Joint Minerals and Waste Local Plan for Central and Eastern Berkshire

Published: 08 September 2020

The Central and Eastern Berkshire Authorities (Bracknell Forest Council, Reading Borough Council, The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council) are working in partnership to produce a Joint Minerals and Waste Plan which will guide minerals and waste decision making in the Plan area up until 2036.

 Consultation on the next version of the plan that it is intended to submit to Government for examination by an independent planning inspector is taking place between:


Thursday 3rd September 2020 and Thursday 15th October 2020.


At this stage in the process, any comments made must focus on whether the Plans has been prepared in accordance with

  • legal and procedural requirements and is

  • ‘sound’. Plans are ‘sound’ if they are positively prepared, justified, effective and consistent with national policy (further details are set out in the Frequently Asked Questions document on the web site)


All representations must be received by 5pm on 15th October 2020.  Late representations cannot be accepted as duly made.

The preferred response method is via the dedicated consultation response form and survey questionnaire which can be found by visiting  However, responses can also be accepted via email by sending to or by writing to Central and Eastern Berkshire JMWP c/o Hampshire Services, Strategic Planning, Hampshire County Council, Elizabeth II Court West, The Castle, Winchester, SO23 8UD.