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Great Western Park Residents' Association

Great Western Park Residents’ Association

Welcome to the website of the Great Western Park Residents’ Association (GWPRA).  We are a growing community on a 3,300 home development, straddling the South and Vale border, just west of Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK.

The Residents’ Association (RA) was officially formed following a residents’ meeting held on the 24th May 2012.  RA meetings are held monthly on the second Monday of each month at 7:30pm until 8:30pm, at the Boundary Park Pavilion, Great Western Park.  There are no meetings planned for August, in order to allow for annual summer holidays.

The next Meeting is on Monday 14th January 2019 at 7:30pm. Everyone is invited to the meetings, so please come along take the opportunity to meet your new neighbours and find out more about your Community.

GWPRA Facebook Group 

GWPRA Community Christmas Event 2018

Booking is essential, get your tickets here.

The Great Western Park Residents Association is holding its Annual Christmas event. It is a family event where Everybody is welcome . This Year we have been kindly sponsored and supported by SOHABoundary Park Sports Association and Great Western Park Church amongst others.

Activities include:

  • Mulled Wine/Hot chocolate and Mince Pies included
  • Charity Christmas Raffle
  • SOHA Christmas Crafts activity for children
  • Vocalize Community Choir
  • Candyfloss
  • Carols
  • Best Christmas costume competition

Christmas themed dressing up is encouraged.

This year we will be raising funds for the GWPRA Community Defibrillator  and SOFEA (South Oxfordshire Food and Education Alliance)

*The tickets have nominal cost, to prevent people booking free ones and not turning up, given that space is rather limited. If anyone has genuine financial issues then please email the organiser, as we would like this event to be open to all residents, irrespective of circumstances.

December 2018 Residents’ Meeting

Dear Residents,

The next GWPRA meeting will take place on Monday 10th December at 7.30pm, at the Boundary Park Pavilion, Great Western Park.

Everyone is invited to the meetings, so please come along, take the opportunity to meet your neighbours and find out more about your community.

The agenda for the meeting will be published prior to the meeting. 

Also, the GWPRA Christmas Event will take place on Thursday 20th December from 6.30-9.30pm, at Boundary Park. Further details will be available on the website.

We hope you can join us.

Kind regards,
Natalie GWPRA Secretary

Community Road Safety Project – GWP Data Overview

  • % violations = % of drivers driving in excess of 20mph
  • ADT = Average Daily Traffic
  • Vmax = Maximum speed of traffic
  • Vav. = Mean Average Speed of Traffic
  • V85 = 85% percentile Speed
  • %column = % of Traffic with less than 15 seconds gap between vehicles
  • %truck= % of traffic longer than a large van (i.e. Lorry)
  • November 2018 Residents’ Meeting

    Dear Residents,

    The next GWPRA meeting will take place on Monday 12th November at 7.30pm, at the Boundary Park Pavilion, Great Western Park.

    Everyone is invited to the meetings, so please come along, take the opportunity to meet your neighbours and find out more about your community. 

    The agenda for the meeting will be published on our website prior to the meeting. 

    We hope you can join us.
    Kind regards,

    Natalie GWPRA Secretary

    Councillor Community Grants 2018

    Each South Oxfordshire district councillor has £5,000 to award to projects or services that offer community benefits in their ward area. 

    Applications should focus on projects that deliver a clear and demonstrable benefit to the people of South Oxfordshire, specifically in the ward area of the district councillor considering the request. The minimum grant is £250 and closing date is 17th December 2018.

    GWP sits across the Didcot West Electoral Division with Councillors Ian Snowdon (who regularly attends our GWP Residents’ Meetings) and Alan Thompson. Please visit the South Oxfordshire District Council website for more details.

    October 2018 Residents’ Meeting

    Dear Residents,

    The next GWPRA meeting will take place on Monday 8th October at 7.30pm, at the Boundary Park Pavilion, Great Western Park.

    Everyone is invited to the meetings, so please come along, take the opportunity to meet your neighbours and find out more about your community.

    The agenda for the meeting will be published on our website prior to the meeting.

    We hope you can join us.
    Kind regards,

    Natalie GWPRA Secretary

    Oktoberfest – Friday 5th October 2018 – Boundary Park

    Oktoberfest is coming to the Boundary Park Pavilion 17:00-23:30. With a £5 entry which will entitle you to a complimentary stein at the event for you to keep.

    Try your hand at Hammerschlagen, with all proceeds of the game going to the Felix Fund, which suppports the bomb disposal experts and their families.

    Pretzels and Bratwhurst on sale, along with german beers.

    Support your local Sport Club and Armed Forces, get your tickets here.