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  • Granville Road Resident Permit Scheme

    The proposed new resident permit parking scheme for the Granville Road area is intended to create a managed parking scheme that prioritises resident parking in the area. This proposal follows the receipt of local requests for such measures and informal consultations to gauge the wider... More
    Opened 1 July 2021
  • Investing in community support

    Investing in community support has been part of Reading Borough Council’s plans for many years. Community based organisations have a proud history of supporting people to live better and to enjoy healthier lives, and are key partners in achieving the Council’s aims. Since 2016, the... More
    Opened 21 June 2021
  • Blagdon Early Years SCD Resourced Base Consultation

    Meeting the needs of pre-school children with social communication difficulties: Establishing an Early Years Social Communication Difficulties (EY SCD) Resourced Base at Blagdon Nursery Reading Borough Council have a statutory duty to ensure there are sufficient childcare... More
    Opened 14 June 2021
  • Norcot Early Years SCD Resourced Base Consultation

    Meeting the needs of 3-4 year old pre-school children with social communication difficulties: Establishing an Early Years Social Communication Difficulties (EY SCD) Resourced Base at Norcot Nursery School, which is a part of Norcot Early Years Centre. Reading Borough Council... More
    Opened 8 June 2021
  • Satellite Class consultation

    Meeting the needs of young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND): Proposal to establish an Avenue School Satellite Class within the Ridgeway School for children requiring a special school place Reading Borough Council is statutorily obliged to provide enough school... More
    Opened 7 June 2021
  • Public Rights of Way consultation

    Public Rights of Way are rights across land accessible by the public, and which allow them to pass along them at any time they choose. You can walk on all Public Rights of Way. Some Public Rights of Way are also open to horse riders, cyclists or motorists ... More
    Opened 7 June 2021
  • Citizens' Panel recruitment 2021

    The Council's online citizens' panel has now been running for a number years, with members taking part in at least 15 surveys. By being part of the citizens’ panel and sharing your views, you’re helping us to understand what residents think about Council services, and to ensure that decisions... More
    Opened 19 May 2021
  • Upper Woodcote Road: 'School Keep Clear' markings

    With the development of the Heights School at Mapledurham Playing Fields, the Council is now carrying out a consultation with the public on the installation of a ‘school keep clear’ restriction which would prevent vehicles from parking on the school entrance markings between Monday to... More
    Opened 13 May 2021
  • Shilling Close Resident Permit Scheme

    The proposed new resident permit parking scheme for Shilling Close is intended to create a managed parking scheme that priorities resident parking in this area. This proposal follows the receipt of local requests for such measures and informal consultations to gauge the wider desirability for... More
    Opened 13 May 2021
  • Upper Woodcote Road: zebra crossing

    With the development of the Heights School at Mapledurham Playing Fields, the Council is carrying out a consultation with the Police on the installation of a zebra crossing near the school. The crossing is intended to aid the movement of pedestrians to and from the school over the A4074... More
    Opened 13 May 2021
  • Berkeley Avenue Crossing Facility

    As part of the NCN 422 cycle route within Berkeley Avenue traffic islands were removed to facilitate the mandatory cycle lane. Unbeknown at the time a set of traffic islands close to Ashley Road provided a valued pedestrian crossing point across Berkeley Avenue. Despite the islands being for... More
    Opened 25 March 2021
  • Cintra Close Resident Permit Scheme

    The proposed new resident permit parking scheme for Cintra Close is intended to create a managed parking scheme that priorities resident parking in this area. This proposal follows the receipt of local requests for such measures and informal consultations to gauge the wider desirability for a... More
    Opened 25 March 2021
  • Grovelands Road Area Resident Permit Scheme

    The proposed new resident permit parking scheme for the Grovelands Road area is intended to create a managed parking scheme that prioritises resident parking in the area. This proposal follows the receipt of local requests for such measures and informal consultations to gauge the wider... More
    Opened 25 March 2021
  • Changes to allocations scheme

    All Local Authorities are legally required to have an Allocations Scheme which sets out how we prioritise applicants for social housing, and how social housing is allocated via our Choice Based Lettings system known as Homechoice at Reading. You can see Reading Borough Council’s current scheme... More
    Opened 22 March 2021
  • Waiting Restriction Review 2020:Elmhurst Road

    To introduce, remove or amend existing waiting restrictions and parking places either in the interests of safety or in response to demand. This has necessitated changing or revising existing Traffic Orders. Objections or comments should be sent in by: Filling out the online survey below... More
    Opened 18 March 2021
  • Active Travel Fund - Cycling, Walking and Public Transport - Initial Engagement

