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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

Breaking ground at the new Eynsham park and ride site
/ Transport

Breaking ground celebrated at new Eynsham park and ride site

The park and ride – located on the A40 eastbound in Eynsham – is part of a significant investment in the A40 to deliver better facilities for those walking, cycling and using public transport.
Bellway launches final consultation on Water Eaton development plans
/ Housing

Bellway launches final consultation on Water Eaton development plans

The consultation is a chance to see how the project has evolved since the design development consultation this summer and the initial consultation held in Autumn 2021. 
Cherwell School in Oxford has retained its ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted.
/ Education

Cherwell School in Oxford retains its ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted

The Cherwell School in Marston Ferry Road received the top grading after inspectors from the national school standards watchdog visited in October.
Call to pause work on Eynsham park and ride during A40 project review
/ Transport

Call to pause work on Eynsham park and ride during A40 project review

That was the view of Oxfordshire County Council’s active travel champion Councillor Dan Levy, the Liberal Democrat member who also represents Eynsham.
Two historic Oxford pubs - Jude the Obscure and Turf Tavern - have launched exciting new menus.
/ Food & Drink

Historic Oxford pubs – Turf Tavern & Jude the Obscure – launch exciting new menus

The Turf Tavern in the city centre offers great British pub food, done well and fresh from the kitchen, while Jude the Obscure on Walton street has a new tapas-style menu with a wide range of dishes ideal for social sharing.
Oxford North launches phase 2 public consultation to deliver amenities, landscaping and carbon-efficient buildings.
/ Real Estate

Oxford North launches phase 2 public consultation

The four-week public consultation is on enhancements to phase 1a and new designs for phase 2 of Oxford North, the new £700m innovation district in Oxford.
Swing Into Christmas - Enjoy the best live swing music in Oxford this Christmas
/ Culture

Concert orchestra formed in lockdown is touring with a spectacular Christmas show

Performing quintessential Christmas songs and classic tunes from the swing and big band eras, this show is sure to be a festive treat not to be missed.
Wychwood School hosts ‘Rugby World Cup’ for female students across Oxfordshire
/ Education

Wychwood School hosts ‘Rugby World Cup’ for female students across Oxfordshire

The independent all-girls school organised the inaugural Rugby World Cup as part of its commitment to developing the game and increasing opportunities for women’s rugby locally.
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.