It’s official – Alpine Street grit bin to stay!

As the Whitley Pump reported in July, the Alpine Street grit bin had a staycation this summer. The bin is now overjoyed that it and all its colleagues around Reading can stay for another winter.

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The Historic Katesgrove Industries Tour

Reading, from the South Hill 1882. reproduced from Illustrated London News.

The Historic Katesgrove Industries tour was available for the first time on 8 September 2017 during the Heritage Open Days weekend. The two hour walk started at the foot of London Street outside Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) and, after a loop around Katesgrove, ended outside Great Expectations, next door to RISC.

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