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Construction Starts On New Leisure Centre & Library

Construction Starts On New Leisure Centre & Library

With demolition of the former Carnival Pool and surrounding buildings now complete, the next phase of the brand new multi-million pound leisure and library complex starts in earnest. Wokingham Borough Council’s building contractor Pellikaan Construction Ltd moved onto site this week to start construction on the new flagship facilities. New Leisure Centre The new centre […]

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New Dinton Activity Centre, Work Started

New Dinton Activity Centre, Work Started

Wokingham Borough Council broke ground on the first net zero carbon building in Wokingham borough at Dinton Pastures Country Park on Tuesday, 6 October. The building, which will replace the existing Dinton Activity Centre, has been designed with eco-friendly features that aim to achieve net zero carbon in terms of operational energy use. The building […]

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Wokingham Borough Road Resurfacing Second Phase To Begin

Wokingham Borough Road Resurfacing Second Phase To Begin

Twelve key travel routes across Wokingham Borough will see major investment this autumn as we begin our second phase of resurfacing schemes. Thousands of residents will see the benefits of improved road surfaces on main travel routes throughout the borough thanks to a £800,000 programme, starting on 19 October. This is part of the council’s […]

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Winnersh Meadows Boardwalk Opened By Council

Winnersh Meadows Boardwalk Opened By Council

Wokingham Borough Council have officially opened the new and improved boardwalk at Winnersh Meadows this week. The £35,000 project, funded by Winnersh Triangle, the business park owned by Frasers Property, will enable a better connection between the business park and the local community. Many people who work at Winnersh Triangle also live locally and it […]

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Gorse Ride Regeneration Takes Another Step

Gorse Ride Regeneration Takes Another Step

Plans to give Gorse Ride residents top quality homes have taken a big step forward now the planning application has been submitted for the final phases of this ambitious community regeneration. The multi-million pound project will see low quality housing on the Finchampstead estate demolished and replaced with a range of 249 energy efficient homes, […]

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Plastic Eco-Friendly Kerbs Part Of New Cycleway

Plastic Eco-Friendly Kerbs Part Of New Cycleway

Plastic kerbstones made from recycled materials have been installed as part of a new cycleway to help people travel in and out of Wokingham town centre. Work along London Road in Wokingham is nearing completion, with residents now able to cycle from the Coppid Beech roundabout/A329M interchange to the centre of town on the off-road […]

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New Park And Ride At Coppid Beech Gets Go Ahead

New Park And Ride At Coppid Beech Gets Go Ahead

Plans to build a new park and ride on a key route into Wokingham have been approved. Work on Coppid Beech park and ride, next to the A329M and the boundary with Bracknell Forest, is set to start towards the end of this year. Project Funding The £3million project will mostly be paid for through […]

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Old Bikes Given New Lease Of Life By Wokingham Council In Conjunction With RE3

Old Bikes Given New Lease Of Life By Wokingham Council In Conjunction With RE3

Wokingham Council works in partnership with re3 to give unwanted bikes a new home Wokingham Borough Council has given the term “re-cycling” a whole new meaning with the launch of its initiative to give a new lease of life to bikes that have been left at its recycling centres by residents. The council’s My Journey […]

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Demolition Of Carnival Pool & Fitness Centre Update

Demolition Of Carnival Pool & Fitness Centre Update

Demolition work on site of the former Carnival Pool and Fitness Centre moves into the final phase after Wokingham Borough Council took possession of the offices formerly known as Southgate House. Works to demolish the offices on Wellington Road will start soon, which will make way for the multi-million pound complex featuring a new larger […]

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Winnersh Triangle Park and Ride Facilities Expanding at Winnersh Triangle Station

Winnersh Triangle Park and Ride Facilities Expanding at Winnersh Triangle Station

The expansion of the park and ride facilities at Winnersh Triangle station have been given the go ahead. An application to build a decked parking area and improved entrance space have now been approved by Wokingham Borough Council’s planning department. Work on the £5.4million project, which is being backed with £4.3million in Local Growth Funds […]

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