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Portering Services

Porters at the University of Reading have a broad remit, which enables the University's teaching and learning, administrative and commercial activities to run smoothly. Our duties encompass building security and support; mail services; classroom support; office moves; removal and disposal of furniture and other redundant equipment; and collection of confidential waste. We also provide a range of support services to conferences and events. The Department is committed to performing these tasks in a professional and courteous manner that is sensitive to the needs of the client.

Learn more about the wide range of duties that porters perform across the University, when porters are available and the recharge rates for additional services outside of our standard duties.

If you need a porter then please request a job via the Help Desk.

We're committed to providing a professional, courteous service that meets your needs. If you have any feedback or comments on the service we provide, please comeplete the online feedback form.

Find out who is responsible for looking after your part of the University. If you need to request a job, please contact the Help Desk.

Request a job

8.00am - 4.30pm weekdays

Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 7000

Contact us

General enquiries

  • Telephone:
    +44 (0)118 378 3479 

To request a job 8.00am - 4.30pm weekdays

  • Telephone:
    +44 (0)118 378 7000

or log in to the Helpdesk