Woodstock Road, Oxford, repair and resurfacing update

Traffic management

Work is continuing to progress well on the current phase on Woodstock Road with three-way temporary signals controling traffic on Woodstock Road and Elizabeth Jennings Way. 

Oakthorpe Road and Thorncliffe Road will be closed during this phase, diversions will be in place via Beech Croft Road and Banbury Road and vice versa. This phase will remain in place until Saturday 15 June.


The drainage improvements, kerbing and footway works are nearing completion with the current phase due to be completed on Saturday 15 June. This stage of work has included kerb replacement and realignment, tactile paving improvements and kerbdrain installation.

Resurfacing work will start on Monday 18 June and will be carried out in four phases under a system of single lane working controlled by temporary traffic signals combined with temporary side road closures to control traffic flows.

Phase 1 of the surfacing will be carried out on the outbound carriageway of Woodstock Road between Moreton Road and Thorncliffe Road and will last for one week. Moreton Road, Beech Croft Road, Thorncliffe Road and Bainton Road will be closed at their junctions with Woodstock Road with local diversions put in place.