Place:Wokingham Borough, Berkshire, England

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NameWokingham Borough
TypeUnitary authority
Located inBerkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoWokingham, Berkshire, Englandborough which merged into Wokingham District in 1974 and subsequently into Wokingham unitary authority in 1998
Wokingham Rural, Berkshire, Englandrural district which merged into Wokingham District in 1974 and subsequently into Wokingham unitary authority in 1998
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Wokingham Borough is a local government district in Berkshire, England. It is named after its main town, Wokingham. Other places in the district include

Its northern section is located between the unitary authorities of Reading on the west and Windsor and Maidenhead on the east. The southern section is located west of Bracknell Forest. See the map for the borough in Wikipedia.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 as Wokingham District, under the Local Government Act 1972, by the merger of the borough of Wokingham and Wokingham Rural District. It is governed by Wokingham Borough Council (formerly Wokingham District Council), which has been a unitary authority since 1 April 1998, following the abolition of Berkshire County Council under the Banham Review. The district was granted borough status in 2007, following a petition to the Queen.


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