College Town, Berkshire

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College Town
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College Road
College Town is located in Berkshire
College Town
College Town
College Town shown within Berkshire
OS grid referenceSU850614
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtGU47
Dialling code01276
PoliceThames Valley
FireRoyal Berkshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°20′33″N 0°46′35″W / 51.342466°N 0.776347°W / 51.342466; -0.776347Coordinates: 51°20′33″N 0°46′35″W / 51.342466°N 0.776347°W / 51.342466; -0.776347

College Town is a village in Berkshire, England, and a suburb of Sandhurst.

The settlement lies north of the A321 road and is approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) west of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

College Town is home to a large and well-known out-of-town mercantile development, "The Meadows", which was built in 1988. It comprises a large Tesco Extra hypermarket and a Marks & Spencer, two of the largest in the country.

There is also a branch of Waitrose at 390-398 Yorktown Road. It has a sales area of 18,795 sq ft and opened in 2007. The store occupies the premises of a former Safeway store, which was originally opened in 1985. It was closed by Morrisons in November 2005 (which had acquired Safeway in March 2004) after it was deemed to be too small for conversion to the Morrisons format, along with issues over the leasehold of the store.

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