Welcome to the North Oxford edition of The Oxford Magazine.
This is your invaluable guide to news, events, businesses and services in the North Oxford, starting from St Giles – on the northern edge of the city centre – to University Parks, Park Town, Jericho, St Margaret’s, Waterways, Summertown, Wolvercote and Sunnymead in the north.
The North Oxford area is a very attractive residential area with easy access to the city centre, an incredible range of local shops and services, as well as sports and leisure facilities and open countryside. The area is home to several independent schools and some of Oxford’s most expensive houses.
Oxford City Council has given the green light for the development of a distinctive timber cycle pavilion in the central area of Oxford North that will offer secure long-stay and short-stay cycling spaces.
Detailed designs for Oxford North’s new central park, landscaped areas, including a wildflower meadow, woodland, pond and children’s play area, along with the new public square located to the north of the Red Hall, have been resolved to be approved by the planning committee at Oxford City Council.
The Oxford Collection has announced the launch of its new partnership with La-Eva, a sustainable British wellness brand inspired by organic beauty, a love of art and the alignment of luxury with simplicity.
Since building works started in August 2021, Oxford North, the new innovation district in Oxford, has created 448 new construction jobs, and eight apprentices have been employed through the project’s construction partners.
Gees Restaurant & Bar has announced the return of their highly anticipated Express Lunch Menu offering a lighter dining option for those looking for a quick lunch break, casual midday indulgences, and energising business meals.
Wilding, an Oxford-based neighbourhood restaurant, wine bar and shop, has announced the arrival of its two new head chefs, Michael Carr and Ben Wood, each bringing many years of Michelin-star cooking experience to the pass.
With the school holidays underway, parents can treat their children to a free meal out during the summer at Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse Bar & Grill at the Leonardo Royal Hotel on Godstow Road in Oxford.