Published: 15th Mar 2019

Bracknell Forest Council and its development partner Bracknell Regeneration Partnership (BRP) has secured a £30m development agreement, to bring about the next stage of the town centre’s regeneration plans. The money will see the old Bentalls unit completely transformed into a covered public space with new food and retail units – to be known as The Deck. It will also enable Princess Square, to be remodelled into a modern centre which will link directly into The Deck. Bracknell is the first post-war new town to be comprehensively master planned, demolished, re-configured and rebuilt. The ongoing regeneration work started in 2011 when a new £6m Waitrose store opened on Bond Way. In September 2017, the £240m The Lexicon centre opened, which includes a 12-screen cinema, shops and six public squares for events and activities ‘The signing of the development agreement between the council and BRP is an important step in enabling the … (To read the full article, subscribe below)