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Living in Bracknell
If you’re looking to buy a home in a mid-sized town, away from the hustle and bustle of busy London then the town of Bracknell could be ideal for you. Based in the Berkshire Borough of Bracknell Forest, the town of Bracknell is located 11 miles from Reading, 10 miles from the Royal town of Windsor and around 32 miles from central London. It is also a short distance away from popular shopping towns including Camberley, Farnborough and Ascot to name a few.
Bracknell is the perfect location to work, commute or raise a family as it has so much to offer. The town is surrounded by forest and woodland, but offers a wide variety of activities and things to do, whilst being conveniently located within minutes of several major routes to larger towns and local destinations.
Roads are very well sign posted in and out of Bracknell, due to the popular housing developments, retail parks and business hubs that are located in and around the town.
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Transport in Bracknell
Two main train lines service residents of Bracknell. Great Western Railway operate out of Bracknell Forest stopping at Reading, Redhill and Gatwick Airport. You’ll also be able to travel locally to towns such as Sandhurst and Crowthorne.
South West Trains have a route running via both Bracknell and Martins Heron train stations; stops include Reading, London Waterloo and more. However, from Reading station there is also a non-stop coach service that runs to Heathrow Airport; convenient for locals who frequent the airport for business or pleasure.
Bracknell has a number of bus routes that operate in and out of the town. Courtney Buses, First Buses, Reading Buses and Stagecoach all have routes that can take you out of Bracknell or locally around the town if you choose not to have a car.
There are numerous cycle routes in and around Bracknell for residents with a greener view, but if you do have a car and wish to drive in and out of town, there are plenty of car parks to safely leave your vehicle.
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Things to do in Bracknell
There are dozens of things to do in and around the town of Bracknell, whatever age you are. For the children there are plenty of outdoor activities; Bracknell has the advantage of being surrounded by natural woodland and forest areas. Go Ape is a popular outdoor activity centre based in the middle of the forest but is fun for all the family. Take the bikes, go for a nature hike or simply enjoy a picnic during the spring, summer or autumn months. The Look Out is another brilliant outdoor activity area to take the kids as well as the South Hill Arts Centre.
For an adventure to enjoy all year round, Corel Reef, a Water World based in Bracknell is an exciting day out for all the family.
Bracknell has its own 10 screen cinema along with numerous restaurants, bars, clubs and shops to entertain you and your family should you choose to move to Bracknell.
Working in Bracknell
Bracknell is home to a number of well know branded businesses. Waitrose in partnership with John Lewis have their head office based in Bracknell, as do Pansonic and Fujitsu. Computer giants such as Hewlett-Packard and Dell have offices in Bracknell, along with Cable and Wireless, Siemens, Honeywell, Novell, Avnet Technology solutions and Workforce Software. Conference service providers InterCall are also located in Bracknell.
A variety of business parks in Bracknell make the town attractive to large businesses due to its fantastic location. A Regus office is also available in Bracknell for smaller businesses wanting to operate with a slightly different approach.
In terms of smaller, more independent businesses, Bracknell is home to a number of photography companies, beauty and hair therapists, Carpenters and electrical services, roofers, plasterers, property maintenance, painters, decorators and general home improvement services.
If you plan on moving to Bracknell and are after a new career or change of job, then you’ll find a number of job agencies around the town to help you choose the right path.