Welcome to Reading Scout and Guide Shop

We will be holding a Grand sale of all non-current items on Saturday 24th February for more details see our Sale page


Reading Scout and Guide Shop – Temporary Re-location

During the spring, summer and autumn of 2024 it is hoped that the Scout and Guide Headquarters will be demolished and replaced with new purpose-built premises. 

Subject to all things being finalized, it will mean the temporary relocation of Reading Scout and Guide Shop to a premises in Oxford Road Reading, access being along a path in Zinzan Street Reading.  (Behind Pepe’s Piri Piri).  

See the map below.  

The Red Arrow shows the access pathway. 

The shop is expected to close at the present site in Northcourt Avenue on Saturday 16th March 2024 Re-opening in Oxford Road on Tuesday 16th April 2024 at 7pm. 

These changes and any alterations to these changes will be on this News Page of the Scout and Guide Shop Website.

Navigator post-code RG1 7UQ (4 Zinzan Street).  Zinzan Street is one way from Baker Street, there is no vehicle entry into Zinzan Street from Oxford Road!   

Baker Street is accessed from Russell Street.  The site has very restricted parking spaces.  There is some parking in Zinzan Street, Howard Street, and in Oxford Road (Be aware of Pay and Display and Permit Holder only Parking), also at the Broad Street Mall Car Park.