Our 125 Celebrations


Our heritage now spans 125 years – from the Victorian era to today’s Digital Age, from multi-coloured inks to multinational clients, through two World Wars, helping clients to survive and thrive, and always focused on high quality accountancy performance and customer service satisfaction.

We are very proud of our past, but live in the present with a wise yet knowledgeable eye on the future – ours and our clients!

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Thanks to Reading Libraries for the historical Reading images.

Achieving ambition

To celebrate our 125th anniversary we have commissioned a special report that reveals the ambition of the new millennium generation of owner-managers.

Vale & West presentation at First Friday Club

In May, partners Jason Pyke and Terry Wright provided for a packed First Friday Club audience at Malmasion, an intriguing and interesting insight into the 125-year heritage of Vale & West.

Surprise Christmas gift for South Reading players

Young South Reading FC footballers received a surprise early Christmas gift and now have smart new boot-bags for their New Year fixtures ­– thanks to Thames Valley accountants Vale & West.

Reading RAMS Match Sponsorship

England may have lost the Rugby World Cup Final but we enjoyed a winning fixture on the same day with our afternoon sponsorship of the RAMS v. Cinderford match in the English National League 1.

Chiefs bag East Berks league title - and their boots!

Eversley & California Chiefs successfully claimed their under-13’s league title this year and have already bagged their boots for next season - thanks to a surprise sponsorship by Thames Valley accountants Vale & West.

Celebrating our 125th anniversary

The whole Vale & West staff hosted well over 100 invited clients and professional associates as guests in April at a special evening reception.