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We are taking part in Reading Walks Festival 2023

Reading CAAC are participating in Reading Walks Festival 2023. On Sunday 14 May starting at 11 am we will be leading a walk around the Eldon Square Conservation Area. Eldon Square was Reading’s first conservation area designated in 1972 and extended in 1982. Booking is required for the free walk which will last 1-2 hours.…

Harrinson Testimonial Cross in St Mary’s Churchyard

On the morning of 19 December 1887 almost exactly 135 years ago Canon Garry unveiled the Harrinson Testimonial Cross, also referred to as the Jubilee Cross, in St Mary’s Churchyard.  Reading Borough Council’s (RBC) Planning Applications Committee approved long overdue repairs to the Grade II listed cross and its inscription at their meeting on 7…

Beating the bounds of the Eldon Square CA

3 December 2022 a cold morning for a 9.30am start to beat the bounds of the Eldon Square CA. Thank you to everyone who came along. We were considering if there should be changes to the boundary of the CA as part of reviewing the existing appraisal. At the Wesley Methodist Church on Queen’s Road…

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