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Living and working in Berkshire

Moving to Berkshire

We’ve pulled together some helpful resources for potential employees who are thinking of moving to the Berkshire area.
Moving close to Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH) and Erleigh Road, Reading
Spectrum housing group provides a number of affordable rent homes for keyworkers and students across Reading.
You can find our more by:
Moving close to Prospect Park Hospital, Tilehurst
A2 dominion provides NHS accommodation at Victory Court, Tilehurst, which is less than a 5 minute walk from Prospect Park Hospital.
You can find out more by:
  • visiting the A2 dominion website
  • emailing
  • calling 0117 923 8155
Moving close to Upton Hospital, Slough
We have our own accommodation near Upton Hospital called Cedar House. Tenants will pay £350 a month (bills included) and can stay as long as they want.
You can find out more by:
  • emailing
  • calling 01753 635 114

What can you do in Berkshire?

Berkshire has two of the UK's top 20 attrations: Windsor Castle and LEGOLAND Windsor Resort There are many more attractions to visit and enjoy throughout the county. You can experience the Changing of the Guard, the Savill Garden, Ascot Racecourse, or Royal Windsor Racecourse.

If you have children, you may want to visit The Lookout Discovery Centre, Bracknell Visiting The Look Out is a great day out, with the main attraction being the hands-on science exhibition which has over 90 hands-on activities.

The Watermill Theatre, Newbury creates great shows that audiences love. From a converted Watermill in rural Berkshire, they have produced award-winning work that has been recognised throughout the UK and abroad. The Watermill Theatre has housed West End transfers and national and international tours, and given directors and creative teams the space to develop new work.

If you enjoy more active attractions you might enjoy the classic and original Go Ape, Bracknell experience or a segway adventure in Bracknell. .

Reading Football club is an English professional football club. Its home is the Madejski Stadium, Reading.

Berkshire is only 30-40 minutes away from London, making it an excellent location for exploring the capital city.

Local councils

Local council websites contain information on schools and other aspects of life in Berkshire. You can find out about your local council using the Local Authority Finder.