Cowley Marsh Area (Oxford) Proposed Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) Amendments

Following the consultation carried out in February/march 2020 (for details click here) regarding the proposal to introduce a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) within the Cowley Marsh area i.e. the side roads off of Cowley Road between Magdalen Road and Marsh Road,  Oxfordshire County Council is now proposing various amendments following suggestions received during the consultation period, which the Council will now consider further. Specifically, the amendments comprise of the following:

Further consultation:

  • Bhandari Close - change to the parking provisions:
    • ‘Two hour parking places 8.00am to 6.30pm every day’ (Permit holders are exempt from time limit),
    • ‘Permit holders only 6.30pm to 8.00am every day’ - both sides, from its junction with Cricket Road, north-eastwards for 53 metres.Barracks Lane
    • ‘Four hour parking places 8.00am to 9.30pm every day’ (permit holders are exempt from time limit),
    • ‘Permit holders only 9.30pm to 8.00am every day’; from a point 53 metres northeast of Cricket Road north-eastwards, and north-westwards to the end of Bhandari Close.
  • Barracks Lane - to clarify that on the northeast side from a point 8 metres southeast of Herbert Close for 126 metres there will be:
    • ‘Four Hour parking places 8.00am to 9.30pm every day’ (permit holders are exempt from time limit),
    • ‘Permit holders only 9.30pm to 8.00am every day’

New proposals:

  • Barracks Lane - Northeast side, from 12 metres northwest of Glanville Road, south-eastwards for 74 metres, will have the same `2 hour` provisions as Bhandari Close above.
  • Cowley Road - Residents of Cowley Road (Nos.326 to 510 (even) and Nos.287 to 473 (odd) will be able to apply for annual parking permits.
  • Finally, additional lengths of no waiting at any time restrictions (double yellow lines) for the following locations:
    • Cricket Road: northeast side between its junctions with Drove Acre Road and Howard Street, and southeast side near its junction with Drove Acre Road;
    • Don Stuart Place: on both sides near its junction with Glanville Road
    • Ridgefield Road: On both sides near its junctions with Magdalen Road and Cricket Road and at its bend approximately 85 metres northeast of its junction with Cricket Road.

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/CM/CowleyMarsh) to the address below by 28 August 2020. 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 are planned be reported to the Council’s Cabinet meeting later in 2020. 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
    29 Jul 2020 at 21:00
  • Closes
    28 Aug 2020 at 23:59



Contact Name Christian Mauz (Technical Officer - Traffic & Road Safety)
Contact Email Address
Contact Phone Number 0345 3101111
Contact Postal Address Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall
New Road

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