The Market Place/London Street Conservation Area is one of two conservation areas in Reading town centre; the other is St Mary’s Butts/Castle Street. It straddles the IDR starting near Queen Victoria’s statue in Town Hall Square and then going south to the junction of London Street with London Road and Crown Street. It also includes Church Street and S Giles Church.
We are currently reviewing this conservation area appraisal which was last updated in 2007.
For the latest draft of our review of the 2007 appraisal for this conservation area see below:
The document comes with 5 pictorial appendices which show listed buildings, buildings of townscape merit, views, shopfronts and trees.
Appendix iii Listed Buildings
Appendix iv Buildings of Townscape Merit
Appendix v Views
Appendix vi Shopfronts
Appendix vii Trees