Local Facilities and Services

Grazeley Village HallNeed to plan accommodation? Want to find somewhere to eat or drink? Here's a directory of local services and facilities. None of the people or organisations listed below have paid in order to be listed. This listing is provided purely as guidance. The Hall Committee does not endorse or sponsor any of these organisations nor is it responsible for the content or availability of external web sites.

Jump to: florists | general shops, post offices and newsagents | hotels | libraries, schools and information centres | local radio | museums | off licenses | other services | party services | catering services | petrol stations | public houses | supermarkets | taxis

Florists

Special Occasions
Basingstoke Road, Three Mile Cross, Reading
Telephone orders accepted with credit cards. Delivery service available.
Phone: 0118 988 2618
1.4 miles (approx 5 mins) - Directions from the Hall

General shops, Post Offices and newsagents

Spencers Wood Post Office
Basingstoke Road, Spencers Wood, Reading
Post Office services plus an extensive range of stationery, greeting cards and toys.
Phone: 0118 988 3288
2.5 miles (approx 9 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Three Mile Cross Post Office and Stores
Basingstoke Road, Three Mile Cross, Reading
Phone: 0118 988 4199
1.4 miles (approx 5 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Hotels

Premier Inn (Reading South)
Grazeley Green Road, Reading, RG7 1LS
Premier Inn with Chef and Brewer pub and restaurant next door.
Phone: 0870 9906454
Web: www.premierinn.com
1.5 miles (approx 5 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Libraries, schools and information centres

Burghfield Library
School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, RG7 3JZ
For opening hours, please see their website.
Phone: 0118 983 3632
Web: www.westberks.gov.uk
4.1 miles (approx 15 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Grazeley Parochial C. of E. (Aided) Primary School
Mereoak Lane, Grazeley, Reading, RG7 1JY
The Village primary school.
Phone: 0118 988 3340
E-mail: admin@grazeley.wokingham.sch.uk
Web: www.grazeley.wokingham.sch.uk
0 miles - Directions from the Hall

Reading Tourist Information Centre
Chain Street, Reading, RG2 7HD
Planning a trip to Reading? Make your first stop Reading Visitor Centre for advice and help on accommodation booking, local transport, what to see and a whole lot more.
Phone: 0118 956 6226
Web: www.readingtourism.org.uk
5.6 miles (approx 15 mins) - Directions from the Hall


Spencers Wood Library
Basingstoke Road, Spencers Wood, Reading
For opening hours, please see their website.
Phone: 0118 988 4771
Web: www.wokingham.gov.uk
2.2 miles (approx 8 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Local Radio

BBC Radio Berkshire
BBC Radio Berkshire is available on 104.1, 104.4, 95.4 and 94.6 FM or online at www.bbc.co.uk/berkshire.
Web: www.bbc.co.uk

JackFM
JackFM is Reading's brightest radio station. Find it at 107FM or listen online at www.jackfmberkshire.com.
Web: www.jackfmberkshire.com

Museums

Museum of English Rural Life
Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5EX
An exploration of the history of farming and the English Countryside. A Museum whose collections are Designated as being of national importance.
Phone: 0118 378 8660
E-mail: merl@reading.ac.uk
Web: www.merl.org.uk
5.8 miles (approx 11 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Reading Museum
The Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading.
Reading Museum Service cares for a rich variety of objects collected since the 1880s. The collections tell the stories of people and places through archaeology, art, history and natural history from prehistory to the present.
Phone: 0118 939 9800
Web: www.readingmuseum.org.uk
5.2 miles (approx 14 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Off licenses

Hop Inn
Basingstoke Road, Spencers Wood, Reading
Phone: 0118 988 5155
1.8 miles (approx 6 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Three Mile Cross Post Office and Stores
Basingstoke Road, Three Mile Cross, Reading
Phone: 0118 988 4199
1.4 miles (approx 5 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Other services

Lets Go Walkies
14 Hound Green Close, Hound Green, Hook, Hants, RG27 8LG
We are a husband and wife team that run a reliable, trustworthy and friendly service with very competitive rates. Our commitment to our clients is paramount. Your pet will be in safe, experienced and caring hands. All breeds of dog/cat, and all pets, big/small are welcome. We are based in Hound Green near Hook and serve within a 10 to 15 mile radius. We are fully police checked and fully insured. We also hold a certificate in canine first aid.
Phone: 0118 932 6190
E-mail: letsgowalkies@aol.com
Web: www.letsgowalkies.net
8 miles (approx 14 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Party services (bouncy castles, children's party entertainment, live bands, discos, etc.)

