The Website for Cippenham, Slough,
Cippenham is a suburb of
Slough in the county of Berkshire, England. Once a village,
Cippenham saw considerable growth in the 1990s with the development
of the Windsor Meadows estate. Located off Junction 7 of the M4
there is easy commuting access to the towns of Windsor and Maidenhead
with London being just 23 miles away. It is also conveniently located for Heathrow Airport which is a
twenty or so minute drive away.
The name Cippenham derives from the
old English name Cippan-ham which is believed to mean Cippa's
homestead. A historical fact is that King Henry III
had a palace here. The spot where the palace stood is known
to this day as "Cippenham Moat" and can be found close to Cippenham
Cippenham is made up of two wards. Cippenham Green is in the western part and incorporates the old village area. Cippenham Meadows is in the eastern part and incorporates the Windsor Meadows development.
Cippenham has four schools; Cippenham Infant School, Cippenham Junior School, Western House Infant School and Westgate School.
Cippenham is served by a good array of local shops, a ladies and gents hairdressers and florists as well as the ASDA supermarket which is located near the Windsor Meadows development.
Sports teams include Cippenham Village
FC and the Cippenham Scorpions and leisure facilities such as the
Cippenham Royal British Legion and Youth Centre are popular.
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