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A new headquarters office building of 39,926 sq ft in the heart of reading town centre, three minutes’ walk from reading railway station.

Incorporating a highly sustainable design, 9 Greyfriars has achieved an epc rating of a, with reduced operational costs for occupiers.

Available q2 2016.

Sustainability

The greenest building in Reading

Highly Sustainable

9 Greyfriars has achieved an EPC Rating A, providing occupiers with excellent energy efficiency and low carbon credentials.

This highly sustainable building will not only have lower operating costs, but has also been carefully designed to incorporate features that positively enhance occupier health, well being and productivity.

  • Achieved EPC Rating A
  • Target Breeam ‘Excellent’
  • Building Energy Management System
  • Performance Solar Control Glazing
  • Heat Recovery Within A/C & Ventilation Systems
  • Low VOC Paint Improving Air Quality
  • 19 Secure Cycle Rack Spaces
  • Excellent Natural Light
  • 1,537 sq ft Roof Terrace
  • Multi Censor LED Lighting Control
  • Responsibly Sourced Timber

High Efficiency

A high quality, contemporary office space for today’s modern business occupier.

Office occupiers will pay significantly less than a typical office for their energy consumption. Energy costs are estimated to be £8.54 per sq m per annum, this is compared to a good practice UK office of £32.31 per sq m and a typical UK office of £50.50 per sq m.
(Benchmarks have been taken from CIBSE Guide F)

£ per annum

£ 200,000

£ 150,000

£ 100,000

£ 50,000

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£ 8.54 per sq m p.a

Good Practice
UK Office

£ 32.31 per sq m p.a

Typical
UK Office

£ 50.50 per sq m p.a

Specification

Flexible & Spacious

Full Grade a Specification:

  • VRV air conditioning
  • Highly efficient LED lighting with sensor controls
  • Fully accessible raised floors
  • 2 x 10 person passenger lifts
  • Male and female WCs on all floors
  • Disabled WCs, showers and lockers
  • Secure storage for 19 bicycles
  • 19 car parking spaces
  • Target BREEAM of ‘Excellent’
  • Target EPC ‘A’ rating

Accommodation

Schedule of areas

FloorSQ MSQ FT
Roof Terrace1431,537
38038,642
296910,426
194410,161
G8529,169
Reception1421,528
Total (Excluding Roof Terrace)3,71039,926
Approximate net lettable floor areas

(G) Ground Floor

9,169 sq ft (852 sq m)

(1) First Floor

10,161 sq ft (944 sq m)

(2) Second Floor

10,426 sq ft (969 sq m)

(3) Third Floor

8,642 sq ft (803 sq m)

‘Almost all UK office
workers view natural light
and access to outdoor
space as key factors in
their wellbeing.’

(British Council for Offices Well Being at Work Study)

Location

Seriously well connected

Ideally situated being just a three minute walk from Reading railway station, which has recently undergone an £800m redevelopment.

The station provides direct access to London Paddington in 26 minutes with trains every four minutes at peak times. There are also regular direct services to Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff.

From 2019, The Elizabeth Line (formerly Crossrail) will provide direct access to over 40 stations and will significantly improve access into London’s West End, City and Docklands. In addition, when completed, the Western Rail Link to Heathrow will provide direct rail access to London Heathrow Airport in just 28 minutes.

  • Connections Map

  • Journey Times

  • Location Map

  • Elizabeth Line (from Reading 2019)

Excellent road connections to M4

World class connections

Reading rail station

26 minutes to London

Ready for The Elizabeth Line

Extensive local bus services

Rail Times (from Reading) Frequency (p/hr)

  • Paddington / 26 mins 16
  • Bristol Temple Meads / 74 mins 4
  • Gatwick Airport / 76 mins 4
  • Birmingham / 97 mins 3
  • Oxford / 23 mins 7
  • Heathrow Airport / 62 mins 5

Road Times (from Reading)

  • Heathrow Airport 34 mins / 28 miles
  • Gatwick Airport 65 mins / 56 miles
  • London 48 mins / 40 miles
  • M25(J15) 27 mins / 24 miles
  • M4 (J11) 8 mins / 3.5 miles
  • M4 (J10) 10 mins / 5.5 miles

Town Centre Amenities and Occupiers

Reading is considered the commercial capital of the Thames Valley and is home to many leading companies from a diverse range of business sectors including a high concentration of FTSE 100 companies and 13 of the world’s top 30 brands.

  • RRetail
  • LLeisure
  • BBars, Restaurant, Café
  • OOccupiers

  • Amenities and Occupiers

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Forbury Gardens

John Lewis

Carluccio’s

The Oracle

(shopping centre)

Malmaison

River Thames

McKay

A Philosophy of quality

McKay Securities PLC is a commercial property investment company with Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) status.

The company has established a long track record of developing and refurbishing high quality, contemporary office and industrial properties in South East England and London.

Completed schemes are retained and managed from McKay’s head office in Reading.

Click the images to view the specific property websites

Prospero, Redhill, RH1

(under constuction)

66 Wilson Street, EC2A

30 Lombard Street, EC3

(under constuction)

329 Bracknell, RG12

203 Blackfriars Road, SE1

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Gallery

Downloads

Documents

  • 9-Greyfriars Brochure pdf
  • Connectivity Reportpdf
  • Energy Cost Saving Reportpdf
  • Specificationpdf

Floor Plans

Contacts

Further Information available from


Keith Wise
keith@campbellgordon.co.uk

Charlie Benn
charlie@campbellgordon.co.uk


Jeremy Metcalfe
jeremy.metcalfe@struttandparker.com

Edward Smith
edward.smith@struttandparker.com

A development by


Andrew Jones
arj@mckaysecurities.plc.uk

Steven Mew
srm@mckaysecurities.plc.uk

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