Reading, Berkshire

What is Reading, Berkshire known for?


nearby site

called Aldermaston, bordering with Tadley. It was built in 1949 on the site of a former World War II Royal Air Force base and converted to nuclear weapons research, design and development in the 1950s. Although some early test devices were probably assembled on this site, final assembly of Service-engineered weapons takes place at the nearby site of Burghfield. Other nuclear weapons sites could be found in Cardiff and Burghfield near Reading, Berkshire. These were


extensive large

²) estate in South East England, in the Royal County of Berkshire, approximately 30 miles (50 km) from Heathrow Airport and close to the town of Reading, Berkshire. The grounds of the college are beautiful and extensive, large enough to hold a top-class golf course and considerable woodland in addition to playing fields which are much more extensive than most comparable institutions. They are also notable in that they contain many unusual ant (List of ants of Great Britain) and spider species, and were frequented by the entomologist Horace Donisthorpe, who collected extensively there. Cox joined his home town club, Reading (Reading F.C.), at the age of nine. Checkendon is served by two bus routes: * Reading Transport route 142, Reading (Reading, Berkshire)-Woodcote-Checkendon Reading-buses.co.uk * White's Coaches route 145, Woodcote-Checkendon-Henley (Henley-on-Thames) Whitescoaches.com Hawk-Eye (w:Hawk-Eye), the company that was working on the goal-line technology that is already being used for line calls in tennis, reacted with disappointment: "I'm livid, it is completely out of the blue... A year ago they met and gave us four criteria to meet and we have met all of them, yet they have kicked it out now... We have invested an awful lot of money and now we have no return on that investment," director Paul Hawkins said. He said he was encouraged to continue research on the project only 10 days ago at a private showing for IFAB members at Reading's (w:Reading, Berkshire) Madejski Stadium (w:Madejski Stadium).


called long

in the late 1990s. '''Denefield School''' is a secondary school located in Tilehurst, Reading (Reading, Berkshire), Berkshire, England. Originally called Long Lane Comprehensive school after its location, Its name was later changed to avoid confusion with a primary school of the same name. The school was founded in 1976 and opened with 180 students in Year 7 (Year Seven (School)). The Sixth form took its first students in 1981. Since then Denefield has continued to grow


publishing career

meeting was held in early May 1185 with Philip II (Philip II of France) and it was agreed to send both men and money to the Holy Land. This did not satisfy Heraclius, who had hoped to take back with him either Henry himself or one of his sons. Henry had promised to go on crusade years before after the murder of Thomas Becket; Heraclius reminded him of the vow and declared him and his children to be of the devil when Henry chose to stay at home. Publishing career By 1740 he had started


family connection

and has a family connection with General Sir Redvers Buller VC. He lived at Thatcham House before moving to Suffolk after the war. During World War II, he was in the British Army, but with a Pay Corps posting at Reading (Reading, Berkshire), close enough to remain in touch with literary Fitzrovia. Robert Hewison, ''Under Siege: Literary Life in London 1939–45'' (1977), p. 62. He was also posted to Northern Ireland. Clair Wills, ''That Neutral Island


high interest

. ING Direct UK ING Direct began operations in the UK in May 2003 and has over one million customers. Operations are based in Reading (Reading, Berkshire), where the company head office is situated as well as an office based in the city of Cardiff. The bank markets itself as offering good customer service and high interest rates, which are usually higher than its high street competitors, but not always top of comparison tables.


running event

type Road thumb right In 2007, the marathon passes down Liebenrood Road. (File:Reading half marathon - geograph.org.uk - 986126.jpg) The '''Reading Half Marathon''' is a half marathon road running event held on the streets of the English (England) town of Reading (Reading, Berkshire). The race is normally held on a Sunday in March or early April of each year. It was first run on March 13, 1983, and has been run every year since except for 2001, when it was cancelled as a result of concerns over that year's outbreak (2001 United Kingdom foot-and-mouth crisis) of foot-and-mouth disease. Cox joined his home town club, Reading (Reading F.C.), at the age of nine. Checkendon is served by two bus routes: * Reading Transport route 142, Reading (Reading, Berkshire)-Woodcote-Checkendon Reading-buses.co.uk * White's Coaches route 145, Woodcote-Checkendon-Henley (Henley-on-Thames) Whitescoaches.com Hawk-Eye (w:Hawk-Eye), the company that was working on the goal-line technology that is already being used for line calls in tennis, reacted with disappointment: "I'm livid, it is completely out of the blue... A year ago they met and gave us four criteria to meet and we have met all of them, yet they have kicked it out now... We have invested an awful lot of money and now we have no return on that investment," director Paul Hawkins said. He said he was encouraged to continue research on the project only 10 days ago at a private showing for IFAB members at Reading's (w:Reading, Berkshire) Madejski Stadium (w:Madejski Stadium).


