Oxford Circus Diagonal Crossings - ORB Action Plan

Oxford Circus Diagonal Crossings - ORB Action Plan

Ward: West End

Streets Affected: Argyll Street, Little Argyll Street, Oxford Street, Princes Street, Regent Street

Project Type: Streetscape

Project Overview

This project involved:

  • The introduction of diagonal pedestrian crossings at Oxford Circus;
  • Resurfacing the carriageways of Oxford and Regent Streets at Oxford Circus;
  • Widening of footway areas at Oxford Circus and repaving with new York stone paving slabs;
  • Replacement of worn and damaged road kerbs with new granite kerbs;
  • The closure and decommissioning of the Oxford Circus underground public conveniences to facilitate the realignment of Oxford Circus;
  • Amending waiting and loading restrictions in Oxford, Regent, Princes, Little Argyll and Argyll Streets to improve traffic flows and to reduce congestion;
  • Pedestrianisation of Princes Street
The benefits of these works included:
  • Improved safety for pedestrians.
  • Improved accessibility for all.
  • Reduced congestion.
  • Enhanced urban environment.
  • Reduced street clutter.
  • Improved public lighting.
  • Improved bus routes.

Status

Works completed

Outline Programme

Complete

Project Documents

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STATUS

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    Feasibility
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    Works due
    Works on site
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