Reading Climbing Centre

Forging the way for climbers new and old in Reading and surrounding areas.

Reading Climbing Centre was opened in September 2010 by Stephen Venables CBE in the ex Robert Cort foundry building.

The building is a 16,000 sq ft high-bay building benefiting from easy access from the M4 corridor and ample free parking. The building is leased on a secure 20 year lease from the family run engineering company Robert Cort Limited.

Reading is the largest centre in the Climbing Centre Group and offers substantial roped climbing rising to a height of 18 metres with 112 roped lines and over 500 square metres of bouldering. The centre has a 16 seat community and conference room and benefits from an onsite café and retail outlet.

The centre is managed a dedicated Centre Manager who is supported by an Assistant Manager, Operations Manager 6 duty managers and a team of up to 30 instructors who cover the course and session delivery amongst other general duties.


112 roped lines Community and Corporate facilities
500 sq metres of bouldering Café
Auto belays Retail
Disability assisted hoist area Free parking

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