New Homes Delivery Programme - Silchester Arches

Closed 7 Jan 2021

Opened 26 Nov 2020

Feedback updated 4 Mar 2021

We asked

We asked for your views on the proposals.

You said

Thoughts on the plans for new homes

  • Six of eight responding to the survey supported the principle of providing some new social rent homes on the site
  • However, one strongly objected

Thoughts on improvements you’d like to see on site

  • Five of eight would like to see better use of the site and provision of shared outdoor space
  • Half (four) would like to see creation of a safer environment

Thoughts on size of new homes

  • Half (four) would like to see two bed properties 
  • Three respondents would like to see three or more bedroom properties

Thoughts on most important aspects of the site

Comments covered topics including

  • the provision of new homes;
  • having a well-designed building on the street;
  • that people living nearby are treated with dignity and respect;
  • and that the garden business currently on the site is moved to a suitable site

We did

The feedback will be taken into account in the next phase of the consultation exercise.

Results updated 4 Mar 2021

We received eight feedback forms to the consultation exercise and a total of nine residents, businesses or local organisations attended across the two online chat sessions to feedback their views on the proposals. The feedback can be viewed in the accompanying consultation report.



The New Homes Delivery Programme (NHDP) has identified a site by Silchester Road as a potential area to help deliver new homes for the borough. This site, currently called Silchester Arches, will form part of ‘Stage 2’ of the New Homes Programme.

We are consulting residents, local businesses and organisations about the proposals.

Why your views matter

We want to hear your views to help us shape our proposals for this site.

Further information, including a video presentation, presentation and details of live chat sessions can be found on the Council's website.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic live chat consultation sessions are being held online. If you know someone who is unable to access the internet, we can arrange for a hard copy of the presentation and feedback form to be sent to them by post. You can also request the consultation materials in another language. Please call 07739 313539 Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.


  • Live Chat Session (Online)

    From 4 Dec 2020 at 17:30 to 4 Dec 2020 at 18:30

    There will be two live chat sessions via Zoom, where you can ask any questions regarding the site or the programme.

  • Live Chat Session (Online)

    From 5 Dec 2020 at 13:00 to 5 Dec 2020 at 14:00

    There will be two live chat sessions via Zoom, where you can ask any questions regarding the site or the programme.


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