The Blade

Abbey Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3BA

2,600 to 14,282 sq ft Offices, To Let

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Prestigious new offices to let in Reading’s fourteen storey iconic building ideally located in the centre of town

Property Type Offices
Tenure To Let
Size 2,600 to 14,282 sq ft
Rent £32.50 per sq ft
Business Rates £12.50, per sq ft
Service Charge £6.59 per sq ft
Energy Performance Rating This property has been graded as 75 C

Key Points

  • Open plan flexible accommodation
  • 5 mins walk to Reading station
  • Floor to ceiling glazing
  • Central location
  • Spectacular views across Reading


The Blade is in an enviable location at the heart of Reading’s commercial hub. Where a short stroll through Forbury Gardens will get you to Reading’s £850m station in five minutes.

Reading is particularly well connected. By rail, London is as little as 25 minutes away, with up to five express trains departing every hour from Reading’s ultra modern station. By road, the nearby M4 provides quick access to the entire motorway network, while the neighbouring Heathrow Airport, swiftly accessible by both rail and road.


This state of the art office building enjoys spectacular views across Reading and the Thames Valley providing high specification and open plan flexible accommodation with floor to ceiling glazing, within 5 minutes walk of Reading station.

The Building

An iconic design delivering unparalleled corporate prominence. The curving form of the spire gives a distinctive lift to the skyline, a striking landmark representing the modern face of Reading.

Once inside, the views are simply spectacular.


The floors provide open plan, flexible accommodation with floor to ceiling glazing offering fantastic views.

  • Finished floor to ceiling height of 2.7m
  • ‘Very Good’ BREEAM rating
  • Two 13 person scenic lifts, two 13 person standard lifts and one goods lift.
  • Shower rooms and changing facilities 
  • on the lower ground floor.
  • 4 pipe functional air conditioning
  • 20 underground car parking spaces


Please contact the joint sole agents for further information or an appointment to view.

Available area

Floor / UnitDescriptionProperty TypeSizeAvailability
7thPart 7thOffices5,876 sq ftAvailable
5thWhole FloorOffices8,406 sq ftAvailable