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Crown House

10 Crown Street, RG1 2SE

  • Two minutes walk to the Oracle shopping centre and popular bars
  • Great transport links around the property
  • Large study and communal areas - perfect for movie nights
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  • 99 Beds

  • 0.3 miles from city centre

About Crown House

Crown House is just five minutes’ walk from Reading University’s London Road campus and the Oracle Shopping centre and 15 minutes’ walk from Whiteknights campus and Reading train station. Bus links right outside your door mean the outskirts of Reading are also very accessible.

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Ensuite rooms

A range of rooms in shared flats with shared kitchens and your own bathroom

Studio rooms

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom


Classic en-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, generous three quarter sized bed, your own desk and chair. They also benefit from a shared large lounge and kitchen area to relax with your flat mates.

You have plenty of space to store your things with under bed storage and a wardrobe.

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All year - £159 per week


Our fully equipped studio apartments are perfect if you prefer to live independently and study in private.

As well as a three quarter size bed, you'll have a fully fitted kitchen, separate en-suite shower room with sink and toilet.

Studios have plenty of storage space under your bed in addition to a wardrobe, drawers and shelves.

  • 0

All year - £238 per week


Studios provide all your home comforts with the added benefit of living independently.

Our studios provide a modern kitchen area and enough space for you to cook, study and entertain. Studios feature a comfortable double bed, large desk space and en-suite bathroom.

The large wardrobe, drawers, shelves and under-bed storage will give you plenty of space to store your belongings.

  • 0

All year - £262 per week


Feel at home in your en-suite room, which has a private shower room with sink and toilet, a three-quarter sized bed and a large Wi-Fi connected study area.

As well as a wardrobe, you'll find storage space under your bed and shelves and drawers to store your belongings.

Your shared fitted kitchen and living area is an ideal space to relax with your flatmates.

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Premium range 2 en-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom,a three quarter size bed, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space.

You will have a shared lounge and fully fitted kitchen area to relax in with your flat mates.

You'll find plenty of room for your stuff with a large wardrobe and under-bed storage space.

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Feel at home in your own private one bedroom flat, which has a private shower room with sink and toilet, a double bed and a large Wi-Fi connected study area.

As well as a wardrobe, you'll find storage space under your bed and shelves and drawers to store your belongings.

Your have your own separate fitted kitchen and living area, this space is ideal to relax by yourself, or have friends round.

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All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to contents insurance.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in Crown House

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Bike storage

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    Vending machines - snacks on site!

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Crown House is in a great location to experience Reading's entertainment and nightlife, all within walking distance.
Town centre restaurants include popular chains such as Ed’s Easy Diner and Jamie’s Italian, or try Giraffe, for a riverside coffee or cocktail. Catch the latest movies at the 10-screen Vue cinema or hit some of Reading’s bars and clubs including Lola Lo, Sakura and Walkabout which feature special student nights. For comedy, bands, plays and musicals head to the Hexagon theatre.
Reading also hosts one of the UK’s most popular summer music events, the Reading Festival, which takes place just south of the Thames on Richfield Avenue.
In Reading’s Oracle shopping centre there’s a fantastic selection of shops including John Lewis, Topshop and an Apple Store.
Other places of interest include Reading Abbey, the ruins of one of Europe’s most prestigious religious and political centres, and Reading Museum, a fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture which hosts exhibitions and events.
There are many large parks nearby, including King’s Meadow and Caversham Court Gardens – or try taking a walk along the Thames or the Kennet and Avon Canal. All are only a short walk or bus ride away from Crown House.
For live sport, visit the Madejski Stadium, only a few minutes away, which is home to Reading Football Club and the London Irish Rugby Club.
Getting Active
If you want to keep fit there are several gyms just a few minutes’ walk away from Crown House, some are even open 24 hours a day! Reading University's SportsPark, near Whiteknights campus, provides a wide range of activities from yoga and dance to squash, soccer, tennis and canoeing.
A short bus ride away you can visit Berkshire Sail Training where you can try wind surfing, power boating, stand up paddle boarding and dinghy sailing.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Crown House has fantastic transport links. It’s only a 15-minute walk from Reading train station with direct routes across the country via London Paddington, which you can reach in 30 minutes. There are excellent road links via the M4 and M40. Reading is an ideal location to see more of Britain and be within commutable distance of friends and family.
Bus stops right outside Crown House make it very easy to get around Reading and surrounding areas too, via the city bus network. The university also runs several bus routes (including some 24-hour routes) from campus to the city centre which can drop you near Crown House.
Local Essentials
Crown House is right next door to a Tesco Express food store. More supermarkets, including a Sainsbury’s superstore, are within the five-minute walk into town, where there is also a range of cash machines and the main post office. There's a fruit and vegetable market on Hosier Street (behind the Broad Street Mall) and a fortnightly Local Farmers' Market at The Cattle Market, Great Knollys Street.
Your Wellbeing
If you’re a Reading University student you’ll be able to register with the university medical practice and dental surgery on Northcourt Avenue, near Whiteknights campus. If you prefer to register with a different doctor or dentist there are several alternative surgeries within five minutes’ walk of Crown House.
Reading University provides a range of wellbeing services to its students, including counselling, advice, peer support, and guidance on using National Health Service (NHS) facilities.
Reading’s walk-in health centre is in the city centre, where you’ll also find several pharmacies and opticians, all within a five-minute walk from Crown House.
In case of emergency, the Royal Berkshire Hospital is on Redlands Road, a 10-minute walk from Crown House.