Westgate Centre Area (Oxford) Traffic Management (Taxi Provision Amendment)

Following conclusion of the experimental traffic regulation order (for details click here) regarding the permission of Taxis and Licensed Private Hire Vehicles to use the roads around the Westgate Centre in Oxford. Oxfordshire County Council is now consulting on the proposals to make this permanent, the measures - as approved by the Cabinet Member for Environment on the 17 September 2020 (see here for details) - remain as originally implemented, and comprise of the following specific measures:

  • to permit Taxis and Licensed Private Hire Vehicles to use the following roads around the Westgate Centre between the hours of 7.00am and 7.00pm on all days:
    1. within: Castle Street, Norfolk Street, Old Greyfriars Street and Speedwell Street; and
    2. to remove the `access prohibitions` for such vehicles at the junctions. Road signage exemption plates will be shown as required.

Objections to the proposals and other representations, specifying the grounds on which they are made, may be sent in by completing the online questionnaire, via email or in writing (quoting ref: AK/12.6.320) to the address below by 30 April 2021. The Council will consider objections and representations received in response and they may be disseminated widely for these purposes and made available to the public.

Any unresolved objections will be reported to the Council’s Cabinet meeting early in 2021 (the Forward Plan of decisions meetings can be viewed here). The papers for the meeting will be available on the County Council’s website about a week before the meeting.

Please read the information provided on this consultation. Your views and opinions matter. Please take the time to respond.


  • Opened
    8 Apr 2021 at 00:00
  • Closes
    30 Apr 2021 at 15:00



Contact Name Christian Mauz (Technical Officer - Traffic & Road Safety)
Contact Email Address christian.mauz@oxfordshire.gov.uk
Contact Phone Number 0345 310 1111
Contact Postal Address Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall
New Road

Consultation Topic
  • Economy & business
  • Planning
  • Roads & transport
Target Audience
  • Oxfordshire residents
  • Councillors
  • Businesses
Geographical Area
  • Oxford City