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Planning application 172216 : 92 -96 Southampton Street

92 -96 Southampton Street

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Southampton Street, Elgar Road and Pell Street singled out for rubbish treatment

Waste and rubbish collection services in Reading are struggling to meet targets set for recycling and Reading Borough Council (RBC) will target four areas where contaminated recycling bins are an ongoing problem.

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Planning application 171485 : 84 Pell Street

84 Pell Street

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Elgar Road pavement improvements

Improvements have been made to pedestrian access at the crossroads at the north end of Elgar Road. Famous for being the meeting place of a road (Elgar), a lane (Katesgrove), an avenue (Berkeley) and a street (Pell), it had become a bit of a bottleneck.

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Then and now. The Central Goods Yard

IDR north of Berkeley Avenue Bridge

The Central Goods Yard north of the Berkeley Road bridge, features in Reading Museum’s latest exhibition On Track.

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Road works likely to cause delays on Southampton street

Road works

Traffic delays are likely on Southampton Street just north of the Crown Street / Pell Street crossroads from 18 to 22 February.

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Gritting Reading roads

Posipavanje ceste pri Ptuju 1962

Reading Borough Council monitors weather forecasts from mid November to the end of March and salts all A and B class roads in the district if ice is predicted.

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They Once Lived in Katesgrove. An Interview with Terry Allsop.

The Junction of Pell Street, Crown Street and Southampton Street in the 1970s.

The junction of Pell Street, Crown Street and Southampton Street in the 1970s

Whitley Pump contributor Evelyn Williams met with Reading photographer and author Terry Allsop at the Malmaison Hotel on Station Road over coffee to talk about his life and work. Terry is well known for his two books of photographs Newtown: A Photographic Journey in Reading 1974 and Caught on Camera: Reading in the 70s.

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