05:25AM, Monday 24 June 2013
The latest in a long line of applications to convert the Chef Peking restaurant into housing is set to go before a Maidenhead development control panel next week.
Councillors will discuss plans from Shanly Homes to demolish the former restaurant in Ray Mead Road and turn it into eight two-bed apartments with parking and landscaping.
The application follows a series of rejected proposals for the site from the developer, with the most recent application to build nine flats refused by councillors at a meeting in February.
At that meeting it was revealed Shanly was in advanced discussions with Sainsbury's about the land, prompting fears the supermarket giant could move in if further applications were rejected.
The latest proposals have been recommended for approval by officers, subject to conditions and the submission of a satisfactory safe means of escape in event of a flood.
Other matters due to be discussed include:
The meeting will take place at Maidenhead Town Hall in St Ives Road on Wednesday.
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