Public consultation on updated proposals to build hundreds more homes by Shredded Wheat Factory

PUBLISHED: 07:00 25 September 2020

The South Side site by the old Shredded Wheat Factory. Picture: Google Maps

The South Side site by the old Shredded Wheat Factory. Picture: Google Maps

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A public consultation on an updated proposal for development of the South Side of the Shredded Wheat Factory site in WGC is now open.

The phase 2 locations on the South Side site. Picture: Metropolitan Thames ValleyThe phase 2 locations on the South Side site. Picture: Metropolitan Thames Valley

Metropolitan Thames Valley is after feedback on its plans to increase the number of homes to be built from 435 to 747.

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The site is being built in three phases. Phase 1 is currently under way, having started in January, and will see two housing blocks accommodating 208 homes – 75 per cent of which will be affordable housing and 25 per cent will be available for shared ownership.

Phase 2 will see one block up to 10 storeys tall and another up to seven storeys tall being built, creating 310 homes.

The phase 3  buildings  are due to be completed by 2030. Picture: Google MapsThe phase 3 buildings are due to be completed by 2030. Picture: Google Maps

Phase 3, which requires further approval of detailed plans, is aimed to be completed by 2030 and will see a maximum of 437 homes built in two blocks which will have varying heights between two and 11 storeys.

To give feedback visit www.wgc-southside-mtvh.co.uk/.


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