S Giles Churchyard We have updated our resources page to include Leslie Harman's book about the Parish of St Giles-in-Reading and a plan of Reading based on Roger Amyce's survey of 1552. Leslie Harman was an assistant priest at St Giles who, in his own words, attempted '...to show something of the contining and developing… Continue reading Update to our resources page
We have added a resources page to our website that shows some of the publications, websites and other resources that we find most useful in researching Reading's heritage and carrying out conservation area appraisal reviews. Link to resources page HERE
Buses in St Marys Butts A Short Walk Through Time is the title of two blogs that we have written for Reading Museum. Part 1 takes the story of the conservation area from medieval times to around the start of the nineteenth century. Part 2 brings the story right up to date including recent developments… Continue reading St Marys Butts/Castle Street blogs for Reading Museum
You've found Reading Abbey's Market Place Reading Conservation Area Advisory Committee (CAAC) have made the latest version of their review of the Market Place/London Street conservation area appraisal available on their website. The appraisal was last reviewed 14 years ago in 2007. This review has been made available for informal comment and has not been… Continue reading Market Place/London Street CA – review of conservation area appraisal
71-73 Caversham Road - former Drews warehouse The Government's Planning Inspector on 14 May dismissed the appeal against Reading Borough Council's (RBC) refusal of planning permission to redevelop the former Drews site at the corner of Caversham Road and Northfield Road. Redevelopment would have demolished the Drews warehouse but retained the buildings at the rear… Continue reading Planning Inspector dismisses appeal against refusal of Drews redevelopment
Time Travel on London Street is the title of two blogs that we have written for Reading Museum. Part 1 starts with the construction of London Street in the twelfth century and focusses on 35-39 London Street which is now the home of the Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC). Part 2 brings the story of… Continue reading London Street blogs for Reading Museum
You can find Reading CAAC on Twitter @CaacReading.
We thought it was about time that we had a website so that we can communicate with you about what we do and how we are progessing. We have a lot to tell you about. Reading Conservation Area Advisory Committee has a wide ranging brief in relation to Reading's heritage. Our main aims are: "To… Continue reading Welcome to Reading Conservation Area Advisory Committee website