Entertainers (Yellow Pages link)
Web: www.yell.com

Centre Line. 
Five piece covers band for all occasions. 60's to present.
Contact Vic Jerrom 0118 983 3132.

Belle Canto Ladies Trio
Enchanting singing for every occasion.
Tailored programmes to suit your event
Web www.bellecanto.uk
email info@bellecanto.uk
Tel 0118 988 2530 / 0777 473 4654

The Scamping Rogues Country Dance Band 
An English Country Dance Band who play for anyone wishing to raise money for Charity. 
Web http://scampingrogues.org/
Email chrishjupp@googlemail.com

Million $ Bash
Cover band Million Dollar Bash are located in the Berkshire & West London area. Covering sweet soul to low down rock'n'roll and everything in between!
www.milliondollarbash.co.uk
email email@milliondollarbash.co.uk

 

Les Millar, Photographer
PO Box 105, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 8YL
Professional photographer offering services for weddings, portfolios, journalism, commercial services and more.
Phone: 01252 520868
E-mail: les@lesmillar.com
Web: www.lesmillar.com

Light Fantastic Disco
Lighting / Disco / PA hire for all occasions. Light Fantastic can cater for all your party needs. Children's Parties / Birthday parties / Celebrations / Weddings / Special occasions to name but a few - anything is possible - free estimates. Contact Stuart Wright.
Phone: 0118 988 9539 / 07968 782559
E-mail: stuartlwright@hotmail.com

Alan Mac of The Inner Magic Circle. 
Comedy Magician. For adult and children's parties. Dinner cabaret and entertainment.
Telephone (0118) 9333044

RAB DJ Disco and Karaoke.     
For any occasion, competitive prices
Phone 07778649165.
E-mail rabbrown_dj@yahoo.co.uk

 

Arrow Entertainment.
Discos for all occasions, special rates for teenagers and pre-teens and childrens entertainment.
Tel. Rick or Jeanette 01344 776013.
email info@arrowentertainment.co.uk
Web arrowentertainment.co.uk

Mobile disco services (Yellow Pages link)
Web: www.yell.com

Disco & Karaoke
Any event, any age, any time, any place, anywhere.
Call Paul on 07804 733854
or email: thedj@btinternet.com  

Dave The Disco 
Discos for all occasions 
Tel 07836 640430
www.davethedisco.co.uk
davethedisco@icloud.com

Party planners and organisers (Yellow Pages link)
Web: www.yell.com


SmartBalloons, Balloon decorations for any event.
Contact David Willacombe 
Phone: 01494 782694/07982 038875
email: d.willacombe@virginmedia.com 
web: www.smartballoons.vpweb.co.uk 

Rainbow Castles
15 Church End Lane, Tilehurst, Reading, RG30 4XA
All you need to do is book with us, we will deliver, set up the inflatable of your choice, at the end of the day will come back pack it and take it away. Reliable and friendly service providing bouncy castles for indoor or outdoor use. Full member of the British Inflatable Hire Association. Full Public Liability Insurance. Prices include delivery, set up and collection. Full details available on RainbowCastles.com.
Phone: 0118 375 0972 / 07899 881028
E-mail: information@rainbowcastles.net
Web: www.rainbowcastles.com

Arborfield Bouncy Castles
Telephone Nicky on 0118 988 7377 or 07950 753088.
Web www.arborfieldbouncycastles.co.uk
email  info@arborfieldbouncycastles.co.uk.

