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Where to stay when working in Slough?

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theindiangal Sat 22-Feb-14 23:37:57

We young couple moving to Slough from Manchester. We are looking nice/safe place where 1/2 bed flat can be rented for not more than 750-800 GBP. And also having good transport links to Slough as we do not have car. And where I can get to do some part time work as well.

NickNacks Sat 22-Feb-14 23:40:38


theindiangal Sun 23-Feb-14 00:30:01

my husbands office will be on 103 bath road, Slough, don't know anything else in slough

AgaPanthers Sun 23-Feb-14 00:31:39

Depends what you mean by nice. Slough isn't salubrious, but if you lived in the centre of Slough you'd have lots of shops, access to rail to get into London, and so on.

Slough goes on for miles though, so you might be working a couple of miles away from the station, which wouldn't be very convenient.

LordFocus Sun 23-Feb-14 00:40:14

Anywhere but Slough. Twyford, Maidenhead, Windsor.

AgaPanthers Sun 23-Feb-14 00:45:23

Sorry, crossed posts. That address is under a mile west of the town, so if you basically look at flats west of the train station then you should be in a convenient location.

I wouldn't consider staying in some village without a car. If you can walk to work and walk to the shops and restaurants in Slough (lots of Pakistani grill places), then that's probably going to give best quality of life.

There's a big Tesco here:,+Wellington+Street,+Slough&hl=en&ll=51.510472,-0.590676&spn=0.006904,0.013078&sll=51.510098,-0.591191&sspn=0.006931,0.013078&oq=tesco+sl&t=h&dirflg=w&hq=Tesco+Slough+Wellington+Extra,&hnear=Wellington+St,+Slough,+United+Kingdom&z=17

which is pretty good,and then basically all the normal shops are on the other side of the A4 from that Tesco, where the High Street is.

Vinomum Sun 23-Feb-14 07:31:16

I'd second Maidenhead or Burnham. Windsor's nice but pricey. If you're looking for part time work yourself there are loads of big businesses along the Bath Road in Slough so you might find something there, or if not the you could look in Reading.

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