According to the local council, about 24,000 of the 150,000 residents travel to and from London daily. The station, which is undergoing a £425 million upgrade, has a huge catchment of commuters from villages and towns in Berkshire and South Oxfordshire.
Small wonder that Hanover House, a town centre apartment scheme in King’s Road, is proving a hit. Prices start at £170,000. Call Haslams on 0118 960 1010.