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07Mar


Currently available to let with NEA Lettings is Trunkwell Cottage in Beech Hill, Reading.

The original house is five hundred years old, with further extensions dating back four hundred and one hundred years respectively.

In the entrance hall and drawing room is wood panelling which was fitted by joiners Samuel Elliot and Sons (Reading) Ltd in the 1950’s.
 

 

Mr Elliot was given the contract to refurbish state rooms in the RMS Queen Elizabeth liner in the early 1950’s. RMS Queen Elizabeth was the largest passenger liner ever built in 1938 and for 56 years thereafter.

The panels in the entrance hall and drawing room were left over sections of panelling which Mr Elliott put into his own home Trunkwell Cottage. 

In November 1959 Trunkwell Cottage was put up for auction by Mr Elliot and was purchased by the current owner’s parents through Nicholas Estate Agents.

The original oak was very dark and the new owners spent many days liming the wood.

If you would like to make this cottage of living history your home please call 0118 948 4040 to view.

Links

Trunkwell Cottage https://www.nicholas1882.co.uk/property-to-rent/reading-beech-hill-road-beech-hill/rg7-2as/50753170

RMS Queen Elizabeth https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Queen_Elizabeth

Sameul Elliot and Sons (Reading) Ltd started joinery works in Newbury in 1860, then in 1902 moved to Caversham, Reading. By 1990 the business was called Trollope, Colls, Elliot, based in Craddock Road, Reading.  https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/88889134-ca15-4dfd-8eee-2fcbf0577b52


13Dec

Our drawing and colouring competition for children in partnership with schools Kidmore End PrimarySt Anne's Catholic PrimarySt Martin's Catholic Primary and Caversham Park Primary has concluded.

We are pleased to announce the winning entries which are on display in our office windows over Christmas:


Kidmore End Primary

OVERALL WINNER 
Zosia Zawada



AGE 8+ WINNER 
Alexandra van der Vlugt



AGE 0-7 WINNER

Hanna Cook


SPECIAL EFFORT AWARD 

Riley Legget



St Anne's Catholic Primary

OVERALL WINNER 
Oskar Lipka



OVERALL RUNNER UP 

Favour MThemby


AGE 8+ WINNER
Isla Reynolds



AGE 0-7 WINNER

Fernando Weiss



St Martin's Catholic Primary

OVERALL WINNER 

Maisie Hackett


AGE 8+ WINNER
Carrie Lyden



AGE 0-7 WINNER

Joseph Kingswood


SPECIAL EFFORT AWARD

Rocco Bray



Caversham Park Primary

OVERALL WINNER 

Katie Ma


OVERALL RUNNER UP
Poppy Reid


AGE 8+ WINNER
Aliks Krauczyk


AGE 0-7 WINNER

Ayah Musa


SPECIAL EFFORT AWARD

Ruby Penneck




Congratulations to all the winners, who will receive their prizes in school assembly!



22Nov

Our drawing and colouring competition for children is being run in partnership with local schools including Kidmore End Primary, St Anne's Catholic Primary, St Martin's Catholic Primary and Caversham Park Primary and is open to any child who would like to enter!

Design and colour in a Christmas bauble or a Christmas tree. Prize categories are 0-7 years old, 8 years + and a special effort award.

Please vote for your favourite designs for the special effort award by Liking and Sharing their pictures on our facebook page or Follow and Retweet on twitter 

A selection of entries will be on display in our windows.

To enter simply come into our office at 7-9 Prospect Street, Caversham to pick up the entry form.

Please return entries to us by Friday 8th Dec 2017



13Nov

Kidmore End Primary School Christmas Fair!

Look out for Nicholas boards outside homes in Caversham, Sonning Common and Kidmore End promoting the Kidmore End Christmas Fair.


The primary school fete is on Saturday 25th November between 12pm and 3pm. 

For more information see Kidmore End School Association Facebook event 


06Nov

Our drawing and colouring competition for children has begun following the fantastic response to our Easter competition which had hundreds of entries.

Design a Christmas bauble or colour in a Christmas tree. Prize categories are 0-7 years old, 8 years + and a special effort award voted by the public on facebook or twitter. The best ones will be displayed in our office.

To enter simply come into our office in Prospect Street, Caversham to pick up the entry form.

Please return entries to us by Friday 8th Dec 2017