88 Broad Street – planning application withdrawn

A planning application (211241) for a new front entrance and changes to the front elevation of 88 Broad Street was withdrawn on 8 February 2022. 88 Broad Street Reading CAAC stated in our objection to the application: The documentation supplied is inadequate to form a considered opinion of the full impact of the changes proposed.For… Continue reading 88 Broad Street – planning application withdrawn

Local Listing of 85-88 Broad Street

Reading Planning Applications Committee on 12 January 2022 approved Reading CAAC's nomination of the addition of 85-88 Broad Street to Reading's List of Locally Important Buildings and Structures. L to R: 88-84 Broad Street The reasons for the listing are summarised in the committee report (para 4.4) as that the group of four shops: Is… Continue reading Local Listing of 85-88 Broad Street

Planning Inspector dismisses appeal against refusal of Drews redevelopment

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