A CONSULTATION on new cycle lane plans across the Wokingham borough is coming to a close.

The proposed improvements to the cycling facilities surrounding Woodley, Earley and Wokingham town centre are currently being drawn up, according to the Wokingham Borough Council (WBC).

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The plans come after the WBC were awarded £576,650 by the Department for Transport to improve walking and cycling facilities in the Wokingham borough.

Cllr Pauline Jorgensen, executive member for highways and transport, said: “We want to make cycling easier in our borough without disrupting other road and footpath users.

“Designs are being drawn up for potential infrastructure to do just that on routes into Wokingham town and linking Woodley and Earley to Reading.

"The locations where these schemes are proposed link up well with existing cycling infrastructure but we want to hear residents’ views on this.

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"We believe improvements at any of these locations would allow us to provide high quality segregated routes, making it safer to cycle and encouraging even more residents to get on their bikes."

The council has added that further details on these plans will be consulted on later this year, once resident's feedback has been collected.

To find out how to comment on each of these proposals, visit wokinghamactivetravelschemes.commonplace.is/overview.