Location120 King’s Road, Reading
The site sits on the corner of King’s Road and Watlington Street, occupying a prominent site beside the River Kennet and the Watlington Street Bridge. This is an important development in the Reading area. The building is 18 storeys above a single basement level and is composed of 103 apartments. The structure consists of a secant piled wall in the basement, piled structure and reinforced concrete thereafter. The construction period for this landmark development will be 100 weeks. The building will have an articulated façade with recesses forming shadows, behind a prominent framed element. The façade uses three primary materials; fine texture concrete profiled panels, aluminium cladding and glazing and curtain walling, using colours which are in keeping with the neighbouring buildings. This is a high rise, high quality development in a prominent location.