Moving to Reading
Are you thinking of moving to Reading? It’s famous for being one of the UK’s top ten retail destinations. The city has over 850 listed buildings and seven miles of river frontage. Confidence in the Reading economy is being shown by the current wave of business investment with over 650,000 square foot of new or refurbished office space under construction and a further 500,000 square foot recently completed. It also boasts some of the best performing schools in the UK.
Property prices in Reading
Average house prices are £251,822 showing a rise of 8.56% over the past 12 months. You can buy a semi-detached property for around £275,000; smaller Victorian terraces for £245,000 and family detached homes starting from £530,000.
Local Council if you are thinking of moving to Reading
If you are planning to move to Reading, and need information on schools, planning permission, parking permits or council tax, council planning permission meetings are held on a regular basis. Simply contact:www.reading.gov.uk
Katesgrove Primary School
Tel: 0118 901 5490
41 London Road
Tel: 0118 901 5859
The Hexagon in Queens Walk is a well-established arts venue, which hosts a varied program of events from rock and pop to professional theatre. It runs the Classical Music Alive Season, which features the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (the theatre’s resident orchestra) amongst many other international artists.
Trains run every five minutes to London taking between 25 and 30 minutes. You have a direct train service west to Wales, Bath, Bristol and Oxford. The M4 motorway will get you to Heathrow Airport in 30 minutes
Cable and Phone Connections
If you’re moving to Reading and need to know the broadband availability, simply visit: http://www.cable.co.uk/
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