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

Kidlington

Kidlington Village Oxfordshire

About Kidlington

Welcome to the Kidlington edition of The Oxford Magazine

Kidlington is a very large village 5 miles (8 km) north of Oxford with the appearance and many of the facilities of a town. With a population of nearly 14,000 people, it is one of the largest villages in England.

The original village lies around the parish church of St. Mary the Virgin, which is on the northern edge of the village, close to the River Cherwell.

Kidlington has a modern shopping centre, library, a large village hall, market and many modern houses. There are a good number of pubs, cafes and restaurants in or the village centre as well as surrounding areas like Islip, Bletchingdon, Kirtlington, Weston-on-Green and Oddington.


Local news & stories

Oxford United aims to build the first all-electric stadium in the UK.
/ Arts & Entertainment

Oxford United aims to build first all-electric stadium in UK

As part of the club’s pledge to deliver a state-of-the-art stadium, the club would use a low-carbon energy supply to create an ‘all-electric’ stadium, with power also generated by solar panels.
Oxford United is making ‘great progress’ preparing a planning application for its new stadium.
/ Arts & Entertainment

Oxford United making ‘great progress’ preparing planning application for new stadium

Oxford United is making ‘great progress’ preparing a planning application for its new stadium. The team aims to establish a new venue at The Triangle, situated south of Kidlington Roundabout, as its current licence agreement for the Kassam Stadium expires in 2026.
Local IT firm supports disadvantaged children with a trip to the circus
/ Community

Local IT firm supports disadvantaged children with a trip to the circus

School children and their families were treated to a night at the circus last week thanks to the ongoing support of a local IT firm.
Community invited to view latest proposals for Begbroke Innovation District before submission of planning application. Image: CGI of Farmstead

Community invited to view latest proposals for Begbroke Innovation District

Local residents, businesses and community stakeholders in Begbroke, Kidlington and Yarnton are invited to a special exhibition to view the latest proposals for the proposed world-class Begbroke Innovation District before the submission of an outline planning application at the end of July.
The free Science Wonder’ garden party will take place in the walled garden at Begbroke Science Park on Saturday, 01 July, from 11.00am to 4.00pm
/ Community

Free ‘Science Wonder’ garden party to take place at Begbroke Science Park

The free Science Wonder’ garden party will take place in the walled garden at Begbroke Science Park on Saturday, 01 July, from 11.00am to 4.00pm.
Community invited to feed into latest proposals for Begbroke Innovation District

Community invited to feed into latest proposals for Begbroke Innovation District

Local residents, businesses and community stakeholders have a further chance to give their views on the emerging masterplan for the proposed Begbroke Innovation District.
Kidlington roundabout revamp welcomed, but speed reduction should have happened sooner. Image: Oxford Road in Kidlington
/ Transport

Kidlington roundabout revamp welcomed, but speed reduction should have happened sooner

The Kidlington roundabout revamp will see lower speed limits introduced, alongside other improvements, to a major route into Oxford – but a campaigner argues they should have been introduced sooner.
Oxford United Football Club new stadium work streams to begin.
/ Arts & Entertainment

Oxford United Football Club new stadium work streams to begin on ‘The Triangle’ site

OUFC has announced that a series of new stadium work streams will be starting immediately, following the decision by the County Council to proceed with negotiations on ‘The Triangle’ site.
New battery plant in Oxfordshire to create around 300 jobs
/ Technology

New battery plant in Oxfordshire to create around 300 jobs

According to ITV news, the technology and engineering business is building a large factory in Kidlington, which it plans to open in April.
“Plan B is critical” for Oxford United FC despite stadium talks progress
/ Arts & Entertainment

“Plan B is critical” for Oxford United FC despite stadium talks progress

Oxford United FC has been told that “a plan B is critical” over its 2026 stadium deadline despite Oxfordshire County Council agreeing to progress talks.