Monday, 23 October 2017

Gillotts development needs playing fields sale

MULTI-MILLION pound development plans for Gillotts School have been unveiled.

Governors of the Henley secondary school are considering selling part of the playing fields for housing in order to fund the improvements.

The plans include a new, larger hall, a creative technologies centre and a learning support centre. The school also hopes to refurbish its science block, improve its sports facilities and move its car park off site.

The development would be paid for by selling about 3.4 acres of land on the eastern edge of the school site, which the governors say could accommodate 80 to 85 homes.

The site was put forward for possible development as part of the joint Henley and Harpsden neighbourhood plan.

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