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Bracknell is a well-connected business hub offering excellent opportunities for workers in the Thames Valley.

The town is set for significant growth over the next few years with a £240m regeneration project currently underway. Plans include improvements to the high street, some 60 new shops, restaurants, an entertainment area and a new 12-screen cinema. The scheme also includes a £8m investment in public spaces across the town centre.

Bracknell is home to multinational corporations such as 3M, Waitrose, Samsung, Daler Rowney and Boehringer Ingelheim. The regeneration of the town centre is also expected to draw further small and medium-sized businesses to the area. 

The Princess Square Shopping Centre currently offers a good variety of shops and retail outlets including fashion stores, cafes and restaurants. There are also some great sports and leisure facilities in the Bracknell area including The Ski slope at the John Nike Leisure Centre.

Situated between the M3 and M4, Bracknell offers great commuter links to Surrey, Hampshire and West Berkshire. There are also direct bus routes to Camberley, Reading and Windsor. 

Bracknell Railway Station provides rail links to London Waterloo and Reading.  Regular services run on both routes with connections through to London Paddington via Reading in less than an hour.

 

More than just a workplace


Bracknell offers a variety of quality schools including Garth Hill College, the Ofsted rated outstanding Ranelagh School and Kennel Lane School catering for all ages from nursery to sixth form.

Garth Hill College – Co-Ed 11-18 yrs Ofsted rated good

Ranelagh School  - Co-Ed Academy 11-18 yrs Ofsted rated outstanding

Kennel Lane School – Co-Ed 2-19 yrs Ofsted rated good

 


Bracknell’s principal business park, Southern Industrial Estate, is home to a number of big brands including Dell, Fujitsu and Panasonic. The park is located adjacent to the town centre providing easy access to the M3 and the railway station. 

Bracknell beeches, a smaller but well-established business park is located just a two minute walk away from Bracknell station.

 


If you have…..

5 mins

Café Nero - quick stop for breakfast and lunch.

1 hour

Blue's Smokehouse.

Business lunch

Peacock Farm a traditional timbered barn just a short drive away.



There are a variety of good spots for after work drinks in Bracknell including Stag and Hounds in Binfield and The Old Manor, a popular Wetherspoons located on The Ring.

 


Bracknell is home to a variety of sports centres including Bracknell Leisure Centre and the Edgebarrow Sports Centre. Facilities include indoor and outdoor pitches, courts, gyms and swimming pools. 

Bracknell Leisure Centre

Edgbarrow Sports Centre 

Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink (John Nike Leisure Centre) 

Nearby attractions include GoApe and the look out in Swinley Forest, Coral Reef Water Park and South Hill Park Arts Centre

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