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Napier Court redevelopment plans revealed

13 November 2023
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Credit: Peveril Securities and Sladen Estates

Plans to redevelop Reading building Napier Court have been revealed, with hundreds of residential flats set to take the place of former office space.

Napier Court is located on Napier Road and consists of three office building, all of which are set to be demolished and replaced by two 11-storey towers that will provide 570 homes across studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments,

A public consultation event hosted by Peveril Securities and Sladen Estates revealed the proposals, ahead of an official planning application being submitted.

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Once completed both towers would come equipped with a lounge, gym and workspace. Both towers would also have a small retail unit at ground floor level.

Rachel Wood, managing director at Sladen Estates, said: "We were pleased by the attendance from the local community at our recent public consultation event, as well as being joined by members of the council and local organisations.

"The project team has worked hard to ensure the scheme represents a truly sustainable development that enhances the surrounding area and provides much needed new homes.

"Peveril Securities and Sladen Estates welcome the feedback received and are committed to listening carefully to residents to ensure the plans deliver the best possible scheme for Reading."

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Tom Kilkelly started working as a freelance journalist for The Business Magazine following his graduation from UCL in 2022.

During his studies Tom became very interested in the works of Irish authors including Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien (Brian O'Nolan).

His current role as a freelance business reporter is his first exposure to the world of business journalism. Working at TBM has given Tom the chance to really get to grips with the goings-on in the business hive that is the South East.

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