How To Find Us

How To Find Us

Alder Bridge School is conveniently situated close to Reading, Newbury and Basingstoke, and is accessible by train, bus, car, bike and boat. Entry to the School site is through Bridge House, immediately in front of you as you turn into Mill Lane. All visitors should please report to the School Office.

By bus:

Alder Bridge School is served by the Number 1 Jet Black travelling between Reading and Newbury.

By train:

Aldermaston Station is less than 5 minutes walk from Alder Bridge School, served by First Great Western services between Reading and Newbury.


By car:

  • From Reading take the A4 towards Newbury. At a roundabout take the A340 towards Basingstoke. Immediately after crossing the canal lift bridge, turn left onto Mill Lane (unmarked), where you will see Bridge House.

  • There is limited parking space in front of Bridge House, including a disabled parking space. Further car parking is available nearby at the Canal Visitor Centre (situated on the left turn just before the canal bridge), on Station Road (on the right just before the bridge), or in Aldermaston Station car park (pay and display). 

  • From Newbury take the A4 towards Reading, and proceed as above.

  • From Basingstoke and the South take the A340 through Tadley and Aldermaston village. Mill Lane is on the right, immediately before the canal bridge.

  • If coming from London or the West on the M4, leave the motorway at Junction 12, and take the A4 towards Newbury, as above.

School Information

Alder Bridge School, Bridge House, Mill Lane, Padworth, Reading RG7 4JU

Main School: 0118 971 4471

Admissions: 0118 971 4471

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