02:37AM, Wednesday 02 January 2013
More time has been given to residents to provide their feedback on the potential development of sites across the Royal Borough.
The Borough Local Plan sites public consultation has been extended from Monday, December 31 to Friday, January 11.
Sites included in the list are land at Spencers Farm in North Town and Norreys Drive.
Cllr MJ Saunders, cabinet member for planning and property, said the reason for the extension was a response to many people being pre-occupied over the Christmas period.
Community groups have already begun urging home-owners to make their feelings heard.
On Saturday, December 8 and Tuesday, December 11, the Oakley Green Residents Association (OGRA) helped organise two meetings of which around 150 people attended.
They were opposing a development on a number of sites in their area which included Squire's Garden Centre in Maidenhead Road.
Ann Taylor, of the OGRA, said: "We want to keep our garden centres and do not want them built on. It is important that people know."
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