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August: Oxford Open Doors approaches ….
Oxford Open Doors 2018 - Latest News and Updates

Corpus Christi College, Ruskin College and the studio of stone carver Alex Wenham have all been added to the long list of openings. Green Templeton...

July 2018: The LMS Swingbridge

As we all await news of the Oxford-Cambridge Expressway and the effect it will have on Oxford, whether north, south, east or west, I am drawn to earlier parallels and transport pressures from...

June 2018: Connecting people with nature

Too sunny to stay underground I get out at Green Park tube station and walk across London’s Royal Parks to Westminster for my meeting, reflecting on how many hundreds of people of all ages...

May 2018: Oxford Bridges in Context ...

Last week, a knock on the door of the OPT office in Turn Again Lane brought with it a huge parcel and a stunning architectural drawing of the Carfax Conduit, just too big to house elsewhere....

April 2018: Oxford and Shakespeare
March 2018: Dreaming spires not Oxford Towers

When the snow came, many headed for the hills, to South Park or Boars Hill to toboggan and enjoy the Oxford views, perhaps taking them for granted, surviving across the years despite development...

Feb 2018: Corporate Membership with a difference



 

Jan 2018: Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme
Dec 2017:'Tis the season to be jolly
Nov 2017: What get’s us out of bed in the morning?

Are we doing the best we can?  Are we making a difference? Each day we ask ourselves if we are being true to the original vision of OPT and stop to think about what we are trying to achieve. ...

Oct 2017: Autumn in the OPT offices

‘Keeping the best of the old, and encouraging the best of the new’

40 in 40 – celebrating 40 years of the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 

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Getting Back to business after another success at this year’s Oxford Open Doors

We were delighted to see so many local people join us for our Oxford Open Doors weekend 9/10 September, when hidden spaces opened their doors to invite you in.  25,000 + people came and with over...

Hidden Oxford revealed through Oxford Open Doors!

If you are not yet a member of Oxford Preservation Trust (OPT), then there is no better time to join than now!  This month sees the build up to the highlight of...

A jewel in a sea of green. July 2017 blog.

The OPT team were down at Hinksey Meadow recently celebrating National Meadows Day, enjoying the sunshine and sharing and celebrating in this wonderful piece of meadowland which people tell us has...

A jewel in a sea of green. June Blog.

Oxford Preservation Trust are passionate about protecting Oxford’s extraordinary and wonderful past and guiding its exciting future. Since 1927 we’ve been the custodians of land and buildings with...