The University of Reading is in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is situated south east of Reading town centre and stretches between the main campus on the Shinfield road (A327) and the Wokingham road (A329) offering easy access of both the M4 and A329 motorways. The area surrounding the campus is one of the most popular places to live in Reading being just over a mile from Reading Train Station and walking distance of the town centre. There is a multitude of local amenities including some great pubs, restaurants, take aways, shops and parks. The Royal Berkshire Hospital is also located in the area and there are some excellent schools including the highly acclaimed Reading Grammar School for boys, Kendrick girl's Grammar, Leighton Park, St Josephs and the Abbey public schools. There is a diverse range of property in the area including grand Victorian town houses, smaller terrace properties, classic Georgian buildings and modern homes and apartments. This diverse range of homes accommodates a diverse range of people, from students to young professionals, from families to doctors and hospital staff. The diversity, excellent local amenities and community and it's convenient location make the University area a great place to live.