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All photos in & around Banbury

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147375Photo #147375Route signs on NCN route 5Route sign:
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147374Photo #147374The shared-use path from Hempton to Deddington goes via the cemetery lay-by.Cycleway:
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147373Photo #147373The shared-use path from Deddington to Hempton goes via the cemetery lay-by.Cycleway:
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144860Photo #144860Combined cyclepath/footpath between Langford Village/Graven Hill to Tesco complex/Kingsmere estate. There is space - unused land on the left side of the A41 heading towards Tesco - just needs some funds and planning to make it happen.Cycleway:
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142769Photo #142769Cycleway is on pavement - need to segregate cyclists and pedestrians by using safe cycleway on the roadCycleway:
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142757Photo #142757Banbury X to Adderbury. In 2009 designated a primary. Needs doing to encourage commuters and leisure. The A4260 is a dangerous, fast road.Cycleway:
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142390Photo #142390From Corner of Bicester Road and Banbury Road then through Kidlington needs a cycle track as this section is dangerous for cyclists, who then tend to use the pedestrian areas.Cycleway:
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141666Photo #141666Pot holes at junction make right turn in from B4027 unsafeCycleway:
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140650Photo #140650Strict enforcement of no-traffic zone needed. The pedestrianisation of Parsons Street has been a huge success for the town. However there has been an ongoing encroachment of cars and vans. Obviously shops etc need to be serviced, but this should be kept within stated times. Currently it is pedestrianised in name only. Adequate enforcement and additional signage due to the need for social distancing could solve this problem (see also High Street).Temporary closure:
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140648Photo #140648Widen pavement with temporary cones. The pavement here is too narrow making social distancing impossible when passing. Cones could be added reclaiming some of the road to widen the pavement/pedestrian area, while there is adequate road space to maintain two-way traffic without disruption.Track:
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140647Photo #140647Widen pavement with temporary cones. The pavement here is very narrow making social distancing impossible when passing. Cones could be added reclaiming some of the road to widen the pavement/pedestrian area, while there is adequate road space to maintain two-way traffic without disruption.Track:
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140646Photo #140646Create an off-road cycle way down the middle of the grass central reservation. Currently cycling on the Queensway is impossible without aggravating drivers who cannot pass, or clashing with pedestrians on the pavement. Yet there is a huge area of grass in the middle. This is a regularly route for numerous schools and school children on bikes, but they are currently un-served by the road architecture. Obviously there would be rights of way issues to work out on the roundabouts and car turning points - but a two-way cycleway running the length of the dual carriageway could be transformative for active travel and school cycling provision and targets.Cycleway:
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140645Photo #140645Pavement could be widened by requiring residents to keep their bins in front gardens. Currently significant parts of the pavement are narrowed to barely a metre, due to wheely bins being left permanently out on the pavement. This slows down pedestrians & makes social distancing impossible.Track:
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140644Photo #140644A segregated cycle lane is needed on the Broughton Road hill. A significant pinchpoint is currently caused by resident car parking, narrowing traffic and endangering (or simply putting off) cyclists. On the left-hand-side as you look up the hill, there is a grass verge that could be levelled to road level and a cycle lane added, keeping the existing curb as protection/separation. This is also a route used by parents and children on the way to 3 schools, and would enable safe cycling to school.Cycleway:
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139647Photo #139647TOUCAN Crossing required for pedestrians and cyclists to cross the roundaboutTrack:
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138731Photo #138731Reinstate Pedestrian/ Cycle riority over minor access road. Road markings have been removed by developer when they resurfaced new developmentCycleway:
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135879Photo #135879Where the cycle path runs out at the layby, there is no safe place to cross to the cycle path on the other side. The cycle path should be continued to join up with the path at the Frieze Way roundaboutCycleway:
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135143Photo #135143This junction discourages cycling between Otmoor and Marston. Northbound motor traffic is too fast for given visibility, motor traffic exits Wood Eaton too fast, safely signalling right to leave B4027 and braking on a hill is not easy for some cyclists.Cycleway:
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135135Photo #135135Safe & direct cycle/bridle access between Ardley/Fewcott & Stoke Lyne needs to be restored. The Motorway junctions are not designed with slower traffic in mind.Cycleway:
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135053Photo #135053You have a nice cyclepath that just stops. To carry on you need to use a pedestrian crossing and then it's a substandard mess the other side.

The cyclepaths need to be a network, not just individual bits.
