Low emission zone Oxford

Important!

Oxford has an environmental zone: Oxford

Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Oxford - United Kingdom

Date of entry into effect of the zone: 15-02-2019

Type of environmental zone

Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable

Not allowed to drive (permanently): Vehicle type: public bus (M3)
Fuel type: diesel
Euro standard: 0-4

Fines: 100 € - 1000 €

Area/extension of the environmental zone: The following roads are affected by the environmental zone:
Botley Road east of Earl Street, Frideswide Square, Hollybush Row, Park End Street, Hythe Bridge Street, Worcester Street, George Street, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Beaumont Street, Magdalen Street West, Magdalen Street East, Broad Street, St Giles, New Road, Queen Street, Castle Street, Old Greyfriars Street, Speedwell Street, Thames Street, St Aldates, High Street, Longwall Street, the Plain, St Clements Street and Cowley Road north of Circus Street.

Special features: Retrofitting permitted : yes (NOx)

Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Martin Kraftl
Senior Transport Planner
Highways & Transport
Oxfordshire County Council
Speedwell House
Speedwell Street
Oxford
OX1 1NE
Email: martin.kraftl@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Exemptions: Information currently unavailable

Low Emission Zone

Do I need stickers or registrations?

No. Here you do not need to buy a sticker or apply for registration. You only have to follow the rules of entry.


Our Green-Zones App helps you to avoid penalties.

Unfortunately there are no exact street signs known. Therefore it is difficult to know when you are in the environmental zone.


Our Green-Zones App helps you to avoid penalties.

Good to know...

All current driving bans and further information are available in our Green-Zones App.


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