Plan Your Visit

How to find us

Welcome to Reading Rep. We hope to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. Below is some information to help you plan your journey.

Our Address:

Reading Rep
Reading College
King’s Road
Reading, RG1 4HJ

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By Train

Reading train station is a 12 – 15 minute walk from Reading College Performing Arts Centre. Travelling from London: There are regular train services from London Paddington to Reading (First Great Western Service); the journey from Paddington to Reading takes 25-30 minutes.

Travelling from surrounding areas: There are direct lines from many local stations including: Didcot, Slough, Maidenhead, Wokingham, Basingstoke, Newbury, Pangbourne, Twyford and Earley.

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Exit Reading Station through the main front entrance. Head straight towards the town centre along Station Road.

  • When you reach John Lewis turn left into Broad Street. Follow Broad Street and it will turn into Kings Road
  • After approximately 200m you will reach some traffic lights at a busy junction. Cross over these lights and continue on the left hand side of the main road, past the Prudential building (on your left)
  • Follow the signs for A4 Maidenhead and continue up Kings Road. After approximately 200m you will see the College on the left hand side.

By Car

Kings Road is about 10 minutes drive from the M4 motorway, and is easily accessed from junctions 10 and 11.

Cycle racks are available for those travelling by bicycle.

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By Bus

The following buses (available from the station or nearby) stop near Reading College on Kings Road. 4, X4, 13, 14, and 17 (Reading Buses), 800 and 850 (Arriva), 126, 127, 128, 129 (Thames Travel).

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For more information including timetables, visit the bus company websites:

What to expect

  • Reading Rep is in residence at Reading Studio: Reading College’s Performing Arts Centre
  • You can buy tickets on the door 30 minutes before the show starts from the foyer in Reading College.
  • The kitchen serves coffee, tea, soft drinks, wine and beer. It is the ideal place to come before the play begins.


Reading Rep utilises Reading Studio Theatre for its productions, on the grounds of Reading College. We recommend contacting us in advance should you have any access requirements. Please do not hesitate to contact us on 01189 554 757, or email

Toilets are located in a different building to the theatre, but are fully accessible by wheelchair users.

We can accommodate two wheelchair users in our theatre.

There is ample free parking on-site.

Access tickets are priced as concessions and can be booked online.