The Whitley Pump

The view from Katesgrove Hill

Category: Darwin Close

Planning application 180545 : 1 Darwin Close

1 Darwin Close
Reading
RG2 0TB

Continue reading

Reading Borough Council discusses Church, Katesgrove, Redlands and Whitley wards at planning applications committee this week

Reading Borough Council will be discussing issues in Church, Katesgrove, Redlands and Whitley wards during planning applications committee this week.

Continue reading

Whitley Library: the architecture of hope

Whitley library

Whitley library was built in 1935 in the classical and confident municipal style of the time, and is a stand-alone building in smart red brick, with a lovely scrolled Bath stone cartouche at the top with “LIBRARY” written on it. It stands on Northumberland Avenue next to a roundabout at the heart of south Reading. There is a very similar library building in Palmer Park and the style does seem to project a pride in civic life, education and the burgeoning welfare state with that glorious dawn of the National Health Service just a war away.

Continue reading

Planning application 171971 : 1 Darwin Close

1 Darwin Close
Reading
RG2 0TB

Continue reading

© 2019 The Whitley Pump

Hosted by SiteGroundTop ↑