Chatham Place

Reading, Berkshire

Stylish in design, Chatham Place is a landmark mixed-use development of residential, commercial, retail, leisure and community spaces located in the centre of Reading. The project was completed in 2009 and created a new benchmark in modern architecture within the town and made a substantial impact on local regeneration.

The project offers residents a wide range of features including a concierge, underground car park and a large landscaped communal garden.

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 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 train
  • Heathrow Airport: 39 minutes by train

Specifications

  • Landmark mixed-use regeneration project
  • Modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Residents-only landscaped garden
  • Private balconies available
  • Video entry phone systems
  • Monitored CCTV system
  • Concierge
  • 10 year premier building guarantee
  • Secure underground car parking

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’.