South Parks Road
To the west, the road adjoins Parks Road at a T junction with the Radcliffe Science Library just to the north. To the east, a cycle route continues to New Marston, crossing the River Cherwell. The road itself continues as St Cross Road after a sharp corner to the south, past Linacre College. About halfway along South Parks Road, Mansfield Road adjoins to the south.
The road has been the scene of protests by animal rights protesters because of a new animal testing facility that has been built here. Pro-Test has been formed in reaction to the activities of the animal rights movement.
Halifax House was located at 8 South Parks Road on the corner with Mansfield Road from 1961, a social club for people associated with Oxford University. The building has since been demolished to make way for new science facilities for the University. Evidence of Bronze Age barrows together with later prehistoric and early Roman field systems has been found on the site.
- Hooke Library
- Isis Innovation
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory
- Radcliffe Science Library
- Rhodes House
- Sherwood, Jennifer; Pevsner, Nikolaus (1974). The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire. Penguin Books. pp. 275–277, 279, 331. ISBN 0-14-071045-0.
- Tyack, Geoffrey (1998). Oxford: An architectural guide. Oxford University Press. pp. 282–286, 311. ISBN 0-14-071045-0.
- Stop the Oxford Animal Lab (SPEAK), Veggies, UK.
- "Halifax House" (PDF). Oxford University Archives. University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved 15 June 2011.
- Anthony, Sian (2005). "Prehistoric and Early Roman Field Systems, Halifax House, South Parks Road, Oxford" (PDF). Oxoniensia. 70. pp. 129–139.
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