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North Oxford

North Oxford Edition - The Oxford Magazine

About North Oxford

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.


Local news & stories

Green light for the first 317 new homes at Oxford North’s Canalside
/ Housing

Green light for the first 317 new homes at Oxford North’s Canalside

This comes as the reserved matters application (RMA) for the project’s residential development partner, The Hill Group, has been resolved to be approved by Oxford City Council’s planning committee.
OX Place delivers 26 new affordable homes in Cutteslowe
/ Housing

OX Place delivers 26 new affordable homes in Cutteslowe

Located off Harefields, Cannon Court is a single L-shaped three-storey building with 11 council homes at social rent, three homes at affordable rent and 12 homes for shared ownership.
New public park and street at Oxford North given green light
/ Real Estate

Canalside public park and street at Oxford North given green light

The reserved matters application (RMA) for Oxford North’s Canalside public park and residential street has been resolved to be approved by Oxford City Council’s planning committee.
“Paused” Woodstock Road improvements to be revisited in July
/ Infrastructure

“Paused” Woodstock Road improvements to be revisited in July

The proposals for improved provision for pedestrians, cyclists and buses on Woodstock Road is to be revisited in July, having been put on ice earlier this year.
£2.5m in council tax energy rebate waiting to be claimed by Oxford residents
/ Housing

£2.5m in council tax energy rebate waiting to be claimed by Oxford residents

Those who are eligible for the rebate but who do not pay their bill by direct debit will need to fill in an online form to claim the £150 payment. Claims can only be made online, not by phone, email or in writing.
Gees Restaurant & Bar reopens with a refreshed glasshouse, Secret Garden and Gees Gallery
/ Food & Drink

Gees Restaurant & Bar reopens with a refreshed glasshouse, Secret Garden and Gees Gallery

As Gees Restaurant & Bar officially reopens following a major refurbishment, take a look at what’s on offer, including a refreshed glasshouse, Secret Garden and Gees Gallery.
Thomas White Oxford appoints Victoria Collett as Development Director
/ Real Estate

Thomas White Oxford appoints Victoria Collett as Development Director

Victoria has joined Thomas White Oxford from Legal & General Capital, where she headed development for its Suburban Build to Rent business.
£500,000 grant received to support Oxford become a zero emission city
/ Transport

£500,000 grant received to support Oxford become a zero emission city

Oxfordshire County Council, in partnership with Oxford City Council, has received a £500,000 grant to support Oxford to become a zero emission transport city.
Oxford North's new Central Park
/ Real Estate

Thomas White Oxford forms JV with Cadillac Fairview & Stanhope to deliver Oxford North

A new company, Oxford North Ventures LLP, has been formed as a joint venture, 50% owned by Thomas White Oxford and 50% by Cadillac Fairview and Stanhope. Stanhope has also been appointed as development manager.
Dame Alison Nimmo has been appointed to the board of Thomas White Oxford, the development company of St John’s College in Oxford
/ Real Estate

Dame Alison Nimmo appointed to Thomas White Oxford board

Dame Alison has over 30 years’ executive and non-executive experience in real estate, sustainability and leadership, and was formerly Chief Executive of The Crown Estate.