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The Oracle

Bridge Street
Reading, RG1 2AG

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758,885 sq ft

16 million. visitors pa

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758,885 sq ft

Footfall pa

16 million.

Owned by Hammerson PLC

Last updated 10/06/2021
The Oracle
The Oracle
The Oracle
The Oracle
The Oracle
The Oracle
The Oracle
The Oracle
The Oracle
Since opening in 1999, The Oracle has become the foremost shopping and leisure destination in the heart of Reading town centre, is the region's premier shopping and leisure destination 

The Oracle’s restaurant and leisure venue, the Riverside, is home to 20 cafés and restaurants which include Las Iguanas and Wagamama and a 10-screen Vue cinema.

Over £31m has been invested over the last three years into car park and riverside refurbishment and the double height shop fronts.

New Next and River Island flagship stores are opening.
Located on the banks of the River Kennet, 40 miles west of London, with the UK’s busiest commuter railway station, Reading.

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Key Information

Number of Retail Units


Total Units



Hammerson 50% / ADIA 50%

Anchor Tenants

  • Hugo Boss, Zara, Next, Apple and Victoria Secret

Recent Lettings

Victoria's Sceret, H&M, Kiko, Smiggle, Holland & Barrett



Unit L2, Lower Mall1,080 sq ftTo LetView
Unit L7A, Lower Mall993 sq ftTo LetView
Unit L17, Riverside3,906 sq ftTo LetView
Unit L30, Lower Mall7,679 sq ftUnder OfferView
Unit L34-L35, Lower Mall1,122 sq ftTo LetView
Unit L124, Broad Street--Under OfferView
Unit L125, Broad Street--Under OfferView
Unit R10, Riverside2,782 sq ftUnder OfferView
Unit U2, Upper Mall2,745 sq ftTo LetView
Unit U30, Upper Mall2,240 sq ftUnder OfferView
Unit U37, Upper Mall3,039 sq ftTo LetView
Unit U43-U45, Upper Mall12,562 sq ftUnder OfferView


