The Whitley Pump

The view from Katesgrove Hill

Category: Post and post offices

The nearest post office to the Whitley Pump

Premier Stores, Northumberland Avenue – one of our nearest post offices

Now that the post office at Premier Stores on Whitley Street has closed, the Whitley Pump no longer has a convenient post office. The three closest post offices are almost equidistant from our Katesgrove Hill HQ.

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Waterloo Road has a new post box

There is now a new letter box at the bottom of Waterloo Road.

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Victorian Post Box Challenge

Are there any Victorian post boxes in Reading? The three post boxes nearest to the Whitley Pump are pictured above. The oldest is in the wall of Christ Church on Christchurch Road and dates from Edward VII’s reign, but there was a post box here in Queen Victoria’s reign.

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