Threat to the a "greenfield" site at Donnington, Nr. Newbury in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) on the North Wessex Downs. The Appeal has been lodged by the developer against WBC for refusing plans for up to 401 homes in 87 acres of land north and west of Vodafone HQ. The public inquiry starts on 10th January 2017 and is due to finish by 20th January. The developer argues that WBC cannot demonstrate a 5 year housing supply.
CPRE and Countryside Campaigners are fighting proposals to build on the Metropolitan Green Belt at Holyport, Cox Green, Cookham, and the Golf Club in Maidenhead.