Katesgrove Residents' Association [History]
The Tannery was probably located towards the town end of Katesgrove Lane between the River Kennet and the Hook and Tackle, perhaps centred on the present pedestrian underpass under what is now the Inner Distribution Road. It was notorious for the strong smell of the hides and processing chemicals. An Isolation Hospital for infectious diseases was on the island where the Anchorage now stands, just below County Lock. Reading Local Studies Library). Click here to see some examples of the moulded brickwork p...
Katesgrove Residents' Association - Katesgrove
Katesgrove is an area of Reading (a Council Ward) immediately to the south of the Town Centre. It is bounded on the north by the IDR, on the east by Sidmouth Street, London Road, Kendrick Road and Northumberland Avenue, on the south by Long Barn Lane and Rose Kiln Lane and on the West by the River Kennet. To see the area, look at the map. Is one of the distinguishing features of the area. We have used one of the distinctive arch keystones as the new logo for the site. On Milman Road and the Rising Sun.