Maidenhead links - Maidenhead links

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This page contains external links relating to Maidenhead in several categories. Note that the links will open a new browser window. For sports and leisure information and links see the sports & leisure area. For a listing of businesses in the Maidenhead area, you need the business directory.

Maidenhead Mailing List
And if you have questions about the town, don't forget the Maidenhead Mailing List, a collection of people with an interest in the town, many of whom are residents.

Maidenhead Advertiser
- the local newspaper.

Margaret of Maidenhead - community opera which premiered in July 2004.

Maidenhead & District Talking Newspaper Association - bringing the Maidenhead Advertiser to visually impaired people.

Maidenhead According to the Knowhere Guide - a web page where people can express their opinions about the town. See also the Knowhere notice board for Maidenhead.

Thames Valley Police

Hurley Neighbourhood Watch

Maidenhead ATC (Air Training Corps)

St John Ambulance Berkshire

Daily Images Photo Blog - by Phil Bray - excellent photography, many taken in the Maidenhead area

Maidenhead and Marlow National Childbirth Trust - offer information and support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood - aim to give every parent the chance to make informed choices.

Up My Street - gives details of various statistics about Maidenhead compared to the national average, e.g. house prices and examination results.

GreenLink Berkshire - Click on Maidenhead - comprehensive environmental site including allotments, farmers' market, recycling, tree wardens and the Braywick Nature Centre.

Windsor and Maidenhead Conservation Volunteers

Windsor and Maidenhead Volunteer Centre - a registered charity providing support, information and training for volunteers and for organisations requiring volunteers.

Maidenhead Heritage Centre - "where local history comes alive" - from the stone age to the age of aviation and computers.

Maidenhead Civic Society - running community projects around the town.

A Walk Around Taplow - excellent photographic record of Taplow (a village just East of Maidenhead) in 2002.

Family Friends - charity helping families with young children

East Berks RSPB - the local arm of the Royal Society for Protection of Birds, site includes event listing

Theresa May - the Member of Parliament for Maidenhead who is also Home Secretary

A road map of the area

Cox Green Parish Council

Cox Green Local History Group

Cox Green Community Centre - site listing the goings-on at this busy centre

Bob Egby's Photo Gallery - Bob lived in Maidenhead in his younger days. In September 2001 he returned and created this photo gallery

The Canadian Red Cross Memorial Hospital Shrine - a meticulously detailed site exploring (sometimes quite literally) the history, layout and various uses of this hospital in Taplow, just across the river from Maidenhead, from its construction in 1914 through its closure in 1985 to the present day

Maidenhead Astronomical Society - formed in 1957 - monthly meetings held on the first Friday at Stubbings Church Hall

Maidenhead Speakers - a non-profit organisation that helps its members to improve their communication and leadership skills.

Throb - The Heart Rehabilitation Organisation of Berkshire - The aim of the THROB organisation is to promote cardiac rehabilitation in the Berkshire area.

uk.local.thames-valley newsgroup covering the area - read it on the web at Google Groups (recommended) or in your default news reader

Wi-Fi hotspot search - within 5 miles of Maidenhead courtesy of JIWire. Search for local wi-fi connection points so you can drink coffee (or beer) as you surf the web, check your email or connect to your company's VPN.

Merry Go Round Singles Social Club - A not-for-profit club run by the members for professional singles aged 45 upwards. We offer a varied and exciting programme of events each month. With something to suit everyone you’re sure to find activities and events which appeal to you and opportunities to make new friends. The premier social club of its kind in the Thames Valley.

Holyport Women's Institute - has a membership of about 30 people and has been meeting for the last 40 years

re:charge - cafe on Queen Street for 11 - 18 year olds and young parents with their young children. Run by a local church group.

Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust - charity-based helicoptor air ambulance service based at White Waltham Airfield just west of Maidenhead.

Pathetic Motorways - learn all about Maidenhead's junction 8/9 on the M4 and how you have to stop at red lights whilst reading a "no stopping" sign. Select "Current" then A308(M) and A404(M) (the 2 slip roads off the main M4 junction) when viewing the site. You can also see the old route of the M4 bypass clearly at the top of this aerial view of junction 8/9.

Web cams

Blue Legend
software company in Maidenhead town centre, the web cam overlooking Queen Street is continuously streaming

White Waltham Airfield webcam - overlooking the airfield 2 miles west of Maidenhead town centre

Traffic cam - Junction 8/9 of the M4 - Maidenhead junction

Chauntry - cam of Cordwallis Street updated every 15 seconds - choose "Chauntry On-line" button (top right) then choose "Chauntry Webcams" (on the left)

Bad Godesberg, one of Maidenhead's twin towns, this one in Germany, just south of Bonn.

Scouts and guides

4th Maidenhead Guides

Maidenhead and District Scouts

Pinkneys Green Scout Group

Cookham Scouts

13th Maidenhead Scouts

Bray and Holyport Scouts

Furze Platt Scouts

21st Maidenhead Scouts (Cox Green)

1st Maidenhead Sea Scouts

Schools, colleges and further education

Altwood Church of England School
- an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive

Newlands Girls' School

Desborough School - secondary school

Cox Green secondary school (unfinished web site at present Oct 2002)

Burchetts Green CE Infants School

East Berkshire College

Claires Court School

St Luke's Church of England Primary School

Alwyn Infant and Nursery school

White Waltham C of E Primary School

Lowbrook Primary School

Bray Pre-School

Woodlands Park Primary School

Reading University, the closest university to Maidenhead

Wessex Primary School, Cox Green


Methodist Church
- on the High Street

St Mary's Church - another on the High Street in Maidenhead

Maidenhead Christadelphian Church

Maidenhead Synagogue

All Saints Church

St Mary's Church - White Waltham

Holy Trinity Church - Cookham

Churches Together - a collection of local churches

Maidenhead United Reformed Church

St Josephs Parish - Roman Catholic Churches in Maidenhead and Cookham

Baha'i Community of Maidenhead

St Peter's Church - Furze Platt, Maidenhead new link


The town's current weather forecast from the BBC

Weather observations for Maidenhead


Berkshire Family History Society
- a registered charity formed in 1975 to encourage the study of family history in Berkshire.

UK & Ireland Genealogy - Berkshire genealogy resource page

National and international companies with local offices

- computer software

Business Objects - more computer software

Cincom - more computer software

Hutchison 3G - mobile phone networks, located in the Grenfell Island office block

Newbridge Networks - computer networking systems

Arm - computer processor design

Nortel - telecommunications networks

Hitachi - electronics multi-national, the European headquarters are in Maidenhead

Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe - microelectronic design

SmithKline Beecham - healthcare products

Covance - more healthcare

SDL International - software translation and localisation

McGraw Hill - book publishers

Seiko - watches etc.

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