Bracknell, Berkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Church Road

One of the old houses - 'Gainsborough' was used as a doctors surgery in early 60's . the name lives on today with the Gainsborough doctors practice in Whitegrove Copse! Down a short lane off Church Road ( over the left shoulder of the photographer) was a very dusty Scout/ Cubs hut used by 1st Bracknell - I used to come home ...Read full memory

A memory of Bracknell

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Hi Susan , I always thought that Joe Smith was the bookie that done the train trip to the sea side each year , got a packed lunch , and a coin as you said , My wife worked at Thompkins the Bakery , there sun Dave , married Jenny Plumber , they had one other son , Fish and chip shop in Station Road you went up some stairs ...Read full memory

A memory of Bracknell by Colin Lennox

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