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Dangerous parking on a zig zag area

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category by Heather Flint at 11:28, Monday 16 September 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

We have a serious problem with parents parking on the zig zag area and all along the Littleworth Road. This blocks the entrance to the mobile home estate and prevents residents leaving their driveways. More serious is the fact that parents and children walking to school are having to walk on the road to get passed parked cars especially when the mini buses are dropping children off at John Watson school. We feel that there should be double yellow lines and no parking restrictions for certain times in the day.

Council ref: ENQ19842667

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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 11:30, Monday 16 September 2019

  • The installation of formal waiting restrictions (yellow lines) requires the implementation of a ‘Traffic Regulation Order’, this involves a long and expensive legal process including public consultation, I regret that Oxfordshire County Council do not currently have the available funding for such a scheme.

    We would suggest that an initial approach is made to your Parish Council so that due consideration can be given towards its priority within the local area and so that the proposal can be endorsed and promoted locally. Parish Councils are also well placed to secure the necessary financial cost to such a scheme.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:27, Thursday 19 September 2019

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