Station Hill 2 development gets the go-ahead from Reading Borough Council
Following recommendation by officers, Reading Borough Council’s planning committee last night voted unanimously to grant consent to Sackville Developments (Reading) Ltd for Station Hill. The committee members said that this was an historic moment in Reading’s history and they were proud to be part of the process that will lead to the creation of such high quality buildings and the regeneration of an important area of Reading.
Station Hill 2 covers an area of 5 acres. It comprises of 1.72m sq ft of floor space to include offices, residential, retail (with cafes, restaurants and food outlets), leisure, an arts venue, a health and fitness facility, new public spaces and a central public piazza.
The Station Hill scheme will integrate with Network Rail’s and Reading Borough Council’s plans to invest £825m in redeveloping Reading Station and provide a new public transport interchange.