EAA Studio London has received planning permission for 59 75 Reading.
Reading Council’s planning committee approved the 92-unit residential scheme in Reading, which is a historically important minster town with a long ecclesiastical history. The scheme includes conversion, extension and new build for developers Allies and Urban High Developments joint venture.The site sits on 2.2 hectares of land with an existing 1980’s building called Clarendon House. The aim to create an ensemble of buildings that step and create a sensitive relationship with the surroundings as well as a building of elegance and character.
The project has been driven by urban, environmental and heritage considerations, such as the character of the urban block, impact on the public realm and a response to the Conservation Area: notably the relationship with the Wesley Church immediately to the south of the development site.