Plans have been submitted to convert the Fountain House office building in Reading to 48 flats under Permitted Development Rights.

Broad Street Mall owner Moorgarth has, through DP9, submitted its proposals to convert the eight upper floors of the 50-year-old building including the fourth floor where a communal amenity space will be created.

The building, which has 11 storeys in total (including a basement) and is part of the Broad Street Mall, is currently in use as a multi-let office. The fifth floor is being marketed as office space.

Occupiers in the building include Kennet Recruitment, the University of West London, Blissful Healthcare and Reading Business Centre.

A total of 30 cycle parking spaces is proposed in the conversion but no car parking.

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