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  • Help us shape a new Reading Central Library and Civic Customer Reception

    It is our ambition to do everything we can to ensure that all residents, whatever their circumstances or background, can share in Reading’s success. As part of this, we are working on exciting plans at the Council’s Civic Offices, to deliver a modern, new Central Library and redesign our customer reception and service areas. We want to know your views on this, to make sure this redevelopment best meets the needs of you, our customers and residents. More
    Closed 11 August 2023
  • Children's Library Survey

    We are working on exciting plans at the Council’s Civic Offices for a new Central Library - it’s not just about books! Please tell us about what you want (and don’t want) in the new library. You can also give feedback at https://consult.reading.gov.uk/css/newciviclibrary/ All feedback will be fed into the design process. If you would like to enter our competition, please enter your contact details at the end of the survey. We will pick our five favourite entries... More
    Closed 11 August 2023
  • Unpaid Carers - Have your Say!

    Are you or do you know a child or adult who looks after a family member, partner, friend or neighbour who needs help because of illness, frailty, disability, mental health or addiction and couldn’t cope without their support? We would like to hear about your experience as an unpaid carer. Please complete our survey to help us understand how we can help you. A carer is anyone, including children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help... More
    Closed 31 July 2023
  • Water Fest 2023 survey

    Survey for Reading Water Fest 2023 More
    Closed 28 July 2023
  • Water Fest 2023 - volunteer survey

    Volunteer survey More
    Closed 21 July 2023
  • Waste Management & Cleansing Feasibility Study

    The purpose of this exercise is to enable Reading Borough Council to understand and consider the views of the local community in respect of the local waste management, storage, and cleanliness of the area. Specific focus will be on; waste and recycling storage, presentation of residential and commercial and commercial waste; litter; fly tipping; street cleansing; public access. More
    Closed 10 July 2023
  • Lyndhurst Road Community Centre

    We are trying to find out how the local community would like to use the new Lyndhurst Road Community Centre. Please let us know by completing this survey. More
    Closed 1 July 2023
  • Healthy Weight Needs Assessment 2023 - Professionals supporting people experiencing challenges maintaining a healthy weight

    Overweight and obesity are major risks factors for several chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Since the pandemic, locally, we have seen increases in the prevalence of both overweight and obesity to 65.3% Nationally, (69.7% in Reading and 61.3% in West Berkshire) in 2021/22 (OHID 2023). This is of great concern. To inform how we support residents to reach and maintain a healthy weight, live healthy and active lives, we want to hear from colleagues and... More
    Closed 16 June 2023
  • Bus Service Improvement Plan

    Bus Service Improvement Plan – Bus Lane Initial Consultation Reading Borough Council has been awarded over £26m funding from Central Government to improve bus services in the borough, which is the third highest funding award (per head of population) in the country. This funding is a result of the ambitious plans set out within our Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) , which includes a range of initiatives including cheaper and simpler fares, enhanced services... More
    Closed 16 June 2023
  • Healthy Weight Needs Assessment 2023 - Adults & Families

    Reading Borough Council is working to update their Healthy Weight Needs Assessments. Overweight and obesity are major risks factors for a number of chronic illnesses, and unfortunately the prevalence of both continue to rise. The Local Authority is therefore reviewing factors of this prevalence, and what effective actions, including weight management services should look like for our population(s). In order to conduct this review, we are looking to get a better... More
    Closed 16 June 2023
  • Battle Street Development

    Creating adult social care provision and affordable housing As part of our plans to deliver vital adult social care and affordable housing for the people of Reading, Reading Borough Council is working on plans to redevelop the old Central Swimming Pool site on Battle Street. This has been identified as the best location to deliver the proposals which include: an older persons day centre sheltered housing for over 55’s supported living flats with support spaces ... More
    Closed 3 June 2023
  • Traffic calming on Boston Ave and Shaw Road

    Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) contributions have been made available to propose new traffic calming features on Boston Avenue and Shaw Road. More
    Closed 1 June 2023
  • Zebra crossings on Imperial Way and Whitley Wood Lane

    Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) contributions have been made available to propose new zebra crossings on Whitley Wood Lane and Imperial Way. More
    Closed 1 June 2023
  • Reading's Community Safety Partnership's Community Safety Survey 2023

    Reading’s Community Safety Partnership (CSP) brings together Reading Borough Council, Thames Valley Police and other organisations in the town to reduce crime and improve safety in the Reading area. Earlier this year the CSP consulted with residents on what the areas of focus should be for the new CSP strategy and the following priorities were agreed: Reducing crime in the areas where this is significant Working with communities to tackle anti-social... More
    Closed 30 April 2023
  • READING GREEN PARK STATION

    Reading Green Park Station is a new railway station on the Reading to Basingstoke line. The station and multi-modal interchange will significantly improve accessibility and connectivity to this area of south Reading which has large-scale development proposed including the expansion of Green Park business park, Green Park Village residential development and the Royal Elm Park mixed use development. The implementation of rail facilities will help to alleviate queues on... More
    Closed 30 April 2023
  • Southcote Community Association volunteer recruitment

