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Living in Burghfield Common
The historic village of Burghfield Common is located in West Berkshire, approximately 8 miles from the commercial and business hub of Reading. Burghfield Common is a fantastic place to live, and unlike some of its neighboring towns, it has retained its local character and charm. If you’re looking for a location to re-locate and are in search of a town with a rural, village-life feel, then Burghfield Common could offer everything that you’re looking for. Situated south of the larger town of Burghfield and a mere stones throw from the M4, this quaint village offers the perfect location for couples, families, individuals and retired couples to find a new home in the countryside. Surrounded by quiet, country roads, beautiful country villages and several larger towns offering a wider variety of shops, schools and safe housing estates, Burghfield Common is definitely a town to consider if you’re planning to move home in the near future.
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Things to do in Burghfield Common
As the large, West Berkshire town of Burghfield Common boasts a great location, it means that you’re never too far from something exciting to do. Within 15 minutes, residents of Burghfield Common can be enjoying what the commercial town of Reading has to offer; from popular shopping malls (including IKEA) to a large cinema and several soft play outlets for younger children. Not forgetting a multitude of interesting eateries cafes, bars, night clubs, a beautiful concert hall and of course Reading Festival which takes place once a year. If you like the idea of staying local to Burghfield Common and becoming part of the fun and vibrant community, there are plenty of clubs, classes and groups set up for you to get involved with. Every day of the week there is something going on in Burghfield Common, whether it be a fitness class, a coffee morning or hobby club to join in order to pass the time and get to know some new faces. Burghfield Common is full of exciting things to do, whether you stay close to home or wish to travel slightly further afield to a larger town.
Transport in Burghfield Common
If you plan on living in Burghfield Common then you’ll be pleasantly surprised to know that there are numerous ways to travel in and around the town; from a local bus service to nearby train stations and more. A bus from Burghfield Common to Reading takes around 26 minutes and driving takes around 15 minutes. However, from Reading, the main line train station can take you anywhere and everywhere in the UK, every day of the week. Aside from the direct bus route to Reading, there are around 36 additional, direct bus routes from Burghfield Common to popular surrounding towns. Not only does this make living in Burghfield Common more attractive, but it may mean that you don’t necessarily need the use of a car; a great way to save money. There’s also the option of getting a taxi from Burghfield Common to wherever you need to go. Keen cyclers will be pleased to know that there are several cycle routes from Burghfield Common to destinations such as Marlborough and when it comes to train stations nearby, Mortimer, Aldermaston and Theale are equidistant and can be travelled to in a matter of minutes.
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Working in Burghfield Common
Due to its convenient location to Reading, the town of Burghfield Common is a great place to live whether it comes to re-locating for a job you’re already with, or a business you’d like to develop. You’ll find a handful of local businesses in Burghfield Common, as you’d expect with any town. Local farm shops, fruit shops, butchers and bakeries can be found close to Burghfield Common, but if you look slightly further afield you’ll find a wider variety of business hubs and developments the closer you go to Reading. Within a 15 minute drive of Burghfield Common, Reading, which houses a handful of global brands along with other well known business names, could provide you with a great opportunity when it comes to expanding your horizons. The University of Reading is located close to Burghfield Common, and the Madejski Stadium, located centrally, is home of Reading Football Club.