Blockley Parish Council

Serving the communities of:
Blockley, Aston Magna, Paxford, Draycott, Ditchford and Northwick Park.

  • Blockley Parish Council

    Blockley Parish Council

    Serving the communities of Blockley, Aston Magna, Paxford, Draycott, Ditchford and Northwick Park.

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  • Blockley Parish Plan

    Blockley Parish Plan

    The Parish Plan presents an opportunity to make the parish an even better place.

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  • Burial information

    Burial information

    Find out about burial registers, burial guides and burial forms.

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Blockley Parish Council Website

Blockley Parish lies on upland farm and woodland close to the northern extremity of Cotswold District. It forms part of the boundary between the headwaters of the Rivers Thames and Severn. Significant clay deposits lie between the attractive limestone hills; springs form the main source of the several steeply-falling streams which flow through Blockley, Aston Magna and Draycott villages. By contrast, Paxford village, also within the Parish, lies on more open, level ground drained by the Knee Brook, a tributary of the River Stour.

The human and visual characteristics of Blockley Parish are strongly influenced both by its relatively isolated location in the rural North Cotswolds and by the industrial history of Blockley village, its main centre of population. With a population of about 2000 (in the 2001 census) it is one of the largest parishes in England in terms of area, at about 12 sq miles (30 sq km). The entire Parish lies within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Highways Road Closures

Schedule from 10th July to 4th August 2017, the following roads will be subject to temporary traffic orders as listed below.  Diversions will be sign posted.

B4479 Station Road, Blockley

From Jctn B4035 county boundary/Craxfield House to Jctn B4479 Paxford Bridge to Clay Lane, Paxford. Approx. 3.9Km

B4035 Pudicote Lane

Jctn B4035 county boundary/Craxfield House to Jctn B4035 Paxford Road.  Approx. 1.1Km

Greenway Road

Jctn Park Road to Jctn A44 Road from Five Mile Drive to Broadway Hill.  Approx. 2.8Km

 

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