Caversham is a large suburb of Reading that lies on the north bank of the River Thames. It is directly linked to the town via Caversham Bridge, Reading Bridge and Christchurch Bridge (pedestrians and cycles only).
Caversham is generally considered to be a desirable and affluent part of the town, consisting largely of low density residential, with associated amenity such as retail, schools and parks.
Reading is one of the most vibrant urban centres in the UK and is the largest economic and commercial centre in the South East outside of London. Reading has emerged as the focus of economic growth and investment in the Thames Valley, which boasts the European and Global headquarters of more than 200 Fortune 500 companies and is home to a further 42,000 businesses. Reading itself is home to world leaders in finance, IT, global communications and a high concentration of FTSE 100 companies.
Reading is located approximately 40 miles west of Central London and 27 miles west of Heathrow International Airport. Its proximity to London and strategic position within the Thames Valley attracts a highly affluent and educated Workforce, which is also supported by world-class universities such as the University of Reading and Oxford University.