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Crescent Road Clean Air Day group photo

Reading Celebrates Clean Air Day 2022

  • Reading marks Clean Air Day 2022
  • Celebration at the Crescent Road School Street in east Reading
Bike Hub

Council to support new cycle hub in town centre

  • Proposed cycle hub at the former Primark unit in central Reading
  • Enclosed cycle facility would combine cycle parking and maintenance facilities
  • Supported by Primark and run in partnership with Ethical Reading and The Reading Bicycle Kitchen
Cycle Lane

Reading receives £1.3 million funding for Bath Road/Castle Hill cycling scheme

  • Important further ‘missing link’ in Reading’s existing cycle network.
  • Major improvements stretching from Berkeley Avenue, along the Bath Road to Castle Hill, then running over the IDR to Castle Street.
  • Creation of segregated lanes for cyclists to and from the town centre.
Green Park Station aerial panorama

Breathtaking aerial footage shows latest progress on Green Park Station

  • New fully accessible footbridge linking the two platforms now in position
  • Station expected to be open for public use by summer 2022
Reading School Streets

Crescent Road School Street set to launch after February half term

  • East Reading’s first school street set to launch from Monday 28 February
  • Initially launching during the mornings
  • More volunteer school street marshals still needed
Former BBC Monitoring Site

Public Rights of Way Consultation responses could help secure access on Caversham Park Estate

  • Residents’ feedback will help improve Reading’s Public Rights of Way
  • The consultation also gathered evidence on possible historic rights of way that may have been lost
Cycle route

Second Phase of Consultation Begins on Cycling and Walking improvements on Shinfield Road

  • Formal consultation on new cycle route and improved pedestrian crossings along Shinfield Road launches today
  • The fully segregated Shinfield Road route was chosen as the favourite option during informal consultation earlier this year, which attracted almost 1,000 responses
School Street Marshal

Crescent Road School Street postponed as schools call for more volunteers

  • Three schools in east Reading are appealing for volunteers to come forward
  • No experience is necessary to be a marshal and full training will be provided
  • Crescent Road School Street will now open in the new year
Park Lane Junior School's School Street

One third more children walk to school as a result of Reading’s first ever School Street

  • Reading’s trial at Park Lane Primary School a success five months on
  • Trial demonstrates how travel behaviours can be positively changed with 32% more children walking to and from school
  • The initiative aims to create a safer and healthier environment for everyone
Green Park Station new footbridge

Green Park Station Takes Shape

  • New footbridge linking the two platforms now in position
  • Station expected to be open for public use by June 2022
Reading School Streets

East Reading School Street Set for Approval

  • If approved, the Crescent Road School Street is likely to be operational in September 2021
  • The scheme will be considered at the Council's Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport Committee (SEPT) on 30 June
Thameside School Street

Two New Reading School Streets Now Open

  • School Street trials began this week at Wilson Primary School and Thameside Primary School
  • The initiative aims to create a safer and healthier environment for everyone by encouraging more active travel, such as cycling and walking.