Tilehurst Without (civil parish)

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Hall Place Farm
Tilehurst is located in Berkshire
Location within Berkshire
Population14,683 [1]
OS grid referenceSU6573
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
PoliceThames Valley
FireRoyal Berkshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°27′24″N 1°03′06″W / 51.456800°N 1.051775°W / 51.456800; -1.051775Coordinates: 51°27′24″N 1°03′06″W / 51.456800°N 1.051775°W / 51.456800; -1.051775

Tilehurst or Tilehurst Without is a civil parish in the district of West Berkshire, in the English county of Berkshire. It includes that part of the larger Reading suburb of Tilehurst that lies outside the Reading Borough boundary, together with the northern part of the adjoining suburb of Calcot, and a small rural area west of the two suburbs.

The parish is bordered by the Borough of Reading, and the West Berkshire civil parishes of Holybrook, Theale, Sulham, and Purley on Thames. It lies entirely within the Reading West parliamentary constituency.[2]

In the 2001 census there were 14,683 residents of the parish.[1] Of these, 7,323 were male and 7,360 female, distributed among 5,571 households.[1] Of these, 11 people lived in communal establishments.[3] The ratio of employed to unemployed residents is approximately 10:1.[3] In addition to this are the 24% of residents who are neither employed nor unemployed but "economically inactive".[3] The average working resident works approximately 40 hours per week in managerial or professional employment.[3]

The mean age of a parish resident is 37.47; the median is 38.00.[3]

Age group Number of residents
0–4 872
5–15 2,326
16–24 1,380
25–44 4,384
45–64 3,904
65–74 1,169
75+ 648


  1. ^ a b c "Headcounts (Tilehurst CP)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Election Maps". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Parish Profile – People". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 July 2012.