Our venue 
 

Our venue is in the Community Hall at Watlington House, 44 Watlington Street, Reading RG1 4RJ

Watlington House is on the corner of Watlington Street and South Street. The access gate to the car park and the hall is in South Street at the West end of the walled garden. A street map may be found on the Watlington House website www.watlingtonhouse.org.uk

On foot:

Watlington House is a short walk from the town centre (5 minutes from the Oracle). Street map available on www.watlingtonhouse.org.uk

By train:

We are a moderate walk (10 - 15 minutes) South from Reading Station. Street map available on www.watlingtonhouse.org.uk

By bus:

No.17 bus Eastwards - Watlington Street (North end) is opposite Huntley & Palmers stop - 250 m walk to Watlington House

No. 17 bus Westward - Queens Road bus stop is close to junction with Watlington Street - 100m walk to Watlington House

See http://www.reading-bus.co.uk/ for more information. Make sure you look for the Sunday service

By bicycle:

We are a short ride from the town centre and from the Kennetside cycle path - http://www.reading.gov.uk/residents/parking-road-and-travel/Cycling in Reading/cycle-lanes-and-routes/ for map

By car:

From London and the East

1.    Exit M4 at junction 10, A329(M) Reading (East)

2.    Take slip road off motorway, Reading A4

3.    Follow signs for Reading A4, London Road

4.    At Royal Berks Hospital on left, turn right into Watlington Street (BP garage/Costcutter minimarket on corner)

5.    Watlington House is about 100m on the left

6.    Turn into South Street to access gate into car park and hall.

From Newbury and the West

1.    M4 or A4 to Junction 12

2.    Follow the signs to Reading A4, Bath Road

3.    Proceed down Castle Hill, at roundabout follow signs for A329 (A327) Aldershot onto dual carriageway, A327 keep to inside lane onto roundabout, 3rd exit signposted A33 and University - keep to inside lane into London Street (one way)

4.    Pass Global Cafe on left, take first turn left into South Street.

5.    Continue to East end of South Street, approximately 400 metres, (crossing over the junction at Sidmouth Street)

6.    Car park and entrance to hall is on right just before junction with Watlington Street - at West end of Watlington House walled garden

From Oxford and the North

1.    A4074 via Caversham

2.    Turn right at traffic lights after descent of St Peter's Hill towards town centre, A4155

3.    Cross over Caversham Bridge (River Thames), 1st exit on roundabout, Caversham Road

4.    At next roundabout 2nd exit (TGI Friday is on the left)

5.    Keep to the left and pass under railway bridge and two large roundabouts and immediately after traffic lights turn left (A327) keep to inside lane onto roundabout, 3rd exit signposted A33 and university - keep to inside lane into London Street (one way)

6.    Pass Global Cafe on left, take first turn left into South Street.

7.    Continue to East end of South Street, approximately 400 metres, (crossing over the junction at Sidmouth Street)

8.    Car park and entrance to hall is on right just before junction with Watlington Street at West end of Watlington House walled garden

From Basingstoke and the South

1.    M4 junction 11, take A33 exit, signposted town centre and Oracle shopping centre

2.    After approximately 2 miles road bears slightly to right at junction with traffic lights and petrol station on left. Get into right hand lane

3.    Turn right at next traffic lights, keep in left hand lane and take slip road down to roundabout

4.    Take 3rd exit signposted A33 and university - keep to inside lane into London Street (one way)

5.    Pass Global Cafe on left, take first turn left into South Street.

6.    Continue to East end of South Street, approximately 400 metres, (crossing over the junction at Sidmouth Street)

7.    Car park and entrance to hall is on right just before junction with Watlington Street, at West end of House walled garden