Tour In Person

Site Visit to Weldale Street

by CIOB Reading

Event details

  • Weldale Street, Reading
  • 30 May 2024
  • 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Event fees

CIOB Members




CIOB Assist Optional Donation



This project involves the construction of a 10-storey residential building in the heart of Reading. Hosted by BECT

This new build project comprises of 165-, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments over 10 floors. The frame of the building is reinforced concrete with a structural framing system and brickwork façade. This is the 2nd of two phases of work for the developer, Crossmark Developments and Ropemaker Properties. BECT took over phase 2 when the original principal contractor entered administration. The overall construction programme is 104 weeks and the build cost is around £42m.’

Members: gain 2 CIOB CPD points when you reflect on the ethical aspects of your learning from this activity.

Meeting Point / Site Address:

Main Gate: BECT Building Contractors, Weldale Street, Reading, RG1 7BX

T imings

The event will start at 3pm with a 20/30 minute presentation followed by a guided site tour around the development with time for questions.

PPE Requirements

5-point PPE (hard hat, goggles, gloves, hi-vis & safety boots) must be worn at all times whilst on site

Numbers Restricted to 20


There is no parking on site, closest multi storey is across the road. Reading Chatham Place Parking | Reading Car Parks | Q-Park.

Train station is 10 mins walk away.


Further details and full joining instructions will be provided on registering, but in the meantime if you have any questions please contact:

Elena Catalano

Member Services & Events Coordinator

+44 (0)1344 630863

[email protected]