Why we're building a North Wokingham Distributor Road
There will be 4,000 new homes built in Wokingham by 2026 as part of our projects to build more houses. The North Wokingham Distributor Road (NWDR) will provide access to the new developments and help minimise the impact of increased traffic.
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West of Old Forest Road – links the A329 Reading Road to the Toutley Road section of the NWDR. The planning application for this section had been submitted with construction due to be begin in Winter 2019, subject to planning permission.
Toutley Road – the preliminary design of this section is near completion with detailed design to follow shortly. Construction is due to begin in Winter 2019 with plans for it to be open to traffic by Winter 2020.
Matthewsgreen Farm (Queen’s Road) - This section which runs between the roundabout on Twyford Road and Toutley Road, through Matthewsgreen Farm, has been delivered by the developer and is open to the public.
Bell Foundry Lane – improvements are currently being carried out to this section with the road being widened and footway/cycleway being constructed.
Ashridge Farm – this section will connect Bell Foundry Lane with the Kentwood Farm section which is being constructed by Crest Nicholson. The planning application for this section is expected to be submitted in early 2019 with construction planned to start in Spring 2020, subject to planning approval.
Kentwood Farm - the developer for Kentwood Farm is Crest Nicholson. The east section, named Diamond Jubilee Way, runs between the roundabout on Warren House Road and Pebblestone Cottage (now demolished) and has largely been delivered by the developer. The west section runs between the roundabout on Warren House Road and Ashridge Farm and is still under construction by Crest Nicholson.
Keephatch Beech (Oak Avenue) – This section runs from Diamond Jubilee Way to the A329 London Road is being delivered by the developer Bellway Homes.