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Category: Hill Street

Recent planning applications in south Reading

These planning applications may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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Hill Street view could change

Reading Borough Council (RBC) are consulting on how the Hosier Street area in the town centre should be developed. Some tall buildings are under consideration which could change the view from Katesgrove’s Hill Street.

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Planning application 181165 : 54 Hill Street

54 Hill Street
Reading
RG1 2NT

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A Bridge too Far – the view from Hill Street

Hill Street today

When the Whitley Pump recently reviewed Picture Palace to Penny Plunge by David Cliffe, we found out that a scene from the film A Bridge too Far had been shot on Hill Street in Katesgrove.

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Book review – Picture Palace to Penny Plunge

If you want to find out what and where the ‘Penny Plunge’ and ‘Twopenny Plunge’ were, then you should read David Cliffe’s fascinating book about Reading’s cinemas, just published by Two Rivers Press.

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Planning application 170825 : 38 Hill Street

38 Hill Street
Reading
RG1 2NT

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Bank holiday view of Katesgrove

One of the more surprising views of Katesgrove is from the western side of the Kennet on Berkeley Avenue.

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