO WAITING AT ANY TIME
(From 4pm 18th September)
(a) Cornmarket -both sides-from its junction with High Street to its junction with North Street/Upper High Street
(b) High Street - both sides-from its junction with Bell Lane to its junction with Cornmarket,
(d)Upper High Street - both sides - from its junction with Cornmarket/North Street to its junction with East Street, including the minor carriageway on the north-east side of the car park.
(From 7am 18th September)
(c) Southern Road - both sides - from its junction with High Street to its junction with Rooks Lane.
(e) Wellington Street - both sides - from its junction with
North Street to its junction with East Street. (Ref.MS)
Traffic Regulations Team for the Director for Infrastructure Delivery, County Hall Oxford OX11ND. Tel: 0345 3101111.