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Coley Avenue: 2000-present

In 1998 Berkshire County Council was abolished, and the Record Office began a new life as a joint service of the 6 unitary authorities in Berkshire. The 6 authorities funded a new building and we moved into our present home in Coley Avenue, Reading in October 2000.

The present BRO under construction, 1999

The new BRO under construction, 1999

Moving in to Coley Avenue, 2000

Moving in, 2000


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The first Berkshire Record Office, beside the Abbey Gateway.

The second Berkshire Record Office, next to the M4.


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