    An opportunity for local residents to join the Southcote Community Association as volunteers in the lead up to the Annual General Meeting on 18 April. More
    Closed 7 April 2023
  • Coley recreation ground

    Coley Recreation Ground is a very popular park that has a number of facilities such as an outdoor gym, tennis courts, artificial cricket wicket and a children’s play area. The current play area’s safety surface is loose fill play sand and the equipment caters for children between 3 years to 12 years is old and needs upgrading. The project is to renovate the play area and change the safety surface to wetpour to make the site more accessible and including equipment for children of... More
    Closed 20 March 2023
  • Amethyst Lane online consultation

    Reading Borough Council owns the former Day Centre site north of Amethyst Lane and is seeking to sustainably redevelop this vacant brownfield site to create much needed affordable family housing and a new Adult Social Care Respite Facility to support people with learning disabilities. Designs are being developed ahead of submitting a planning application in Spring 2023. The project team are engaging with the local community and stakeholders now to help shape the emerging proposals. The... More
    Closed 20 March 2023
  • Dee Park open space consultation

    Reading Borough Council are working to improve the open space on Glenmore Place, Dee Park. This will include the delivery of a new park and open space as part of the wider regeneration of the area. Designs are being developed ahead of submitting a planning application in Spring 2023. The project team are engaging with the local community and stakeholders now to help shape the emerging proposal. The new park will contain play equipment aimed at children up to the age of... More
    Closed 17 March 2023
  • Waiting Restriction Review 2022B

    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 Emailing highway.objections@reading.gov.uk Or in writing to Highway Objections, Network Services, Highways & Traffic Services, Reading Borough... More
    Closed 16 March 2023
  • Your Views Matter - The Tenant Engagement Strategy

    Reading Borough Council Housing Services has a long history of engaging with tenants and using your views to help shape the services we offer. We are currently collecting feedback so we can develop new ways of engagement that work for you and us. More
    Closed 14 March 2023
  • Active travel tranche 3: Castle Hill- Bath Road Proposals

    As set out in our 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 wellbeing. We have secured more than £1 million through the Government’s Active Travel Fund to help us achieve this. As well as helping to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of... More
    Closed 23 February 2023
  • Reading Station Subway - Proposal to Revoke Prohibition of Cycling

    Reading Borough Council has already put a scheme in to make further improvements to the underpass to benefit residents using it. There is a desire to improve the cycle route linking between the north and south sides of Reading Railway Station, which currently presents a barrier with the prohibition of cycling in place along the subway. Due to improvements that are planned for increasing the height of the subway, this statutory consultation proposes to revoke this cycling... More
    Closed 23 February 2023
  • Public Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP2) Consultation

    Our Public Rights of Way are paths that the public has the right of access, which allow people to pass along them, even if the land is privately owned. You can walk on all Public Rights of Way, some are also open to horse riders, cyclists or motorists. The Council manages the Public Rights of Way Network in Reading, which constitutes 41 footpaths, three bridleways and one restricted byway. Some of these are key routes connecting people to key destinations, such as the town centre,... More
    Closed 19 February 2023
  • Draft Residential Conversions Supplementary Planning Document

    A Draft Residential Conversions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has been published for consultation. This is a document setting out detailed planning guidance on proposals to convert houses to flats or to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). It provides further detail that supplements policy H8 in the Reading Borough Local Plan (adopted 2019) and would replace the existing Residential Conversions SPD dating from 2013. The Draft Residential Conversions SPD is open for public... More
    Closed 13 February 2023
  • Dwyer Road Development

    Reading Borough Council owns the former Alice Burrows Care Home site north of Dwyer Road and is seeking to sustainably redevelop this vacant brownfield site to create much-needed affordable family housing and new flats suitable for council tenants looking to downsize. Designs are being developed ahead of submitting a planning application in Spring 2023. The project team are engaging with the local community and stakeholders now to help shape the emerging proposals. The new homes will be... More
    Closed 2 February 2023
  • Investing in Reading's Future: Reading Borough Council's Budget Consultation 2023/24

    Reading Borough Council is consulting on its budget for the financial year 2023/24. 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 19 December 2022 to 19 January 2023. If you require this consultation in another format such as large print, braille or in translation please email budget@reading.gov.uk More
    Closed 19 January 2023
  • Hexham Road Development

    As part of our plans to deliver vital adult social care services and affordable housing for the people of Reading, we are working on plans to develop the former Willows care home site on Hexham Road. Our proposals include: a day care service for adults with learning disabilities sheltered housing for over 55s council housing flats for older people The development will provide access to either private gardens, shared roof terraces or shared courtyard spaces to... More
    Closed 22 November 2022
  • Whitley Wood Organisation Engagement Survey

    The Council will soon be investing in a new temporary community centre locally in Whitley Wood which will provide a home for clubs and social events in the area. This temporary community centre will remain in place until a permanent replacement can be built. More
    Closed 6 November 2022
  • Whitley Wood Community Centre Consultation

    The council will soon be investing in a new temporary community centre locally which will provide a home for clubs and social events in your area. This temporary community centre will remain in place until a permanent replacement can be built. More
    Closed 6 November 2022
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