The Blade, Reading
78,028 sq ft
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The Blade, Reading


The Blade offers a brand new, state of the art office building that enjoys spectacular views across Reading and the wider Thames Valley. The Blade Reading is a skyscraper and the tallest building in Berkshire; it rises 128 metres (420 ft) above the Reading skyline. The floors provide open plan flexible accommodation with floor to ceiling glazing offering fantastic views.

Outline Specification

Open plan flexible accommodation
Modern and sleek finishes
Contemporary reception
Modern architecture
Surrounding landscaped area

The Surrounding Area

Transport Connections

Situated in the heart of Reading town centre, the building is best serviced by Reading’s mainline train station only 5 minutes walk away. To the east, London Paddington is served by up to 12 trains an hour with journey times taking as little as 25 minutes. Alternatively there is a stopping service that covers Maidenhead, Slough and Heathrow amongst others.

By road, junction 10 of the M4 is approximately 4 miles to the east, linked by the A329, and junction 11 approximately 6.5 miles to the south via the A33.

Local Amenities

Reading is an important commercial centre and university town.


The Blade
Abbey Square
Reading RG1
78,028 sq ft
2,350 - 8,196 sq ft


  • 1.5m Planning Grid
  • Bicycle Racks
  • BREEAM Rating ‘Very Good’
  • EPC ‘C’ Rating
  • Fan Coil Air Conditioning
  • Flexible Floor-plates
  • Floor to Ceiling >2.5m
  • Locker Facilities
  • Raised Floors – 150mm
  • Security – All Areas CCTV Monitored

The Professional Team



Sheppard Robson


PMB Holdings

Aviva Investors



Letting Agents

Knight Frank
Roddy Abram
020 7861 1280


Cushman & Wakefield
Andrew Agnew
020 7152 5674


Parkinson Holt
Darren Parkinson
0118 902 3934