1. Reading

Where is Reading?

Reading is located in the county of Berkshire, South East England, three miles west of the town of Woodley, and 37 miles west of London. Reading lies just south-east of the Oxfordshire border. Reading falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the RG1 postcode district. The post town for Reading is Reading.

Reading on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Reading
Location of Reading within the UK

Which county is Reading in?

Reading is in the ceremonial county of Berkshire, the historic county of Berkshire, and the administrative county of Reading.

Ceremonial CountyBerkshire
Historic CountyBerkshire
Administrative CountyReading

Where is Reading in Berkshire?

Reading is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Berkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Berkshire.

Location of Reading within Berkshire

What is the postcode for Reading?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Reading is RG1 2LS.

Where is Reading in RG1?

Reading is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the RG1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the RG1 postcode district.

Location of Reading within RG1

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What is the post town for Reading?

The post town for Reading is Reading. Reading is in the RG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Reading.

What is the latitude and longitude of Reading?

The centre of Reading is located at position 51.4538° latitude and -0.97376° longitude.

Latitude51.4538°
Longitude-0.97376°

What is the easting and northing of Reading?

The centre of Reading is located at the grid reference easting 471404 and northing 173257 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting471404
Northing173257

What are the nearest towns to Reading?

Position of Reading relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Reading to the centre of the town.

3m
Reading is 3 miles west of Woodley
7m
Reading is 7 miles south-west of Henley-on-Thames
7m
Reading is 7 miles north-west of Wokingham
10m
Reading is 10 miles north-west of Crowthorne
10m
Reading is 10 miles west of Bracknell
10m
Reading is 10 miles north-east of Tadley
10m
Reading is 10 miles north-west of Yateley
10m
Reading is 10 miles north-west of Sandhurst
12m
Reading is 12 miles south-west of Marlow
12m
Reading is 12 miles north-west of Blackwater

What are the nearest cities to Reading?

Position of Reading relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Reading to the centre of the city.

24m
Reading is 24 miles south-east of Oxford
31m
Reading is 31 miles north-east of Winchester
34m
Reading is 34 miles south-west of St Albans
37m
Reading is 37 miles west of London
37m
Reading is 37 miles west of City of Westminster
38m
Reading is 38 miles west of City of London
42m
Reading is 42 miles north-east of Southampton
44m
Reading is 44 miles north of Chichester
44m
Reading is 44 miles north-east of Salisbury
46m
Reading is 46 miles north of Portsmouth

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