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Update on HS2 Precast tunnel segment deliveries

Good news regarding the Sunday morning precast deliveries. Message from EKFB on behalf of HS2 After a period of testing and modifications, we have adapted the way we load and transport the largest precast segments. This method reduces the width of the load, which will mean no additional traffic management will be required. With immediate effect, we will no longer routinely be delivering the precast segments using the Sunday morning lane closures. The widest segments will now arrive mid-week, as part of the regular precast delivery schedule to Chipping Warden Compound. Please note that there are some segments which, due to particular design features, may still require occasional use of a road closure. So this option may need to be

HS2 / EKFB – Update on the precast segment deliveries to Chipping Warden.

HS2 / EKFB : A quick update on the precast segment deliveries to Chipping Warden.   The deliveries will take place between 7-9am on 22 May. The reason for the 7am start, rather than 5am, is due to the Oxfordshire overnight roadworks on the A361 being postponed by one week to the Saturday night.  It will involve approximately 5 wide load HGV’s.   Last week’s delivery went well as a first delivery, and we plan to continually refine how we roll out the traffic management, as well as form up the HGV’s, to minimise disruption.   A link to the Chipping Warden Tunnel Update, which includes more information, maps and photographs, is available on the following link:   https://assets.hs2.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/AWN_Notice-of-Green-Tunnel-Works_May_2022.pdf  

Stagecoach bus ‘Service 200’ secured for an additional period

Announcement from Stagecoach Stagecoach Service 200 Update Banbury – Daventry Service 200 secured for an additional period We are pleased to confirm that local authority funding has been secured to enable us to continue running service 200 between Banbury and Daventry for an additional period. The service will operate to its current timetable up until 27th August 2022. This interim support has been jointly provided by West Northamptonshire Council and Oxfordshire County Council, in order to allow further consideration of the potential options in relation to the long term future of public transport connectivity in the area.

HS2 – Update – temporary traffic lights on A361 Byfield Road

HS2 - Update - temporary traffic lights on A361 Byfield Road EKFB working on behalf of HS2 have provided the following information:- Some temporary traffic lights that will be installed on the A361 Byfield Road in late January, just north of Chipping Warden. We have published an advanced work notice which can be found here: AWN-Notice-of-Traffic-Management-A361-Byfield-Road-_January-2021-.pdf (hs2.org.uk) As you are aware, earlier this week we completed our survey work on Wormleighton Road near Trafford Bridge and the road is now fully open again. We managed to get the road open within two days in fact. Also, can you confirm, are you aware of the Trafford Bridge repair work being completed by WNC? This is not HS2 related but I am

HS2 – Notification of road closures in January 2022

Notification of road closures in January 2022   EKFB working on behalf of HS2 have notified us of the following road closures in January 2022:-   A section of Wardington Road (Edgcote Lane) will be closed from 8.00am to 6.00pm, Monday 10 January, for approximately one week. The duration of the road closure will depend on the initial surveys and we will re-open the road as soon as possible. A copy of the advance work notice is available here: Notice-of-road-closure-Wardington-Road.pdf (hs2.org.uk) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A section of Culworth Road (from Chipping Warden) will be closed from, 8.00am to 6.00pm, Monday 17 January and remain in place for approximately two weeks. They will be carrying out Ground Investigation (GI) works along Culworth Road.

CHERWELL DISTRICT COUNCIL LOCAL PLAN REVIEW

CHERWELL DISTRICT COUNCIL LOCAL PLAN REVIEW Deadline for Responses Wednesday November 10 Many people have sent in their responses to the proposed housing development in Wardington Reference LPR-A-175. If you haven’t done so yet please note the deadline. Whatever your views, they are important. As many responses as possible are also important for the 42 hectares (100+ acres) of land, east of the A361, being offered for commercial development close to Junction 11 Reference LPR-A-034. See map below LPR-A-034_site Do we really want 50 more warehouses? Don’t forget the Wednesday 10th deadline for both. They must be received by that date, not just sent. Send by email to planning.policy@cherwell-dc.gov.uk or by post to Planning Policy Team, Cherwell District Council, Bodicote

Edgcote Lane subject to closures 4th to 12th November

Edgcote Lane subject to closures, 4th to 12th November. Both EKFB and Fusion (working on behalf of HS2)  have advised of road closures effecting Edgcote Lane. EKFB has advised :- A section of Wardington Road (Edgcote Lane) will be closed on the following week days: Thursday 4 November to Friday 5 November and Monday 8 November to Tuesday 9 November. To reduce disruption as much as possible, we do not intend to close this road over the weekend and it will only be introduced off peak from 9.00am to 4.00pm, with a local diversion in place. For full details see attached link AWN - Notice of Road Closure_Wardington Road_nr_Edgcote Fusion has advised:- To enable vegetation clearance along Wardington Road we

WARDINGTON OPEN MEETING TO DISCUSS CDC LOCAL PLAN REVIEW

WARDINGTON OPEN MEETING TO DISCUSS CDC LOCAL PLAN REVIEW Thank you to all who attended Wednesday evening’s meeting. There were at least 70 of us there. The following is a summary of key points raised and action that can be taken. In response to a call in 2020 from Cherwell District Council (CDC) for land for development in the new Local Plan, a landowner in Wardington offered 2 areas. 4.6 hectares off The Greensward for 20 houses 10.8 hectares round Judges on the other side of the A361 for 5 houses The meeting was told that land offered as Change of Use, once accepted, was subject to CDC requirements of between 20 and 30 houses per hectare. On the total

Important – Cherwell District Council Local Plan Review

Cherwell District Council Local Plan Review Developing our Options September 2021 At this stage the Review is part of a consultation process by Cherwell District Council. The Local Plan itself will be published next year. The Parish Council has arranged an Open Meeting to discuss the Review and the implications for the Parish, including the possibility of housing development. Date: Wednesday October 27 Time: 7.00 pm Venue:  The Memorial Hall Following the meeting the Parish Council will be submitting a response. Individuals are encouraged to do the same. The email address for submissions is planning.policy@cherwell-dc.gov.uk   Wardington Parish Council