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Looking for extensive and reliable garage services? Perhaps it’s that time of year again where the dreaded MOT date is looming and you’ve not yet found a reliable garage. Well, fear not, for we have fantastic garages in Abingdon!
How would you like to feel like a VIP for the day? We’re talking scrumptious food, beautiful views, the tranquility of the river and a personal service like no other! If you have a love of the outdoors and a penchant for all things nautical, you’ll be chomping at the bit to jump aboard your very own Old English river cruiser!
Need to get from A to B quickly? Perhaps your car has finally given-up-the-ghost after a good run of service, leaving you stranded in the supermarket carpark with tomorrow’s fish supper quickly defrosting in your ‘bag for life’. So what are you going to do?
Need to find a way to get you and your 6 best friends to the theatre? Transport problems making your hen party plans unnecessarily stressful? Wondering how you and your 8 mates will get to the next away game?
You may be aware that this year’s Michaelmas Street Fair will run on 5th and 6th October. The main focus of the Fair is the Market Place, High Street and Ock Street. To avoid danger to the public, the following temporary restrictions will apply from 08.30hrs on Sunday 4th October until 09.00hrs on Wednesday 7th October.
Salters Steamers operate an Abingdon to Oxford scheduled boat service 7 days a week between 23rd May and 13th September (weather permitting)....
Salters Steamers have been running both scheduled services and short boat trips from Oxford and Abingdon for over 100 years and are an established part of the Thames traffic in Oxfordshire in the high season. If a half day's excursion is what is required, Salter's short boat trips to Culham Lock and back might fit the bill.
The Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs inevitably cause road closures and traffic disruption. This is the Council document re. the changes.
Traffic will be disrupted for the Michaelmas Fair between 8.30am on Sunday 6th October and 09.00am on Wednesday 9th October.
Salters are a family firm that has provided first-class hospitality on the Royal River Thames for over 150 years (est. 1858).
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