location Thames Valley Park is a high-tech business park totalling 1.8 million sq ft and is home to a number of key global businesses including Oracle, Sanofi, Hewlett Packard, Jelf, Computacentre, Forcepoint and Open Text. This prime business campus is prominently positioned on Thames Valley Park, adjacent to the River Thames and on the eastern edge of Reading in the affluent surrounding area of Berkshire. Thames Valley Park is 1.6 miles East of Reading town centre and accessed via the A3290/A329(M) that connects to Junction 10 of the M4 Motorway. The Campus has excellent road and rail connectivity and a new Park & Ride service, running from the entrance of the Park to Reading town centre and train station.
Reading train station is the second busiest interchange in the UK outside of London and offers fast connections, with rail travel to London’s Paddington station in 24 minutes. Connections are set to improve with the completion of the Elizabeth Line in 2021, which will access Central London directly.
Reading is the commercial business capital of the Thames Valley and the largest town in the south east outside of Central London. The town has easy access to the M4 motorway, which provides connections to the rest of the UK and Heathrow Airport, the busiest airport in Europe and the world’s third busiest airport with over 475,000 flights a year.
Reading is home to a thriving business community and has an affluent, educated and skilled local workforce. Reading University is ranked in the top 1% of Universities in the world with c. 19,000 students from over 150 different countries.