Jackson’s Corner – planning application 160849

A new planning application has been submitted for Jackson’s Corner. Application number 160849 is a variation on application 141713 which was approved in March 2015.

Jacksons Corner
1-9 Kings Road

Preservation of building frontage to 1-9 Kings Road (incl. insertion of 3no. new windows); retention and enlargement of commercial space (ground floor and basement levels) and conversion of upper floors to 18 residential units. Demolition of commercial ancillary accommodation to rear and construction of new six storey residential block of 16 units plus creation of central courtyard.

View planning details 160849.
View planning details 141713.

One significant change in the new plans is that the new residential block will be taller.

Jackson’s closed on Christmas Eve 2013. Everything to do with the department store excites a lot of interest, and the future of the premises will be no exception.


  1. Jackson’s
  2. The end of an era for Reading shoppers as Jackson’s closes for trading
  3. Dispersal sale nets £75,000 at Reading’s iconic Jackson’s store