WHERE WILL the turbines BE located?
Our hydro-electric turbines will be located on the River Thames in Reading, UK, specifically by Caversham Weir and View Island. The turbines themselves are a few metres wide and will operate in view of the public footpath that crosses the weir.
Being close to the train station, town centre and easily accessible on foot, the hydro scheme location will be open to all to visit, including local schools, universities and community micro-generation groups from all around the country.
Address: View Island, Caversham Weir, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8BP
Coordinates: Latitude 51.46146, Longitude -0.96502
Walking Directions from Reading Train Station:
Exiting from the North Entrance, head along Trouper Potts Way towards Vastern Road. Turn right towards the roundabout, crossing over onto Napier Road (past Thames Water and Thames Tower). Take the first left onto Kings Meadow Way, and follow the road past the Thames Lido to the Thames Path. Cross Caversham lock onto De Bohun island, and follow the path across Caversham Weir. You will see the site location just before you pass the wooded boundary of View Island.