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Local Studies Library

Reading Borough Council

Circa 3,000 printed maps of Berkshire and Reading, including some 500 facsimile 'antisubrian' maps. OS maps of various scales covering Berkshire, South Oxfordshire and the Hampshire/Berkshire borders.

Miscellaneous aerial photographs of Reading and district from the 1920s, including an aerial survey of Reading and district in colour taken in 1986 and 1991.


Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, READING, Berkshire, RG1 3BQ

Main contact

Telephone number

0118 901 5965

Opening hours

Mondays and Fridays 09.00-17.30; Tuesdays and Thursdays 09.00-19.00; Wednesdays 09.00-17.00; Saturdays 09.30-17.00.


Prior notice appreciated for lengthy research enquiries


Photocopying available


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