Borough of Wokingham

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Borough of Wokingham
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status Unitary Authority , Borough
region South East England
Ceremony county Berkshire
Administrative headquarters Wokingham
surface 178.98 km²
Residents 167.979
was standing 2018
ISO-3166-2 GB-WOK
ONS code 00MF
GSS code E06000041
founding April 1, 1974

Wokingham is a Unitary Authority and Borough in Berkshire , England. The administrative seat is the city of Wokingham ; other significant places are Earley , Finchampstead , Twyford and Woodley .


The local authority was founded on April 1, 1974 as Borough Wokingham and was formed from the merger of the old Borough Wokingham and the Rural District Wokingham. When the Berkshire County Council was dissolved on April 1, 1998 , the borough was given the status of a Unitary Authority .


There are 17 parishes in the Borough of Wokingham :

  • Arborfield and Newland
  • Barkham
  • Charvil
  • Earley
  • Finchampstead
  • Remenham
  • Ruscombe
  • Shinfield
  • Sonning
  • St Nicholas Hurst
  • Swallowfield
  • Twyford

There is a Parish Council in all parishes . Earley, Wokingham and Woodley are small towns (town) , so the body calls itself the Town Council .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Parish council contact details on the Wokingham Borough Council website, accessed April 7, 2018.

Coordinates: 51 ° 25 ′  N , 0 ° 50 ′  W