hampshire, East Midlands
Basingstoke is in Hampshire, it has a population off 87,275, but has quit a way to go to reach reading's population at 155,700. Basingstoke's mall has around 150 shops, which is a staggering 50 more shops than in the oracle.. this is proving that Basingstoke has more places for shopping just in the mall than Reading. Work is easier to find in Basing stoke than in reading by the shop's the offices, although the amount off fast-food restruaghts in Reading is increasingly more than in Basingstoke leaving a few more jobs for people. There is only a little difference between housing in Reading and Basingstoke. know Basingstoke has know been proved as a better place to live between jobs - housing and acsess to shops.