A417 Crab Hill & Newbury Street (Wantage) Proposed Speed Limits & Lay-by One Way & Parking Restrictions.

Oxfordshire County Council proposes to introduce the following proposals in response to the local development ocuring in the Crab Hill area and adjacent to Newbury Street in Wantage; with the aim of helping to improve road safety and the flow of traffic in the vicinity:

  1. To extend the existing 30mph speed limit:
    • on the A417 Reading Road to a point 310 meters east of Charlton Village Road/Lark Hill roundabout, replacing the current 50mph limit,
  2. To introduce a 40mph speed limit :
    • on the A417 Reading Road, replacing a further part of the 50mph limit to a point 170 metres west of the West Lockinge turn,
  3. To introduce a one way restriction:
    • for traffic using the lay-by on the southern side the A417 Reading Road approximately 250 metres west of the junction with the West Lockinge turn, from east to west only, and
  4. To extend the existing No Waiting at Any Time (double yellow lines) parking restrictions on:
    • in Newbury Street northwards from opposite the junction with Ormond Street.

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: CM.12.6.391/285) to the address below by 25 May 2018. 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 later in 2018. The papers for the meeting will be available on the County Council’s website about a week before the meeting.

This consultation has now closed.


  • Opened
    26 Apr 2018 at 00:00
  • Closed
    25 May 2018 at 23:59
  • Response to be published


Contact Name Christian Mauz (Technical Officer - Traffic & Road Safety)
Contact Email Address christian.mauz@oxfordshire.gov.uk
Contact Phone Number 07392 318873
Contact Postal Address Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall
New Road
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Consultation Topic
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Geographical Area Grove and Wantage