Published: 4th Jun 2018

Slough Borough Council has agreed to buy a new headquarters in the town centre in a bid to kickstart the regeneration of the area. The council’s cabinet met last week (29 May) and approved plans to buy a new building in the town centre, which will house staff currently based at St Martins Place and Landmark Place. Because negotiations with the owner of the town centre site are still ongoing, the exact location of the building and the costs involved remain confidential. But the council has confirmed that once empty, the St Martins Place site will be converted into 60 social housing apartments for people on the housing register, providing temporary accommodation for local key workers. The purchase of the town centre building is expected to be finalised later this summer, with council staff moving in early in the new year. The leader of Slough Borough Council, James Swindlehurst, said … (To read the full article, subscribe below)