Bracknell

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Bracknell is a large town and civil parish in Berkshire, England, the westernmost area within the Greater London Urban Area and the administrative centre of the Borough of Bracknell Forest.wikipedia
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Bracknell Forest

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Bracknell is a large town and civil parish in Berkshire, England, the westernmost area within the Greater London Urban Area and the administrative centre of the Borough of Bracknell Forest.
It covers the three towns of Bracknell, Sandhurst and Crowthorne and also includes the areas of North Ascot, Warfield and Winkfield.

Easthampstead

As part of this expansion, Bracknell absorbed many of the surrounding hamlets including Easthampstead, Ramslade and Old Bracknell. The town covers all of the old village of Easthampstead (though not all of the old parish) and the hamlet of Ramslade. The oldest place of worship in the town is the parish church of St Michael and St Mary Magdalene in Easthampstead. There are many residential suburbs (see settlement table below) of varying dates, the oldest being Priestwood and, of course, Easthampstead village.
Easthampstead is today a southern suburb of the town of Bracknell in the English county of Berkshire, although the old village can still be easily identified around the Church of St Michael and St Mary Magdalene.

Ascot, Berkshire

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The urban area has absorbed parts of many local outlying areas including Ascot, Warfield, Winkfield and Binfield.
Ascot is a small town in East Berkshire, England, 6 mi south of Windsor, 4 mi east of Bracknell and 25 mi west of London.

Binfield

Binfield, Berkshire
The urban area has absorbed parts of many local outlying areas including Ascot, Warfield, Winkfield and Binfield.
The village lies 2 mi north-west of Bracknell, 3 mi north-east of Wokingham, 8 mi south east of Reading on the westernmost extremity of the Greater London Urban Area.

Swinley Forest

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The town is surrounded, on the east and south, by Swinley Woods and Crowthorne Woods.
Situated to the south-west of Windsor Great Park, the forest stretches from Bracknell, in the north, to Bagshot, in the south.

Berkshire

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Bracknell is a large town and civil parish in Berkshire, England, the westernmost area within the Greater London Urban Area and the administrative centre of the Borough of Bracknell Forest.
The population is mostly based in the urban areas to the east and centre of the county: the largest towns here are Reading, Slough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Woodley, Wokingham, Windsor, Earley, Sandhurst, and Crowthorne.

Easthampstead Park

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Easthampstead Park was a favoured royal hunting lodge in Windsor Forest and Catherine of Aragon was banished there until her divorce was finalised.
Easthampstead Park is a Victorian mansion in the civil parish of Bracknell in the English county of Berkshire.

Harmans Water

Ramslade
The town covers all of the old village of Easthampstead (though not all of the old parish) and the hamlet of Ramslade. The former RAF Staff College buildings in Harmans Water, now closed, was part of the Joint Services Command and Staff College.
Harmans Water is a suburb of Bracknell, in the English county of Berkshire, formerly part of the parish of Winkfield.

Caesar's Camp, Bracknell Forest

Caesar's Camp
To the north-east of the town is to be found the Quelm Stone, a standing stone, and to the south-west, just over the border in Crowthorne, is Caesar's Camp, an Iron Age hill fort.
It is located just in Crowthorne civil parish to the south of Bracknell in the English county of Berkshire.

New towns in the United Kingdom

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Originally a market village and part of the Windsor Great Forest, Bracknell experienced a period of huge growth during the mid-20th Century when it was declared a New Town.

Waitrose & Partners

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The first stage of the redevelopment began with the opening of a new Waitrose store in December 2011.
Its head office is located in Bracknell, Berkshire, England.

Birch Hill

A slightly confusing feature of some of the estates is that streets only have names, not titles – in Birch Hill, Crown Wood, Great Hollands and others there is no 'Road', 'Avenue', 'Street', just 'Frobisher', 'Jameston', 'Juniper', 'Jevington'. The residential streets are, however, named in alphabetical order in Great Hollands and Wildridings, with As, through Ds, such as Donnybrook, in Hanworth, Js, such as 'Jameston', 'Juniper' and 'Jevington' in Birch Hill.
Birch Hill is a southern suburb of Bracknell, originally part of the now-defunct civil parish of Easthampstead, in the English county of Berkshire.

