Coley Meadows (c) Adrian Lawson
On Sunday 17 November there’ll be a walk from Waterloo Meadows Children’s centre into the marshes of the Coley water meadows. We’ll meet at 10am, and we’ll expect to return by 1pm.
Reading Borough Council (RBC) has launched five public consultations about new resident permit parking areas in the town. Three of these proposals affect roads in Katesgrove and Redlands wards.
Two of the bollards at the junction of Waterloo and Elgar Roads by the bottle banks disappeared last week.
Reading, from the South Hill 1882. reproduced from Illustrated London News.
The Historic Katesgrove Industries tour was available for the first time on 8 September 2017 during the Heritage Open Days weekend. The two hour walk started at the foot of London Street outside Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) and, after a loop around Katesgrove, ended outside Great Expectations, next door to RISC.
Former corner shop on Collis Street
Former corner shop on Elgar Road
Former corner shop on Edgehill Street
Former corner shop on Waterloo Road
When I was growing up in Wales, my local corner shop was called Eva’s after the homely purveyor of goods and gossip who lived on the premises with her doddery black mongrel, Paddy.
There is now a new letter box at the bottom of Waterloo Road.
66 Waterloo Road
Snow this morning up on the hill at Whitley Pump!
Papers going to the Traffic Management sub-committee on Thursday 14 January include a review of waiting restrictions in Reading, some of which are in Katesgrove and the local area.
‘Spring Gardens’ appears in the Commissioners’ Map of 1834 as a partially developed cluster of houses on the west side of Whitley Street.