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Obstructing a busy highway

Reported anonymously at 12:39, Wed 10 October 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council and South Oxfordshire District Council 1 minute later

Residential cars are parked on narrow Gillotts lane every day, creating long traffic queues and gridlock during school opening and closing times. These cars also make it very difficult for the school coaches to pass. As all of these detached residential properties have drives, could you consider putting down double yellow lines on this stretch of the road?

Council ref: ENQ18817478

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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 12:40, Wed 10 October 2018

  • These residents are still parking in Gillotts Lane every day. The School's head teacher also reported on this website on the same issue.

    Posted anonymously at 13:03, Wed 7 November 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • The residents are still parking on Gillotts Lane creating gridlock on this narrow busy road.

    Posted anonymously at 13:53, Wed 5 December 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Residents are still parking on the road instead of their own driveway.

    Posted anonymously at 11:50, Monday 7 January 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • 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: No further action

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

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