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Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Didcot Town Council's audit for 2016/17 has been completed and is available for viewing here, or by appointment during office hours.

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 

Footway Resurfacing Work - Ladygrove

Oxfordshire County Council will be carrying out footway resurfacing works on Abington Road within the week commencing 16 October 2017 for a duration of approximately 25 working days.

The works will be carried out under temporary traffic lights and pedestrians will be encouraged to use the footway adjacent to the works.

Map of works

Footpath Diversion - Great Western Park

South Oxfordshire District Council has advised Didcot Town Council of a Public path diversion on Great Western Park.

Notice of Diversion
Map of Diversion

Temporary Road Closures

In the interests of public safety it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the roads detailed below to facilitate micro-asphalt resurfacing:

Habourne Road - 25th October 2017 (diversion map)
Green Road - 26th October 2017 (diversion map)
Cockcroft Road - 26th October 2017 (diversion map)
Temporary Traffic Notice

Gas Mains Replacement on Foxhall Road w/c 30th October 2017

Didcot Town Council has been asked to publicise Gas Mains Replacement on Foxhall Road commencing 30/10/17.

Works on the Foxhall Road are proposed to last 6 weeks which will enable them to be clear for the 11/12/17 in time for the Christmas Embargo. Throughout these works there will be a series of Multiway Way & Two Way Signals due to open cutting a new main to improve the gas network. All residents directly affected by our mains replacement works will be lettered by SGN.

The plan below shows the phasing of the works.

If you have any queries regarding these works please do not hesitate to contact Customer Advisor Hannah Massi on hannah.massi@gplgroup.co.uk.

Plan of works

Didcot Town Fayre 2018

Attention all Community Groups!

The Town Council has made available a grant of £9000 to run Didcot Town Fayre 2018. If you are interested in learning more, please speak to Tom Hudson on 01235 750030 or via council@didcot.gov.uk

September issue of Didcot Diary now available to view

The Town Council has had a lot going on in the last quarter, including the launch of the newly refurbished Marsh Rec playground, the John Eldridge Awards, our continuing acts of remembrance for WW1, and the arrival of a lot of new faces amongst Councillors and staff. Have a look here

Changes to Station Car Park - Monday 25th September 2017

The current car park at the east end of Foxhall will close on Monday 25 September 2017.  GWR  have built a temporary car park on site.  It does not have as many spaces.  There is a reduction of around 100 spaces. 

GWR have therefore taken some space at Didcot Town Football Club, a fifteen-minute walk away.   The contract with the Club, does not allow for ad hoc daily parking and anyone using the alternative site needs to have a season ticket.  To encourage existing season ticket holders to switch they are offering them 12 months free parking (a saving of around £800). They are also offering customers without season tickets the option of buying a season ticket for £250 for the year, which is a saving of around £750.  This will free up 95 spaces at the station. 

The work on the MSCP will take 12 months to complete; it is jointly funded by OxLEP and will mean they can double car parking space at the station to 1800 spaces.  It will mean they can manage the additional demand for rail services that the new trains and improved timetable will bring.

Temporary Closure of Clifton Hampton Bridge from 9th October 2017 (for 10 days)

In the interests of public safety it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close Clifton Hampden Bridge to facilitate bridge repair works. 

Diversion Route
Notice of Temporary Traffic Order

Welcome to Didcot Town Council

Didcot is the largest town in South Oxfordshire with a population of just over 25,000 at the last Census in 2011.  As the town is designated as a growth town, the population continues to increase.

Didcot Town Council is a “local council”, a type of local authority so legislation governs what we do and how we operate.

The Town Council provides a range of services to the people of Didcot.  We have 21 councillors who make most decisions about what we do at formal committee meetings.

On these pages you can find out more about our parks, lakes and play areas.  You can also find out about meetings of the full Council, committees, councillors and what we spend money on.

The Town Council office is located inside Didcot Civic Hall which is on the corner of Broadway and Britwell Road.

There is a car park at the Civic Hall comprising of 98 standing spaces and 7 disabled bays.  

 

 

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