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Mountain Warehouse & Ripples Coming To Peach Place

Mountain Warehouse & Ripples Coming To Peach Place

Luxury bathroom design company Ripples and outdoor clothing and equipment specialists Mountain Warehouse are the latest businesses coming to the new Peach Place destination that is taking shape in Wokingham Town Centre. They will be joining other new businesses Cook, the Leafy Elephant, Sit & Sip and Blue Orchid, all of whom are set to […]

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New Car Parking Pay Machines Coming To Wokingham

New Car Parking Pay Machines Coming To Wokingham

New payment machines are coming to all Wokingham Borough Council car parks in June / July 2019. The new machines will give customers more flexibility: to pay by coin or by card, to pay only for the time used, to avoid the worry of a parking ticket expiring and to not pay a convenience fee […]

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Peach Place Works Update

Peach Place Works Update

The new Wokingham town square at Peach Place is on track to open this month (April) and there is a chance for a sneak preview this weekend. Peach Place will bring a continental-style pedestrian quarter to the heart of Wokingham, with stylish cafes and bars as well as more independent shops and high street favourites […]

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Elms Field Works Update

Elms Field Works Update

This Tuesday (March 19 2018) marks a year to the day since contractors McLaughlin & Harvey started work on the council’s exciting Elms Field proposals. Progress has been good and later this summer residents will be able to shop in the Aldi supermarket, and enjoy some family fun in the great new play area and […]

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Peach Place Update

Peach Place Update

Last week (March 13) the council was made aware that the main contractor at Peach Place, Dawnus Construction Limited, had gone into Administration. Cllr Philip Mirfin, executive member for regeneration, said: “We were incredibly disappointed to hear the news about Dawnus and feel greatly for the workers and businesses they employed on the site, many […]

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Berkshire Film Office Supported By Wokingham Council

Berkshire Film Office Supported By Wokingham Council

Wokingham Borough Council hopes to increase the Borough’s profile among worldwide film crews following the launch of the Berkshire Film Office. The Berkshire Film Office, supported by the six Berkshire unitary authorities, is aiming to showcase Berkshire as a great location for crews from all over the world – with easy access to London. IT […]

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Elms Field – New Roads

Elms Field – New Roads

With work progressing apace at Elms Field the project is about to take a major step forward as new roads, Biscoe Way and Earle Crescent, start to open up to cars and pedestrians. The lower section of Elms Road will also close permanently from its junction with Wellington Road up to the Plaza area by […]

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Eastern Gateway section of the South Wokingham Distributor Road Receives £5Million In Help

Eastern Gateway section of the South Wokingham Distributor Road Receives £5Million In Help

Wokingham Borough Council is delighted to have been allocated £5million by the Berkshire-wide Business Rates Retention Pilot (BRRP 2) to help fund the Eastern Gateway section of the South Wokingham Distributor Road, part of its Major Highways Project. BRRP2 The BRRP2 is part of a Government pilot which allows local councils in Berkshire, including Wokingham […]

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Self Build Homes Coming To Wokingham

Self Build Homes Coming To Wokingham

Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive has approved the council’s first self-build housing project at its meeting on January 31. The project will see 21 self-build plots of land at Wheatsheaf Close made available to Wokingham Borough residents. Eight of the plots will be sold to self-builders on the open market, which will help offset the […]

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Peach Street Place – More Shops Announced

Peach Street Place – More Shops Announced

New independent shops will soon be gracing Wokingham town centre as Peach Place delivers on its promise to be a home to niche business that will set it apart from the norm. Unique local independents The Blue Orchid Bakery and Tea Room; vinyl record shop Beyond the Download; and the Leafy Elephant gin bar will […]