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Friends of Old Headington

People who care for the Old Headington Conservation Area in Oxford

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The Friends of Old Headington

Our Open Gardens event onJune 26 was the usual success aided by decent weather and the efforts of the committee and Jenny Butler

Our secretary Howard Stanbury was kept busy by other issues and was unable to provide his usual photographs of the day.

If you have photos of the day which you would like to be on this page please e-mail them to


The AGM was held on Friday 11 March 2022 at 8 pm in the village hall

The Friends of Old Headington Winter meeting was on Friday 19 November 2021 at 8 pm held in the church Our speaker was David Warrell of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, who spoke on 'Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Tropical Medicine '

Open Gardens 2021 was held on Sunday July 4th

The social distancing - song

The Friends' letters to the planning officer


Bayswater general information


Our Legal Duties as Property Owners

A guide aimed at promoting understanding of the problems of repair, extension and new building within the conservation area of OId Headington in the city of Oxford.

Sources of Information and Building materials

Building Materials and windows guide Tree pruning & removal and overhanging branches

Local references brick supplier who did fantastic bricks (we went through a lot of options and many brick samples to get something that the council approved, and were very happy with the end result).

Andrew Turner does exterior painting to an extremely high specification using specialist materials as necessary and always including a guarantee.  His very user friendly and his prices are competitive.  Telephone: 07591 491 804

Advice on planning

The trustees continue to monitor planning applications and other issues that may affect the character of the conservation area; relevant correspondence can be seen in the planning corner section of this website If you are thinking of submitting an application relating to your property, do let us know, as we may be able to offer useful suggestions to keep the process running smoothly.

Open Gardens photographs


2017 ©Howard Stanbury

2016 ©Howard Stanbury


Tuesday, August 16, 2022 10:47 AM