First pub in Reading becomes asset of community value

First pub in Reading becomes asset of community value

A pub in Reading may become ‘an asset of community value’ after Reading Borough Council accepted a bid under the new Localism Act 201. If successful – will be one of the first pubs in Britain to be saved for the community under the new community rights.

Minister confirms communities will benefit directly from new Levy already rejected by Parish

Minister confirms communities will benefit directly from new Levy already rejected by Parish


Secretary of State for Planning Nick Boles has promised communities who prepare Neighbourhood Plans a 25% slice of the new Community Infrastructure Levy imposed on developers by local councils – but Colnbrook will miss out.