Roman Catholic Parish of St James and St William of York Reading

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Driving directions to St. William of York Church from Reading Station:

  1. Head southeast on Station Rd toward Forbury Rd and take the 1st left onto Forbury Road.
  2. Go through 2 roundabouts. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Forbury Road/A329 and continue to follow A329.
  3. Take a slight left onto Kings Rd/A329 and keep right at the fork.
  4. Continue to follow A329 and turn right onto Eastern Ave.
  5. Take the 1st left to stay on Eastern Ave and go through 2 roundabouts.
  6. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Upper Redlands Road.
  7. St. William of York Church will be on your left.

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Below is the map for St. William of York
Upper Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5JJ

Below is the map for St. James

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The parish is part of the Diocese of Portsmouth. Portsmouth Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust registered charity 246871

Walking directions to St. James Church from Reading Station:

  1. St. James Church is within 8 minutes walking distance from Reading Station.
  2. Exit from Reading Station and turn left onto Station Rd.
  3. Turn left onto Forbury Road.
  4. Walk past a roundabout and take a slight right to stay on Forbury Road.
  5. Walk past Forbury Gardens on your right and you’ll find yourself at the gates of St James Church right after the Forbury Gardens.

You can reach us at ....
Address:  Parish Office
St James Presbytery
Forbury Road, Reading
Tel:  (0118) 957 4171
The Parish Office is open between the hours of 9am and 4.30pm; Monday to Friday