Property News - Reading site for sale

Royal Berkshire & Battle Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed Atis Real Weatheralls to sell the 11 ha Battle Hospital site at Reading in Berkshire. Outline planning permission exists for a mixed residential and retail scheme, including a 4,650 sq m food store, 4,410 sq m of non-food retail, a fast food outlet and a petrol station, although the site will not be vacated by the NHS until 2006. There is also outline permission for 297 new homes.