A controversial plan to build a 15m mobile internet pole in Reading has been rejected.

Hutchison, which owns Three, want to put the 5G mast on pavement outside Glendale House in Kidmore Road, Caversham, but neighbours claimed it looked like it had come from ‘War of the Worlds.’

The proposal was refused by Reading Borough Council yesterday (Thursday), on the grounds it was unsightly and that excavation could damage roots of nearby trees.

The planning authority stated that the developer had failed to look for preferable alternative sites.

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