Road and footpath closures, in addition to road closures for railway repairs are just some of the public advisories issued by local councils over the past week.
Every week, local authorities in Oxfordshire publish the notices, which cover roadworks, in addition to permit and planning applications.
Road closed for filming: Pembroke Square in Oxford will be closed for a day and a half in April for filming.
The temporary traffic order is introduced for public safety to allow filming promoted by Haggle Pictures Ltd, Shepperton Studios, Building 36a, Studios Road, TW17 0QD.
Pembroke Street will be closed for crane operation from 8:00 a.m. Friday April 8 to 12:00 p.m. Saturday April 9.
Exemptions are included for emergency services and controlled access to property.
Change of use from HMO to apartments: A planning application has been submitted to Oxford City Council for a change of use at 32 Cowley Road from HMO to one 1-bed flat and two 2-bed flats; erection of a rear extension at basement, ground and first floor levels; formation of a rear dormer window for attic conversion; formation of stairs from the basement to the ground floor and external staircase from the ground floor to the first floor. Provision of a room for rubbish bins and bicycles and an amenity room.
Planning documents indicate that the proposed development site is close to the plain and that many of the surrounding properties are HMOs, often student accommodation.
He indicates that although the floor area of the building will increase significantly under this proposal, the building itself will not be expanded to the same extent.
There is an existing stabilizer on the first floor, which will be extended, and the rear extensions will be widened. A skylight extension is also offered up to the roof.
Covered bin storage and bicycle storage to service all three apartments will be provided at the rear, accessible from Alhambra Lane.
Solar panels at Wolfson College: University College North Oxford on Linton Road has applied for permission to install photovoltaic panels on flat roof areas on Blocks A, C, E, F, G and H.
It also proposes to fit safety glazing to the existing roof railings in the accessible areas of the Blocks B and C penthouse apartments and to fit safety glazing to the existing railings of the viewing platforms in Blocks B and C.
The college is also requesting the installation of new downspouts from the roofs of the Blocks B and C penthouses.
Plaques at St John’s College: St Giles College wants to display two stone plaques and carry out repairs to the existing stone walls in the East Range passage of the front quadrangle.
Former Dominion Oils site: Amended plans and new information have been submitted as part of the redevelopment of the former Dominion Oils site and adjacent land on Railway Lane in Oxford.
The proposal is to provide a residential development consisting of 100% affordable housing (50 houses and 40 apartments) and open space, estate road, access, pathways, landscaping and a parking.
Planning application: 21/01176/FUL
Wall at Green Templeton College: University College Woodstock Road wants to make changes to a Grade II listed boundary wall facing Woodstock Road and listed walls around a former walled garden.
The proposals are associated with the construction of new buildings adjacent and abutting these structures.
Track works at Kidlington: Partridge Place will be closed overnight on April 2 due to Network Rail track renewal work which is due to be completed on May 15.
The work will take place at the following times: April 2 – 4, 10 p.m. to 10 a.m., April 9 – 11, 10 p.m. to 10 a.m., April 16 – 17, 10 p.m. to 10 a.m., April 23-25 , from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m. and 2 – 15 May. , from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m.
No vehicles may be driven in the affected section of Partridge Place at Roundham Level Crossing. Appropriate signage will be posted to indicate when the measures are in effect. Exemptions are included for emergency services, for works and for access.