The Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2019

Discover Reading – presented in The Sunday Times Best Place for First-Timers 2019 in association with Habito

 

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Talk of the town

Being one of the UK’s leading hi-tech hubs thanks, to its unrivalled location, people are routing themselves to this evolving riverside town. A number of large tech companies including Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco Systems, Huawei and Symantec all have UK bases in Reading, identifying the town as one of the key places in the UK for more tech business growth.

One Britain’s top universities, a popular music festival, and an attractive network of rivers and canals!

Transport

> Station Approach, Reading RG1 1LZ, UK
> Reading West, Reading RG30 1NL, UK

Education

> Abbot's Walk, Reading RG1 3HW, UK
> School Terrace, Reading RG1 3LS, UK
> 41-43 London Rd, Reading RG1 5BN, UK
> Reading, UK

Shopping

> The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AQ, UK
> Broad St, Reading RG1 7QE, UK
> Napier Rd, Reading RG1 8DF, UK
> Forbury Retail Park, 3 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3JH, UK
> 51 Church St, Reading RG4 8AY, UK

Restaurants

> Blakes Lock, Gas Works Road, Reading RG1 3EQ, UK
> 104-106 King's Rd, Reading RG1 3BY, UK
> Reading RG1 3HJ, UK
> 64 King's Rd, Reading RG1 3BJ, UK
> Davidson House, The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EY, UK

Open Spaces

> 92 Napier Rd, Reading RG1 8AB, UK
> George St, Reading RG4 8BY, UK
> Church Rd, Reading RG4 7AD, UK
> Henley Road, Reading RG4 6LQ, UK
> Abbey St, Reading RG1 3BA, UK

Work and Play!

Whether its work or play Huntley Wharf offers the ideal balance, less than a mile to the city centre you can enjoy various shops, restaurants, bars and nightlife. With the River Kennet running right through the heart of the city, you can relax in one of the waterside eateries such as The Real Greek or Las Iguanas. And with two large shopping centres The Oracle and Broad Street Mall located in the city, there is so much choice to be had from must have high street stores to boutique retailers!

Quick Commuting to London

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Walking distance to Reading Train Station
539377-200 Kenavon Drive
National Rail Reading Train Station
National Rail
Reading to London Paddington in 25 minutes
National Rail Reading Train Station
326553-200 London Paddington
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Crossrail coming soon!
326553-200 Reading Station
326553-200 Heathrow
326553-200 London Liverpool Street
(All times provided by tfl.gov.uk)

Does Reading tick all your boxes?