A major new housing estate and a dog daycare business feature in this week’s roundup of planning applications and decisions at Bracknell Forest and Wokingham Borough councils.

You can view each one by going to the council’s planning website and searching for the application number provided.

Bracknell Forest: Footbridge and drainage (14/00315/OUT)

Permission has been granted for a footbridge and drainage at a new housing estate in Binfield after Bracknell Forest Council granted planning permission.

Developer Savills applied for permission to build the infrastructure as part of its recently-completed development at Amen Corner North, opposite the Coppid Beech hotel.

Initial permission for the entire 380-home neighbourhood was granted in March 2015. Now the developer has been granted planning permission for the bridge next to Blackmans Copse and drainage ditches along London Road.

Bracknell Forest: NatWest (24/00217/FUL)

NatWest has been granted permission to remove its cash machine and signs from its branch on High Street in the Lexicon, and return the shop front to its original state.

The bank announced in April that it plans to close the Bracknell town centre branch in September.

Bracknell Forest: school solar panels (24/00255/PAS)

Ascot Heath Primary School has been told it is allowed to install a solar panel on its roof.

A planning statement says the panel would not cause any ‘glare effect’ on neighbours houses as it is screened by a ‘substantial hedge’.

Bracknell Forest Council informed the school that it can install the solar panels on Wednesday, May 22.

Wokingham Borough: dog exercise (240640)

A dog exercise business in Hurst will be allowed to continue after getting planning permission from Wokingham Borough Council.

Dog care company Pawse wanted retrospective permission to use a parcel of land on Dunt Lane as an exercise area, and to keep an outbuilding and gate. Wokingham Borough Council granted permission for this to continue on Wednesday, May 22.

Wokingham Borough: entrance gate (240786)

Entrance gates can be built at a recently-approved housing development on Oaklands Lane in Crowthorne, Wokingham Borough Council has agreed.

The council granted permission to build six homes at Oak Apples on Oaklands Lane in Crowthorne in August last year.

Developers, Palatine Homes, applied in March this year for permission to change the plans to include an entrance gate and ‘associated infrastructure.’ Council planning officers agreed that this is acceptable on Monday, May 20.