Aviator Place

Reading, Berkshire

Completion: 2009

Set within a period house conversion in Reading, Aviator Place is a contemporary collection of one and two bedroom apartments a short distance from town centre. The site is within a charming location close to the world-renowned University of Reading and the Royal Berkshire hospital.

The apartments have a variety of impressive internal layouts and benefit from a large landscaped communal garden and secure underground car parking. The project was completed in 2009.

Reading

Local Area

Reading has experienced significant growth over the past 15 years, to become a popular headquarter location for multinational firms within the technology sector. The arrival of companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, HP, Intel, and Huawei has given it the prestigious title of the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Europe. Reading is also home to a world-class university ranked in the top 1% globally, providing a stream of young talent into the workforce.

Enjoying great connectivity to Central London, Reading is only a 21 minute train journey to London Paddington, and the station and surrounding rail network has recently undergone a multi-million pound redevelopment. Commuters enjoy increased capacity, modern facilities and more regular departures.

Reading is also a very popular destination for shoppers, with one of the best retail districts in the UK. The Oracle Shopping Mall contains 90 retail outlets, 22 restaurants and a multiscreen cinema, with an estimated footfall of 14 million per year.

Distance

  • London Paddington: 21 minutes by train
  • Oxford : 22 minutes by train
  • Ascot: 27 minutes by train
  • Windsor: 39 minutes by car
  • Heathrow Airport: 39 minutes by car

Specifications

  • Dual period conversion and new build
  • Modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Double glazing and full gas central heating system
  • Off-street parking for each apartment
  • Secure bicycle storage
  • 10 year NHBC building guarantee
  • Few minutes’ walk to Reading University

Investment Highlights

  • 21 minutes to London Paddington by train.
  • Known as being the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Europe - home to international companies including KPMG, Microsoft and Virgin Media.
  • Highly skilled workforce, with over 50% of the population possessing NVQ Level 4 or above.
  • Home to the University of Reading, which is ranked in the top 1% globally.
  • Multi-million pound redevelopment of Reading station and surrounding rail network.
  • Upcoming launch of Elizabeth line services to Reading.
  • Ambitions to become a ‘Smart City’.