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Earley is a town in Berkshire, England with a population of around 30,000 people. It lies to the east of the large town of Reading, and runs directly into it. It is part of the Wokingham district. In some usages, the name is spelt Erleigh and even Erlegh. Earley iself consists of a number of subordinate areas, including Maiden Erlegh and Lower Earley. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1802x2589, 189 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1802x2589, 189 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The British Isles consist of Great Britain, Ireland and a number of much smaller surrounding islands. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Berkshire (IPA: or  ; sometimes abbreviated to Berks) is a county in England and forms part of the South East England region. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my [birth]right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked... Reading is a town and a unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) in the English county of Berkshire. ... Wokingham is a local government district in Berkshire, England. ...


Up to 1888, Earley extended westwards from the Three Tuns crossroads down the Wokingham Road and into Reading. To enable this section to be linked into the drainage system, Reading extended its boundaries to the Three Tuns crossroads and this part of Earley became part of Reading. At this time, the centre of Earley was the crossroads and Saint Peters church. 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ...


Earley grew rapidly both before and after World War II, and became a town in 1974. From 1977, the Lower Earley private estate was constructed, almost doubling the town's population to the current level. Two new primary schools were built together a large supermarket complex and sports centre. An additional secondary school has not yet been built and Lower Earley is running out of land. Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead:17 million Civilian dead:33 million Total dead:50 million Military dead:8 million Civilian dead:4 million Total dead:12 million World War II... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...


Nowadays, Lower Earley is often spoken of as a town in its own right even though it is just a new development at the southern end of the town.


Earley possesses its own Town Council based at Radstock House. Amongst other functions, the Council runs Sol Joel Park leased from Reading Borough Council, 2 community centres and Maiden Erlegh Lake.


Earley falls within the following parliamentary constituencies: Wokingham and Reading East . Creation 1885, 1950 MP John Redwood Party Conservative Type House of Commons County Berkshire EP constituency South East England Wokingham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Reading East is a parliamentary constituency in the English county of Berkshire. ...


Earley and Lower Earley are generally considered to be bordered by the following roads (although the exact location of its borders is not well defined): the A3290 dual carriageway to the north, the B3270 Lower Earley Way to the east and south, and the B3350 Wilderness Road and A327 Shinfield Road to the west. North of the these is Woodley, west is Whitley Wood, east is Winnersh and south is Sindlesham. Location within the British Isles Woodley is a town in the English county of Berkshire. ... Whitley Wood is a suburb to the south of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. ... Winnersh is a former village in Berkshire, which is now a suburb of Reading, Berkshire Golden Globe-winning BBC sitcom The Office namechecks Winnersh when Ricky Gervais as David Brent muses on his future: My world does not end with these four walls. ... Sindlesham, is a village in Berkshire, England, SE of Reading, and today adjoins Winnersh. ...


Earley railway station is on the railway line from Reading to London Waterloo stations. However, Winnersh Triangle railway station is also near to the suburb. Earley railway station is a railway station in the suburb of Earley to the east of Reading in England. ... Reading station from the station car park at the north (rear) side of the station Reading (formerly Reading General) is a railway station in the large town of Reading in south central England. ... A 1948 poster showing the main concourse. ... Winnersh Triangle railway station is a railway station in the suburb of Winnersh between Reading and Wokingham in Berkshire, England. ...


Earley is served by Reading Transport who provide a number of bus services to and from the centre of Reading. Reading Transport is a bus operator serving the towns of Reading, Newbury and the surrounding area in the English county of Berkshire. ...


Earley is located to the north of the M4 motorway which connects London with Bristol. To get to Earley from the M4, leave at Junction 10 if travelling westbound, and then follow the A329(M) to Winnersh. If travelling eastbound then leave at Junction 11 and take the B3270. The M4 motorway is a motorway in the UK, which links London and west Wales via Bristol. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation) and Defining London (below). ... Bristol is a unitary authority with city and ceremonial county status in South West England. ... The A329(M) is a road running from the A329 at Bracknell via Wokingham, Winnersh to the A4 east of Reading, Berkshire. ... Winnersh is a former village in Berkshire, which is now a suburb of Reading, Berkshire Golden Globe-winning BBC sitcom The Office namechecks Winnersh when Ricky Gervais as David Brent muses on his future: My world does not end with these four walls. ...


External links

  • Information about Earley
  • History of Maiden Erlegh


Settlements in Wokingham District
Towns: Earley | Wokingham | Woodley
Civil parishes: Arborfield and Newland | Barkham | Charvil | Finchampstead | Remenham | Ruscombe | St Nicholas Hurst | Shinfield | Sonning | Swallowfield | Twyford | Wargrave | Winnersh | Wokingham Without
Other villages: Arborfield Cross | Arborfield Garrison | Cockpole Green | Crazies Hill | Farley Hill | Grazeley | Hare Hatch | Holme Green | Kiln Green | Riseley | Ryeish Green | Sindlesham | Spencers Wood | Three Mile Cross

 
 

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