The Kings Triangle project in Maidenhead should be seen as part of the wider work to revive the flagging town centre and not as an isolated project, MP Theresa May said this week.
The Home Secretary has thrown her support behind the proposals to rejuvenate the area between King Street and Queen Street, which will see new shops, homes and offices built.
But in a letter to the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead she said: "It is important that the Kings Triangle has good links with the rest of the town centre, and the railway station, so that improvement can spread across the town.
"This development must enhance the town centre, not isolate it."
A planning application for the project is being considered by the Royal Borough.
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