Sitting in the heart of the Thames Valley, convenient to London and Heathrow, with excellent road and rail links and a thriving economy Maidenhead is in the perfect position to do business.
Therefore, it comes as very exciting news that the leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Simon Dudley will undertake the Maidenhead regeneration portfolio and occupy the lead member position for Maidenhead as plans for a full transformation of the town, including a £2 billion regeneration, commence.
The announcement has come, after years of waiting, and now planning applications for the York Road and Landing sites are expected to be determined over the coming months, as well as public sessions for how the Broadway car park will be developed and as the Braywick Leisure Centre build moves to the next stages.
Dudley states: “By taking on this portfolio I will be able to ensure that the plans being developed for Maidenhead, which have been years in the making, are given the oversight and leadership they need at this crucial time and ensure we build a town that truly is for everyone.”
The regeneration will result in:
- Up to 1,000 residential units in the town centre.
- Nearly 100,000 m2 of new office space identified in the Area Action Plan,
- An enhanced retail offer for the town.
- Additional town centre and commuter parking, improved station public realm and bus, rail and taxi interchange.
- Quality public realm including a town square, community and cultural facilities, Improved leisure offer for town including cafés and restaurants.
With new developments and investment injections on the horizon, it is an exciting time for businesses in Maidenhead, providing a fantastic opportunity for new companies to expand in to Maidenhead. With the introduction of Crossrail, Maidenhead certainly has a bright future, fast tracking us in to London swifter than ever before, prompting trade, business partnerships and pointing to long-term sustainable growth.
Our landmark, modern office in the heart of Maidenhead offers new businesses unparalleled space in a key, gateway location on the corner of Marlow Road and Sun Lane, just three minutes walk from the town centre – it promises to unlock your businesses potential. Visit Lantern or get in touch to find out more.