well connected

By road

Reading benefits from excellent links to the national motorway network. It is located approximately 2 miles to the north of the M4 motorway and can be accessed from Junctions 10, 11 and 12. This in turn provides access to the M25 motorway (Junction 15) and beyond.

London 38 miles
Oxford 20 miles
M25 (J15) 25 miles
M4 (J11) 3.5 miles


By train

Reading railway station is one of the busiest rail hubs in Britain. Connecting to London to the east, Birmingham to the north and Cardiff to the west, trains to London Paddington. Reading station will form part of the Elizabeth Line in 2019, providing significantly reduced travel times to central London.

Western Rail Link to Heathrow (WRLtH) will enhance the existing transport connections between Reading, Slough and Heathrow Airport rail services to the airport in approximately 26 minutes.


By air

Heathrow Airport can be accessed at Junction 4 of the M4 motorway. The RailAir coach is a dedicated non-stop coach service linking Reading station with Heathrow Airport with a journey time of 38 minutes.

Heathrow 25 miles
Southampton 46 miles
Luton 60 miles
Gatwick 64 miles

1 John Lewis.   2 Malmaison.   3 Novotel / Ibis.   4 The Forbury Hotel.   5 M&S.   6 Sainsbury’s.   7 Waterstones.   8 Cerise.   9 London Street Brasserie.   10 The Botanist.   11 Bill’s.   12 Valpy Street Bar & Bistro

quality of life

When it comes to quality of life, Reading has a lot to offer. The retail offer includes independent boutiques and large department stores. Food-lovers will find quality local gems such as London Street Brasserie alongside popular franchises. The town offers plenty of night-life as well as a thriving cultural scene. For those that value quality of life, Reading has it all.

Forbury Gardens

John Lewis

Forbury Gardens


Reading Station concourse

Apple Store in the Oracle

Forbury's Restaurant