UPDATE: a more up-to-date blog post on this subject can be found here http://cllrrobwhite.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/gas-holders-to-be-dismantled-in-reading.html
Just heard from one of my constituents that the two gas holders behind Newtown are to be dismantled.
Letter on this here and page 2 here. Unfortunately the email address didn't work for me.
I always thought these were interesting and a piece of local history, but I know they are not universally liked. What do you think?
I don't have much information on this at the moment, when I have some more I will post it here.