Browse news and features about Broad Meadow – a temporary pedestrian-friendly outdoor space on Oxford’s iconic Broad Street – containing wildflowers, trees and small lawns that was opened to residents and visitors in July 2021.
Oxford’s residents have expressed overwhelming support for the initiative introduced by the City Council over the summer.
The temporary pedestrian-friendly outdoor space on Broad Street – containing wildflowers, trees and small lawns – opened for residents and visitors in July 2021.
The announcement of the extension is timed to coincide with World Car Free Day, when people leave the car at home to enjoy cycling, walking, and using public transport instead.
Wooden seating and planters made from local recyclable material will be installed, creating a safe and pleasant outdoor place for residents and visitors to relax and enjoy.
The aim is to temporarily pedestrianise the road between Magdalen Street East and Turl Street to create a public square and events space this summer.