Blakes Cottages

Postcode: RG1 3JA

Blakes Cottages 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.

Blakes Cottages is located 37.01 miles West from the centre of London, 0.4 miles East from the centre of Reading, 13.92 miles North from the centre of Basingstoke and 19.86 miles North West from the centre of Woking.

Road Name:Blakes Cottages
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Blakes Cottages

RG1 3JA
Height

Height

The Central point of Blakes Cottages is approximately 39 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: 12.6
Median Speed: 15.1
Maximum Speed: 18.4
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 7
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blakes Cottages

14 Blakes Cottages Forbury Road
Sale Price: £217,000
Sale Date: 09/11/2012
14 Blakes Cottages Forbury Road
Sale Price: £125,000
Sale Date: 11/05/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Kendrick School

Distance: 0.48 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 Blakes Cottages to Kendrick School

St John's Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.73 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 424
Address: 121-147 Orts Road, RG1 3JN
Telephone: 01189375540
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blakes Cottages to St John's Church of England Primary School

Katesgrove Primary School

Distance: 0.87 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 Blakes Cottages to Katesgrove Primary School

New Town Primary School

Distance: 0.94 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils:
Address: School Terrace, RG1 3LS
Telephone: 01189375509
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blakes Cottages to New Town 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: 0.58 (km)
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Spire Dunedin Hospital

Address: 16 Bath Road, Reading, RG1 6NS,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0118 955 3410
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Distance: 1.69 (km)
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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: 2.08 (km)
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CircleReading hospital

Address: CircleReading, 100 Drake Way, Reading,
Independent Sector
CircleHealth
Telephone: 01189 226 888
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Distance: 3.07 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Eldon Road Surgery

Address: Eldon Road Surgery, 10 Eldon Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4DH
Telephone: 0118 9391919
Distance: 0.42 (km)
Directions from Blakes Cottages to Eldon Road Surgery

Melrose Surgery Dr Dean

Address: Melrose House, 73 London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5BS
Telephone: 0118 9595200
Distance: 0.5 (km)
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Melrose Surgery Dr Fab Williams

Address: Melrose House, 73 London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5BS
Telephone: 0118 9507950
Distance: 0.5 (km)
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London Street Surgery

Address: The Surgery, 72 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4SJ
Telephone: 0844 4773950
Distance: 0.54 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

London Street Dental Practice

Address: London Street Dental Practice, 43 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4PS
Distance: 0.43 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 1a Eldon Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4DJ
Distance: 0.46 (km)
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Kendrick View Dental Practice

Address: Kendrick View Dental Practice, 39 London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5BL
Distance: 0.5 (km)
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Friar Street Dental Surgery

Address: Friar Street Dental Surgery, 15 Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1DB
Distance: 0.55 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Reading Central Library

Abbey Square, Reading, RG13BQ
Telephone: 0118 901 5950
Distance: 0.28 Kilometres
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Caversham Library

Church Street, Reading, RG48AU
Telephone: 0118 901 5103
Distance: 1.54 Kilometres
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Palmer Park Library

St Bartholomews Road, Reading, RG13QB
Telephone:
Distance: 1.57 Kilometres
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Whitley Library

205 Northumberland Avenue, Reading, RG27PX
Telephone:
Distance: 2.27 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Reading Station is 0.67 Kilometers away

Directions from Blakes Cottages 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 1.82 Kilometers away

Directions from Blakes Cottages 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 3.55 Kilometers away

Directions from Blakes Cottages 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 5.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Blakes Cottages 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 35.43 Kilometers away Directions from Blakes Cottages to London Heathrow Airport
London Oxford Airport is 48.33 Kilometers away Directions from Blakes Cottages to London Oxford Airport
Southampton Airport is 62.55 Kilometers away Directions from Blakes Cottages to Southampton Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Shepperton Ferry Landing is 36.03 Kilometers away
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Weybridge Ferry Landing is 36.09 Kilometers away
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Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal is 69.41 Kilometers away
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Southampton Passenger Ferry Terminal is 69.51 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blakes Cottages is approximately 2.66 miles from the M4

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M4 J11/A33/B3270 - 4.81 Km Away
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Junction: M4 J12/A4 - 7.28 Km Away
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Junction: M4 J10/A329(M) - 8.01 Km Away
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Junction: A404(M) J9B/A4/A404(T) - 15.48 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

4 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG
Distance: 0.37 Kilometres
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Marks & Spencer Plc

4 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG12 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH
Distance: 0.47 Kilometres
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Sainsburys

4 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG12 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH7-8 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH
Distance: 0.47 Kilometres
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BP (Costcutter)

4 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG12 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH7-8 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH69 London Road, Reading, RG1 5BW
Distance: 0.48 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: 21 South Street Arts Centre
Distance: 0.44 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Museum of Reading, Blakes Lock Museum, Museum of English Rural Life
Distance: 0.54 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Mapledurham Watermill
Distance: 5.19 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Mapledurham House
Distance: 5.69 (km)
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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 Matt Rodda
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In the 2017 General Election Matt Rodda won with a majority of 3749 the result was Lab gain from Con. The total electorate was 75537
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code:
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Average Age :
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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Recent Crime in the Area

Bicycle-theft48
Public-order16
Burglary61
Shoplifting128
Possession-of-weapons5
Violent-crime118
Drugs27
Vehicle-crime37
Criminal-damage-arson41
Other-theft74
Theft-from-the-person29
Robbery12
Other-crime3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Blakes Cottages

OS Reference: 472090, 173451
OS Grid Reference: SU721735
Latitude and Longitude: 51.454955447353, -0.96234011355808
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 60.8449 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blakes Cottages

Map Number: 175
Map Name: Reading & Windsor
Huntley and Palmers
Reading
South East
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