Directions to The Rivermoor

Situated in the heart of West Reading and a short journey from the City Centre, The Rivermoor is ideally located for supporters on matchdays.

 

 As a result visiting us is extremely simple as our home has excellent links to all transport networks. 

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Getting here by Car

Leave the M4 at Junction 12 and take the A4 towards Reading. Then take a left at the first set of traffic lights at Langley Hill, At the top of Langley Hill you'll come to a roundabout where you'll see the Water Tower public house on your left hand side, continue straight on over the roundabout and travel through the centre of Tilehurst before taking a right turn into Norcot Road.

 

 

This turning is at the crossroads just passed the Asda Petrol Station on your left hand side, continue straight on down Norcot Road and then take a left on to the A329 Oxford Road before taking the first right on to Scours Lane.  Once you've turned on to Scours Lane continue straight on under the railway bridge and then take a right to enter The Rivermoor which is clearly signed.  Parking is available on site here at The Rivermoor at no extra cost. 

Getting here by Taxi

If you planning on travelling by taxi from the City Centre, when you come out of the station you'll see Thames Tower directly in front of you. If you look to your left you will see a roundabout with a taxi rank where Hackney Carriages will be waiting, There is also a rank to the right of Thames Tower  if you go down the steps to the South West interchange.

 

Hackney carriages in Reading are obligated to accept card payments so don't worry if you haven't got the cash to hand. Ask the taxi driver to take you to Scours Lane and then as you approach the railway bridge you'll need to the ask them to turn right once under the bridge, from there The Rivermoor is clearly signed. 

If you'd rather book a private hire taxi, there are plenty of companies that operate in the City of Reading and can easily be found online. 

Getting here by Bus

Reading has an award-winning and excellent bus network stopping near The Rivermoor. Most buses run late into the night. There are also a number of buses that runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week making it easy to get around the town. 

The nearest bus stop to The Rivermoor is Norcot Junction and is served by services Sky Blue 16 and Purple 17, both operated by Reading Buses. 

You'll be pleased to know that Purple 17 is one of the City's 24 hour bus routes, so feel free to join in The Crossbar after Kick Off. 

For Adults tickets are priced as follows: Single £2, All Day £4.

For Children (18 and Under) they can purchase a Boost ticket which is £1.50 for a single and £2 for an all day ticket. 

If travelling as a group (Valid for up to four people (any combination of adults and children travelling together) you can purchase an off peak ticket for £6. 

For more information on tickets and their terms and conditions please visit www.reading-buses.co.uk/fares-and-tickets

From Reading City Centre you can catch both the Sky Blue and Purple 17 from various different locations. When catching the Sky Blue 16 you'll want buses heading towards Purley and if catching the Purple 17 you'll want buses heading towards Tilehurst Water Tower. 

You can plan your route and find out which stops you need to go to at www.reading-buses.co.uk/plan-a-journey

Getting here by Train

The nearest railway stations to The Rivermoor are Reading West & Tilehurst, both of which are served by regular services from the much larger Reading Station.

 

Reading West is also served by services from destinations including Basingstoke & Newbury.

 

Tilehurst is also served by services from destinations including Didcot & Oxford. 

From Reading

To get to The Rivermoor from Reading Railway Station located in the City Centre, you can continue your journey by train as we're located close to both Reading West Railway Station and Tilehurst Railway Station, Directions from which can be found below.

 

Alternatively you can walk, catch a bus or get a taxi. 

If you are walking to The Rivermoor from the City Centre, When you come out of Reading Station you will see an office block called Thames Tower, Walk straight on into Station Road. When you come to the end of Station Road you will see a Cafe Nero in front of you, just carry straight on at the pedestrian crossing. You will then walk past a corridor of shops, this is Queen Victoria Street and when you come to the end of the street John Lewis will be in front of you. 

 

 Turn right here into Broad Street and carry straight on until you come to a set of traffic lights again they'll be a Cafe Nero at the end of the street. Cross over the road and Metro Bank will be on your left hand side, you'll then walk past shops on your way out of town as you join the Oxford Road. As you leave town the Penta Hotel will be on your left hand side, continue over the bridge, your now on the Oxford Road, continue straight on. 

