OTRA Green Event – (Repair & Re-use) 2021

Otra Recycle

LIVE music from Saints Brass!!

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National Cream Tea Day 2021

Picnic 2021

Picnic 2021

Do join us next Friday (25th) at the next OTRA< (Oakmount Triangle Residents Association) event. On Friday 25th June 4-6pm as part of “National Cream Tea Day,” we’ll be outside 1-5 Highfield Rd.

Bring your scones, drinks, and deckchair/picnic rug. This is also part of “National Picnic week 19-27 June” and “The Big Lunch from 5 June”.

Recipe for about 9 big scones:

  • Heat the oven to 210 so the scones can go in as soon as they are made.
  • Mix in a mixer or by hand: 12oz plain flour, 4
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Arts, Crafts & Plants Trail 2021

Arts Crafts & Plants

Saturday 22 May : 10am – 1pm

Arts Crafts & Plants

Children’s Fun Trails

Find the answers to the clues, write them on the grid, and see the missing word appear!  For younger children, small groups of ducks are sitting in front gardens and need to be spotted, counted, and crossed off on the paper pond. 

Trail sheets can be printed at home from the OTRA website or picked up from 38 Oakmount Ave, 21 Leigh Rd or 31 Blenheim Ave.

Download Fun Trail 1 | Download Duck Trail map

Cakes, Drinks and Toys

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Santa in the Triangle 2020

OT resident Cecilia is organising a Santa drive by in her milk float. Yes, milk float! (you may have seen it in Blenheim Avenue) . All SCC licenced and safety checked:

The objective being to bring a Christmas feel to the streets and allow children to see Santa. Collecting for Communicare, a Southampton charity.

It will take place on:

  • Tue (Bitterne)
  • Wed (Portswood/Highfield inc Oakmount Triangle)
  • Thur (Shirley)

Approx 5 – 7 but we’ll update this thread when we know approx time in the triangle. But you may well hear

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Big Lunch 2019

1pm Sunday 2nd June on Little Common, opposite end of Khartoum Rd. Bring your picnic etc, and/or food to share. See you there!


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Big Lunch on the Little Common 2017

Sunday 18 June 2017 at 12.30-2pm. Come and join us as part of the national Big Lunch day. Meet opposite the end of Khartoum Road. Bring your own food and drinks, seats, tables etc – and barbecues if raised off the ground. Feel free to bring any sports equipment (rounders provided), face painting, sacks for races, anything sociable! Everyone welcome – come and meet local residents you didn’t know and those you do.

It was beautiful weather and a great social occasion (once again)

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Conservation Logo

Welcome to the OTRA conservation pages.

This is an ongoing project to inform residents about the conservation area:

  • Our management plan
  • The implications of conservation
  • How we can help you with planning.

About The Conservation Subcommittee

Conservation Logo
The Conservation Subcommittee evolved from an informal group, which had come together in 2003 to investigate the possibility of getting Conservation Area status for the Oakmount Triangle. At a meeting of Southampton City Council’s Planning and Rights of Way Panel, at which an application for a development of town houses in Leigh Road was ....
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Why Conservation?

The conservation status, which was further protected by an Article 4(2) direction in 2008, will stop any possible development such as we see in Winn Road or Westwood Road. For example, the total demolition of one of these original walls to create a car park could encourage others to do the same so gradual erosion of the character of the area could lose us the conservation status.

Character Appraisal and Management Plan

Management Plan

The C.A.M.P.

The City Council adopted a Character Appraisal and Management Plan for the Oakmount Triangle Conservation Area on 17 March, 2008. The document identifies those features which give the area its special character and provides guidance and direction on appropriate forms of development. This guidance must now be taken into account when planning applications from the Triangle are determined by the City Council. OTRA played a major part in its preparation and welcomes the new policy which strengthens the designation of the Conservation Area.

Download Character Appraisal & Management

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