Bracknell, Berkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bracknell and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Bracknell Cattle Market At The Cross Road

The Old manor had a legend that highwayman Dick Turpin made an escape by taking the cellar tunnel under Church Road to the Hind's Head (the white building). At Sandy Lane Infants School, my friend Andrew Balfour lived in the Old Manor. He showed me the secret tunnel. Its reputation was more ...Read full memory

A memory of Bracknell by Keith Bennett

Fond Memories

My family moved to Bracknell in 1961 from Lancashire. I can remember some of the shops in Crossway. At the top end by the High Street was a toyshop, next door was a gents clothes shop nearly opposite that was Miller Morris and Brooker a hardware shop and them the coffee bar, the other shops I cant recall. We used to go to ...Read full memory

A memory of Bracknell by risingsun456

Newspapers And Sore Legs

From the newsagents (I believe the name was Crisps, maybe) I delivered morning newspapers on my little scooter - ha!ha! And I saved enough money to buy my first bike at 11. Needed it to get to secondary school.

A memory of Bracknell by Keith Gillman