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135006Photo #135006Path too narrow for cyclists to pass without dismounting. Poor road surface too.Cycleway:
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134754Photo #134754This should be upgraded to a cycle route to avoid the A41 by Bicester (e.g. when going from Otmoor to Chesterton)Cycleway:
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134677Photo #134677The route from Church Road Yarnton to the A40 needs restoring to cycle/bridleway use.Cycleway:
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134651Photo #134651Add a cycling and walking route to deddingtonTrack:
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134511Photo #134511Visibility for north-bound cyclists very bad here.Cycleway:
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134510Photo #134510The south bound cycle way disappears and the north bound cycleway is too narrow in places.Cycleway:
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134459Photo #134459There should be pedestrian & cycle access from Betty Lane to the Garden CentreCycleway:
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134410Photo #134410NCR 5 in this area is a national embarrassment. The Victorians plotted a perfect route between the villages and the city of Oxford. It's called the Oxford Canal. With a little intelligence and goodwill the towpath could be converted into something we could truly be proud of. There is too much local talk about developing a super cycle highway that will run alongside and across heavy road traffic routes when a traffic-free route already exists!Cycleway:
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134400Photo #134400This ought to be usable safely year round by bikes heading for Otmoor's bridlepaths.Cycleway:
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133900Photo #133900The surface on this particular piece of cycle path is atrocious and in places quite dangerous. Thus people use the fast slip road coming off the A34. The Council has been apprised of the surface issue, they have marked it up once but have then done nothing further. If this surface were better maintained and there were also a cycle path from Islip to join it, people, particularly children, could cycle to Oxford on a continuous cycleway.Cycleway:
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133885Photo #133885The road between Islip and Kidlington has no cycleway for this portion. Adding a cycle lane here would mean that people could cycle from Islip to Oxford on continuous cycle paths thus avoiding fast road traffic.Cycleway:
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133725Photo #133725Currently a shared pathway but it is so narrow you can't realistically cycle, and the surface is awful. Have to cycle on road or walk with the bikeCycleway:
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133302Photo #133302Cycleway would improve links to the other villages and Oxford to allow a safe cycling route to schools and town down a currently fast and busy ‘rat-run’ road.Cycleway:
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133209Photo #133209It’s really scary to cycle here.Cycleway:
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128693Photo #128693It is extremely narrow on the south side at the start of the bridge section. It could be easily widened if there was some be vegetation maintenance and sweeping of the cycle path.Cycleway:
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127553Photo #127553We need a path/cycleway from adderbury to Bloxham then people from Milton will be able to use it for more safer exercise and my husband has to cycle to Bloxham for work twice a day there and backCycleway:
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126823Photo #126823Make a new cyclepath all along A41 and somehow navigate to get to the A34 or country roads and onwards to Kidlington. So many people would cycle to Kidlington if it was safer.Cycleway:
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126822Photo #126822Need a dedicated cycle lane along London Road or a wider, safer path/cycle lane along footpathCycleway:
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126821Photo #126821Would be excellent to have a cycleway right along Bucknell Road through Bucknell and out to the countryside.Cycleway:
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125958Photo #125958A public footpath (between Wendlebury and Weston-on-the-Green) crosses the M40 A34/41 roundabout, but there is no clear and safe way to walk around the roundabout because it is overgrown or too narrow and crossing the carriageways involves having to guess at the traffic light system.Track:
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125940Photo #125940The whole of Kings End-Queens Avenue continuing up to Bicester North Station need a clear and separate cycle path. Cyclists always use the pavements which is very dangerous for pedestrians and there often isn’t enough room to move over to allow others to pass.Cycleway:
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125731Photo #125731To narrow as a cycle path plus a foot path combind. It's unsafe. Cyclist Have to end up on the road if poeple are walking the oppiste driection.Cycleway:
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125573Photo #125573No separate cycle lanes in Kidlington and then between Kidlington and Cutteslowe a very narrow shared path. And then just shared bus lane into Oxford. We need separate and safe infrastructure. Signs saying Oxford is a cycling city doesn't make it so.Cycleway:
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125191Photo #125191The Oxford canal could provide a motor traffic free commuter route for people between Kidlington and Oxford. The canal path needs to be widened and resurfaced (like has been done between Jericho and Wolvercote).Cycleway:
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125169Photo #125169There should be a fully segregated cycleway (not a pavement!) from Oxford Parkway to the city centre.Cycleway:
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124654Photo #124654There are cars constantly parked on the double yellow lines. It is being used as a rat run. As this road has a number of cafes and restaurants, it will be better to make it pedestrians and bicycles only.Temporary closure:
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124335Photo #124335Move the bike parking from its current hidden position into this more central location - some of us can't walk far even if we can find the bike parking.Cycleway:
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124325Photo #124325Drop kerbs required to leave pavement free for walkersCycleway:
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124099Photo #124099Town Walk is very overgrown, it is now less than 1metre wide in places, vegetation clearance is desperately needed.Track:
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123920Photo #123920Termination of cycleway is very awkward here. There is no way to go from vendee->Howes Ln, nor to middleton-stoney.Cycleway:
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123914Photo #123914Cycleway exit requires joining 70mph traffic exiting A34. Exiting vehicles cannot see cycles which have just rejoined the road.

