Planning applications 180955, 180957, 180960, 180968 & 181007 : Green Park Village, Longwater Avenue

Green Park Village
Longwater Avenue
Reading
RG2 6AB

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Two days to go before Reading Abbey re-opens – Did monks play at Rabson’s Rec?

Rabson’s Recreation Ground

In the time of Abbot William (1165-1173), Reading Abbey was given permission by Henry II to enclose land that it had in Whitley into a park. By the time of the dissolution of the Abbey in 1539, large swathes of Whitley were owned by the Abbey; Whitley Manor to the west of Basingtoke Road and Whitley Park to the east.

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