No to Pincents Hill Development Campaign


Sharma applauds dismissal of Blue Living's Pincents Hill appeal

 Sharma supporting SCAG members Julia Gentle, Kylie Toms and Barry Ferguson at the June 2011 Tilehurst Hospital Show

Reading West MP Alok Sharma has welcomed the decision by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and the Planning Inspector to reject Blue Living’s application to build 750 homes and commercial space on the Pincents Hill site.  read more »

Sharma blasts Blue Living's plans for Pincents Hill at Public Inquiry

Alok Sharma and Joan Lawrie with SCAG campaigners

Reading West MP Alok Sharma spoke at the Pincents Hill Inquiry last week which is hearing Blue Living’s appeal to reverse West Berkshire Council’s decision last year to reject the Blue Living planning application to build 750 homes and commercial space on the Pincents Hill site.  read more »

Public meeting regarding Pincents Hill 10 September 2010

Reading West MP Alok Sharma, local councillors Joe Mooney, Tony Linden and Emma Webster, together with the “Pincents Hill Campaign Group” will be holding a public meeting on Friday 10 September at 7.30 PM regarding Pincents Hill at the Calcot Centre, Highview, Calcot, Reading RG31 4XD.  read more »

Success for Pincents Hill Campaign!

Alok Sharma with Joan Lawrie, local councillors and campaigners celebrate planning decision on Pincents Hill

Yesterday evening at the public planning meeting held at Little Heath School, West Berkshire councillors rejected developer Blue Living’s planning application to build 750 homes on Pincents Hill together with a significant amount of commercial space.  read more »

Pincents Hill: Call to local residents to attend public meeting to show opposition to Blue Living's plans

Alok Sharma at Pincents Hill with Save Calcot Action Group members

Alok Sharma, the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Reading West, and local councillors Joe Mooney, Tony Linden and Emma Webster are asking local residents to turn out in force at West Berkshire Council’s planning meeting on 24 February, which will hear Blue Living’s planning application to build 750 homes and commercial space on Pincents Hill.  read more »

Sharma applauds West Berkshire LDF recommendation on Pincents Hill

Alok Sharma at Pincents Hill with Save Calcot Action Group members

After months of campaigning, local Conservatives together with fellow campaigners and residents, were united in celebration this week following West Berkshire Council’s recent decision not to include Pincents Hill or Whitehart Meadows as strategic sites for development in the Local Development Framework (LDF).  read more »

Object now to Blue Living's Pincents Planning Application

Pincents Hill Campaign

Developer Blue Living has now submitted a formal planning application to West Berkshire Council to build 750 homes and significant commercial space on the Pincents Hill site. The deadline for submission of objections to West Berkshire Council is 18 September.  read more »

Sharma opposes Blue Living's Pincents Hill application

Pincents Hill Campaign

Commenting on Blue Living's recently submitted planning application to build 750 homes and commercial space on the Pincents Hill site Alok Sharma, the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Reading West, said: "I have consistently, together with local residents, the Save Calcot Action Group and local councillors, opposed any building on this site.  read more »

Local residents urged to respond to West Berkshire's Development Consultation by 3 July deadline

Pincents Hill Campaign

Alok Sharma, the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Reading West, and Birch Copse Councillors Joe Mooney, Tony Linden and Emma Webster who are responsible for the Pincents Hill area, have distributed another leaflet to thousands of homes urging residents to take part in West Berkshire’s public consultation on development as the deadline of 3rd July approaches.  read more »

Local MEP lends support to Pincents Hill campaign

Local MEP James Elles, Alok Sharma, John Betteridge and Joan Lawrie at Pincents Hill

Local MEP James Elles joined Alok Sharma, the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Reading West, and local campaigners Joan Lawrie and John Betteridge at the Pincents Hill site on Thursday 12 February to lend his support and learn more about the campaign to stop development at Pincents Hill.  read more »