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Reading Mencap - Gateway Club

 Gateway Club 

Gateway Club is not currently running.

Activities are decided on by the individuals who attend, via the Gateway Committee; they include indoor activities like cooking, movie nights, art and craft, indoor sports, Wii games as well as activities within the community like pub nights, climbing, bowling and rounders in the park. When funding allows there are special events, like a boat trip and end of term events such as the summer BBQ or Christmas party. 

Gateway Club aims to encourage social interaction and independent skills, both at our centre and in the community. The cost is £3 per session. 

?Gateway Club is a term-time club for adults, which meets every other Tuesday, 7.15pm-9.15pm. The Club is split into two groups Oak and Ash, who meet on alternate weeks.??  



If you are interested in attending, please contact us on 0118 966 2518, or drop into 21 Alexandra Road, Reading, RG1 5PE.

Who to contact

0118 966 2518
Reading Mencap's website

This Service is for Reading Borough Council Residents

Where to go

21 Alexandra Road

Please contact reading Mencap office if transport required, additional cost of £3 if transport is available.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Alternate Tuesdays 7.15pm-9.15pm
Time of day

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£3 Per Session
Additional charge of £3 if transport available.
Wheelchair accessible?


Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

If you are interested in attending, please contact us on 0118 966 2518 or

Local Offer

Contact Name
The Office
Contact Telephone
0118 966 2518
Contact Email
Reading Mencap's Facebook Page
Reading Mencap's Twitter Page
Reading Mencap's YouTube Channel
SEN Provision Type

General Provider Response

Is your service accessible?
We have disabled access at the rear of the building from the car park. We have facilities for personal care, however do not offer this service. If this level of support is needed, service users would need to attend with their own carer.
Self Funded
Details of charges
£3 per session
Feedback and complaints procedure
Contact our Clubs Team Leader on 0118 966 2518 or Mandi Smith (Reading Mencap CEO) on

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.