Situated to the west of Reading, Tilehurst Parish extends from the A4 in the south to a few metres short of the A329 in the north. The Reading boundary forms the eastern border whilst its western border follows the line of the Sulham escarpment.
The present Tilehurst Parish was created on the extension of the Reading Borough boundary in 1919. Tilehurst Parish Council became responsible for the rural area of the old Tilehurst and, with the remainder being within the Reading Borough area, it became known as Tilehurst Without. It now serves a population of approximately 14,500, with an electorate of approximately 11,100, and covers an area of 11 square miles.
The Council manages four recreation grounds and three community halls. The Parish’s Sports Centre and two further plots of land are leased to West Berkshire District Council to meet education and social service needs in the local area.
(Covid-19) UPDATE for parish halls: PLEASE NOTE THAT FROM 24 MARCH 2020 ALL OUR HALLS AND PLAY AREAS WILL BE CLOSEDWe
would like to reassure our hall users that we are adhering to the guidelines
issued by the British Government, Public Health England, and the NHS regarding
have therefore put in place the following precautionary measures:
halls continue to be cleaned regularly, paying particular attention to surfaces
and door handles etc.
soap is provided in all toilets and kitchens, along with disposable hand towels
spray has been provided within the kitchens for general use
note that we are not taking any new hall bookings for the foreseeable
confirmed bookings will be honoured if still required, provided we are not
instructed to close all our buildings.
If this happens you will be advised via the e-mail contact we have for
notice will be updated as and when the situation changes.
CORONAVIRUS: There is a combined Community Support Hub being launched in West Berkshire. For details please click on the following link to Newbury Today
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- This Council has responded to West Berkshire Council regarding the latest plans for access to the proposed development at Pincents Lane. You will find our response under 'Latest News'.