Over 1,000 homes could be built in Bracknell very soon in five key areas that would completely change the face of the town.
This year developers applied to build massive developments in Bracknell.
Although work cannot begin until approved by the council’s planning committee, all five are expected to be decided in 2022.
If all are allowed, a total of 1,040 homes will be built in the near future and 10 new towers will be built in the city center.
To view each plan, enter its reference in brackets into the Borough Planning Portal search bar here: https://planapp.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/online-applications/.
Map of 377 apartments on the Bracknell Beeches site (21/00701/FUL)
The largest of these four plans is the proposed construction of 377 apartments on the Bracknell Beeches office site, located south of the railway line in the city centre.
The plan is to demolish the seven existing office buildings and replace them with seven new towers.
A new access would be built at the station, replacing the current footbridge.
The application was submitted by the developers S2 Estates.
Of the 377 apartments, 200 would be two-bed, 160 would be one-bed and 17 would be studios.
226-unit plan for Beaufort Park (21/00986/FUL)
Southern Homes Ownership requested the construction of 226 homes on the outskirts of Bracknell.
The development would be built south of the Beaufort Park office building, which will be demolished and replaced with 68 homes after approval was narrowly granted in November.
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The Southern Home Ownership scheme is linked by a disused pipeline to the south and would involve the felling of trees south of the office building to make way for new construction.
Of the 226 houses requested, 79 would be two-bedroom, 94 three-bedroom, 53 four-bedroom and up to 50% of the development would be reserved for affordable housing.
Three towers of 169 housing units in the city center (21/00707/OUT)
Three of the new towers could come to Market Street in Bracknell town center if plans are approved.
The project is to build the towers on the former site of the Alder Valley Bus Depot, which has been inactive since the 1980s.
Two of the towers would be residential, with the fourth closest to the council offices in Times Square being used for offices.
Block A, the tallest, will have 17 floors, Block B will have 14 floors and Block C will have nine floors, with Blocks B and C merged according to planning documents.
Block A would contain 88 apartments, Block B – 52 apartments and Block C would have 29 apartments.
The plan was submitted by Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership, a joint venture between the council and Countryside homebuilders.
Plan for 142 houses off the A329 at Bracknell (21/00856/FUL)
Redrow and Persimmon Houses have requested the construction of 142 new houses to be added to the Jennett’s Park estate near the A329 road towards Bracknell.
It will contain a mix of houses, apartments and apartments over garage (FOG).
The program involves the construction of seven large apartment buildings, which would contain the majority, 125, of the new homes.
The remaining 17 houses would be divided into 13 houses and four FOGs.
Built close to the A329, a large 251-space car park would be provided for occupants, with an additional 30 spaces reserved for visitors, 5% of which are expandable for disabled users.
Redrow and Persimmon, who are both homebuilders, said 25% of the development would be affordable.
126 apartments to be built at Bracknell Football Stadium (21/00250/OUT)
Bracknell Football Club owner Kayne Steinborn-Busse has applied for preliminary permission to build 126 apartments at his former Larges Lane stadium.
The club moved to a stadium in Sandhurst in August.
Now the plan is to build 126 apartments spread over three apartment buildings in the old stadium.
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If permission is granted, it will be sold to a developer for construction to take place.
In April, he said selling the land would be “crucial” to the club’s ambitious plans.