Abbey Square

Postcode: RG1 3AG

Abbey Square is a street in the settlement of Reading which is within the electoral area of Abbey Ward in the administration area of Reading Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Abbey Square is located 37.17 miles West from the centre of London, 0.25 miles East from the centre of Reading, 13.86 miles North from the centre of Basingstoke and 20 miles North West from the centre of Woking.

Road Name:Abbey Square
Road Type:unclassified
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RG1 3AG
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Abbey Square is approximately 63.5259 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 44 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Abbey Square is a river called River Kennet which is approximately 0.136813 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Abbey Square is approximately 44 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 0118 - Reading
Area Code: 01491 - Henley-on-Thames
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 15.9
Median Speed: 16.4
Maximum Speed: 20.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 27
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Abbey Square

Flat 23 St Lawrence House Abbey Square
Sale Price: £255,000
Sale Date: 27/01/2017
Flat 23 St Lawrence House Abbey Square
Sale Price: £160,000
Sale Date: 21/12/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Kendrick School

Distance: 0.52 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 738
Address: London Road, RG1 5BN
Telephone: 01189015859
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Square to Kendrick School

Katesgrove Primary School

Distance: 0.74 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 655
Address: Dorothy Street, RG1 2NL
Telephone: 01189375490
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Square to Katesgrove Primary School

Civitas Academy

Distance: 0.91 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 44
Address: 90a Great Knollys Street, RG1 7DA
Telephone: 01184676720
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Square to Civitas Academy

Coley Primary School

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 290
Address: Wolseley Street, RG1 6AZ
Telephone: 01189375461
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Square to Coley Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Royal Berkshire Hospital

Address: London Road, Craven Road, Reading, RG1 5AN,
NHS Sector
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0118 322 5111
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Distance: 0.76 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Royal Berkshire Hospital

Spire Dunedin Hospital

Address: 16 Bath Road, Reading, RG1 6NS,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0118 955 3410
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Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Spire Dunedin Hospital

The Berkshire Independent Hospital

Address: Swallowscroft, Wensley Road, Reading, RG1 6UZ,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 0118 902 8000
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Distance: 1.89 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to The Berkshire Independent Hospital

CircleReading hospital

Address: CircleReading, 100 Drake Way, Reading,
Independent Sector
CircleHealth
Telephone: 01189 226 888
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Distance: 3.01 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to CircleReading hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

London Street Surgery

Address: The Surgery, 72 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4SJ
Telephone: 0844 4773950
Distance: 0.47 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to London Street Surgery

Reading Walk-in Health Centre

Address: Reading Walk-in Hth Ctr, 1 Floor 103 Broad St Mall, Reading, RG1 7QA
Telephone: 0118 9028300
Distance: 0.59 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Reading Walk-in Health Centre

Reading Walk-in Hth Ctr Ooh

Address: Reading Walk-in Hth Ctr, 1 Floor 103 Broad St Mall, Reading, RG1 7QA
Telephone: 0118 9028300
Distance: 0.59 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Reading Walk-in Hth Ctr Ooh

Eldon Road Surgery

Address: Eldon Road Surgery, 10 Eldon Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4DH
Telephone: 0118 9391919
Distance: 0.63 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Eldon Road Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Friar Street Dental Surgery

Address: Friar Street Dental Surgery, 15 Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1DB
Distance: 0.31 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Friar Street Dental Surgery

London Street Dental Practice

Address: London Street Dental Practice, 43 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4PS
Distance: 0.32 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to London Street Dental Practice

Kendrick View Dental Practice

Address: Kendrick View Dental Practice, 39 London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5BL
Distance: 0.53 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Kendrick View Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 1a Eldon Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4DJ
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Reading Central Library

Abbey Square, Reading, RG13BQ
Telephone: 0118 901 5950
Distance: 0.05 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Square to Reading Central Library

Caversham Library

Church Street, Reading, RG48AU
Telephone: 0118 901 5103
Distance: 1.44 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Square to Caversham Library

Palmer Park Library

St Bartholomews Road, Reading, RG13QB
Telephone:
Distance: 1.81 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Square to Palmer Park Library

Whitley Library

205 Northumberland Avenue, Reading, RG27PX
Telephone:
Distance: 2.29 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Square to Whitley Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Reading Station is 0.48 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Square to Reading

Reading station is operated by Network Rail in the Reading East area on the Reading - Didcot stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ascot • Ash • Ashford (Middlesex) • Barnes • Betchworth • Blackwater • Bracknell • Brentford • Chilworth • Clapham Junction • Crowthorne • Deepdene • Dorking West • Earley • Egham • Farnborough North • Feltham • Gatwick Airport • Gomshall • Guildford • Hounslow • Longcross • Martins Heron • North Camp • Putney • Reading • Redhill • Reigate • Richmond • Sandhurst • Shalford • Staines • Sunningdale • Twickenham • Vauxhall • Virginia Water • Wanborough • Wandsworth Town • Waterloo • Winnersh • Winnersh Triangle • Wokingham

Reading West Station is 1.57 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Square to Reading West

Reading West station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Reading West area on the Reading - Newbury stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aldermaston • Basingstoke • Bedwyn • Bramley (Hampshire) • Hungerford • Kintbury • Maidenhead • Midgham • Mortimer • Newbury • Newbury Racecourse • Paddington • Reading • Slough • Thatcham • Theale

Earley Station is 3.78 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Square to Earley

