Published: 23rd Jun 2020

Oxfordshire County Council has been awarded £218m by Homes England to provide access to the Didcot Garden Town area. The funding will allow the council to improve travel for residents, communities and business whilst supporting thousands of new homes and jobs. All schemes include segregated walking and cycling routes and will facilitate new bus services which will give people real sustainable travel choice. This sum of £218m (towards infrastructure costs of £234m) will deliver: Widening the A4130 from A34 Milton Interchange towards Didcot from single to dual carriageway; A new Science Bridge over the A4130, Great Western Railway Line and Milton Road into the former Didcot A Power Station site; A new Didcot to Culham bridge between the A4130 and A415; and A Clifton Hampden bypass The lack of suitable crossings over the railway line and river coupled with significant housing and employment growth in the past three decades has … (To read the full article, subscribe below)