Category Archives: Latest News

2022 AGM – Minutes

The minutes of our 2022 AGM are now available on our website.

OxClean 2023, Quarry Hollow Park, 1400, 4 March

We will be organising another litter pick in the Quarry in support of OxClean. This year’s clean will take place on Saturday 4 March from 1400-1600.

Please join us at the sandpit in Quarry Hollow Park at 1400 for up to two hours.

All equipment and instructions will be provided – please bring along your children to help.

We hope to see you there.


32 Quarry High Street – Application for Demolition and Replacement

A planning application has been submitted for the demolition of the existing 2-storey house at 32 Quarry High Street and replacement of it with  2 x 2-bed and 2 x 3-bed apartments. The application can be viewed and commented on on the Oxford City Council planning portal. The consultation closes on 2 February 2023.

We have a several concerns about this application, including the demolition of an existing Quarry house and the lack of provision for car parking.

We will be commenting on this application on behalf of residents, but we would also urge you to review it and comment on it for yourselves.

Headington Warm Spaces

We are aware of several local warm spaces for residents:

  • The Coach House on Quarry Road (poster)
  • Collinwood Road United Reformed Church (website)
  • Headington Baptist Church (website)

Oxford City Council provide information on other warm spaces on their website and there is more information from the BBC.

We understand that several others are due to be announced shortly – we will let you know about them as soon as possible.

If you know of any warm spaces, please let us know via our website or email so that we can publicise them.

Quarry Village Hall AGM and Fun Quiz, 7 December 2022, 1830

The postponed AGM for the Village Hall, followed by a Fun Quiz, will take place on 7 December, starting at 1830, in the Village Hall.

  • Come and hear about plans for the hall and give your ideas and suggestions
  • Join in our fun quiz
  • Tell us what events you would like to see in your hall

Quarry Village hall is owned by everyone in the parish of Holy Trinity, held in Trust and run by volunteers.  Besides being the home of a local nursery it is also one of the best local venues for children and family parties and events. Please join the Village Hall committee on 7th December to show your support of this lovely old building!

More information is available on the Village Hall website.

A Boxing Day Tour of Quarry, 26 December 2022

Maurice East, who gave a very interesting presentation on the history of Headington Quarry at our recent AGM, is leading a festive walking tour of the Quarry on 26 December.

More information and ticket booking are available here.

Headington Quarry Boxing Day Mummers’ Play, 26 December 2022

The Headington Quarry Morris Dancers will be performing the traditional Boxing Day Mummers’ Play on Monday 26th December 2022.

The play will be performed outside the following pubs in Headington Quarry:

  • 11:15 Crown and Thistle
  • 12:15 The Six Bells
  • 13:00 The Chequers
  • 13:45 The Mason’s Arms

The team will also dance, sing The Wassail Song and perform a Rapper Sword Dance.  The Headington Quarry Hand Bell Ringers will also perform!

All are welcome!

More information is available on Facebook

Rejected – 5G mast proposed for Quarry Road

We are pleased to inform you that the application to place a 5G mast on Quarry Road outside Quarry Hollow Play Park has been rejected. Thank you to everyone who made comments on the application.

More information is available on the Oxford City Council planning website.

Headington Christmas Tree Light Switch On, 1630, 3 December 2022

The Headington Christmas Tree Lights will be switched on at 1630 on Saturday 3 December. More information is available on the Headington Action website.

Headington Action – Headington Neighbourhood Forum AGM, 23 November 2022

The Headington Neighbourhood Forum AGM will be held on Wednesday 23rd November 7.30pm at the Baptist Church, Old High Street.

Please view the poster for more details. This is an important meeting as Headington Action seek to reinvigorate their Neighbourhood Forum and the Neighbourhood Plan.