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« Reply #15 on: August 23, 2020, 05:54:41 pm »

We've come some way from Tilehurst to Lewknor in this thread, but so did I today. I parked my car in Lewknor village and walled past the "informal" parking area mentioned above. Just six cars. On the corners of Hill Road plasticy bollards had been placed since my last visit, presumably to deter parking on them. A couple had been knocked askew. Hours later, I returned via Chinnor and was puzzled to see half-a-dozen security guards spread out along the Ridgeway. I enquired, to be told they were there to deter idiot swimmers in the Taylor Wimpey lake formed out of the old quarry workings. Googling revealed there were major problems there earlier in the summer.
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« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2020, 04:58:13 pm »

GWR seeks ?6.5 million government funding to build decked car park

And Network Rail is investing ?4 million into constructing lifts at the station - it's hoped this work will start in Spring 2022.

It would be interesting to know the thinking about the need for another 99 car-park spaces, given speculation about how many passengers will return to the trains.

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