Sindlesham


We often drop off passengers to Sindlesham, so thought we would have a look at some local history as well as what Sindlesham has to offer you. Sindlesham is usually known for Sindlesham court and Sindlesham Mill. Sindlesham is a village in Wokingham, it is also home to the popular Nirvana Spa.

Sindlesham Court

Sindlesham Court is a beautiful grade II listed building offers a completely flexible venue for all styles of events. It is in a peaceful location and is only 10 minutes from Reading.
Sindlesham court is an ideal venue for private or corporate events. You could hire it for special occasions such as weddings, celebratory parties, banquets, charity events, exhibitions, trade fairs, festive lunches, and dinners. The dining, meeting and conference rooms are all available to hire depending on your needs. The Flavell Banqueting Suite is also available for hire, with its sprung dance floor and the capacity for 300 people. The suite is suitable for a sit-down dinner.

Parking for up to 200 vehicles, audio-visual, recording and presentation systems. Sindlesham court has menus to suit all budgets. You can enjoy the mouth-watering dishes made by the in-house team of chefs.

Whether you are attending an event at Sindlesham court for business or pleasure you can book your Wokingham taxi with Swift cars in advance or on the day call us on 0118 4363636 or book taxi online.

Sindlesham Mill

We love history and learning about our local area. We wanted to share some local history that we know you will enjoy! Sindlesham Mill was a water-powered corn mill is located on the River Loddon near Sindlesham. It operated from the second half of the 19th century until 1967.

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In the early 20th century Sindlesham Mill was owned by the Simonds family. The tenant Mr. Howkins bought the mill in 1918 for £5000. In 1919 Mr Howkins sold it to brothers Richard and Frank Over, who had actually been running Sandhurst steam mill since 1912.

The brothers modernised the mill and managed to make milling pay until the slump in the mid-twenties and serious competition from larger mills. We know the saying ‘history repeats itself’, unfortunately, small businesses are still being forced to close down.

In 1962 the business was taken over by Associated British Foods, and the mills were run by Richard’s sons, Denis and Raymond, until 1967, when Sindlesham Mill closed and was sold by auction.
Sindlesham Mill House has been converted to a pub and the mill buildings have been converted to a hotel and conference centre.

Featured image credit: Photo © Steve Daniels (cc-by-sa/2.0)

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