Driving directions

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Directions to the Mills Archive via the M4 / A329M / A4

  1. From J10 M4 take the A329M and A3290 towards Reading.  Take slip road onto the A4 following signs for Reading East. 
  2. Keep in the right hand lane passing Cemetery Junction and keeping straight on London Road,
  3. Move into the new right lane carry straight on until opposite the Royal Berkshire Hospital
  4. Turn right into Watlington Street just before the petrol station. 
  5. We are on the left opposite the Polish Catholic Church. 
  6. Drive in through the first entrance and park in any of the three Mills Archive spaces to the left of the house.  Parking is free and access to the house is on the level. 
  7. The front door should be open but if not give the right hand door a good shove.
  8. Press our buzzer to the left of the inner door and a member of the team will let you in.

Note

If you are travelling from the South or West it is simplest to take the M4 to J10 and follow the above instructions.

Directions to the Mills Archive via Caversham or Reading Bridge

Coming from the North, visitors should cross the Thames at one of Reading’s Bridges

Arriving in Reading from the Oxford direction (A 4074) use Caversham Bridge; otherwise use Reading Bridge and start at section 4 below

  1. Follow A4074 and go down St Peter’s Hill to turn right at the traffic lights at the T Junction
  2. Cross Caversham Bridge go straight over the roundabout and then keep in the left lane
  3. Turn left at the roundabout and follow the dual carriage way to turn right at the next roundabout at the foot of Reading Bridge (on your left)
  4. Reading Bridge traffic join the traffic from Caversham Bridge and drive under the railway bridge
  5. At the round about turn left and move over to the right lane. Pass Reading Gaol and turn right at the roundabout
  6. Turn left at the traffic lights move over to the extreme right hand lane
  7. Cross one set of lights and keep right to turn right at the filter up Eldon Road
  8. At the top of Eldon Road turn right at the lights and keep in the right hand lane
  9. Continue for a short distance until opposite the Royal Berkshire Hospital
  10. Turn right into Watlington Street just before the petrol station. 
  11. We are on the left opposite the Polish Catholic Church. 
  12. Drive in through the first entrance and park in any of the three Mills Archive spaces to the left of the house.  Parking is free and access to the house is on the level.   
  13. The front door should be open but if not give the right hand door a good shove.
  14. Press our buzzer to the left of the inner door and a member of the team will let you in.