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Location: Berkshire (Berks), England, UK.

Postcode: SL6

Dialling Code: 01628

Population: 78,000 (2011)

Maidenhead - An old town with a historic past stretching back to far off Anglo-Saxon days, Maidenhead can be found in Berks county in the Home Counties, within the Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead around 40 km from the centre of London. Maidenhead has got a population of close to 78,000 inhabitants and rests on the banks of the River Thames. Maidenhead is a good sized 'dormitory' suburb for London, but is a pleasant venue for checking out the nearby countryside. The Thames here is spanned by an 18th century road bridge plus a terrific railway bridge built in the mid-nineteenth century by the incredible engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the rail bridge was the setting of Joseph Turner's painting 'Rain, Steam and Speed'. The river at Maidenhead is also noted for Boulter's Lock, a fashionable boating rendezvous & beauty spot. Found to the west of the town you can find the Courage Shire Horse Centre, a place that the famous brewers twelve Shire horses can be viewed, accompanied by a presentation on the historic past of those horses. In Maidenhead town itself you will find almshouses dating from as long ago as the 17th century. The Harry Reitlinger Bequest is a great collection of sculpture, paintings, glassware and pottery. Ray Mill Island is a park, & the mill was later turned into a hotel. The celebrated National Trust run Cliveden stands high above in neighbouring Taplow.

The Story of Maidenhead: The former settlement of Maidenhythe started around the the River Thames in Saxon times. The famous bridge across the River Thames was erected in about 1777 (for around nineteen thousand pounds), the initial wooden bridge, first built in 1255 had a wharf adjacent to it & this is from where the town is thought to have been named (taken from 'New Wharf' or 'Maiden Hythe'). Soon after the erection of this first bridge, Maidenhead evolved into a very important stopping off place for travellers on the route from Bath to London.

Maidenhead Bridge and River Thames - - 205285The railway came to Maidenhead in 1838 (Great Western Railway) & a rail bridge was built over the River Thames to a design by the incredible Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Over the Nineteenth Century Maidenhead evolved into popular riverside destination for the prosperous and affluent of London and the hotel adjacent to the Thames became the haunt of famous playboys of those times. Following the coming of the railway service Maidenhead expanded rapidly and in 1894 it separated from the parishes of Bray and Cookham, turning into a town in its own right.

Current day Maidenhead is in the centre of 'communter country' & its key location on the A4/ M4 makes it a key commercial centre for the area. While a good many commute from Maidenhead to London & various other big towns in the area, Maidenhead itself has a certain amount of light industry & employs many in such industries as plastics, computer software and pharmaceuticals.

Maidenhead is famous for its soccer team Maidenhead United (referred to as the Magpies) which plays at York Rd claimed to be one of the oldest football pitches in the world. Maidenhead United were formed in 1870 and were one of the original fifteen entries in the first F.A. Cup tournament held in 1871-72.

Maidenhead Things to Do: Certainly one of the main points of interest for those going to Maidenhead is as expected the River Thames itself, with its boating facilities, its natural charm, its wildlife and its agreeable riverside walks. If for no other reason than that, the town is well worth checking out. For any interested in the history of Maidenhead, the Maidenhead Heritage Centre and Museum is a must. There you'll find out about Maidenhead history from the time of the Romans up to the present and see photos, records and antiquities related to the town and its heritage. Movie addicts might well want to head for the 8-screen Odeon cinema, while sports enthusiasts could go and see the local Maidenhead United play soccer at their York Road stadium, or possibly visit the Magnet Leisure Centre using its magnificent pool and amazing array of recreation activities and sports available for the local community and visitors alike.

You could also visit: Edwards Amusements, Stanley Spencer Gallery, Church Wood, Kidwells Park, Legoland Windsor, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Bracknell Leisure Centre, Odds Farm Park, Skirmish Wycombe, Ray Mill Island, Monkey Mates Play Centre, Longridge Activity Centre (Marlow), Braywick Nature Centre, Cheeky Charlies Play Centre, Snakes and Ladders at Slough, Absolutely Karting, Slough Ice Arena, Odeon Multiplex Cinema, Homefield Wood, E J Churchill Shooting Ground, Jungle Mania (Bourne End), Dorney Court, Windsor Castle, Black Park, Windsor Leisure Centre, Tenpin Maidenhead (Tenpin Bowling), Waltham Place, Extreme Motion Skate Park, Wycombe Museum, Whoosh Play Centre, Big Fun 4 Kids Indoor Playcentre.

A selection of Maidenhead streets and roads: Furrow Way, Maidenhead Road, Auckland Close, Sandisplatt Road, Pages Wharf, Murrin Road, The Points, Trenchard Road, Connaught Close, Malvern Road, Smithfield Road, Fairacre, Cadogan Close, Barnfield Close, Gardner Road, Chauntry Mews, Cannock Close, Castle Hill Terrace, Folly Way, Cliveden Estate, Vicarage Road, Sandringham Road, Clarefield Road, Winter Hill Road, Bradcutts Lane, Stompits Road, Ashcroft Road, Stafford Close, Boulters Court, Ray Park Avenue, Griffin Close, Blackamoor Lane, Belmont Road, Camperdown, Paddock Close, Gables Close, Blackbird Lane, Henley Road, Lake End Road, Alyson Court, Old Forge Close, Audley Drive, Manor Road, Manor Grove, Fairview Road, Boyn Valley Road, Craufurd Rise, The Avenue, Portlock Road, Somersby Crescent, Shirley Road.

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