Council’s ongoing £8m road improvement commitments

Reading Borough Council’s £8m investment in the town’s highways will continue with up to 105 more residential roads set to be surfaced in the coming year. In addition to residential roads, up to 90 of Reading’s major roads most in need of repair will also receive surface treatment over the year. The use of advanced […]

Conduent to deliver parking enforcement services in Reading

Smart mobility company Conduent Transportation has been chosen to provide on- and off-street parking enforcement services in Reading. The contract, initially for a four-year term, begins next month. Conduent will provide Reading Borough Council with on- and off-street parking civil enforcement officers to oversee parking compliance while managing on- and off-street pay and display machines. […]

Christchurch Bridge in Reading goes green for Recycle Week

Reading Council urges residents to make use of free food waste recycling service to reduce landfill Residents asked to ensure batteries, small electricals and vapes are recycled properly and not thrown away National theme for recycle week is the Big Recycling Hunt highlighting key items often not recycled that should be Christchurch Bridge will be […]

Reading Council seeks new location for Cycle Hub

Reading Council has reiterated its commitment to finding a secure cycle and maintenance hub in Reading town centre after long-standing plans to create one at the former Primark store regretfully failed to progress. Despite talks between the council and the retailer moving forward over the past year, Primark recently informed the Council it is withdrawing […]

Reading consults on on Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy

Plans to create an infrastructure of charging points for electric vehicles in Reading to encourage more EV use, reduce emissions and create a healthier borough, are now available to comment on. The Council’s draft Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, or EVCI, Strategy has been published at and residents and businesses can respond. An estimated 20 per cent […]

Reading offers residents the chance to sponsor a tree

People who live in Reading can now help to make the borough greener by sponsoring the planting of a tree in the street of their choice. Reading Borough Council has teamed up with charitable enterprise Trees for Streets to work with residents either individually or in a group, so anyone can apply to have a tree […]

Reading Borough Council approves plans for three-year fleet replacement programme

Reading Borough Council has approved plans for a three-year fleet replacement programme which aims to support the council’s ambition to move to net zero. The plan will include the introduction of cargo bikes and e-bikes. Councillor Tony Page, lead member for Environment, Planning and Transport, added: “The industry is relatively new and so balancing what […]


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