Rear repeat of HOD Bricks & Water (tale 2 Conservation Areas & Clean Water)!
16 January, 2024 @ 9:50 am - 11:40 am
This special walk covers two Conservation Areas (CA) takes you to the west of the Inner Distribution Road and will cover the Georgian and Victorian development of Reading.
So far 2 signed in – There is a Maximum Limit of 20 people
NB PLEASE DON’T TURN UP BEFORE BOOKING IN BY RINGING ME ON 07505351517 and to receive more relevant information and if you have any questions.
It will cover part of Russell Street/Castle Hill and the Downshire Square CAs and we will also go out along the Bath Road to the site of the former Bath Road Reservoir.
We will explain how the area has developed since the early 1820s and tell you about the people who have lived here and influenced the area. As well as the important heritage and positive features of the area we will show you some of the negative features and the challenges the areas faces.
Please arrive 10 mins early for signing in and short safety brief.
Please bring a cash donation of £5 or £10 per adult and £1 per child over 5. Proceeds will be split equally between my causes for the year. From 6 April 2023 – 5 April 2024 these are:
Home-Start Reading – supports families in Reading through difficult times, to help parents give their children the best possible start in life. Their trained volunteers, mostly parents themselves, work alongside their expert support team to help families with young children, who are struggling due to a range of reasons. These might include low mood, depression, anxiety, ill health, disability, broken relationships, bereavement, domestic abuse, poor housing or financial hardship. The parents may be feeling overwhelmed and isolated and lack the self-confidence and strategies to break the cycle. Home-Start Reading helps to build their capabilities, connections and resilience, giving children the chance to thrive, have a happier future and enjoy the same opportunities as others. https://www.home-start-reading.org.uk/
The Reading Ukrainian Community Centre – houses the Berkshire branch of the Association of Ukrainians in GB (AUGB). Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine last February, the Centre has concentrated its activities to support Ukrainians arriving in the UK, while also delivering equipment and humanitarian aid to those on the frontline. Weekly coffee mornings are held at the Centre, giving Ukrainians new to Reading and their host families an opportunity to meet & chat with fellow Ukrainians & members of the community. Additionally we host regular events to provide advice and support around topics such as employment and housing. https://www.rucc.uk/news
For more details about what my walkabouts offer please see my Reviews :-
Please bring a cash donation of £5 or £10 per adult, and £1 per child over 5.
Proceeds will be split equally between my causes for the year.