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Wokingham is a thriving small market town just 39 miles from London with a picturesque historic centre. With high employment, above average salaries and some excellent schools, it’s little surprise that Wokingham is regularly voted one of the best places to live in the UK.

Organisations with a base in Wokingham include The National Grid, The London Stock Exchange and Savvis with new businesses consistently emerging.

 

Wokingham provides quick access to the M4 for London, the South West and onwards travel across the country. The railway station offers direct trains to London Waterloo and Reading with fast onwards services to London Paddington with a total journey time of 42 minutes.

 Wokingham also benefits from a network of bus routes with services to destinations including Reading, Bracknell and Henley.

More than just a workplace


Schools in Wokingham include the Ofsted rated outstanding Holt School, The Emmbrook School and St Crispin’s school, which holds specialist status in Maths and computing. There are also a number of good primary schools including Westende Junior School.

The Emmbrook School – Co-Ed 11-16 yrs Ofsted rated good

The Holt School - Co-Ed 11-18 yrs Ofsted rated outstanding

St Crispin’s School – Co-Ed 11-18 yrs Ofsted rated good

Westende Junior School – Co-Ed 5-11 yrs Ofsted rated good



Wokingham is home to Molly Miller Lane, a hub of business parks which houses multiple large and small businesses spanning technology, consultancy, financial services and more. The park is located to the south of the town, it is just a 5 minute drive from Wokingham station or a 15 minute walk.

 


If you have…..

5 mins

Brown Bag - quick stop for a freshly made breakfast, smoothie and sandwiches at lunchtime.

1 hour

Café Rouge

Business lunch

Miltons at the Cantley House or Cotes Brasserie are both great for a more formal lunch.


The Red Lion is a lively venue that makes an ideal spot for after-work drinks. The pub also offers a Thai restaurant upstairs. The Raglan is also an evening drinking spot popular with workers, although the pub can get extremely busy with seating often scarce.  For cocktails and a lively atmosphere head to the Redan. 

The Red Lion

Raglan Pub & Kitchen

The Redan


Wokingham is home to a variety of sports centres including St Crispin’s Sports Centre and Carnival Pool & Fitness Centre. Facilities include indoor and outdoor pitches, courts, gyms and swimming pools.

St Crispin’s Sports Centre

Carnival Pool & Fitness Centre

Other local attractions include Wokingham Equestrian Centre and Wokingham Family Golf Course.

 

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