12:58PM, Thursday 25 October 2012
A £152m regeneration project for the town centre would create 'a distinctive heart' to Maidenhead according to the developer behind the plans.
ING Red UK (Maidenhead) delivered a short presentation on the Kings Triangle scheme to councillors at a meeting at the town hall last night.
If approved the plans would see the area between King Street, Queen Street and Broadway transformed into a new shopping centre with a new car park, homes, offices, open space and alterations to the road network.
A spokesman from ING said: "We believe that it can improve the perceived quality of the town centre."
A timescale for the project was given during the presentation, suggesting if outline permission is granted full designs would be submitted next year, allowing work to commence in 2014.
The aim is to have the development complete by 2017.
Judgement day is looming for Kings Triangle as a decision on an outline planning application submitted last year is due to be made by the Royal Borough on November 8.
Maidenhead development control panel chairman Cllr Derek Wilson confirmed the public can register an interest in speaking at the meeting by calling 01628 796310.
"We do welcome as many people as possible, who either support or do not support the scheme," he said.
See next week's Advertiser for a full report from the meeting.
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