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Curbridge Rd. Verge/Path/Bus Stop

Reported via desktop in the Highway Schemes category anonymously at 17:06, Tue 15 December 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Can you please clarify whether the highway boundary here is where the garden hedges, gates, fences & walls currently are (ie. the yellow line on the satellite picture), or is it where it is shown on my old OS map (ie. the blue line)? If it is the latter, please can you return the highway verge to public amenity?

Would it then also be possible to provide a bus stop & lay-by here? There have been several large developer contributions made to the public transport budget as a result of the developments further up Curbridge Rd & these could surely be legitimately allocated to improving the same bus routes here too.

Presently, the busses stop on the Curbridge Rd nearly opposite the Mirfield Rd. turn - as can be seen in the second picture, which shows how wide the verge used to be. At peak times - when the school drop-off/pick-up takes place, there are many cars parked on the road & negotiating this junction can be nigh on impossible & very dangerous if a bus is setting down & blocking one lane.

If it is not possible to provide a lay-by, could you please look at improving the footway on this side of Curbridge Rd. - it is very shoddy & quite narrow in places, with several areas breaking up. Maybe a bus shelter too?

Thankyou.

Council ref: ENQ20882469

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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 17:07, Tue 15 December 2020

  • Thank you for your report. According to the land highway record maps, the highway boundary is where the property fences and hedges are.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:48, Monday 25 January 2021

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