You'll soon approach Reading West Railway Station and the neighbouring Mcdonald's and Lidl again this will be on your left hand side.  Continue straight along the Oxford Road, you'll soon see a Tesco superstore and a shopping precinct, you'll need to continue straight on past these until you reach another retail park further along the Oxford Road called Reading Retai​l Park with shops such KFC, Pets at Home and Wickes.

 

Continue straight on past the parade of shops where you'll find Coral and Val's Cafe opposite the Shell Petrol Station, when you come to the end of this parade of shops the road will bend to the left slightly where you'll find a zebra crossing. Cross here and then turn right before approaching another zebra crossing, Cross here and turn left.

You'll then come to Scours Lane where you'll need to turn right and continue straight along until you reach the railway bridge, once you've reached the railway bridge continue under the bridge with caution as there's no pavement and you have to share the road with vehicles. Once under the bridge The Rivermoor is to your right and clearly signed. 

If you are travelling from Reading Station to The Rivermoor by bus you'll want to embark on either Sky Blue 16 or Purple 17 services operated by Reading Buses.

 

To catch the Sky Blue 16 come out of Reading Station and you will see an office block called Thames Tower, walk straight on into Station Road. When you come to the end of Station Road you will see a Cafe Nero in front of you, you'll need to cross at the lights and then turn turn left, you should then see a bus stop outside a row of shops. 

 

To catch the Purple 17  come out of Reading Station and you will see an office block called Thames Tower, walk straight on into Station Road. When you come to the end of Station Road you will see a Cafe Nero in front of you, just carry straight on at the pedestrian crossing. You will then walk past a corridor of shops, this is Queen Victoria Street and when you come to the end of the street John Lewis will be in front of you. Once you've got on the Sky Blue 16 you will want to travel to Norcot Junction and disembark

 

 Turn right here into Broad Street and carry straight on until you come to a set of traffic lights again they'll be a Cafe Nero at the end of the street. Cross over the road and Metro Bank will be on your left hand side, ahead of you will be a set of bus stops the one furthest away from you will be where you'll need to wait for Purple 17. 

Once you've got on the Sky Blue 16  or Purple 17 you will want to travel to Norcot Junction and disembark, when getting off the you'll see Reading Retail Park with shops such KFC, Pets at Home and Wickes.

 

Continue straight on past the parade of shops where you'll find Coral and Val's Cafe opposite the Shell Petrol Station, when you come to the end of this parade of shops the road will bend to the left slightly where you'll find a zebra crossing. Cross here and then turn right before approaching another zebra crossing, Cross here and turn left.

You'll then come to Scours Lane where you'll need to turn right and continue straight along until you reach the railway bridge, once you've reached the railway bridge continue under the bridge with caution as there's no pavement and you have to share the road with vehicles. Once under the bridge The Rivermoor is to your right and clearly signed.

 

If you planning on travelling by taxi from the City Centre, when you come out of the station you'll see Thames Tower directly in front of you. If you look to your left you will see a roundabout with a taxi rank where Hackney Carriages will be waiting, There is also a rank to the right of Thames Tower  if you go down the steps to the South West interchange.

 

Hackney carriages in Reading are obligated to accept card payments so don't worry if you haven't got the cash to hand. Ask the taxi driver to take you to Scours Lane and then as you approach the railway bridge you'll need to the ask them to turn right once under the bridge, from there The Rivermoor is clearly signed. 

If you'd rather book a private hire taxi, there are plenty of companies that operate in the City of Reading and can easily be found online. 

From Reading West

To get to The Rivermoor from Reading West Railway Station come out of the station and walk straight along the Oxford Road, pass Reading Retail Park where you'll find KFC, Pets at Home and Wickes which should be on your left hand side. Continue straight on past the parade of shops where you'll find Coral and Val's Cafe opposite the Shell Petrol Station, when you come to the end of this parade of shops the road will bend to the left slightly where you'll find a zebra crossing.

