fbpx
The Oxford Magazine is launching a new digital print magazine.
The Oxford Magazine is launching a new digital print magazine.

Bicester

Bicester Town Oxfordshire

About Bicester

Welcome to the Bicester edition of The Oxford Magazine.

This historic market town is expanding quickly, building new homes for commuters working in London, Birmingham and Oxford. It’s, perhaps, the fastest-growing town in the county, in large part because of its proximity to junction 9 of the M40.

But Bicester is much more than just a bedroom community, as the fabulous architecture around the marketplace will show you, including gorgeous 17th-century townhouses and a smattering of older half-timbered buildings.

Yet, for many holidaymakers, the town’s reputation is preceded by Bicester Village, the outlet mall that pulls in a staggering 6.3 million shoppers a year. It’s hard to believe that more visitors from China come to these luxury shops than to any other attraction in the country apart from Buckingham Palace.


Local news & stories

Double yellow lines for 24 roads and streets in Bicester
/ Transport

Double yellow lines for 24 roads and streets in Bicester

Oxfordshire County Council is looking to address safety issues, including parking that blocks parts of pavements, vehicle turning points, accesses and junctions or creates a tight squeeze for buses.
Proposal underway for a new rail freight terminal in Oxford
/ Transport

Proposal underway for a new rail freight terminal near Bicester

A Channel Islands-based company is preparing plans for a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) on land immediately south and adjacent to the Chiltern Main Line.
Tritax Symmetry submits planning application for new Siemens Healthineers facility

Tritax Symmetry submits planning application for new Siemens Healthineers facility

The 48-acre site on land north of the A41 and east of Junction 9 of the M40, known as Symmetry Park, Oxford North, has been chosen following an extensive site search.
Bicester tech start-up to build Malaysia’s EV charging network
/ Technology

Bicester’s EZ-Charge technology to underpin new EV charging network in Malaysia

The company has entered into a formal MoU with a Malaysian subsidiary of the global corporation MW Group – for its advanced electric car charging units to be manufactured, installed and operated in-market, under licence.
Electric Assisted Vehicles EAV completes funding round to scale up production
/ Technology

Electric Assisted Vehicles EAV completes funding round to scale up production

The Oxfordshire-based eCargo and urban micro-mobility manufacturer will use the funds to accelerate growth plans based on rising market demand.
Have your say on spending plans for 2022/23 at Cherwell District Council
/ Government

Have your say on spending plans for 2022/23 at Cherwell District Council

Residents and businesses in Cherwell District are invited to have their say on spending plans for 2022/23 at Cherwell District Council.
DHL takes 1m sq ft at the proposed Axis J10 logistics park. Image: CGI of proposed Axis J10 logistics park
/ Construction & Real Estate

DHL takes 1m sq ft at the proposed Axis J10 logistics park

The deal – the first to be announced – will anchor Albion Land’s proposed three million sq ft development as the company expands its operations in Cherwell and the M40 corridor.
Boost for Bicester’s economy with more investment at Axis J9 Bicester
/ Construction & Real Estate

Boost for Bicester’s economy with more investment at Axis J9 Bicester

Albion Land, the developers, aims to provide space for young businesses with a stronger mix of manufacturing, technology and logistics businesses on the business park.
Co-working space in Bicester expands to provide new base for local businesses
/ Professional Services

Co-working space in Bicester expands to provide new base for businesses

Known as Perch Studios, the co-working space in Bicester’s Franklins House expands into the space previously occupied by Graven Hill, to provide a new base for ten businesses.
AJ Bell Women’s Tour cycling race is coming to Oxfordshire on Monday
/ Arts & Entertainment

AJ Bell Women’s Tour cycling race is coming to Oxfordshire on Monday

Around 100 pro-cyclists – accompanied by support vehicles – will race from Bicester, continuing through Oxford and Abingdon, to the finish in Banbury.