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Broad Meadow

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.

Broad Meadow consultation results are in. What’s next for Broad Street?
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Overwhelming support for Broad Meadow in consultation results.

Oxford’s residents have expressed overwhelming support for the initiative introduced by the City Council over the summer.
Oxford City Council is donating parts of Broad Meadow to local organisations
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Council is donating parts of Broad Meadow to local organisations

The temporary pedestrian-friendly outdoor space on Broad Street - containing wildflowers, trees and small lawns - opened for residents and
Oxford City Council is to extend Broad Meadow until 10 October 2021
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Oxford City Council is to extend Broad Meadow until 10 October 2021

The announcement of the extension is timed to coincide with World Car Free Day, when people leave the car at
Work starts to transform Broad Street into a pedestrian-friendly ‘Broad Meadow’
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Iconic Broad Street to become temporary pedestrian-friendly ‘Broad Meadow’

Wooden seating and planters made from local recyclable material will be installed, creating a safe and pleasant outdoor place for
City Council plans to pedestrianise Broad Street for summer
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City Council plans to pedestrianise Broad Street for summer

The aim is to temporarily pedestrianise the road between Magdalen Street East and Turl Street to create a public square