Bracknell, Berkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Shah Of Persia

When I speak about the Shah of Persias visit to Makepiece Road in the early 60s, people dismiss it as another bit of nostalgic claptrap. I was however watching his visit from my bedroom window at 33 Makepiece Rd., as he and his dignitaries spent some time at the house opposite. Having moved from the backstreets of Edmonton, ...Read full memory

A memory of Bracknell by vivien.philip


Kiddies Corner was great but my favourite treat was a trip to 'The Imp' coffee bar - coloured light panels in the ceiling and an Expresso machine making all the noises ! My mum worked at the Co-op and on Saturdays I would spend a lot of time there - I knew most of the staff and can now safely reveal I think that the jolly Santa in ...Read full memory

A memory of Bracknell

A Great Pub

Truly a wonderful pub when managed by Gerald and Edith Leader, before they moved to the Blue Lion on Broad Lane.

A memory of Bracknell by Melvyn Ball