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Welcome to Audio T - Reading

TEL - 0118 958 5463 / Email us

Situated near the very centre of Reading, our store first opened its doors way back in 1988 under the name of Reading HiFi Centre. Audio-T took over the operation with Simon Walker as the new manager in 1996 and Frank Abela as ‘The Saturday Boy’, as he likes to be called, both remain to this day.

Our focus and passion has always been and shall remain predominately music (2 channel), concentrating on the new technologies such as audio streaming, high-definition-audio and storage advise as well as the more traditional vinyl and CD based systems up to and including the high end.

We also have an envious reputation in turntable set-up and service especially but not exclusively Linn LP12s and Rega turntables along with a range of cartridges to compliment them.

That’s not to say we don’t cater for home cinema, on the contrary, we specialise in the mid to high end here too with a fabulous separate home cinema demonstration room equipped with top end projectors and accompanying audio electronics and speakers.

With one of the nicest Hi Fi demonstration rooms in the business, (as our suppliers and customers keep telling us) why not join us in a nice hot beverage and your favourite music/films and discover why we love doing what we do so much?

We regularly welcome customers from Basingstoke, Bracknell, Camberley, Henley-On-Thames, Newbury, Thatcham, Wallingford, Wokingham and South Oxfordshire in store.

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Address

4 Queens Walk
Reading
RG1 7QF

Tel: 0118 958 5463
Email: reading@audio-t.co.uk

Contacts: Simon, Marc and Frank

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 9:30 - 17:30
Thursday 9:30 - 17:30
Friday 9:30 - 17:30
Saturday 9:30 - 17:30
Sunday Closed

 

Directions & parking

Directions

Download instructions on how to find the store by clicking here . The instructions will open in Adobe pdf format.

Parking

Car parking at Broad St Mall, above the store.

We'll Pay Your Parking Fees

With increased pressure to park in and around town these days we hope this will be a small but useful service that will encourage you to visit us. If you come into the store and buy something we will reimburse your parking fees. To claim your refund you MUST ask the salesperson before you make payment and we will credit against your purchase.

Meet the team

Simon - joined Audio T in 1990
Favourite Bands: Hendrix, Zeppelin, Dylan, Neil Young, Tull, Genesis, Nick Cave, Richard Thompson, Stones, etc, etc...
Favourite Album: Axis Bold As Love, Jimi Hendrix
Best Gig:
Genesis at Frejus open air amphiteater, South France, 1982
Favourite Movie: Kill Bill 1 and 2
First System: Pioneer PL514 turntable with Ortofon FF15E cartridge, Pioneer SX450 receiver and Tangent TM1 loudspeakers - sold to Keith in 1978!
Current System: Well Tempered Versalex/Dynavector DRT-XV1t, Rega Ios Reference phono stage, Rega Isis CD Player, Osiris amplifier and Naim SBL loudspeakers

 

Marc - joined Audio T for the second time in October 2014
Favourite Album: Nothing Specific
Favourite Music: A wide range spanning 1950's Jazz to todays current music
Best Gig: Toyah in a very small basement club in Exeter c.1995
Favourite Movies: Interstellar, Close Encounters, Some Like It Hot
First System: Pioneer Amp and Turntable with Jamo speakers
Current System: High Res audio streamer with Chord HUGO, Preamp/Mono blocks and single drive unit speakers
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    I have dealt with the Reading branch which has always been most helpful and professional It is a real asset for Reading.

    Mr Chidley, Hook - 21st October 2016
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    I have used Audio T over many years and have never been disappointed with quality of service, advice or price. After moving from London to Newbury this was the first time using the Reading branch and I'm pleased standards experienced in the Hampstead branch are also at Reading.

    Mr Gale, Newbury - 30th May 2016
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    Friendly helpful and knowledgeable staff. Helped me audition and select just the right product. I will definitely use Audio T again. Thanks for the cup of tea!

    Mr Hunt, Tadley - 15th April 2016
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    Ordered unit from the Reading store as I wanted to make sure that the gaps I had measured were correct to the system that I had also bought from them. Staff as always were friendly and helpful and double checked measurements and ordered the unit for me.

    Mr Herrington, Henley-on-Thames - 11th March 2016
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    The sales person was pleasant, well informed and very helpful. My order was easy to make and the delivery quicker than I expected. Very professional.

    Mr Cull, Wokingham - 12th February 2016
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    I have purchased a Monitor Audio RSW12 sub in 2010 which is still going strong to this day! Customer service was excellent then and then bought my B&Ws in Reading in 2015. I had good service in regards to demo and customer service. No pushy tactics, wasn't hurried so will definitely visit the shop again. Thank you Marc.

    Mr Kushamba, High Wycombe - 26th January 2016
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    Excellent support and advice as ever. Thank you.

    Mr Rhodes, Reading - 19th January 2016
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    Always very knowledgeable and helpful in advising on the setting up of Hi-Fi in an imperfect (i.e. domestic) setting.

    Mr Pratt, Tadley - 06th January 2016

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Brands available at our Reading store:

View our ex-demo and clearance items

  • AnthemAudiolabAudioquestAudio TechnicaAURALiCArcam
  • B&WChord CompanyChord ElectronicsCyrusDenonDynaudio
  • DynavectorFocalKEFLinnMarantzMonitor Audio
  • NaimNeat AcousticsNovaFidelityOphidian AudioPanasonicPioneer
  • PMCProjectQuadRegaRELRotel
  • Ruark AudioSonosSpendorYamaha

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