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East Reading shown within Berkshire
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The district has no formal boundaries, but the name is generally used to refer to the area within the borough boundaries to the east of the city centre, to the south of the River Kennet, to the north of Whitley and to the west of Earley. As such it includes the densely populated area of Newtown, as well as the areas around London and Earley Roads, Cemetery Junction and the Wokingham Road as far as the borough boundary at the Three Tuns.
The Royal Berkshire Hospital and the University of Reading's London Road Campus lie on the district's western boundary, whilst the University of Reading's larger Whiteknights Campus is on the southern boundary. Both Reading sites of the Thames Valley University are in the district, as is Reading School.
Reading Buses operate frequent bus services along the Wokingham Road, and to the Royal Berkshire Hospital.
The district lies entirely within the borough of Reading, including all of Park ward together with parts of Abbey, and Redlands wards. The district lies in the Reading East parliamentary constituency.
- ^ "RBC Wards 2004 A4". Reading Borough Council. http://www.reading.gov.uk/Documents/transport_streets/RBC%20Wards%202004%20A4.pdf. Retrieved 2008-02-14.