Location within Reading
|Status||Grade II listed|
|Type||Hall of residence|
|Address||Upper Redlands Road
|Owner||University of Reading|
Wantage Hall, built 1908, is the oldest hall of residence at the University of Reading, in Reading, Berkshire, England. The hall is one of 13 belonging to the University and is close to Whiteknights Campus.
During World War I, Wantage Hall was used by the No 1 School of Military Aeronautics for training flight instructors, cadet pilots and observers. During World War II, it was the headquarters of RAF Reserve Command.
- English Heritage (2008). "Wantage Hall, Reading". British Listed Buildings.
- Ashworth, Chris (1990). Action Stations: Military airfields of the Central South and South-East. Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 245. ISBN 1852603763.
- Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation - RAF Home Commands formed between 1939 - 1957
- Media related to Wantage Hall at Wikimedia Commons
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