AN 80-bedroom hotel will help drive the regeneration of Wokingham town centre - and provide about 35 new jobs in the town.

Premier Inn has signed a deal to open the new venue on the junction of Wellington Road and Denmark Street.

Cllr Alastair Corrie, executive member for regeneration at Wokingham Borough Council, said: "This is a major step in the right direction and a major boost to the town.

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