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Market Place improvements

Market Place improvements

08 April 2016
Market Place

We are working with Wokingham Town Council to make improvements to Market Place.


We've talked through emerging ideas for with members of the public, local groups and those with disabilities.


And the response has been overwhelmingly positive; with people happy that the area is being maintained and safeguarded as the heart of the town. They are also positive about proposals to include high quality natural paving stones.

 

Public spaces

There is a desire to ensure the public spaces are flexible, so they can be used for a variety of events and different types of markets. There was also interest in creating public art to reflect the town itself and the key events from its history.

 

Whilst this is a separate project to the Peach Place redevelopment  they will complement each other and it is envisaged common themes will flow through the town.


Feedback from Stakeholder Workshop on 25 October 2017


A stakeholder workshop was held on Wednesday 25 October, 2017 to generate further initiatives with Wokingham town centre shops and businesses. The feedback from the stakeholder workshop was  published in early November 2017.

  

More information

Read our Wokingham Market Place improvement page for details of planned improvements to Market Place.


Work started on the improvement scheme in July 2017.  Read the latest newsletters below:


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