Walking to the University (draft)

Walking is a wonderful form of travel. There is no better way to get to where your going whilst keeping fit, exploring the local area and (requiring no fuel or equipment) being truly carbon neutral!

Walking to our campuses

Our campuses in the Reading area are within easy walking and cycling distance from local stations. Below is advice on how to reach both main entrances to our Whiteknights campus (at Shinfield Road and Earley Gate), our London Road campus and our Greenlands campus in Henley-on-Thames. For each image you can;

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  • With the station behind you, turn towards the statue of Edward VII and proceed into Station Road
  • At the crossroads, turn left into Friar Street towards the old town Hall
  • Bear right into Market Place, with the Post Office on your left, follow the road past Lloyds Bank
  • At the junction with Kings Road, cross over into Duke Street, crossing the canal with the Oracle centre on your right
  • Proceed straight into London Street, following signs for UoR
  • Turn first left into London Road, then first right into Kendrick Road
  • At the top of the hill, turn left into Christchurch Road
  • At traffic lights follow the main road into Shinfield Road
  • The Whiteknights campus entrance is on your left

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  • With the station behind you, turn towards the statue of Edward VII and proceed into Station Road
  • At the crossroads, turn left into Friar Street towards the old town Hall
  • Bear right into Market Place, with the Post Office on your left, follow the road past Lloyds Bank
  • At the junction with Kings Road, cross over into Duke Street, crossing the canal with the Oracle centre on your right
  • Proceed straight into London Street, following signs for UoR
  • Turn first left into London Road
  • Take second right into Crown Place
  • The London Road campus entrance is signposted on your left

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  • Bear left on Station Road
  • Turn right onto Wokingham Road (A329)
  • Turn left onto Wilderness Road (B3350)
  • Turn right onto Whiteknights Road
  • The Earley Gate entrance is on your left

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  • Leaving from Henley-on-Thames train station, turn left onto Thames Side and continue for 0.1 miles
  • Continue onto Station Road for 0.1 miles
  • At the junction turn right onto Reading Road and continue for 0.3 miles
  • This brings you into the centre of Henley. With the square on your left, continue forward onto Bell Street
  • The bus stop is on the left, marked bus stop D
  • You can catch the 800 or 850 bus; getting off at Hambleden, Greenlands stop
  • Continue forward for 0.1 miles
  • Entrance to the Greenlands campus should is on your right

Walking around our campuses

We are proud of our three campuses, each full of history, interesting architecture and wildlife. Whether you are are attending lectures, commuting in for work or simply visiting, the following resources are here to make your visit as safe and straightforward as possible.

Whiteknights campus map

Whiteknights campus map

Whiteknights visitor guidance

Whiteknights visitor guidance

Aerial view of Earley Gate

Whiteknight's guidebook

London Road campus map

London Road campus map

Greenlands campus map

Greenlands campus map

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