Extend paved cycle area to meet B4027, or further from A34
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123908Photo #123908Entry to A34 cycleway dangerous due to exposure to cars when joining cyclewayTrack:
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123905Photo #123905Pavement is in extreme disrepair, narrow. Entry and exits from B430 and B4027 dangerous.Track:
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123772Photo #123772There really needs to be protected cycle lanes into banbury town centre over the railway bridge from grimsbury. Middleton road, Warwick rd particularly bad due to parked cars.Cycleway:
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123715Photo #123715Cycle way is overgrown, narrow and in terrible state of repair, including the converted slip road sectionCycleway:
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123216Photo #123216Fast road and no foot/cycleways. Slow traffic. Provide pathCycleway:
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123212Photo #123212Better maintenance of verges required to allow pedestrians to use fast road more safelyTrack:
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123210Photo #123210Safe pedestrian and cycle connection between Fritwell and facilities in Upper Heyford requiredCycleway:
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123208Photo #123208Safe pedestrian and cycle connection between Ardley and facilities in Upper Heyford requiredCycleway:
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123202Photo #123202Path narrowed by vegetation from the Chesterton slip road (south) all the way back to Blue Diamond centre.Track:
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123194Photo #123194Pavement totally impassable approaching the Wendlebury Road and the path from the disused North bound slip road to the A41 all the way down to the Wendlebury Road is overgrown and deeply churned up in parts.Track:
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123120Photo #123120Barriers preventing or making access difficult for trikes, handcycles and families with larger cycles or trailersCycleway:
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123118Photo #123118Barriers preventing or making access difficult for trikes, handcycles and families with larger cycles or trailersCycleway:
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122984Photo #122984Walking route to bucknell, this road is very fast, verge is wide enough for a pathTrack:
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122980Photo #122980Traffic is too fast and too much for safe cycling here, the priority and angle of the junction is all wrong.Cycleway:
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122977Photo #122977Crossing the road here is very difficult. The road layout here is terrible for visibility for pedestrians.Track:
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122970Photo #122970Gated access, but it's always open and not wide enough.
Replace the road gate with a raising bollard.
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122634Photo #122634Far too narrow, especially when school turns out. Quick fix would be for school to put a gate in to access George Street without using this path. Vegetation needs checking regularly too.Cycleway:
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122633Photo #122633Public access to footpaths around Graven Hill woods.Track:
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122632Photo #122632Would be nice to connect Graven Hill to the countryside around here with access through this gate. Purely foot or cycle, no cars, so as to discourage over use.Cycleway:
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122631Photo #122631Ignore my remark further towards town. THIS is the spot which need a safe crossing eg a bridge.Cycleway:
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122629Photo #122629No safe way to cross between the carriageways. A bridge perhaps?Cycleway:
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122628Photo #122628Could be widened and set back way from road fumes. Increasingly used for access from town/Kingsmere and Tesco/Bicester Avenue. Also with the hotel being built, will have more use.Cycleway:
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122627Photo #122627A proper surface here would take bikes behind the community hospital and link with Bicester Village - great for people who work there.Cycleway:
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122626Photo #122626Continuation of Jarvis Lane - a good smooth surface to link both sides.Cycleway:
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122625Photo #122625A useful cut-through which needs a proper surface as becomes almost impassable in wet conditions.Cycleway:
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122624Photo #122624When you cross from Bure Park to the Southwold side but need to turn right to cut down Windmill Avenue, a lampost makes the pavement very narrow. Perhaps the bushes can be cut back to widen it.Track:
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122568Photo #122568Road to narrow to accommodate cycles too so need a wider road?Cycleway:
