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Keeping the University safe and secure

The University of Reading is happy to receive visitors to Campus. To ensure everyone has a pleasant visit please follow these simple rules.

Guide for visitors


Please note that the Security department will continue to run a fully operational service throughout the pandemic.

We are open 24hrs every day and will carry out all of our commitments to staff, students and visitors, whilst maintaining social distancing as per Government guidelines.

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You can buy a good quality "D" Lock direct from Security for just £14.00.

  • Just check Security have locks in stock.
  • Pay for the lock at the receipt's office. Show your receipt to Security and collect the lock.

You can find us in: Whiteknights house ( bld 27)

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  • Telephone:
    +44 (0)118 378 6300
  • Alternative number:
  • 07890 607354

General enquiries

  • Telephone:
    +44 (0)118 378 7799

Please Note:

Contact the Police


  • Telephone: 999