At Debenhams, RiversideThe Real Greek--
Cinema Upper MallVue Cinema--
Cinema, RiversideVue Cinema39,620 sq ft
Cinema, Lower MallVue Cinema--
Debenhams, RiversideFranco Manca--
House of Fraser, RiversideYo! Sushi--
Kiosk 1, Lower MallKrispy Kreme--
Kiosk 3, Lower MallFuel Juice Bars260 sq ft
Kiosk 3, Upper Mall----
Kiosk 4, Upper Mall--360 sq ft
Store A, Lower MallHouse of Fraser47,880 sq ft
Store A, RiversideHouse of Fraser47,885 sq ft
Store A, Upper MallHouse of Fraser47,880 sq ft
Store B, Lower MallNext Beauty & Home45,581 sq ft
Store B, RiversideNext Beauty & Home45,581 sq ft
Store B, Upper MallNext Beauty & Home45,581 sq ft
Unit 2-4, London StreetLondon Street Brasserie--
Unit L1, Lower MallBB's Coffee & Muffiins2,610 sq ft
Unit L3, Lower MallPravins Jewellers1,564 sq ft
Unit L4, Lower MallSuit Direct3,653 sq ft
Unit L5-L6, Lower MallZara5,768 sq ft
Unit L7, Lower MallRegenerative Clinic2,937 sq ft
Unit L7A, Lower MallBoutique Goldsmiths1,057 sq ft
Unit L8A, Lower MallLovisa--
Unit L8B, Lower MallLevi's--
Unit L9-L10, Lower MallSuperdry11,889 sq ft
Unit L10, RiversideHollister--
Unit L11, Lower MallNatWest3,906 sq ft
Unit L12, Lower MallNext11,915 sq ft
Unit L13, Lower MallHMV15,724 sq ft
Unit L14, Lower MallH. Samuel2,061 sq ft
Unit L15-16, RiversideHollister--
Unit L15-L16, Lower MallHollister9,946 sq ft
Unit L17, Lower MallAmericandi3,906 sq ft
Unit L18, Lower MallGame2,617 sq ft
Unit L18A, Lower MallLush2,271 sq ft
Unit L19, Lower MallDune2,134 sq ft
Unit L20, Lower MallBeaverbrooks1,266 sq ft
Unit L21A, Lower MallGant1,925 sq ft
Unit L21B, Lower MallCrew Clothing Co.1,412 sq ft
Unit L21C, Lower MallRolex1,156 sq ft
Unit L21D-21E, Lower MallGoldsmiths2,365 sq ft
Unit L21F, Lower MallSupercuts1,322 sq ft
Unit L22, Lower MallH&M21,695 sq ft
Unit L23, Lower MallRolex Pop-Up2,010 sq ft
Unit L24, Lower MallSunglass Hut887 sq ft
Unit L25-L26, Lower MallHugo Boss3,414 sq ft
Unit L27-L28, Lower MallReiss3,748 sq ft
Unit L28A, Lower MallBuenasado--
Unit L29, Lower MallHobbs1,892 sq ft
Unit L31-L33, Lower MallCitizens Advice Bureau5,045 sq ft
Unit L36, Lower MallLemon Grove Gallery1,103 sq ft
Unit L38A-39A, Lower MallPatisserie Valerie--
Unit L38A-L39A, RiversidePatisserie Valerie2,547 sq ft
Unit L39, Lower MallPret A Manger--
Unit L39, RiversidePret A Manger758 sq ft
Unit L40 Upper MallL'Occitane1,258 sq ft
Unit L40, Lower MallL'Occitane1,258 sq ft
Unit L41, Lower MallBen's Cookies221 sq ft
Unit L41, Upper MallBen's Cookies221 sq ft
Unit L123, Broad StreetFat Face--
Unit R1, RiversideLemoni4,828 sq ft
Unit R1, Upper MallLemoni--
Unit R2-R3, RiversidePizza Hut3,866 sq ft
Unit R4, RiversideNando's3,525 sq ft
Unit R5-R6, RiversideMiller & Carter5,751 sq ft
Unit R7, RiversideBrowns Restaurant & Bar6,290 sq ft
Unit R8, RiversideTGI Fridays3,118 sq ft
Unit R9, RiversideCôte Brasserie3,118 sq ft
Unit R11, RiversidePizza Express2,910 sq ft
Unit R11A, RiversideBella Italia4,028 sq ft
Unit R12, RiversideSlug & Lettuce4,572 sq ft
Unit R13, RiversideAll Bar One5,764 sq ft
Unit R14, RiversideMcDonald's5,607 sq ft
Unit R15, RiversideWok To Walk1,144 sq ft
Unit R15A, RiversideMission Burrito1,595 sq ft
Unit R16, RiversideOsaka3,138 sq ft
Unit R17A, RiversideLas Iguanas3,236 sq ft
Unit R17B, RiversideIn Solicitors Hands3,097 sq ft
Unit R18, RiversideCaffè Nero997 sq ft
Unit R19, RiversideStarbucks1,500 sq ft
Unit R20, RiversideZizzi3,418 sq ft
Unit R21, RiversideWagamama2,200 sq ft
Unit R50, RiversideComptoir Libanais--
Unit U1, Upper MallFive Guys Hamburgers4,069 sq ft
Unit U3, Upper MallLashious Beauty870 sq ft
Unit U4-U5, Upper MallZara9,388 sq ft
Unit U5A, Upper MallVision Express3,307 sq ft
Unit U6, Upper MallNespresso2,517 sq ft
Unit U7-8, Upper MallApple3,838 sq ft
Unit U9-U10, Upper MallVictoria's Secret13,025 sq ft
Unit U11, Upper MallRiver Island4,680 sq ft
Unit U12-U13, Upper MallVodafone2,152 sq ft
Unit U14, Upper MallSwarovski1,196 sq ft
Unit U15, Upper MallEssential Jewellers673 sq ft
Unit U16/17/18, Upper MallNext5,634 sq ft
Unit U18, Upper Mall--527 sq ft
Unit U18A, Upper MallPandora877 sq ft
Unit U19, Upper MallThe Fragrance Shop238 sq ft
Unit U20, Upper MallBoost Juice356 sq ft
Unit U21, Upper MallScribbler260 sq ft
Unit U22, Upper MallPhase Eight1,832 sq ft
Unit U23, Upper MallClaire's Accessories868 sq ft
Unit U24, Upper MallThe Body Shop2,037 sq ft
Unit U24A, Upper MallWingstop3,630 sq ft
Unit U25, Lower MallBoots48,972 sq ft
Unit U25, RiversideBoots48,972 sq ft
Unit U25, Upper MallBoots--
Unit U26-U27, Upper MallWhittards684 sq ft
Unit U28, Upper MallMillie's Cookies607 sq ft
Unit U29A, Upper MallHolland & Barrett1,512 sq ft
Unit U29B, Upper MallHotel Chocolat1,946 sq ft
Unit U31, Upper MallDriftroom577 sq ft
Unit U32, Upper MallSoletrader1,773 sq ft
Unit U33, Upper MallMenkind2,308 sq ft
Unit U34, Upper MallKiko Milano1,452 sq ft
Unit U35, upper MallSmiggle1,165 sq ft
Unit U36, Upper MallErnest Jones997 sq ft
Unit U37A, Upper MallThe Perfume Shop470 sq ft
Unit U38, Upper MallSkechers3,229 sq ft
Unit U39, Upper MallMoss Bros3,029 sq ft
Unit U40-U41, Upper MallNew Look7,023 sq ft
Unit U42, Upper MallOFFICE2,587 sq ft
Unit U46, Upper MallH&M--




Car Park

Holybrook Car Park offers 623 spaces, The Riverside offers 1,679 spaces


15m Visitors per year
79 Minutes dwell time
61 Visits per person annually
1.3 million resident catchment
19,000+ students at Reading University - ranked 27th in the country
Nearly 40% of Reading’s population is under 30
Annual FootfallCatchment AreaAverage Shopping Spend
16 million.N/AN/A

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