Locks Ride in Winkfield Row
Winkfield shown within Berkshire
|Population|| 15,271 (2001)
14,998 (2011 Census including Burleigh)
|OS grid reference||SU898711|
|Unitary authority||Bracknell Forest|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
According to the 2011 census, the parish had a population of 14,998. The parish includes the hamlets of Winkfield, Maidens Green, Winkfield Row, Brockhill, Winkfield Street, Chavey Down, Woodside, Cranbourne and Swinley, part of the village of North Ascot and the Bracknell suburbs of Forest Park, Martins Heron and The Warren. The parish used to be slightly larger – additionally covering what is now Bullbrook, Crown Wood and Harmans Water – and is said to have been one of the largest in England.
In the early 1960s, the United Kingdom aided a Canadian satellite mission Alouette 1 by providing the use of a ground station at Winkfield.
Sport and recreation
Winkfield Row has a co-educational independent preparatory school called Lambrook, for both day and boarding pupils.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
- history.php?CID=26&Title=The+Parish+of+Winkfield. Bfheritage.org.uk. Retrieved on 2013-07-17.
- Le Galley, Donald P. (1964), "1", in Le Galley, Donald P.; Rosen, Alan, Space Physics, University of California Engineering and Physical Sciences Extension Series, John Wiley and Sons, p. 36
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