How to find us

Thames Valley Science Park is located just south of Reading and M4 accessed off the new Shinfield relief road.  We also operate Reading Enterprise Centre on the University of Reading main campus. Directions for both locations are provided below.

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TVSP, Gateway Building

By Car

TVSP is between J11 and J10 of the M4. From J11 take the B3270 (signposted  Wokingham) and follow that road for approximately 2.5 miles until you reach the Black Boy roundabout. Take the third exit (A327) across the new motorway road bridge and keep in the left lane. Follow this onto the new Eastern Relief Road until you reach the first roundabout. Take the first exit on to South Avenue.

From J10 take the A329M north towards Reading.  Leave at the first exit and follow the signs for Winnersh/Earley on the B3270.  Follow the B3270 (which runs in parallel to the M4) for approximately 3 miles until you reach the 5th roundabout (the Blackboy), take the first exit (A327) across the new motorway road bridge and keep in the left lane.  Follow this onto the new Eastern Relief Road until you reach the first roundabout. Take the first exit onto South Avenue.

As you enter the Science Park you will see The Gateway Building on your left.  Follow the road to the main car park and then to report to reception in the Gateway Building and sign in with your car registration.

By Train

Reading Station is the best stop for accessing TVSP Shinfield Campus. Reading Station is accessible on a number of different lines, giving you quick access to London, the South West and Midlands, making it an ideal rail hub for the UK. If you arrive at Reading station you can take a taxi to the Shinfield Campus, or take the Leopard 10a/3 bus to Shinfield from Station Road (stop SA) to TVSP Gateway. The journey takes approximately 32 mins (9 stops). See the Reading Buses website for more details). 

TVSP, Reading Enterprise Centre

By Car

Earley Gate is near to J10 of the A329M which links to the M4 and Bracknell. When leaving the A329M, follow signs for Earley/Reading (A329) towards Reading. Follow the A329 Wokingham Road to the cross roads with traffic lights and a BP garage and Co-operative store on the corner. Turn left onto Wilderness Road (towards Shinfield) and take the first right into Whiteknights Road. Earley Gate is the first turning on your left. If you are coming by car, you'll need a car parking permit which can be collected from reception on your arrival.

By Train

The closest station is Earley, which is one stop from Reading Station, on the Reading to Waterloo line. Reading Station is accessible on a number of different lines, giving you quick access to London, the South West and Midlands, making it an ideal rail hub for the UK. If you arrive at Reading station you can take a taxi to Earley Gate, or use one of the bus routes (19 to Whiteknights Road or 17 to The Three Tuns, Wokingham Road: See the Reading Buses website for more details). From Earley station the campus is a 10 minute walk along the Wokingham Road.

Good to know...

New Conference & Event Space...

If you are looking for contemporary, multi-functional space to host events, look no further.  Whether it's a small meeting or space to hold the annual conference, you'll discover a range of light and airy options at our new Gateway Building. If you are interested in booking, please download our brochure for more information.

Download our brochure here

Innovation Catalyst...

Innovation catalyst is a new initiative created to support the next generation of Thames Valley entrepreneurial businesses and encourage new collaboration between entrepreneurs, academics with ideas and large companies seeking new solutions to innovation challenges. 

Discover more here

Bus & Travel Services...

TVSP is connected by a new bus service directly to Reading, the University and Reading station.  Additional services run from the Station to Shinfield village, a short walk from the Park.  Buses are equipped with  air conditioning, Wi-Fi and charging facilities.

See Reading Buses website