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  1. #1
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    Default Tesco river side Reading

    Any one know the latest state of play at Tesco’s Reading? I called in on my way upstream plenty of room on the pontoon and a very sparse Scattering of liveaboards ! Then a week later on my way back down same story!!! Plenty of room in the pontoon which got me wondering am I missing something no more in charge signs people coming and going as they should know signs of the gestapo patrolling the bank is this too good to be true please advise ?

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    Suspect no one dare stop there for fear of getting a £100 fine for not announcing their arrival.
    Maybe you were just lucky, for me its no go (stop!) zone now

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    But surely there should be a sign somewhere notifying that mooring charges apply!

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    Quote Originally Posted by normskib View Post
    But surely there should be a sign somewhere notifying that mooring charges apply!
    We passed a week ago and saw no signs at all.
    The same few liveaboards that were there below the boarded section were still there there as they have bee xx years ago. The boarded section was empty.

    We're a WSOB, so don't mind mooring in the trees if we have to, but it sholdn't be necessary if EVERYBODY conformed to the unwritten rules - but that's not going to happen.
    It's a pain not having the convenience of popping into that Tesco for a quick shop - (with my Management??) - but what can be done.

    FWIW the removal of reasonable access by reasonable boaters is killing the River and will get worse as those who were brought up not to obey any rules hold sway.

    Anyone want to buy a boat with a super mooring (it costs on both accounts)

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    Walking along the footpath I spotted one 'private parking company' type sign which had helpfully been covered with spray paint.
    Substance over style

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    The signs have been removed/stolen.
    "It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness."

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    Passing Tesco this morning, there wasn't a single mooring space available. All the usual suspects have moored there again.
    "It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness."

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    There is a sign, it’s high up on the gate to Tesco

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    Quote Originally Posted by prof pat pending View Post
    There is a sign, it’s high up on the gate to Tesco
    Do you mean the one that reads, "Welcome to Tesco"?
    "It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness."

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    Default Re: Tesco river side Reading

    Quote Originally Posted by AuntyRinum View Post
    Do you mean the one that reads, "Welcome to Tesco"?
    That’s the one, to the left of welcome and slightly lower

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