Broad St. Bunker Bowl Plan Revealed!

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It’s a case of “Anything you can do” for Reading’s Broad Street Mall. Following news last year that The Oracle has lodged plans for bowling and mini golf to replace the lower floors of House of Fraser, the Broad Street Mall has found a tenant to provide… mini golf and bowling. “Bunker Reading”, in the storage basement of the former Argos store, would provide a 12-hole mini-golf course, together with a two-lane bowling lounge. It’s a bold move to go up against Hammerson’s much larger leisure scheme, but I think this place looks the business, and they look likely to strike first.

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Broad St. Bunker Bowl Plan Revealed!

Development Round-up – Autumn ’18

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It’s been a while since I posted, and a number of you have been asking for updates on what’s going on around town.  Whilst pretty much all of this has been reported in various places, hopefully it’s useful or interesting to pull it all together.  And I promise, it’s not all about flats! …Okay, some of it is about flats.

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Development Round-up – Autumn ’18

Shipping Container Plans for Broad St Mall

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I spotted an interesting planning application on the council’s website this week.  The Broad Street Mall is proposing a temporary development of small shops and cafes built out of recycled shipping containers.  It’s certainly a change of tack for the shopping centre, which has drifted off course in recent years.

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Shipping Container Plans for Broad St Mall