Mystery surrounds an abortive plan for a recently closed Greggs bakery in Reading.

The Greggs at the former Wellington Arms pub in Katesgrove closed down in February, but a project to bring it back into use appears to have been shelved.

Meanwhile, changes could be made to a standout apartment complex near the town centre, and a care company has applied for a building project to provide more beds.

You can view each application by typing the reference in brackets into the council’s planning portal.

Conversion plan for recently closed Greggs (240167)

Sykes Capital, which owns the Wellington Arms building in Whitley Street, is seeking for the ground floor to be converted following the closure of Greggs there on February 18.

The company said that Greggs has "not been successful in the operation of their store" at the Wellington Arms, revealing that it has been seeking new tenants for months.

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In preparation for a new tenant, Sykes Capital wanted to adjust the opening hours from 6am to 8pm on Monday to Saturdays and 7am to 5pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays to 6am to 11pm all week.

However, the company withdrew the applied for change on March 5.

Changes to Q2 apartment complex (231859)

Reading Chronicle: The Q2 apartment building in Watlington Street, Reading. Credit: FRC

The company that operates the Q2 apartment complex in Watlington Street to the east of the town centre has applied to make internal and external changes at ground level.

The commercial unit was previously occupied by a company called Mobalpa Kitchens, which has been closed for some years.

Reading Chronicle: The Q2 apartment complex in Watlington Street, Reading, with planned changes to the exterior at

Building management company DSLS has applied to make alterations to the commercial unit to prepare it for a new occupier.

Outside, changes will be made to match the existing exterior façade.

Extension to provide more beds at Southcote care home (240207)

Reading Chronicle: Florence House Care Home in Westcote Road, Southcote.

The company that runs the Florence House Care Home in Wescote Road, Southcote has applied to build a rear extension to accommodate more people.

The extension would create space for eight assisted care bedrooms for clients.

Reading Chronicle: The block plan for the single storey rear extension to Florence House Care Home in Westcote Road,

Each would have an ensuite, with a planning agent stating that there is a particular need for care beds for those with bariatric problems from the community.

The extension would be built in the garden, with the care company also hoping to establish a sensory garden with the remaining space.

New garden home in Caversham (240054)

Reading Chronicle: A site plan for a new home within a garden in Conisboro Avenue, Caversham.

The owner of a home with a generously sized garden in north Caversham has applied for a new house to be built on the garden.

The house would be a three-bed bungalow with extra space created by dormers.

Reading Chronicle: A sketch of the proposed bungalow with dormers for a garden at an existing house in Conisboro

A new access would be created, and also come with three external parking spaces and a garage.

Both the existing and new house will have retained garden space.