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Church Street
Church Street
Coordinates 51 ° 26 ′  N , 1 ° 5 ′  W Coordinates: 51 ° 26 ′  N , 1 ° 5 ′  W
OS National Grid SU641713
Theale (England)
Residents 2835
Post town Reading
ZIP code section RG7
prefix 0118
Part of the country England
region South East England
Ceremonial county Berkshire
Unitary authority West Berkshire
Civil Parish Theale
British Parliament Reading West

Theale is a village in Berkshire, southern England , eight kilometers southwest of Reading , on the River Kennet .

The name Theale is historical and is derived from the many pubs and breweries in the village. Theale was formerly known as "The Ale", which translates for "The Beer". Theale is on Bath Road, which used to be a major trade route between the north and south of England.

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