“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.
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.
Gees Restaurant & Bar to close temporarily for £1m refurbishment and expansion

Food & Drink

Gees Restaurant & Bar to close temporarily for £1m refurbishment and expansion

The landmark Glasshouse on Oxford’s Banbury Road will close temporarily until May 2022 for a £1 million refurbishment and expansion to become Gees Restaurant, Bar, Gallery & Secret Garden.
New Contemporary and Modern Art Gallery opens in Oxford’s North Parade

Culture

New Contemporary and Modern Art Gallery opens in Oxford’s North Parade

Expanding on their space in West Oxfordshire, the new gallery will open in February 2022 with a group exhibition titled ‘Here We Go’.
Oxford North’s Canalside Park and new street application submitted

Real Estate

Oxford North’s Canalside Park and new street application submitted

With outline planning permission for Oxford North’s overall masterplan granted in March 2021, TWO has made the application for the outstanding reserved matters, which includes information such as layout, access, scale and appearance.
215 Kitchen & Drinks in Summertown is closing in New Year

Food & Drink

215 Kitchen & Drinks in Oxford is closing in the New Year

215 Kitchen & Drinks in Oxford’s Summertown is closing its doors in the new year following the departure of the restaurant’s chef, Paul Welburn.