OXFORD, ST. GILES FAIR) (SPECIAL EVENT ORDER 2017Notice ID: MF0232858
OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
(OXFORD, ST. GILES FAIR) (SPECIAL EVENT) ORDER 2017
Date of Order: 21 August 2017 Coming into Force: 3 September 2017
Notice is given that the County Council intends to make the above order under Section 16A Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 for the annual St. Giles Fair which is promoted by Oxford City Council, St. Aldates Chambers, OX1 1DS.The effect of the order is that between 00.01hrs on Sunday 3 September and 08:30 Wednesday 6 September traffic measures will be in place to manage vehicles and the safety of pedestrians as follows: PROHIBITION OF VEHICLES:
Banbury Road A4165, closed from its junction with Parks Road to its junction with Keble Road - Except east side of Banbury Road for access and parking for vehicles exhibiting a St. Giles Fair parking permit;
Beaumont Street, from St. John Street to St. Giles - except south side, parking permitted for taxis from a point 5 metres from Gloucester Street for 10 metres. Parking also allowed for vehicles exhibiting a St. Giles Fair parking permit.
The Pay & Display parking (*d) suspended; Disabled Persons parking (*b) suspended and relocated to Keble Road; Marked goods vehicle loading bays (*c) will also be suspended. Bevington Road, closed at its junction with Woodstock Road;
Keble Road, closed except parking permitted north side for disabled persons vehicles,
and on the south side for fairground vehicles exhibiting a permit; also Coach parking
relocated from St. Giles. Residents permit parking (*c) suspended;
St. Giles, Closed for its entire length. Pay and Display parking (*d), and Disabled Persons
parking (*b) suspended;Taxi rank suspended.
Magdalen Street East and West closed;
Pusey Street, closed from its junction with St. Giles to its junction with St.John Street -access only to frontages. Disabled Persons Parking (*b) is relocated to Keble Road; Woodstock Road A4I44, from St. Giles to Observatory Street - Except parking permitted east side between Observatory Street and The Royal Oak Public House for fairground vehicles exhibiting a permit;
Little Clarendon Street closed for its entire length. Access only to premises from Walton Street. This road is to be used as access/staging area for emergency services. The 30 minute permitted parking (*c) and the marked goods vehicle loading bays (*c) will be suspended;the one-way restriction (*a) will also be suspended. Parks Road, traffic emerging into Banbury Road will only be able to turn right (northwards) away from the City.
Broad Street, Bus and taxi services will be transferred from St. Giles which will involve lowering of the No Access bollards (*a).The goods vehicle loading bays (*c) and Street Traders bay on the south side will also be suspended.
The alternative City through-route for traffic is via Worcester Street, Walton Street, Kingston Road, St. Margarets Road and vice versa.
Exemptions to the restrictions are included for emergency services and for controlled access. Access to properties within the closed area has been advised in writing to residencies, colleges, businesses and will be supervised by marshals. Order suspensions:The relevant provisions of the following orders shall be temporarily suspended insofar only as they relate to the measures required for this Event:
a) The Oxfordshire County Council (City of Oxford) (Central Area) (Traffic Management) (Consolidation) (Order) 2003 (as amended)
b) The Oxfordshire County Council (Disabled Persons Parking Places - Oxford) Order 2010 (as amended)
c) The Oxfordshire County Council (Central Area Oxford) (Controlled Parking Zone and Waiting Restrictions Order 2011) (as amended)
d) The Oxfordshire County Council (Oxford Central Area) (Designation and Regulation of Street Parking Places) Order 2002 (as amended).
Documents giving more detailed particulars of the order are available for public inspection at County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX I IND from 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
Traffic Regulations Team (Ref: MS/SJP) on behalf of the Director for Infrastructure Delivery,Oxford OXI IND.0345 3101111.