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Making your return to Milton Park a little easier

Published on 10 March 2021

With schools having reopened and the government setting out the Covid-19 relaxation rules between now and 21 June, we are conscious that, while there have been many keyworkers working at the Park throughout lockdown, there are also many people who have been working from home.

Should you be thinking about returning to the Park over the next few months, we have been busy putting in place new initiatives to make life that little bit easier:

1. Our new sustainable seating make outdoor meetings a breeze!

2. Spot our levitating and rainbow crossings

3. Our new 20 mph speed limit across the Park means you can feel safer when walking, running or cycling around

4. Touch-free pedestrian crossings have been installed and are at your service

5. You can easily check to see when your favourite amenity is open

6. New buses - did you know that according to a Kwik Fit survey, on average it costs £160 month to run a car? However, if you live in Didcot, you can travel by subsidised bus to the Park for just £20 per year. If you live in Oxford city centre or need to get to Headington's Life Sciences District, we now have a much more frequent direct service running every 30 minutes. Plus, these buses are fully wifi enabled, have social distancing, hygiene and cleaning measures fully in place, so you can relax, read a book or work while you travel to work. Find out more and see our recently unveiled new bus liveries

7. Our new cycle and footpath is open connecting Milton Park to Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon and Oxford

8. And if you're keen to start cycling to work but aren't sure of the best route, we have a Bike Buddy scheme which means we can help you find someone who goes past your door to cycle in with at first. Just email, or you can use the Kinto app (previously known as FAXI) which not only helps you to car share but also find a bike buddy

9. New entrance signage - we have recently refreshed our brand so have a new website and new totems at our two entrance points

10. We have a dedicated Covid-19 webpage where you can find the latest news on travel, amenities, and facilities management.

For the latest news on Covid-19 and government restrictions, Oxfordshire County Council has a handy webpage so you can keep up to date on the rules and regulations.

We look forward to welcoming you back when you're ready.