Reading Area Guide
Reading | Commercial Property
Reading is located in the Thames Valley, Berkshire, at the confluence of the River Thames and River. Reading is 36 miles west of London, 13 miles south west of Maidenhead and 19 miles east of Newbury. Reading is a very popular location for commuters into Central London with excellent road, rail and tram modes of transport.
Reading Borough has an estimated resident population of circa 160,000 people, whereas the town of Reading which includes Earley and Woodley has a total estimated population of 232,000 people.
Reading is ranked the UK’s top economic area for economic success, health, income and skills. It is also home to the University of Reading.
Reading – Retail:
Reading town centre is a major shopping centre. The main shopping street in Reading is Broad Street, which runs between the main Oracle Shopping Centre in the east and Broad Street Mall in the west and was pedestrianised in 1995. The shopping centres provide a good selection of High Street Brands.
Reading – Industrial:
The principal location for industrial property in Reading is along the A33 corridor, Green Park (Junction 10 – M4), Arlington Business Park (Junction 12 – M4), Winnersh Triangle, Sutton's Business Park and Portman Road / Richfield Avenue.
Reading is very popular with industrial occupiers, who can take advantage of its strategic location close to Central London with excellent road communications.
Reading – Offices:
Major companies BG Group, ING Direct, Microsoft, Oracle have their headquarters in Reading. The insurance company Prudential has an administration centre in the town. Reading has a significant historical involvement in the information technology industry, largely as a result of the early presence in the town of sites of Digital. Other technology companies with a significant presence in the town include Agilent Technologies,[Cisco, Ericsson, Symantec and Verizon Business. The main business parks include Thames Valley Park, Green Park Business Park and Arlington Business Park.
RAB Commercial Property:
RAB Commercial Property urgently require more industrial, retail or office property to let or for sale throughout the Thames Valley.
We offer competitive fees for a full letting and sales marketing service.
RAB Commercial Property specialise in the sale and letting of all types on commercial property and land in Berkshire, Surrey, Kent, London and the South East.
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