Winkfield

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The urban area has absorbed parts of many local outlying areas including Ascot, Warfield, Winkfield and Binfield.
The parish includes the hamlets of Winkfield, Maidens Green, Winkfield Row, Brockhill, Winkfield Street, Chavey Down, Woodside, Cranbourne and Swinley, part of the village of North Ascot and the Bracknell suburbs of Forest Park, Martins Heron and The Warren.

Hanworth, Bracknell

Hanworth
The residential streets are, however, named in alphabetical order in Great Hollands and Wildridings, with As, through Ds, such as Donnybrook, in Hanworth, Js, such as 'Jameston', 'Juniper' and 'Jevington' in Birch Hill.
Hanworth is a southern suburb of Bracknell, originally part of the now-defunct civil parish of Easthampstead, in the English county of Berkshire.

Wildridings

The residential streets are, however, named in alphabetical order in Great Hollands and Wildridings, with As, through Ds, such as Donnybrook, in Hanworth, Js, such as 'Jameston', 'Juniper' and 'Jevington' in Birch Hill. There are large ponds at Farley Wood and the Easthampstead Mill Pond between Great Hollands and Wildridings, and two lakes at South Hill Park.
Wildridings is a suburb of Bracknell, in Berkshire, England.

St Michael and St Mary Magdalene's Church, Easthampstead

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The oldest place of worship in the town is the parish church of St Michael and St Mary Magdalene in Easthampstead.
The church was originally at the centre of a small ancient village, situated at the eastern gate to Windsor Forest, but is now part of the new town of Bracknell.

Great Hollands

Great Hollands, Berkshire
The residential streets are, however, named in alphabetical order in Great Hollands and Wildridings, with As, through Ds, such as Donnybrook, in Hanworth, Js, such as 'Jameston', 'Juniper' and 'Jevington' in Birch Hill. There are large ponds at Farley Wood and the Easthampstead Mill Pond between Great Hollands and Wildridings, and two lakes at South Hill Park.
Great Hollands is a suburb of Bracknell in Berkshire, England.

The Brakenhale School

the name of one of its schools
An early form of the town's name, Brakenhale, still survives as the name of one of its schools.
The Brakenhale School (simply referred to as Brakenhale and formerly Borough Green City Secondary School) is an 11–18 mixed, secondary school and sixth form with academy status in Bracknell, Berkshire, England.

Greater London Built-up Area

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Bracknell is a large town and civil parish in Berkshire, England, the westernmost area within the Greater London Urban Area and the administrative centre of the Borough of Bracknell Forest.

RAF Staff College, Bracknell

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The former RAF Staff College buildings in Harmans Water, now closed, was part of the Joint Services Command and Staff College.
The RAF Staff College at Bracknell was a Royal Air Force staff college active for most of the second half of the 20th century.

International Computers Limited

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The town is home to companies such as 3M, Panasonic, Egnyte, Fujitsu (formerly ICL), Dell, HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Brocade Communications Systems, Siemens (originally Nixdorf), Riverbed, Honeywell, Intercall, Broadcom, Avnet Technology Solutions, Novell, Vodafone, Honda and Kleenway, a Royal Warrant holding chimney sweeping company based in Neuman Crescent.
The company had a large research, operating system and software development and support centre in Bracknell, another smaller one at Dalkeith in Scotland and a software development centre in Adelaide, South Australia, between 1970 and 1973, application development in Reading, and training centres at Moor Hall (Cookham), Beaumont College (Old Windsor) (sales, support and software) and Letchworth (Hertfordshire) (manufacturing & field engineering).

Easthampstead Rural District

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The site was originally a village cum small town in the civil parish of Warfield in the Easthampstead Rural District.
Bracknell, in the district, was one of the first post-war new towns to be designated, and became a civil parish itself in 1955, created from parts of Binfield, Easthampstead, Warfield and Winkfield parishes.

Priestwood

There are many residential suburbs (see settlement table below) of varying dates, the oldest being Priestwood and, of course, Easthampstead village.
Priestwood is a suburb of Bracknell, Berkshire about 1 mi northwest of the town centre.

Bracknell railway station

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The town's centre lies just north of the railway station with completely pedestrianised and much undercover shopping around Princess Square, Charles Square and the Broadway.
Bracknell railway station serves the town of Bracknell in Berkshire, England.

South Hill Park

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There are large ponds at Farley Wood and the Easthampstead Mill Pond between Great Hollands and Wildridings, and two lakes at South Hill Park.
It lies in the Birch Hill estate to the south of Bracknell town centre, in Berkshire.