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A history of the Woodley Arms

Woodley Arms - February 2019

Woodley Arms – February 2019

The Woodley Arms on Waldeck Street closed in 2012 and now looks sad, abandoned and derelict as it awaits demolition. The public house was built as part of the redevelopment of Spring Gardens in the 1970s and was the pub’s third incarnation.

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University and hospital area parking study update

Reading Borough Council civic offices

An update on the controversial university and hospital area parking study will be presented to the traffic management sub-committee of Reading Borough Council on Wednesday 14 September.

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The past, present and unknown future of the Woodley Arms

The Woodley Arms - Reading

Reading Borough Council’s planning department will recommend acceptance of the latest planning application for the site of the Woodley Arms on Waldeck Street. The proposal is for the pub to be demolished and for 40 student flats to be built in its place.

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