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Launching March 2024

Watchman’s Place is an anticipated development of 1 and 2-bedroom apartments, and 3 and 4-bedroom homes in Tilehurst, Reading, close to the village centre amenities and just a few miles from the M4. T... Read more ›

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Features

  • 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom homes
  • Great transport links to Reading town centre
  • Under 5 miles from M4 Junction 12
  • Well-regarded local schools nearby
  • Electric vehicle charging points

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Dee Road
Tilehurst
Reading
Berkshire
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Local Area

Stylish new homes in Reading

Stylish new homes in Reading

This potential development of new homes in Reading will be situated off Dee Road in Tilehurst, just under 10 minutes’ drive from Reading town centre. A number of well-regarded schools, local amenities, and attractive open green spaces are conveniently situated within walking distance, or a short car journey from the proposed Watchman’s Place community.

Around a 10-minute drive away is Junction 12 of the M4, which gives access to key towns and cities in the South East and South West, including Wokingham, Maidenhead, Swindon and London. Closer to home is a major local transport route providing direct access to central Reading, and the beautiful village of Pangbourne.

This development will fall under the administration of Reading Borough Council.

The local area

  • Prospect Park
    4 mins
  • Reading West train station
    5 mins
  • The Oracle shopping centre
    9 mins
  • Thames LIDO
    12 mins
  • University of Reading
    15 mins
  • Green Park business park
    17 mins

Reading town centre is situated just a couple of miles away from Watchman’s Place, placing its leisure and entertainment attractions within easy reach for residents. A cinema is located at The Oracle shopping centre, while an upscale bowling alley and crazy golf venue can be found inside the nearby Broad Street Mall.

The nightlife in Reading is focused around Friar Street and Gun Street, and offers entertainment for every taste – from relaxed cocktail bars and pubs, to legendary music venues and nightclubs. The Hexagon, an iconic Brutalist building, is Reading’s cultural hub that hosts a wide variety of live entertainment throughout the week. Additionally, the annual Reading Festival takes place every August at a location just 10 minutes’ drive away from Watchman’s Place.

Closer to home, Prospect Park is Reading’s largest open green space and offers a variety of sports facilities, a miniature steam train, and an exceptionally well-equipped children’s play area, in addition to a restaurant situated within a grade II listed mansion.

With its reputation as one of the UK’s top shopping destinations, central Reading has plenty to offer, particularly within The Oracle complex that incorporates over 80 stores. Located alongside the River Kennet, The Oracle also boasts an impressive selection of restaurants and bars, many of which overlook the water. Reading town centre is about 10 minutes’ drive away from Watchman’s Place.

Broad Street and Friar Street are home to yet more well-known stores and eateries, while the Harris Arcade is a 1930s Art Deco shopping centre occupied by many independent retailers. Also celebrating local businesses is Blue Collar Corner, a unique venue with a rotating selection of street food stalls, alongside a bar and regular DJ sets that continue into the night.

Closer to home, a large supermarket is situated less than a mile from Watchman’s Place. Calcot Retail Centre, which is home to Reading’s branch of IKEA among many other major stores, is around 15 minutes from the development by car.

Watchman’s Place is well-connected to the surrounding towns and cities, with key transport routes within easy reach for commuters. Junction 12 of the M4 is about a 10-minute drive away, providing a link to the South East and South West; Wokingham, Bracknell and Newbury are all under 20 miles away via the M4, while central London can be reached in about an hour and a half.

Reading West railway station is conveniently situated under two miles from the development, with direct services to destinations including Oxford and London Paddington, each taking 25 minutes or less, as well as Southampton Central and Bristol Temple Meads.

Green Park, Reading’s large business complex that is home to several major national and international employers, is just 25 minutes’ drive from Watchman’s Place.

The nearest airport to the development is Heathrow, about 45 minutes away by car.

There are a number of reputable schools within the area surrounding Watchman’s Place, in addition to an acclaimed university.

For families with younger children, English Martyrs Catholic Primary School and St Michael’s Primary School are both located on Dee Road, within a 10-minute walk of the development. Ranikhet Academy, which provides nursery, pre-school and primary level education, is half a mile away.

King’s Academy Prospect secondary school and sixth form is just over a mile from Watchman’s Place. About 15 minutes’ drive away, Reading College offers a broad choice of further and higher education courses, plus apprenticeships.

The University of Reading has several campuses within driving distance of the development, including Whiteknights Campus, approximately 15 minutes away by car.

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Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only. The identification of schools and other educational establishments is intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and does not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission. Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
Sources: Good Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.