History

More about Alexender Popes’ life in Binfield

The house on Murrell Hill now known as Popes Manor was actually named Whitehill House when Alexander Pope lived there with his family from the age of 12. Pope wrote some of his most famous pieces while he lived in Binfield and took much of his inspiration from the landscape & local area. These poems… Read more More about Alexender Popes’ life in Binfield

Thames Basin Heaths SPA – What is it?

If you’ve followed any local planning application or large development you will have probably come across the term “Thames Basin” or “Special Protection Area”. Murrell hill and most of Binfield (and much of Bracknell) falls within this designated area and as such developments have to include certain levels of mitigation to meet specific criteria.