 

Cross here and then turn right before approaching another zebra crossing, Cross here and turn left. You'll then come to Scours Lane where you'll need to turn right and continue straight along until you reach the railway bridge, once you've reached the railway bridge continue under the bridge with caution as there's no pavement and you have to share the road with vehicles. Once under the bridge The Rivermoor is to your right and clearly signed. 

Alternatively you can catch the bus to The Rivermoor with regular bus services from the stop outside Mcdonald's which can be found next to Reading West station, again come out of the station and turn left. 

 

You will want to embark on either Purple 17 or Sky Blue 16 services operated by Reading Buses and disembark at Norcot Junction, when getting off the bus you'll see Reading Retail Park with shops such KFC, Pets at Home and Wickes. Continue straight on past the parade of shops where you'll find Coral and Val's Cafe opposite the Shell Petrol Station, when you come to the end of this parade of shops the road will bend to the left slightly where you'll find a zebra crossing. Cross here and then turn right before approaching another zebra crossing, Cross here and turn left.

You'll then come to Scours Lane where you'll need to turn right and continue straight along until you reach the railway bridge, once you've reached the railway bridge continue under the bridge with caution as there's no pavement and you have to share the road with vehicles. Once under the bridge The Rivermoor is to your right and clearly signed. 

Unfortunately Reading West doesn't a have a taxi rank so if you wished to continue your journey by Taxi you would need to call one of the many private hire taxis that operate in Reading, details of which can be found easily by searching online. 

From Tilehurst

To get to The Rivermoor from Tilehurst Railway Station, you will need to leave the station and turn left. Once you've turned left continue straight along the Oxford Road, you'll soon come to a Waitrose supermarket, keep going straight on until you reach Scours Lane. Once you get to Scours Lane you'll need to turn left down and continue straight on until you reach the railway bridge, once you've reached the railway bridge continue under the bridge with caution as there's no pavement and you have to share the road with vehicles. Once under the bridge The Rivermoor is to your right and clearly signed. 

Alternatively you can catch the bus to The Rivermoor with regular services leaving from Kentwood Circle, this bus stop is a short walk from Tilehurst Railway Station, again you will need to come of the station and turn left and continue straight. Once you reach the bus stop you will want to embark on Sky Blue 16 services operated by Reading Buses and disembark at Cold Store, you'll then need to continue straight on in the direction of travel towards Scours Lane. Once you get to Scours Lane you'll need to turn left down and continue straight on until you reach the railway bridge, once you've reached the railway bridge continue under the bridge with caution as there's no pavement and you have to share the road with vehicles. Once under the bridge The Rivermoor is to your right and clearly signed. 

Unfortunately Tilehurst doesn't a have a taxi rank so if you wished to continue your journey by Taxi you would need to call one of the many private hire taxis that operate in Reading, details of which can be found easily by searching online

Getting here by Boat

If our stadium name wasn't a giveaway, we are located very close to the River Thames and Moorings are available for hire through local business Reading Marine Chandlery located at The Boat Yard, Scours Lane, Reading.

Alternatively there are a number of local authority owned mooring sites on both the River Thames and Kennet & Avon Canal, details can be found via Reading Borough's council's website 

Getting here by Air

Reading is very well connected to both London Heathrow Airport and London Gatwick Airport. If travelling from London Heathrow Airport to Reading we'd recommend you use the RailAir Shuttle Bus between London Heathrow and Reading which will drop off at Reading Railway Station located in the city centre. From the City Centre the Rivermoor is a short journey by bus or taxi, alternatively you could take a train to Tilehurst Station. 

London Gatwick Airport is connected to Reading via a direct rail link operated by Great Western Railway which terminates at Reading Railway Station, once you've arrived at Reading Railway Station you'll be able to catch the train to Tilehurst Station or take a bus or taxi from the City Centre to continue your journey to The Rivermoor. 

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The Rivermoor

Scours Lane

Tilehurst, Reading

Berkshire

RG30 6AY

Tel: 07592 705641

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