Monthly Archives: May 2014

Missing the millions

Barely a year after being sold for just under ¬£11m, Reading Bridge House has sold again for over three times that. This oddity of a building never ceases to amaze. It’s future as a commercial centre looked in doubt once … Continue reading

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Pure indulgence

Scotts the bakers was once a well-known fixture in Caversham. It closes some years and and so when local bakery Warings arrived to revive this shop, locals were delighted. Now a curious rebrand has taken place which appears to suggest … Continue reading

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Precinct predicament

This is a street scene that is likely to change¬† considerably next year. However, despite the unveiling of exciting new plans to improve St Martin’s Precinct in Caversham, there was a depressing air of negativity about the consultation exercise last … Continue reading

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On the button

Burton and Dorothy Perkins were among many brands to leave Broad Street and head for the Oracle when it opened in 1999. Odd then, that 15 years on they appear to be doing the reverse with this shop opening on … Continue reading

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