Monday, 25 January 2016

Two new IKEA planning applications will affect #Theale

IKEA have submitted two more planning applications for adverts that will affect Theale:

Application 15/03427/ADV is for a "parapet advert". The three metre high, internally lit, "IKEA" letters would project above the tree line and be visible from parts of Theale:

Application 15/03426/ADV is for 15 fascia signs and 3 projecting/hanging signs The signs on the multi-storey car park would be visible from parts of Theale:

The second advert from the right is for one of their sofas. The "IKEA" and "P" signs would be internally lit. The "IKEA" sign would be 3.5 metres high and the "P" sign seven metres high,

If you wish to comment on either or both applications then please send an email to specifying the application number(s).

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Proposed IKEA 42m high advertising mast would be visible from ‪‎Theale ‬High Street.

IKEA have submitted planning application 15/03428/ADV to build a 42-metre high "navigation tower" at the corner of their multi-storey car park. This is really a mast with three faces at the top with "IKEA" on each of the faces in 2.5 metre high, internally lit, letters.
Please see the photo montage below to see how it would appear from the end of Theale High Street. 
If you have any comments on the plan then please email them to, giving application number 15/03428/ADV.