New Meaning Berkshire
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About New Meaning Berkshire


Welcome to our Berkshire centre. We’re based in Reading but our work reaches out across Berkshire and the Home Counties. We opened our doors in June 2020, although some may know us by our old name, “Toolshed”.  New Meaning Training has been providing opportunities to hundreds of young people since it launched in 2015 in High Wycombe and now has centres reaching out across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands. We provide further education in Berkshire for post sixteens as well as training and work experience for people with an EHCP. Our aim is to help young people to make progress with their learning and feel inspired about their future, becoming either work-ready or taking their learning journey onto the next step.

RECRUITING - We're currently looking for a Course Tutor. Check our careers page for details

Our programmes


Berkshire Area Manager

Contact  Us:


Call or Text Katy on 07566 805706

Centre Address:

28 Portman Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 1EA

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Finding our Centre

It's easy when you know how to find us.  But the first time around you might find it a little tricky.  If you come along Portman Road from Calcot ,then turn left onto Little Johns Lane (just in front of Vauxhall). Then turn right onto Loverock Road. You'll see Selco's blue railings on the right. Turn right at the end of the railings.  You should be able to see a big New Meaning sign right ahead. We're next to The Door Store. But don't worry if you get stuck. Just call either Jess on 07561335265 or Katy on 07566805706 and we'll help to direct you.

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