    As set out in the Reading Transport Strategy 2036 , we want to make Reading a great place to live, work, study and play. Our vision is to develop a sustainable transport system that creates an attractive, green and vibrant town with neighbourhoods that promote healthy choices and... More
    Opened 24 February 2021
  • Consultation on allocation of the neighbourhood portion of the Community Infrastructure Levy

    Background The Council collects money for infrastructure from new developments through the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). This is a charge based on the floorspace of new developments. Under the CIL regulations, the Council needs to put 15% of the collected CIL money towards... More
    Opened 19 February 2021
  • Vote for your favourite Abbey Gateway carved head

    2021 marks the 900th anniversary of the foundation of Reading Abbey, once one of Europe’s largest royal monasteries, by King Henry I. As part of this year’s anniversary celebrations, we are running a project to carve one of the incomplete head-stops that decorate the outside... More
    Opened 8 February 2021
  • Abattoirs Road / Caversham Road no right turn restrictions

    With the gradual demise of off-street car parking over a number of years within the town centre area and imminent closure of the NCP Garrard Street car park; the intention is now to make Cattle Market car park more accessible. This entails a proposed vehicle entrance from... More
    Opened 4 February 2021
  • Waiting Restriction Review 2020

    To introduce, remove or amend existing waiting restrictions and parking places either in the interests of safety or in response to demand. This has necessitated changing or revising existing Traffic Orders. Objections or comments should be sent in by: Filling out the online survey below... More
    Opened 4 February 2021
  • Pepper Lane pedestrian crossing

    The Council intends to install a new pedestrian crossing on Pepper Lane. Please see attachments below for a copy of the notice and a drawing showing the location of the crossing. More
    Opened 14 January 2021
  • Pay and Display: New tariff for Oxford Road and Wokingham Road

    Following a statutory consultation, the Council has approved the implementation of pay and display parking bays on Wokingham Road and Oxford Road. The charges for parking have recently been reviewed and a reduced tariff has now been agreed for implementation. Please see the notice below for... More
    Opened 14 January 2021
  • Blagrave Recreation Ground Play Areas

    Blagrave Recreation Ground play area is a very popular and well used site in Tilehurst. The existing equipment and surfacing in two areas of the park have reached the end of their life and the Council is now taking this opportunity to replace everything and reconfigure the area to make best use of... More
    Opened 12 January 2021
  • Investing in Reading’s Recovery - Reading Borough Council Budget Consultation 2021/22

    Reading Borough Council is consulting on its budget for the financial year 2021/22. We are inviting input from people who live and work in Reading, partners, local businesses, and people who come into Reading to use our services. The consultation is open from 15 December... More
    Opened 15 December 2020
  • Cintra Park Children's Playground Refurbishment

    Reading Borough Council would like you to vote on your preferred design for the refurbishment of the Children's Playground in Cintra Park. Please vote for either Option 1, Option 2 or Option 3. The designs can be viewed by downloading them from the 'Related' section below or viewed on the next... More
    Opened 14 December 2020
  • Gosbrook Road Crossing Facility

    Following public consultations which took place in September this year, the Council now intends to install a tiger crossing on Gosbrook Road. Please see attachments below for a copy of this notice and a drawing showing the location of the crossing. More
    Opened 10 December 2020
  • Joint Health and Wellbeing strategy

    Over the next ten years, the Berkshire West Joint health and wellbeing strategy will aim to make life happier and healthier for everyone. We want to hear from as many people as possible about what is important to them, to improve their health and wellbeing. Please help us to develop our... More
    Opened 7 December 2020
  • Redlands 20mph zone enhancements

    A number of Transport-related schemes have received funding from local Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) contributions. One such scheme focussed on improving motorist compliance to the existing 20mph zone in Redlands Ward, noting that Kendrick Road is also partially in Katesgrove Ward. ... More
    Opened 2 December 2020
  • Installation of Crossing on Oxford Road

    This is a Section 23 Notice of intention (information only) for the proposed tiger crossing facility on Oxford Road, close to the Overdown Road roundabout. In accordance with Section 23 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the Council have consulted with the Police. We are not inviting... More
    Opened 5 November 2020
  • Northumberland Avenue 20mph zone and traffic calming

    The introduction of a 20mph speed restriction is proposed to reduce road safety risks and to reduce barriers to the adoption of active travel options, such as cycling and walking. The proposed traffic calming measures will help support compliance with the new speed limit as well as ensure... More
    Opened 15 October 2020
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