High Bridge, ReadingHigh Bridge over the River Kennet in Reading town centre is the oldest surviving bridge over the Kennet. The present bridge was opened in 1788, and replaced an earlier wooden bridge
*SPOILERS* #Broadchurch2 — So, anyone in Reading (UK)? It could be your lucky day Have you spotted the stars of Broadchurch in Reading town centre? Or do we think David Tennant is SO smug he can do chin ups in front of Olivia Colman, that he has taken her to the Rivermead Leisure Centre for a quick session! (And yes, I know that sounded as rude as I meant it!) :P
September 1939 Finishing the new public air raid shelter in Market Place, Reading. This A.R.P. shelter in Market Place, Reading is probably the one of those visited by a Berkshire Chronicle reporter in October 1939. An existing cellar was strengthened for use as a public shelter. At this time the capacity of shelters in Reading town centre was around 1,600 but this was confidently expected to double when the building works in progress were completed.