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M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council

M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council

M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site – Yesterday (November 30), Wokingham Borough Council took ownership of the former Marks and Spencer site on Peach Street in Wokingham town centre.   Cllr Stuart Munro, executive member for business and economic development and regeneration, said: “When Marks and Spencer announced they […]

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First Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017

First Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017

Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017 Wokingham Greenway, Wokingham Borough Council’s first greenway, which will link Finchampstead (The FBC Centre) to new the new development at Arborfield Green (the former Arborfield Garrison) will be officially opened by the Mayor of Wokingham borough on Saturday, December 2 at 1.30pm   As part of the council’s […]

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Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update

Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update

Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update Gorse Ride – Progress is being made on the regeneration of Gorse Ride in Finchampstead, with a steering group now established and regular drop-in surgeries for residents underway.   Regeneration – First Phase The first phase of the regeneration will see the  rehousing of residents and subsequent demolition and redevelopment […]

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New Skate Board Park In Wokingham – Work Started

New Skate Board Park In Wokingham – Work Started

Skate Board Park In Wokingham Skate Board Park – Gravity Engineering has begun work on a new bespoke skate park on London Road, near to St Crispin’s Leisure Centre in Wokingham.   The new park will have three sections, allowing for more users on busy days. The main section uses a variety of heights and […]

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Carnival Pool Phase Two – Agreed

Carnival Pool Phase Two – Agreed

Carnival Pool Carnival Pool Phase Two -Last night (November 8) Wokingham Borough Council’s planning committee approved the second phase of the Carnival site in Wokingham town centre.   The proposals for Carnival Phase 2 will see the borough council redevelop the remainder of the Carnival site from early 2020 with a brand new leisure centre, […]

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Wokingham Council Needs Your Views On Big Issues Facing The Area

Wokingham Council Needs Your Views On Big Issues Facing The Area

Wokingham Council Views Wokingham Council Views – Wokingham Borough Council needs to hear your views on some of the major challenges facing Wokingham Borough.   The borough is going through vast changes and challenges with new houses, roads,  schools and other facilities being built and towns being transformed – at the same time as Government […]

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Free Parking in Wokingham To Be Discussed

Free Parking in Wokingham To Be Discussed

Free Parking in Wokingham With the transformation of Wokingham Market Place well underway, the borough council is set to bring in free parking in Wokingham town centre car parks, if approved by the Executive this month (26 October).   If agreed, free parking would be available from 3pm to 8am until the end of January. […]

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Eastern Gateway – South Wokingham Distributor Road Plans

Eastern Gateway – South Wokingham Distributor Road Plans

Eastern Gateway – South Wokingham Distributor Road Plans   Eastern Gateway – Residents and businesses are being urged to have their say about plans for the second phase of the South Wokingham Distributor Road (SWDR).   Wokingham Borough Council has submitted an application for this new part of the SWDR, known as the Eastern Gateway, […]

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Peach Place Affordable Housing

Peach Place Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Affordable Housing – Proposals for much-needed affordable housing on a prime town centre site have been backed at Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive this week.   A total of 22 homes being developed at Peach Place as part of the regeneration masterplan for Wokingham town centre will be let to key workers rather […]

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Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio

Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio

Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio – Councillors have given the green light for an innovative way of raising much needed funds for Wokingham Borough Council.   The council will be adopting its own property portfolio strategy as a way of raising revenue after the scheme was […]