Reading, which is in the Royal County of Berkshire, is situated approximately 41 miles (66 km) west of central London on the M4 corridor within easy access of both the M40 and M3 motorways. It is also just over 25 minutes by car to Heathrow Airport and it is served by the Great Western Main Line railway. Crossrail is due to open in 2022 and it will serve Reading as well as Twyford. The town is positioned on the river Thames which provides many leisure activites and scenic walks.
Reading today is an important commercial centre with many multi-national companies being based here. These include Microsoft, Oracle, Prudential, Yell, ING Direct and British Gas. The Oracle shopping centre forms the main shopping hub and includes many high street names.
Reading university is a major university offering world class courses attracting pupils from around the world to participate in a wide range of courses onsite and remotely.
The culture and entertainment found in the town is wide and diverse. The Hexagon theatre hosts many diverse shows whereas the Select Car Leasing stadium is home to ReadingFC
Reading in Berkshire includes the suburbs of Earley, Lower Earley, Caversham, Woodley, Tilehurst, Whitley, Calcot and Theale. The surrounding areas of Reading include Burghfield, Coley, Emmer Green, Goring, Streatley, Grazeley, Katesgrove, Mapledurham, Shinfield, Southcote, Spencers Wood and Three Mile Cross.
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