Welcome to Kennet Island

Welcome to the Kennet Island website – a social network for residents living within the vibrant urban village that is Kennet Island in Reading, Berkshire.

Affectionately known as ‘The Island’, Kennet Island features a Central Piazza enhanced with Modern Water features, Surrounding the Piazza you will find a licensed bistro called The Island Lounge, the Kennet Island Gym, and a convenince store.

There are also a number of other businesses operating from within the Island, which include The Hilton Hotel (also featuring a resturant, and Livingwell Gym) and the Circle Hospital.

Kennet Island also has some small green including a Boules Green and once the last phase has been built, residents and visitors alike will have access to the Nature Reserve and various parks.

Residents of Kennet Island are very active and social with events being organised by a Residents Association (KIRA).  these events include parties, themed days on the piazza and markets/boot fairs.  There are currently also plans for a radio station on Kennet island.

The Island Lounge has also become central to the social activities that take place on Kennet Island with it’s regular quiz and bingo evenings every Sunday and Karaoke once a month.

Set amongst tree-lined boulevards, ‘The Island’ is designed to inspire without intimidation, to be on a human scale and offer a sense of purpose. Kennet Island which is located on the A33 within the M4 Corridor is only the beginning of the “Reading Southside” regeneration.