Contact and Location
Post code: RG4 8BB
GPS co-ordinates: 51.465815,-0.974876
From Campus by car:
From the campus main entrance turn right along Christchurch Road past the shops and towards the roundabout. Turn down Whitely Street (the 2nd exit) and continue down Southampton Street towards the Oracle shopping centre. At the roundabout with the “O” on it take the first exit up onto the A329. Stay on this road, under the railway bridge and past the fire station until you reach a roundabout, take the first left on to Caversham Road. At the next roundabout, by the Crown Plaza Hotel, continue straight across and over Caversham Bridge. Stay in the right hand lane and follow the road round to the right along Church Street, take the 2nd exit at the mini roundabout near Waitrose, after about 100m turn right into Wolsey Road. Take the 1st rights into Abbotsmead Place and continue for about 300m until you come to the entrance into the Reading University Boat Club on the left. As Reading is very popular with shopper the traffic can get quite slow at times, but the journey should take 15 minutes with no traffic.
From Campus by bike or foot:
Head down Redlands Road from the traffic lights cross over London Road and down Watlington Street to the right of the Garage. Cross over the traffic lights at the end and follow Forbury road round past the retail park. Turn right at the roundabout and under the railway bridge, straight over the roundabout towards the Thames Water building and onto Reading Bridge. Once over the river turns left down the steps and follow the towpath along the river for a couple of minutes. The boathouse is about 200m before Caversham Bridge and near the War memorial.