Crown Wood
Crown Wood is a south-eastern suburb of Bracknell
Bracknell is a town and civil parish in the Borough of Bracknell Forest in Berkshire, England. It lies to the south-east of Reading, southwest of Windsor and west of central London...

 in the English
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 county of Berkshire
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, and formerly part of the parish of Winkfield
Winkfield is a village and civil parish in the Bracknell Forest unitary authority of Berkshire, England.-Geography:According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 15,271...


Originally a small new town type development on the outskirts of the town, the area grew considerably but is now hemmed in by Forest Park
Forest Park
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 to the east, Harmans Water
Harmans Water
Harmans Water is a suburb of Bracknell in Berkshire, England.The settlement lies approximately south-east of the town centre, to the east of the A322 road and close to Lily Hill Park and Martins Heron....

 to the north and Birch Hill
Birch Hill
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 to the west. It is named after the Crown Estate
Crown Estate
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 of Swinley Forest
Swinley Forest
Swinley Forest is a large expanse of English Crown Estate woodland mainly within the civil parishes of Windlesham in Surrey and Winkfield and Crowthorne in Berkshire.-Coverage:...


It is located alongside the A322 Bagshot Road. Crown Wood centres around a 'U' shaped road called Opladen Way. It has a small shopping plaza with a newsagent, grocery shop, off license, NHS doctors' surgery, NHS dental clinic and a public house aptly named 'The Crown Wood'

Also within Crown Wood is an excellent Primary School, Community Centre and Residents Club with its own Bar.

Crown Wood is served by the First Group Bus Services 155, 158, 159, 171, 172 and 954

It is served by 3 Conservative Councillors on Bracknell Forest Council:-

Cllr Colin Dudley
Cllr Marc Brunel-Walker
Cllr Robert Osborne

The have all represented the area since 2003

Street names

The names of streets in Crown Wood are mostly related to names of large towns within the English Midlands, while a few others describe the area's setting, such as "Leaves Green"
  • Leaves Green
  • Keepers Combe
  • Oakdale
  • Frensham
  • Dalcross
  • Loughborough
  • Leicester
  • Redditch
  • Tamworth
  • Banbury
  • Nettlecombe
  • Warwick
  • Queens Pine
  • Oldstead
  • Helmsdale
  • Coombe Pine
  • Lightwood
  • Garswood
  • Nuthurst
  • Fencote
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