Plans to convert The Priory into a community centre approved
THATCHAM is a step closer to having a community facility in the town centre after plans to convert The Priory were approved.
Thatcham Town Council submitted plans for the Grade-II listed building in Church Lane earlier this year, having purchased the building from West Berkshire Council for £400,000 in 2010.
The building, which is currently unused, will serve as a community facility as well as offices to house town council staff.
Chairman of the town council’s community resource centre committee, Mike Cole (Thatcham North) said: “I’m very pleased. It’s taken a long time but now the real work starts. I’m very pleased that ...