New Local Plan for Reading


Reading Borough Council Civic Offices

One of the items on the agenda when the Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport Committee of Reading Borough Council meets tonight, 24 November 2015,  is the production of  a new Local Plan for Reading.

The committee meeting is at 6.30 pm in the Council Chamber at the Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU.

The Local Plan will replace three existing plans that form the Local Development Framework: the Core Strategy, Reading Central Area Action Plan and Sites and Detailed Policies Document. It will set out how Reading will develop to 2036.

Public consultation on Issues and Options for the local plan, is expected to take place in the New Year.

Other items on the Agenda which may be of local interest include:

Agenda Item 13: Reading’s Climate Change Strategy 2013-2020; Performance Report to March 2015

Agenda Item 16: Air Quality

Katesgrove Councillors Rose Williams and Matt Rodda are members of this committee.

The Agenda and Papers can be downloaded from the Reading Borough Council website. The meeting is open to the public and is expected to be webcast live or can be viewed later.


  1. New Local Plan
  2. Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport Committee, 24 November 2015
  3. Live webcast of Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport Committee, 24 November 2015
  4. Where’s Reading Heading?
  5. Reading’s local plan sets out 32 possible housing sites across town for consultation