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Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

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In brief

Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council is the local authority of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. Windsor and Maidenhead is divided into 19 wards, electing 41 councillors. The council was created by the Local Government Act 1972 and replaced six local authorities: Cookham Rural District Council, Eton Urban District Council, Eton Rural District Council, Maidenhead Borough Council, New Windsor Borough Council and Windsor Rural District Council. Since 1 April 1998 it has been a unitary authority, assuming the powers and functions of Berkshire County Council.

What to expect

Housing Delivery Test

Presumption within the 2021 Housing Delivery Test.

Up-To-Date Local Plan

Adopted Borough Local Plan 2013 – 2033

Customer Service

Customer service at Windsor is exceptionally poor with no communication during the application lifecycle.

Decision Making Behaviour

Decision making behaviour is exceptionally poor and out of step with established practice.

Article 4 Directions

Conservation Area Alterations Only

Nitrate Effected Areas


Last Decision’s

Prior notification under Class M of Part 3, Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General
Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 – Change of use of A1 shop and associated garage to two dwellings (Use Class C3) – 6 Harrow Lane, Maidenhead SL6 7PE

Conversion with associated external works to form 4 dwellings – 1A Cordwallis Road, Maidenhead SL6 7DQ

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