Councillor Louise Upton

Councillor Louise Upton

Title: Chair of West Area Planning Committee

Party: Labour

Ward: North

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Surgery details

The second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10.30 am to 11.30 am at the Rose & Crown, North Parade Avenue (coinciding with the Farmers' Market in the street), with Cllr James Fry

Contact information

Home address: 
13 White Hart
Old Marston

Phone:  01865 793899

Mobile:  07917839007


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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 19/09/2013 - 22/05/2014
  • 23/05/2014 - 03/05/2018

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Louise was educated at Grove Comprehensive School, Market Drayton, Shropshire. She obtained a BA (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Cell Physiology from University College London. She lived and worked in Paris for 3 years before returning to Oxford. She is a research scientist at the University of Oxford, and a college lecturer at Christ Church College.

Louise is a member of the following organisations:

SUSTRANS, Amnesty International, Woodland Trust, Oxford Preservation Trust, RSPB, The National Trust and Cyclox.

Louise is the Council’s Champion for Cycling, and chairs the Oxford City Cycling Forum. She speaks good French and bad Italian.


Louise is on the following outside bodies:-




Mortimer Hall Management Committee

Oxford Preservation Trust

Susan Kidd Charity