Shinfield

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Shinfield is a village and civil parish in the English county of Berkshire, just south of Reading.wikipedia
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Spencers Wood

The parish includes the roadside hamlets of Ryeish Green, Spencers Wood, Three Mile Cross, Shinfield Village and Grazeley and the southern suburb of Reading called Shinfield Rise.
Spencers Wood is a village in the civil parish of Shinfield, Berkshire, England, 4 mi south of Reading.

M4 motorway

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Shinfield Park is the northern part of the parish, becoming physically separated when the M4 motorway was constructed in 1971. The M4 motorway runs west–east through the northern portion of the parish, near the former Berkshire County Council's Shire Hall, now the offices of John Wood Group; the part to the north of the M4 corresponds closely with the part known as Shinfield Park.
The £65m scheme included work on the Mereoak roundabout and part of the A33 Swallowfield Bypass near Shinfield, and also the conversion of the two existing bridges, one of which is available only to pedestrians and cyclists and the other to buses.

Three Mile Cross

Three Mile Cross, Berkshire
The parish includes the roadside hamlets of Ryeish Green, Spencers Wood, Three Mile Cross, Shinfield Village and Grazeley and the southern suburb of Reading called Shinfield Rise.
Three Mile Cross is a village in the civil parish of Shinfield, to the south of Reading, and immediately north of the adjoining village of Spencers Wood, in the English county of Berkshire.

Shire Hall, Reading

Shire Hall
The M4 motorway runs west–east through the northern portion of the parish, near the former Berkshire County Council's Shire Hall, now the offices of John Wood Group; the part to the north of the M4 corresponds closely with the part known as Shinfield Park.
The Shire Hall is a former municipal building at Shinfield Park just south of Reading, Berkshire.

Ryeish Green

The parish includes the roadside hamlets of Ryeish Green, Spencers Wood, Three Mile Cross, Shinfield Village and Grazeley and the southern suburb of Reading called Shinfield Rise.
Ryeish Green is a small hamlet in the civil parish of Shinfield, Berkshire, England, 4 miles south of Reading.

Grazeley

Grazeley Green
The parish includes the roadside hamlets of Ryeish Green, Spencers Wood, Three Mile Cross, Shinfield Village and Grazeley and the southern suburb of Reading called Shinfield Rise.
Grazeley was historically divided between the parishes of Sulhamstead Abbots and Shinfield.

Berkshire County Council

Berkshire
The M4 motorway runs west–east through the northern portion of the parish, near the former Berkshire County Council's Shire Hall, now the offices of John Wood Group; the part to the north of the M4 corresponds closely with the part known as Shinfield Park.
Following the Local Government Act 1972, the council found a need to move to bigger premises at Shire Hall in Shinfield Park in the winter of 1980/1981, at an estimated cost of £27.5 million.

Counties (Detached Parts) Act 1844

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The Diddenham estate was officially a detached part of Wiltshire until transferred to Berkshire in 1844.

Hundred of Charlton

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Shinfield has been part of the Hundred of Charlton since before the Norman Conquest.
It consists of the parishes of Barkham, Finchampstead, Hurst (including Twyford), Shinfield and Swallowfield.

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

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The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) remains on the site though the rest has been converted to residential housing.
The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an independent intergovernmental organisation supported by most of the nations of Europe and is based at Shinfield Park, Reading, United Kingdom.

Mary Russell Mitford

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The church is the last resting place of the parents of author Mary Russell Mitford.
She is best known for Our Village, a series of sketches of village scenes and vividly drawn characters based upon life in Three Mile Cross, a hamlet in the parish of Shinfield, near Reading in Berkshire, where she lived.

Wokingham Rural District

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Between 1894 and 1974, it was in the Wokingham Rural District.

Whitley, Reading

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The Green Park Business Park lies half in the Hartley area of Shinfield and half in the Smallmead area of Whitley in Reading.
Whitley, commonly known as one of the larger suburbs of Reading, is bounded to the north and east by a ridge of high ground carrying the road to Shinfield, to the west by the valleys of the River Kennet and the Foudry Brook, and to the south by an ill-defined boundary with the suburb of Whitley Wood.

Green Park Business Park

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The Green Park Business Park lies half in the Hartley area of Shinfield and half in the Smallmead area of Whitley in Reading.
From a local government perspective it is largely located within the borough of Reading, but partly in the civil parish of Shinfield within the borough of Wokingham.

RAF Shinfield Park

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RAF Shinfield Park was located in the north of the Parish and was the home of RAF Flying Training Command from 1940 until 1968.
Adjacent to the north is the independent Crosfields School, built on a former part of the RAF site.

University of Reading

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It serves the Shinfield Campus of the University of Reading's Thames Valley Science Park.
The university also owns 8.5 km2 of farmland in the nearby villages of Arborfield, Sonning and Shinfield.

Courage Brewery

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The Courage Berkshire Brewery, built in 1978, is also half within Shinfield but was demolished in 2011.
Its vast Worton Grange (later the Berkshire) brewery was opened on the Reading/Shinfield border in 1978.

Borough of Wokingham

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It contains 4313 acre and is administered by the unitary authority of Wokingham District.
Other places in the district include Arborfield, Barkham, Charvil, Earley, Finchampstead, Hurst, Sonning, Remenham, Ruscombe, Shinfield, Twyford, Wargrave, Three Mile Cross, Winnersh, Spencers Wood and Woodley.

Civil parish

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Shinfield is a village and civil parish in the English county of Berkshire, just south of Reading.

Berkshire

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The Diddenham estate was officially a detached part of Wiltshire until transferred to Berkshire in 1844. Shinfield is a village and civil parish in the English county of Berkshire, just south of Reading.

Reading, Berkshire

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The Green Park Business Park lies half in the Hartley area of Shinfield and half in the Smallmead area of Whitley in Reading. Shinfield is a village and civil parish in the English county of Berkshire, just south of Reading.

River Loddon

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It is surrounded on its eastern and southern boundary by the River Loddon.

John Wood Group

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The M4 motorway runs west–east through the northern portion of the parish, near the former Berkshire County Council's Shire Hall, now the offices of John Wood Group; the part to the north of the M4 corresponds closely with the part known as Shinfield Park.

A roads in Zone 3 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

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The main road through the village, running north–south, is the former A327, running between Reading and Aldershot, with the A327 now bypassing the village centre.

Aldershot

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The main road through the village, running north–south, is the former A327, running between Reading and Aldershot, with the A327 now bypassing the village centre.