multiple+working

BUT equipment and blue square coupling code (Multiple working) allowed them to operate with other classes. '''Whitley Wood''' is a suburb to the south of Reading (Reading, Berkshire) in the English (England) county of Berkshire. Lat and Long for this entry may be incorrect - found this location on a Wiki Map showing the Thames Approaches, a rollover link to this page appears in the Thames approaches. Government Whitley Wood lies within the Reading, Berkshire Borough


time modern

about the motives of the Blacks at the time, modern scholars argue that the links between the Blacks and the Jacobites were "fantasies", Route The communities served by the Great Western Main Line include: West London (London) (including Acton (Acton, London), Ealing, Hanwell, Southall


part compositions

appears in a Reading (Reading, Berkshire) manuscript including the rota ''Sumer is icumen in'', and on one of seven sets of four-part compositions in the Wintonia collection. Two of these compositions are partially preserved and parts of others are to be found in the Worcester Fragments. Of these compositions, only ''Alleluia, Dies sanctificatus'' was completely restorable. The works have a four-part polyphonic structure and one motet is also found copied in the Montpellier Codex. Cox joined his home town club, Reading (Reading F.C.), at the age of nine. Checkendon is served by two bus routes: * Reading Transport route 142, Reading (Reading, Berkshire)-Woodcote-Checkendon Reading-buses.co.uk * White's Coaches route 145, Woodcote-Checkendon-Henley (Henley-on-Thames) Whitescoaches.com Hawk-Eye (w:Hawk-Eye), the company that was working on the goal-line technology that is already being used for line calls in tennis, reacted with disappointment: "I'm livid, it is completely out of the blue... A year ago they met and gave us four criteria to meet and we have met all of them, yet they have kicked it out now... We have invested an awful lot of money and now we have no return on that investment," director Paul Hawkins said. He said he was encouraged to continue research on the project only 10 days ago at a private showing for IFAB members at Reading's (w:Reading, Berkshire) Madejski Stadium (w:Madejski Stadium).

Reading, Berkshire

'''Reading''' ( ) is a large town (town status in the United Kingdom) and unitary authority area (unitary authorities of England) in the ceremonial county (Ceremonial counties of England) of Berkshire, England. It was an important centre in the medieval (Middle Ages) period, as the site of Reading Abbey, a monastery with strong royal connections. The town was seriously affected by the English Civil War, with a major siege and loss of trade, and played a pivotal role in the Revolution of 1688 (Glorious Revolution), with that revolution's only significant military action fought on the streets of the town. The 19th century saw the coming of the Great Western Railway and the development of the town's brewing, baking and seed growing businesses. Today Reading is a commercial centre, with involvement in information technology and insurance, and, despite its proximity to London, has a net inward commuter flow.

The first evidence for Reading as a settlement dates from the 8th century. By 1525, Reading was the largest town in Berkshire, and tax returns show that Reading was the 10th largest town in England when measured by taxable wealth. By 1611, it had a population of over 5000 and had grown rich on its trade in cloth. The 18th century saw the beginning of a major iron works in the town and the growth of the brewing trade for which Reading was to become famous. During the 19th century, the town grew rapidly as a manufacturing centre. It is ranked the UK's top economic area for economic success and wellbeing, according to factors such as employment, health, income and skills. PWC Demos Good Growth for Cities 2013 Reading is also a retail centre serving a large area of the Thames Valley, and is home to the University of Reading. Every year it hosts the Reading Festival (Reading and Leeds Festivals), one of England's biggest music festivals. Sporting teams based in Reading include Reading Football Club (Reading F.C.) and the London Irish rugby union team, and over 15,000 runners annually compete in the Reading Half Marathon.

The '''Borough of Reading''' has a population of 155,698 (2011 census) Neighbourhood Statistics 2011 Census, Accessed 17 June 2014 and the town formed the largest part of the Reading Wokingham Urban Area which had a population of 318,014 (2011 census). north from Basingstoke.

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