New Draft West Berkshire Local Plan

West Berkshire Council are reviewing their Local Plan. This plan will, when approved by a government inspector, specify where major housing and employment developments should go. It will also specify policies to control planning applications. It will cover the years 2022 to 2037 but will have to be reviewed every five years under government rules.

The council has now produced a draft of the plan which is being consulted on from December 11th to 5th February 2021.

The council is proposing a to allocate the following development sites in Theale:

The council is also proposing to allocate a major housing site of 2,500 homes on this side of Thatcham

All these sites were proposed for housing the last time the local plan was reviewed, but were rejected after consultation.

It is important for as many Theale residents as possible to respond to the consultation. You can do that by clicking here. The consultation closes on 5th February 2021.




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