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122493Photo #122493I live at the top of Sheep street behind the kings arms & the traffic passing through day & night is horrendous & people speeding down through Market Square into London Road. No speed cameras. The noise is unbearable not to mention the pollution. When I’m walking with my two children from Wessex way into Town there is not enough room on the pavement as the cars literally brush pass you that’s how close it gets because the path is so narrow. I would prefer much less traffic & alternative routes as opposed to pavements being widened as last time the council fixed the road with their steam rollers & heavy equipment it caused movement in our dining room window frames & now all frame is split as a result of this heavy work carried out on the road. Our house was severely affected as it sits on the pavement. So we would personally go for alternative and restricted routes being added so that there much less traffic. At present the traffic is non stop all day long. HGVs noise and route also damaging.Temporary closure:
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122460Photo #122460There is a cycle lane along this road but it is so potholed, with drains and uneven road surfaces that i end up cycling on the road part. if we have cycle lanes, they do need to be suitable.Cycleway:
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122458Photo #122458This section of the road is very narrow and if cars pass, they tend to be too close. It is the only part that stops me using the road to Stratton Audley. It can be quite scary.Cycleway:
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122438Photo #122438Needs a proper cycle way the length of Buckingham Road for easy and safe access to Bicester North and town centre. I’ve had so many near misses with cars, buses and lorries at the ‘traffic calming’ single lane section. It’s a death trapCycleway:
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122437Photo #122437Widen the pathwayTrack:
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122436Photo #122436Road is used as a fast rat-run to avoid congestion at motorway junction. Either close as a through route completely (cars can still access Wendlebury from A41) or make one-way in the north-eastern direction, so the other half of the carriageway can be reserved for cyclists/horse-riders/pedestrians.Temporary closure:
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122305Photo #122305Add a cycleway. Currently there is no safe, direct route from north to south through the town.Cycleway:
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122269Photo #122269Please make it quite clear that this path should not be used for cyclists only pedestrians by putting up signs at the start and end of the path plus from the entrances from the 3 closes entering onto it. Elderly people and dog walkers are at risk of being knocked down and there is no space to social distance.Track:
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122203Photo #122203Market Square needs to be closed to vehicles. Cars driving through or parking take up all the space, so it's not safe to walk, and there is nowhere for people to be.Temporary closure:
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122202Photo #122202This is a bust road and not wide enough for cars and bikes, as we are all encouraged to get out of our cars for a more green existence, it would be nice to do this without risking your lifeCycleway:
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122201Photo #122201This is a bust road and not wide enough for cars and bikes, as we are all encouraged to get out of our cars for a more green existence, it would be nice to do this without risking your lifeCycleway:
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122184Photo #122184The bushes and long grass on the A41 between the Rodney house roundabout and the Ambrosden junction desperately need cutting back. This is the left hand sideTrack:
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122124Photo #122124Pavement here is really nasty, uneven and the drop height ahead is very high making this awful for cycling.Cycleway:
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122083Photo #122083Needs to be crossing to allow pedestrians and cyclists to get from Bicester Heritage to the ring road cycle way without going all the way round and crossing 6 roads as is currently required.Cycleway:
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122078Photo #122078Priority over minor access road needs to be reinstated.Cycleway:
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121935Photo #121935Only wide enough for one person.Track:
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121920Photo #121920The canal tow paths in Banbury are very under-developed.
If they were turned into proper paths you could encourage cycling between Oxford and Banbury. Please look at Birmingham or the London Thames path as best practice
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121909Photo #121909There is no safe way to walk from Braeburn Avenue to Caversfield, especially to Saint Lawrence church.Track:
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121907Photo #121907This stretch of pavement is heavily used by school traffic so lots of prams and buggys and those going to local shops as well as cyclists. The road (despite the design) often has speeding motorists on and so crossing over is not possible.Track:
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121898Photo #121898Flooding at crossing point no alternative path on other side of road standing water after rain wheelchairs from care home cannot get through school route to several schools . Reported on fix my street no money was the reply!Track:
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121897Photo #121897Sunk fills with water can’t walk through it and wheel chairs from nearby care home can’t pass. No path on other side of road. Been in fix my street OCc had no fundsCycleway:
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121896Photo #121896Needs a parallel pedestrian and cycle crossing to get between Langford and Graven HillCycleway:
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