Earley station is operated by South West Trains in the Reading East area on the Outer Windsor Lines stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ascot • Ashford (Middlesex) • Bracknell • Brentford • Clapham Junction • Egham • Feltham • Hounslow • Longcross • Martins Heron • Putney • Reading • Richmond • Staines • Sunningdale • Twickenham • Vauxhall • Virginia Water • Waterloo • Winnersh • Winnersh Triangle • Wokingham

Winnersh Triangle Station is 5.67 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Square to Winnersh Triangle

Winnersh Triangle station is operated by South West Trains in the Wokingham area on the Outer Windsor Lines stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ascot • Ashford (Middlesex) • Bracknell • Brentford • Clapham Junction • Earley • Egham • Feltham • Hounslow • Longcross • Martins Heron • Putney • Reading • Richmond • Staines • Sunningdale • Twickenham • Vauxhall • Virginia Water • Waterloo • Winnersh • Wokingham

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Heathrow Airport is 35.68 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Square to London Heathrow Airport
London Oxford Airport is 48.21 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Square to London Oxford Airport
London Luton Airport is 62.25 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Square to London Luton Airport
Southampton Airport is 62.44 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Square to Southampton Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Shepperton Ferry Landing is 36.27 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Square to Shepperton Ferry Landing
Weybridge Ferry Landing is 36.33 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Square to Weybridge Ferry Landing
Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing is 42.14 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Square to Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing
Hampton Ferry Landing is 42.21 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Square to Hampton Ferry Landing
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Abbey Square is approximately 2.73 miles from the M4

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M4 J11/A33/B3270 - 4.79 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Square to M4 J11/A33/B3270
Junction: M4 J12/A4 - 7.04 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Square to M4 J12/A4
Junction: M4 J10/A329(M) - 8.24 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Square to M4 J10/A329(M)
Junction: A404(M) J9B/A4/A404(T) - 15.7 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Square to A404(M) J9B/A4/A404(T)

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

4 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG
Distance: 0.12 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Square to Tesco Express

Marks & Spencer Plc

4 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG12 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH
Distance: 0.22 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Square to Marks & Spencer Plc

Sainsburys

4 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG12 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH7-8 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH
Distance: 0.22 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Square to Sainsburys

Sainsburys

4 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG12 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH7-8 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH52-55 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DX
Distance: 0.49 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Square to Sainsburys

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: 21 South Street Arts Centre
Distance: 0.37 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to 21 South Street Arts Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Museum of Reading, Blakes Lock Museum, Museum of English Rural Life
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Museum of Reading, Blakes Lock Museum, Museum of English Rural Life

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Mapledurham Watermill
Distance: 5 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Mapledurham Watermill

Historic House

Attraction Name: Mapledurham House
Distance: 5.49 (km)
Directions from Abbey Square to Mapledurham House

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Reading
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Civic Centre
Reading
RG1 7AE
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0118 937 3737
Within the electoral area of Abbey Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Reading East
The Member of Parliament is Wilson, Rob
Population

Population Statistics

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Population:
Male Population: (0%)
Female Population: (0%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Every neighbourhood in Thames Valley has a dedicated Neighbourhood Policing team.

Neighbourhood Policing teams can be contacted via 101, the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number. Always call 999 in an emergency.

Neighbourhood Policing teams…
  • Are led by senior police officers and include police community support officers (PCSOs), often together with volunteer police officers, volunteers and partners.
  • May serve one or several neighbourhoods.
  • Work with local people and partners to identify, tackle and prevent local, low-level crime, anti-social behaviour, and any ongoing concerns.
  • Provide you with a visible, accessible and accountable police service and aim to make your neighbourhood safer.
  • Have been present in every Thames Valley neighbourhood since 1 April 2008.
  • Focus all of their efforts on their dedicated neighbourhoods, building relationships with local people.
Neighbourhood Policing…
  • Needs you to tell us about the issues that concern you in your area.
  • Has transformed policing at a local level, to meet the needs of local communities.
  • Is known as ‘Safer Neighbourhoods’ in Milton Keynes.

Have Your Say logo From the start of 2010, Thames Valley Police extended its neighbourhood consultation by introducing a wider range of publicised opportunities to meet neighbourhood teams.

We will provide open monthly meetings to allow the public to influence our priorities. These meetings will be branded as Have Your Say opportunities, and in many cases will be held in conjunction with partners.

Once local priorities have been identified, a broader ‘toolkit’ of problem-solving tactics is being made available to ensure crime and anti-social behaviour is tackled effectively.

Across the Thames Valley area, there are many successful Neighbourhood Action Groups which will continue to deliver local problem solving, but the introduction of Have Your Say meetings will allow neighbourhood teams to identify more quickly those specific local priorities that need attention.

Thames Valley Police views the introduction of Have Your Say meetings as a positive step in tackling issues that matter most to the public. I welcome your support and engagement in this endeavour.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary63
Other-theft80
Violent-crime122
Criminal-damage-arson39
Vehicle-crime36
Other-crime11
Bicycle-theft72
Drugs19
Shoplifting104
Possession-of-weapons10
Theft-from-the-person43
Public-order29
Robbery8
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Abbey Square

OS Reference: 471841, 173449
OS Grid Reference: SU718734
Latitude and Longitude: 51.454969125387, -0.9659239848829
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 63.5259 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Abbey Square

Map Number: 175
Map Name: Reading & Windsor
Reading
Reading
South East
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