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Oxford Direct Services assists Persimmon Homes with Highways Adoption at seven development sites across Oxfordshire

15th March 2019

Oxford Direct Services (ODS) has assisted Persimmon Homes, one of the UK’s most successful housebuilders, with Highways Adoption at seven of its development sites around Oxfordshire over the past 18 months. The experience of ODS’s Highways team as contractors for the Oxfordshire County Council Highways Authority helps

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

13th March 2019

From Monday 4 to Friday 8 March, ODS celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2019.

We interviewed apprentices and former apprentices to find out why they embarked in that journey and what it was like for them.

We also interviewed our OD manager, Tracey, to debunk some myths around who is eligible to apply

Oxford Direct Services completes sensitive car parking projects at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve

25th February 2019

A car park has been refurbished and another small parking area created at the popular Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve thanks to the Highways team at Oxford Direct Services (ODS). The work underlines the expertise of ODS in carrying out road and construction

Government opens consultation on waste

20th February 2019

This week the government launched a series of consultations to overhaul the current waste system.

Building on commitments made in the Resources and Waste Strategy, the government sets out proposals covering four main

Keep Oxford beautiful: ODS to support OxClean’s annual city-wide Spring Clean

19th February 2019

There’s nothing worse than walking around the historic and beautiful city of Oxford to be confronted by litter blowing in the wind. 

Oxford Direct Services (ODS) is actively supporting the Oxford Civic Society’s OxClean annual Spring Clean - a flagship community event where volunteers come out in force with their