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Twyford Waitrose Building Bought By Wokingham Council

Twyford Waitrose Building Bought By Wokingham Council

Wokingham Borough Council  has chosen to invest in our community, protect a vital amenity and secure long term income by growing its property investment portfolio with the purchase of the Waitrose building in Twyford.  “With ever increasing pressure on our budget it’s critical that Wokingham Borough Council looks for opportunities to become more commercially minded and find ways to […]

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Elle Won Opens In Peach Place – More Shops Opening This Month

Elle Won Opens In Peach Place – More Shops Opening This Month

Peach Place just go that bit more stylish this week with the opening of the new independent shoe and handbag shop, Elle Won, in Wokingham town centre. With their amazing range of locally designed accessories, Elle Won is set to become a staple in local wardrobes across Wokingham. Wokingham Mayor The Mayor of Wokingham Borough […]

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Construction Starts This Summer On Arborfield Cross Relief Road (ACRR)

Construction Starts This Summer On Arborfield Cross Relief Road (ACRR)

Wokingham Borough Council has today announced that construction work will begin on Arborfield Cross Relief Road (ACRR) this summer with this major new highway due to open Summer 2020. The new 2.3km relief road will reduce congestion, boost employment and create opportunities for more sustainable travel, providing traffic relief in Arborfield and Arborfield Cross and […]

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Wokingham Summer Holiday Roadworks

Wokingham Summer Holiday Roadworks

Wokingham Borough Council aims to minimise disruption to residents by scheduling many major projects to take place during the school holidays. The council has arranged for the work most likely to cause delays on the road network, which covers approximately 1,000 miles, to take place in late July and August when fewer drivers are making […]

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South Wokingham Housing Development – Public Consultation

South Wokingham Housing Development – Public Consultation

Residents are being invited to comment on planning applications submitted for a major housing development proposed in South Wokingham. The applications are for about 1,700 homes to the south of the railway line and include a new primary school, community facilities, parks and play areas. The plans will also show proposed flood mitigation and set […]

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Emmbrook 3G Pitch Funding Agreed

Emmbrook 3G Pitch Funding Agreed

Wokingham Borough Council’s plans for a new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch for students and the public at The Emmbrook School are a step forward thanks a grant from The Premier League, The FA and government’s Football Foundation. The £480,298 grant is in addition to £350,000 developer contributions the borough council has secured for […]

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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 […]