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Council Strategy Framework

The Purpose of the strategy: Making West Berkshire greener, fairer and more prosperous, with thriving communities and services we are proud of


Overarching values



'we act with integrity ensuring all decisions are lawful, transparent and impartial'


Customer focused

'we listen to our customers and do our best for them'



'we will always treat everyone fairly'


The Priorities and Goals of the strategy


Services We
Are Proud of

  • Ensure West Berkshire Council continues to offer good customer service to our residents and  businesses
  • Transform the way the Council works
  • Treat our residents with respect, be transparent in our decision making
  • Make West Berkshire Council an employer of choice


A Fairer West Berkshire
with Opportunities for All

  • Prioritise support for those who need it most
  • Deliver more homes that people can afford
  • Support our Local  Authority maintained schools to drive up standards


Tackling the Climate
and Ecological Emergency

  • West Berkshire Council to achieve net zero by 2030 and improves biodiversity
  • Help our residents and businesses to save money and the environment
  • Help to make the whole of West Berkshire net zero


A Prosperous and
Resilient West Berkshire

  • Proactively engage with and support businesses to grow and thrive
  • Regeneration of Bond Riverside and build a new community sports stadium
  • Continue to invest in key infrastructure and public transport
  • Ensure new housing developments come with suitable infrastructure and enhanced amenities


Thriving Communities
with a Strong Local Voice

  • Encourage and support our local communities to take the lead in driving what is important to them
  • Help our residents lead fulfilled and active lives
  • Work with partners and the local communities to enhance our main towns and large villages
  • Help our villages to remain vibrant long term

The Council Strategy Delivery Plan

Detailed actions, measures and timescales to deliver the goals and outcomes are included in the Council Strategy Delivery Plan which will be reviewed at least annually and for which progress will be reported as part of the quarterly performance management report to the Executive. 




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