 

Silly Billy Vento
Top Class Comedy Ventriloquist and Vocal Entertainer with Magic and impressions.
Phone: 0800 118 2658
E-mail: pauldumas@supanet.com
Web: www.theukventriloquist.com

Sprogsplay
Sprogs Play hire inflatable and bouncy castles for any occasions and for children or adults. Why not try a combination hire deal, like a bouncy disco, a spectacular laser light show disco and a bouncy castle with games and prizes provided.
Phone: 07966 937179
E-mail: paulrumble78@msn.com
Web: www.sprogsplay.co.uk

Uncle Charley - Childrens' Entertainer
Uncle Charley will delight and please your children with his crazy mixture of magic, fun games, Punch & Judy, mini disco, puppets and balloon modelling. Full party bag service. References available.
Phone: 0118 988 2839
E-mail: info@unclecharley.co.uk
Web: www.unclecharley.co.uk

 

Karla's Parties - Children's Party Entertainer.
Theme Parties, Face Painting, Karaoke, Music, Dancing, Games, Prizes, Dressing up and lots more.
Karla Cleverley 07545 756765
E-mail: info@karlasparties.co.uk
Web: www.karlasparties.co.uk

Star Hot  Shots Childrens Parties.
Sports themed parties for 5-11 year olds.
Telephone 0845 301 0450
Web: www.star-hotshots.co.uk

The Party Box,The one stop party shop for all occasions.
www.partygoodsandfancydress.com
info@thepartybox.net
0118 966 4400

Caterering Services

Kate Seaton Catering.
Catering for all occasions.
Tel 0118 988 4816
Mob 07552 937070
email enquiries@kateseatoncatering.co.uk
Web www.kateseatoncatering.co.uk.

Nyama Catering
Traditional spit roast/hog roast....with a South African difference
e-mail info@nyama-catering.co.uk
Web www.nyama-hogroast.co.uk 

 

Petrol stations

BP Roman Road filling station
Basingstoke Road, Three Mile Cross, Reading
Phone: 0118 988 2334
1.4 miles (approx 5 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Shell Fairfield
Basingstoke Road, Whitley, Reading
Phone: 0118 922 4500
2.1 miles (approx 8 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Public houses and bar hire services

The Old Bell at Grazeley Green
Grazeley Green Road, Reading, RG7 1LS
Chef and Brewer pub and restaurant with Premier Inn next door.
Web: www.pub-explorer.com
1.5 miles (approx 5 mins) - Directions from the Hall

The Swan, Three Mile Cross
Basingstoke Road, Three Mile Cross, Reading
Traditional Free House and Restaurant, specialising in Real Ale and Real Food.
Phone: 0118 988 3674
Web: www.theswan-3mx.co.uk
1.4 miles (approx 5 mins) - Directions from the Hall

The Bull
Basingstoke Road, Riseley, RG7 1QL
Tel 0118 9883194
web www.bullatriseley.co.uk 
Email info@bullatriseley.co.uk
4.7 miles (approx 9 mins) Directions from the Hall

Southern Bar Services
Outside bar service for all occasions.
Contact Peter Francis on 07867 547696
email
peter@southern-bar-services.fsbusiness.co.uk
www.southerbarservicesuk.co.uk

Top Bar Events
Fully licensed outside bar catering service.
Contact Jan Alexander on 07565 853416 or 0800 098 8227.         
www.topbarevents.co.uk

 

Supermarkets

Asda
Chalfont Way, Lower Earley, Reading
Supermarket and petrol station. For opening hours, please see their website.
Phone: 0118 987 3314
Web: www.asda.com
4.2 miles (approx 16 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Morrisons
Rose Kiln Lane, Reading, RG2 0HB
Supermarket and petrol station. For opening hours, please see their website.
Phone: 0118 931 0357
Web: www.multimap.com
3.5 miles (approx 9 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Sainsbury's
Bath Road, Calcot, Reading
Supermarket and petrol station. For opening hours, please see their website.
Phone: 0118 938 2200
Web: www.sainsbury.co.uk
6.5 miles (approx 14 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Tesco Extra
Napier Road, Reading
Supermarket and petrol station. 24 hour opening, Monday - Saturday.
Web: www.multimap.com
6.2 miles (approx 15 mins) - Directions from the Hall

Taxis

Patrick Smith Private Hire
Airports, Sea Ports, Theatres, Racing.
Seats up to 8 people - Any distance
email patrick.smith1953@hotmail.co.uk
Mob 07515 026210