The Collectors Centre In Reading are two separate shops based at
No’s 14/15, Harris Arcade, Station Road, Reading, RG1 1DN
Telephone : 01189 588 666
At the Collectors Centre you will find two shops. In Shop No.14 there is Jim Donovan trading as Just Imagination Memorabilia and in Shop No. 15 there are AT Collectables (Tony Taplin) and JW Toys (John Willcocks)
The two separate shop units are open at different times between Tuesday and Saturday, plus Unit 14 is also open on Monday afternoons. So if you are travelling a distance it is best to phone first to check opening hours, or to see which of the proprietors are available on that particular day.
More details about what is in the two shops, and contact details, are available on the individual links below (click on logos to open) :
Jim (Just Imagination Memorabilia) trading from Shop No.14 specialises in VINTAGE Film/Tv/Character Related Toys, Comics and Annuals. He also has a generous supply of vintage vinyl with an emphasis on Club Dance from the 60's to the 90's, Modern Jazz and Soundtracks.
Tony (AT Collectables) trading from Shop No. 15 deals in Militaria, Antique items and Collectables.
John (JW Toys) trading from Shop No. 15 buys and sells Model Railway, Diecast Toys, Lead and Plastic Figures, Action Man and Scalextric.
All are interested in purchasing items, but you should check either by phone or e-mail before bringing or posting items to the shop.
Jim,John and Tony believe in shop culture and offer a friendly and personal service. They are attempting to maintain the spirit of unique second hand shops at a time when they are vanishing fast.
READING COLLECTORS CENTRE - "The Way Second Hand Shops Used To Be"