Bracknell, Berkshire, England
Town of Bracknell, Berkshire
Bracknell Forest Borough is located in central Berkshire, approximately 30 miles from central London and between the M3 and M4 motorways. It contains six parishes; Bracknell Town, Binfield, Crowthorne, Sandhurst, Warfield and Winkfield. Covering an area of 10937 hectares (27024 acres) the Borough has as of 2003 an estimated population of 110100 (Office of National Statistics Mid Year Estimate).
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The majority live in the built-up areas of Bracknell, Sandhurst, Crowthorne, Binfield and North Ascot.
Bracknell town was designated a New Town in 1949 and its growth and development were controlled by the Bracknell Development Corporation until 1982.
Today, the Borough is administered by Bracknell Forest Borough Council.
In April 1998 Bracknell Forest Borough Council became a unitary authority and took control of services from Berkshire County Council - including strategic planning, highways, education, social services, libraries and museums.
Official Bracknell, Berkshire website: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk