ABOUT JERICHO - PLANNING
As part of the refurbishment of Mount Place, there will be an information board giving an overview of Jericho past and present. To comment on the proposed content please visit jerichocentre.org.uk.
|Jericho census profile||Another makeover for Cranham Street||For a community vision||Multicolour makeover for ‘iconic’ Grantham||Cooperative proliferation||Developing our doorstep||Grantham gone||New health centre on the horizon||Here comes the crowd||Objections to Chiltern railway plans||Mount Place makeover options||Waiting for the water||Jericho by numbers|
The history of the Phoenix?
There has been a cinema here since 1913. Orginally it the ‘North Oxford Kinema’, since when it has passed through many hands and names, including the Scala, the New Scala, the Studios 1 and 2, Studio X (a club showing soft porn) and finally in 1977 the Phoenix.
Where we work?
According to the 2001 Census, in Jericho 28% of those working were self-employed, while 18% worked part time. Around 20% were in higher professional occupations compared with 14% for Oxford. We also tend to work nearby: 72% of people worked within five kilometres of their home; 18% went to work on foot, 13% by car and 6% by bike