Google Maps exhibits how Bracknell has modified over the ten years.


It does not appear that lengthy since 2012 however Bracknell has undergone a significant change that makes it nearly unrecognizable.

Essential landmarks have disappeared, buildings have been upgraded and historic buildings are brighter.

Whereas some say that the town is dropping its attraction because it expands, tens of millions of kilos have been spent to revitalize the world, particularly inside the metropolis centre.

We took a visit down reminiscence lane utilizing photos from Google Avenue View taken from 2012 to 2022.

Scroll by our gallery beneath to see what Bracknell remembers.

South Hill Park Arts Middle, 2012

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South Hill Park, one among Berkshire’s most historic public buildings, opened in 1973. Stuffed with 24 acres of lovely grounds, a woodland path, and an array of actions, the buzzing arts heart has all the time been a hang-out for native residents.

Nonetheless, as is clear within the image, the constructing connected to the humanities heart now known as The Wilde Theatre, is unfinished, regardless that it was opened in reminiscence of Oscar Wilde in 1984.

Nonetheless one commonality is the presence of distinctive cylindrical balls inside the courtyard.

South Hill Park, 2022

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Bracknell Practice Station, 2012

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As a preferred commuter city, Bracknell Practice Station has all the time been an necessary landmark. There are only a few residents with common trains to Studying and London which have by no means seen progress through the years.

Though the inside has been modernised, the outside of the constructing has stored a really comparable construction.

What’s totally different is the slight change of indicators and the presence of timber outdoors the constructing giving a extra aesthetic really feel to the world.

The final Google Map replace for the prepare station was in 2019. Appears prefer it’s replace time guys!!

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City Middle / Excessive Avenue, 2017

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The oldest Google Maps of Bracknell Excessive Avenue was shot in 2017 throughout the regeneration of the city centre.

This lexicon marks the midway level of the undertaking. These working within the metropolis heart could possibly be seen as all the things turned to insanity.

Within the 2017 map nevertheless, the Bentels constructing, beloved for all to see within the metropolis heart, continues to be standing.

Lexicon/Excessive Avenue, 2018

The following Google Maps picture was taken precisely a yr later. The shiny new purchasing complicated appears spectacular and a number of the buildings have gone lacking.

The place the Bentels division retailer as soon as stood, there may be an commercial for the deck which continues to be within the works.

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Two proud buildings that after stood within the city heart are the bandstand the place many youngsters used to go and the previous division retailer that homes each model you could possibly want.

For some nostalgic enjoyment beneath is a picture of two buildings of their hay days.

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