Reading Store Finder

Address

4 Queens Walk
Reading
RG1 7QF

Tel: 0118 958 5463
Email:

Contacts: Simon, Marc.

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

 

Welcome to Audio T - Reading

TEL - 0118 958 5463 /

Situated near the very centre of Reading, our store first opened its doors way back in 1974 under the name of Reading Cassette & Hi-Fi. Audio T took over the business, with Simon Walker as the new manager, in 1996.
 
Our focus and passion has always been, and will remain, predominately music (2 channel), concentrating on the new technologies such as audio streaming, high resolution audio and storage advice, as well as the more traditional vinyl and CD based systems up to and including the high end.
 
We have an enviable reputation in turntable set-up and service especially, but not exclusively, of Linn LP12s, Well Tempered and Rega turntables along with a range of cartridges to compliment them.
 
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 and discover why we love doing what we do so much?
 
Our strength lies in ‘system building’. We aim to enable our customers to realise the greatest performance from their investment through our deep understanding of the products we carry, building quality systems at all cost levels.
 
We regularly welcome customers from Basingstoke, Bracknell, Camberley, Henley-On-Thames, Newbury, Thatcham, Wallingford, Wokingham and South Oxfordshire in store.
 

Click Here to read our Store Blog


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
View all 1 2 3 4 5 6 
  • Quotes

    Sometimes you can feel pressured to buy a particular make or model of turntable or CD player etc. With Audio T, while they will make a suggestion, there's no pressure. The staff at Audio T allow the customer to make their own decisions. While there may not be the range of equipment that there are in larger chains, you get the feeling that they have selected the manufacturers on the basis of the quality of their products.

    Mr Pilkington, Reading - 24th September 2017
  • Quotes

    I had a great loudspeaker demonstration by Marc and I can't fault the friendly and efficient service from Audio T Reading. I am very pleased with my purchase and would definately shop there again.

    Mr Savage, Uxbridge - 20th September 2017
  • Quotes

    Audio T provided a great service without being pushy. Gave us good sensible advice in an environment that was very comfortable.

    Mr Gresswell, Hook - 20th September 2017
  • Quotes

    I first used Audio T in 2013 and they could not have been more helpful. Simon and Mark were patient, helpful and very, as it turns out, accurate in their advice. No pressure whatsoever, just advice and it seems, endless knowledge.

    Mr Collins, Henley-on-Thames - 07th September 2017
  • Quotes

    Amazing service. I phoned in the morning and 1 hour later I was having 2 sets of speakers demoed. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and I even got a nice cup of tea. Audio T have served me well for nearly 15 years now, highly recommended.

    Mr Marchant, High Wycombe - 21st April 2017
  • Quotes

    Got good friendly service and was pleased with my purchase.

    Mr Hamilton, Dublin - 31st March 2017
  • Quotes

    Very nice team, extreme knowledge, these guys have a black belt in all things HI Fi. And great service too.

    Mr Lovett, Ascot - 30th March 2017
  • Quotes

    First class company: excellent customer service and great products. Highly recommended.

    Mr Minter, Henley-On-Thames - 24th March 2017

Store image gallery (click image to enlarge)

Brands available at our Reading store:

View our ex-demo and clearance items

  • AnthemAudiolabAudioquestAudio TechnicaAURALiCArcam
  • B&WChord CompanyChord ElectronicsCyrusDenonDynaudio
  • DynavectorFocalKEFLinnMarantzMonitor Audio
  • NaimNeat AcousticsNovaFidelityOphidian AudioPanasonicPioneer
  • PMCProjectQuadNaim UnitiRegaREL
  • RotelRuark AudioSonosSpendorYamaha

Registered office: 19 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9HS