BSANA Area

Hello and welcome to the website for the people who live or work in the Baker Street area of Reading in Berkshire.

The aims of the Baker Street Area Neighbourhood Association (BSANA) are to develop our sense of community and improve our local environment. You are invited to get involved or join our mailing list.

Thanks to all who have helped with past events. It all goes to making our neighbourhood a nicer and more friendly area to live in.


             
BSANA Spots

Birdspotting book for birds in the BSANA area.
 

   
BSANA Urban Trail

A guided tour viewing the buildings of interest in the BSANA area.
 

 
         
FEATURED EVENT
 

BSANA Community FairAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 29 June 2024
BSANA Community Fair
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Eat Local – Love Local
Celebrate great food from local producers.
* Locally produced food and drink *
* Products made locally *
* Chat to your local councillors *
* Complimentary tea and coffee *

 
FEATURED EVENT

 

Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood ForumAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Wednesday, 10 July 2024
Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood Forum
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Venue: St Marks Church, Cranbury Road, RG30 2TA
The Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood Forum is part of a force wide initiative that was established by Thames Valley Police in 2007 (originally called the NAG), that deals with key police and safety issues that have been identified by the community.
Anyone is weclome to attend and, if you want, raise any policing or safety issues for the area (in our case those living on or near the Oxford Road in Reading – in Abbey and Battle wards).
Representatives from Thames Valley Police normally attend and give a general update on policing in the area as well as addressing any specific concerns (without giving out confidential information on current operations).

 

FEATURED EVENT
 

BSANA Street PartyAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 13 July 2024
BSANA Street Party
Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm.
Venue: Baker Street (between Carey Street and Howard Street)
This is the big one. We close off Baker Street, from Carey Street/Zinzan Street along to Howard Street/Body Road and have a party. Please bring along some food for us all to share. We will provide (soft) drinks, cutlery and crockery. There will be chairs and tables so you can eat your food, chat to your neighbours and enjoy the sunshine. There will also be activities such as live music, Zumba, martial arts, bouncy castle, swingball, and the regular BSANA quiz! Opens at Noon, but you are welcome to come any time from 10am and help us set everything up.

 
FEATURED EVENT

 

Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood ForumAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Thursday, 19 September 2024
Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood Forum
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Venue: Argyle Community Church, Argyle Road
The Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood Forum is part of a force wide initiative that was established by Thames Valley Police in 2007 (originally called the NAG), that deals with key police and safety issues that have been identified by the community.
Anyone is weclome to attend and, if you want, raise any policing or safety issues for the area (in our case those living on or near the Oxford Road in Reading – in Abbey and Battle wards).
Representatives from Thames Valley Police normally attend and give a general update on policing in the area as well as addressing any specific concerns (without giving out confidential information on current operations).

 

FEATURED EVENT
 

BSANA Community FairAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 28 September 2024
BSANA Community Fair
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Eat Local – Love Local
Celebrate great food from local producers.
* Locally produced food and drink *
* Products made locally *
* Chat to your local councillors *
* Complimentary tea and coffee *

 
FEATURED EVENT

FEATURED EVENT
 

BSANA Community FairAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 26 October 2024
BSANA Community Fair
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Eat Local – Love Local
Celebrate great food from local producers.
* Locally produced food and drink *
* Products made locally *
* Chat to your local councillors *
* Complimentary tea and coffee *

 
FEATURED EVENT

 

Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood ForumAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Wednesday, 20 November 2024
Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood Forum
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Venue: Salvation Army, 522 Oxford Road
The Oxford Road Safer Neighbourhood Forum is part of a force wide initiative that was established by Thames Valley Police in 2007 (originally called the NAG), that deals with key police and safety issues that have been identified by the community.
Anyone is welcome to attend and, if you want, raise any policing or safety issues for the area (in our case those living on or near the Oxford Road in Reading – in Abbey and Battle wards).
Representatives from Thames Valley Police normally attend and give a general update on policing in the area as well as addressing any specific concerns (without giving out confidential information on current operations).

 

FEATURED EVENT
 

BSANA Community FairAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 30 November 2024
BSANA Community Fair
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Eat Local – Love Local
Celebrate great food from local producers.
* Locally produced food and drink *
* Products made locally *
* Chat to your local councillors *
* Complimentary tea and coffee *

 
FEATURED EVENT