The School of Jewellery and Craft
bringing you an exciting range of jewellery making and craft workshops.

We offer a wide range of jewellery making and craft based workshops that will suit all tastes and budgets.

Our Contact Details:
Address: Mortimer Hill, The Street, Mortimer, Reading, RG7 3PW
Please Note: We are not open to the public except for those attending a workshop. If you want to visit us then please send us an email and we will try our best to accommodate your request.

Telephone: 0118 328 2538
Our telephone lines are open Monday to Friday from 10:00am till 4:30pm. They are also available till 11am on the weekend mornings when we are running workshops. Outside of these hours you may leave a message and we will contact you as soon as possible. If we are teaching or on the telephone, please leave a message and we will call you back as soon as possible.

Email: info[at]tsjc.co.uk

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How to Find Us:

However you choose to travel to us we hope that the following information will help you on your way. I am sure you do not want to miss the start of the workshop or course so please ensure you allow yourself enough time to get to us. The following information is provided only as a guide and may not be updated as regularly as timetables, etc change. So please ensure you check the relevant websites or information desks for the most up to date information.

By Road

From Reading or the M4
From the M4 at Junction 11, you will need to take the exit signposted A33 Basingstoke. Continue along this road for approximately 0.3 miles and turn right at the 2nd set of traffic lights. At the next roundabout take your first exit (turn left) onto Mereoak Lane. After 1.3 miles the name of the road changes to Mortimer Road. After 1.7 miles the name of the road changes again to Lambwood Hill and after 0.6 miles it changes once again to Bloomfieldhatch Lane. After 0.6 miles the you will go over a small bridge and the road name changes to Cross Lane. Continue along this road until you reach a small roundabout (approx. 1.4 miles). At the roundabout you will need to take your 2nd exit into The Street.

This road continues uphill for a about a mile and when you reach the roundabout, take your 2nd exit into Strawberry Fields and you will need to immediately turn right down a little lane which has a white sign at the entrance saying "Mortimer Hill Dwellings and Offices". At the fork in the road, keep left until you reach the parking. Our studio will be facing you and entrance is through the yellow door.


From Basingstoke
From the M3 at Junction 6, you will need to follow the signs to the Black Dam Roundabout. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A339 (Ringway East). After 0.9 miles take the slip road to the left and shortly thereafter at the next roundabout take the 4th exit signposted A33 Reading.

Continue along the A33 for 5.8 miles, going straight at 4 roundabouts and then turn left onto a road signposted towards "Stratfield Saye/Beech Hill". After 0.8 miles take your 1st right turn. After 1 mile turn left into Park lane and continue until you reach a T junction. Turn left onto Beech Hill Road, which changes to The Forehead after 0.4 miles. The road name changes again to Station Road after 0.6 miles. Continue along this road till you reach a little roundabout. You will go over a bridge and pass the Mortimer Train Station on your left. At the roundabout take your 1st exit (turn left) onto The Street.

This road continues uphill for a about a mile and when you reach the roundabout, take your 2nd exit into Strawberry Fields and you will need to immediately turn right down a little lane which has a white sign at the entrance saying "Mortimer Hill Dwellings and Offices". At the fork in the road, keep left until you reach the parking. Our studio will be facing you and entrance is through the yellow door.

By Train
You will need to take a train to Reading Station and not Reading West. It takes approx 30 minutes on a train from London Paddington Station, 1 and a half hours from Gatwick Airport, 1 hour from London Waterloo and about the same from Clapham Junction. From Reading station you can take a taxi which normally costs between £12 and £15. There is a closer train station - Mortimer and you will need to pre book a taxi before arriving as there are none on standby.

Mortimer Station is about 1 mile away from us and you may be able to walk, but please be aware that it is a gentle uphill walk for most of the way. To walk from Mortimer Station: Once you exit the station turn left onto Station Road. At the roundabout take your turn left onto The Street. This road continues uphill for a about a mile and when you reach the roundabout, take your 2nd exit into Strawberry Fields and you will need to immediately turn right down a little lane which has a white sign at the entrance saying "Mortimer Hill Dwellings and Offices". At the fork in the road, keep left until you reach the parking. Our studio will be facing you and entrance is through the yellow door.




By Bus


We are served by a regular bus service from Reading Train Station and Reading Town Centre. This service is operated by Reading Buses and you will need to board the number 2 or 2a Bus. Click here for a current bus timetable.

The journey time from Reading is approx. 30 to 40 minutes and you will need to alight at the "St John's Church" stop in Mortimer. From this stop it is approx. a 10 minute walk to us. Once you alight from the bus, continue walking in the same direction that the bus was travelling. You will reach a roundabout and you will need to turn left onto Strawberry Fields. The turn immediately right down a little lane which has a white sign at the entrance saying "Mortimer Hill Dwellings and Offices". At the fork in the road, keep left until you reach the parking. Our studio will be facing you and entrance is through the yellow door.



We look forward to seeing you soon