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School coach unable to access Gillotts due to on-street parking

Reported anonymously at 11:23, Wed 10 October 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council and South Oxfordshire District Council 2 minutes later

Gillotts Lane provides access to Gillotts School and Henley Leisure Centre, from Greys Road, so there are many hundred traffic movements per day. On-street parking reduces the road to single track which can cause gid lock, particularly at the end of school. Yesterday, about 6pm, a large coach returning from a school trip was unable to reach the school due to on-street parking. Please can you consider some parking restrictions on this section of road?

Council ref: ENQ18817472

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:25, Wed 10 October 2018

  • The installation of formal waiting restrictions (yellow lines) requires the implementation of a traffic regulation order which involves a long and expensive legal process, including full consultation. I regret that Oxfordshire County Council cannot fund such a scheme at this time. Vehicles parking in such a way to cause an obstruction are committing an offence under s.22 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and can therefore be reported to Thames Valley Police.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:29, Wed 30 January 2019

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