Plans for the former BBC building in Reading’s Caversham Park have been revealed.

Beechcroft Developments want to convert the Grade II listed house into assisted-living apartments and erect a care home on the grounds.

Details of their proposal formed part of a request for a screening opinion from Reading Borough Council, which would dictate whether an environmental impact assessment is required.

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While not a full planning application, the request includes what the developer intends to do with the former BBC monitoring station which it bought in June.

Conversion of the main house would create 63 apartments, according to the document.

The developer wants demolish buildings to the west of the main house and construct a two-storey, 64 bedroom care home.

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At the entrance of Caversham park, they want to convert existing building into four houses and erect a further 33 houses on land lying outside the Historic Park and Garden boundary.

Beechcroft Developments proposed constructing 41 houses and 12 apartments in the car park to the East of the main house.

The proposal included extending the sports pavilion, including two croquet lawns, two bowling greens and an additional tennis court.