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Developer offers to create parking spaces
7:00pm Saturday 16th March 2013 in News
A developer hoping to build a 60-bed care home behind Mably Way Health Centre in Grove has offered to create 35 parking spaces for the centre.
But GPs and practice managers are still against the proposal.
Slough-based Ashley House submitted a planning application last month following a public exhibition of its plans in Wantage and Grove in December.
Doctors and managers from the health centre’s two practices – Newbury Street and Church Street – oppose the plan, which would also prevent the centre from expanding, because the patch of land in question is currently used for patients and visiting mobile clinics to park.
Ashley House planning consultant Terry Gashe said the developer had drawn up plans to create 35 parking spaces for the health centre.
Newbury Street practice manager Bob Lewis said: “It is a welcome move if they do get permission, at least they are trying to meet some of our concerns, but I would still rather there was no development.”