Walking stages 3 and 4 of the IDR

The ski jump at the end of the IDR in 1984. The Hook and Tackle is the on the left, painted white.

Having carved its way from Caversham Road to the foot of Southampton Street, in the 1970s Reading’s Inner Distribution Road (IDR) stopped abruptly at the ‘ski jump’ where the Oracle roundabout now is. During this hiatus, Reading consulted and debated about whether and how to continue.

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Reading Community Energy Society looks for buildings suitable for solar generation

By Jason Hilbourne.

Reading Community Energy Society (RCES) is a not-for-profit social enterprise founded in 2016 to establish community-owned renewable energy facilities in the Reading area. They are looking for owners and users of large buildings in the town who would like renewable energy facilities installed.

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