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Welcome to Shinfield Gardens - New builds in Shinfield

A stylish collection of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments located close to Reading town centre.


Discover our stylish collection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments at Shinfield Gardens. Our development is conveniently located close to Reading town centre and Wokingham and offers excellent links to the M4 and other major roads and railways, ideal for commuters, first time buyers and home movers alike. 


Shinfield Gardens is surrounded by green open spaces and amenities nearby include local shops, two popular pubs, a new primary school (Alder Grove), a post office and a medical centre. For more shops, services and entertainment options, Reading town centre is 5 miles away, with a number of major high street stores, quirky boutiques and independent shops, including The Oracle and Broad Street Mall shopping centres. Another popular place is The Hexagon, a multi-purpose venue that provides theatre, comedy, classical music and dance. 


Life is easier when there’s less to think about…including the rising energy prices. That’s why we build our spacious new homes to be desirably energy efficient. Not only could you save up to £2,600 on your annual utility bills†, but you'll also find your new home produces 60% less carbon dioxide emissions, meaning it's better for the environment.

*Contribution not available in conjunction with any other offers. Reservation must be made before 31st December 2022. Subject to lender criteria, qualification and acceptance of cash incentives.


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Receive up to £415 per month for two years towards your bills when you reserve selected homes by 31st March 2023!*

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Site Plan


The Area Arborfield Green in Berkshire

Local Area around Shinfield Gardens

The area near Shinfield Gardens 

Our brand new collection of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes coming soon to Shinfield Gardens are situated in idyllic countryside,  just 5 miles to the south of Reading, making a home here perfect for commuters and those wanting to live in a well-connected area.

The picturesque village of Shinfield is located just south of the M4, and has local shops close to hand for your day to day needs, as well as two popular pubs and a village school. For more shops, services and entertainment options, Reading town centre is 5 miles away, with a number of major high street stores, quirky boutiques and independent shops, including The Oracle and Broad Street Mall shopping centres.

Schools and education in Shinfield 

A new home at Shinfield Gardens gives you easy access to a choice of well-renowned schools for all ages. There are several infant and junior schools within close proximity, popular choices include the new Alder Grove Primary School,  Shinfield Infant and Nursery School and Shinfield St Mary's CE Junior School. 

There is also a great selection of secondary schools nearby, three of which have an 'outstanding' Ofsted rating. These are UTC Reading, Reading School and Kendrick School. 

The University of Reading is a popular choice for school-leavers with a selection of over 200 courses available.

Transport in and around Shinfield

The A33 and M4 are just a short distance away, and allow for simple journeys to be made to locations including Basingstoke, Maidenhead and West London. If you need or want to use rail travel, Earley station is around 4 miles from Shinfield Gardens, and has regular and reliable services to Reading and London Waterloo.

Reading town centre is just 5.2 miles away and Reading railway station 4.5 miles. Local towns of Wokingham and Bracknell are just 6.6 and 13 miles respectively. Further afield, but still very commutable are Basingstoke 16 miles, Maidenhead 17 miles, Slough 22 miles, Newbury 22 miles and Oxford 43 miles. 

Reading is a major junction point of the National Rail system making Reading station a major transfer point and terminus.  Railway lines link Reading to both London Paddington and London Waterloo with Crossrail links coming soon.  Trains to London from Reading can take just 27 minutes at peak times.  Reading Station also connects with trains to Oxford, Birmingham and the North, the West Country, South Wales and the South Coast. 

An exciting new development for Reading will be the Crossrail link where the new rail line will run from Reading and Heathrow in the west under tunnels to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.  This is currently expected to be fully completed in 2022. 


Windsor Castle is a must-see attraction, just half an hour away, while much closer to home is the Duke of Wellington’s house Stratfield Saye, given to the Duke by a grateful nation after the Battle of Waterloo, with loads of family attractions in Wellington Country Park. 

There are events and festivals throughout the year – the biggest and most famous is Reading Festival, running since 1971, the second largest UK music festival after Glastonbury. Other events include the long running Community Carnival in May, the Children's Festival (three weeks in May - June), the Real Ale and Jazz Festival (July) and WaterFest (June). 

Reading town centre itself must not be forgotten being one of the UK's top retail destinations with the Oracle Shopping Centre, Broad Street Mall and the Hexagon theatre.   The town also boasts six museums and the ancient Abbey Ruins, burial place of Henry I.  The Oracle has a wide range of high street shops, restaurants and bars making it a great place to both shop and relax.

All in all, you’ll find it’s easy to live life to the full here – especially in a new Bloor home of your own at Shinfield Gardens. 


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New Home Specification


Choice of a range of fully fitted quality Symphony kitchens with matching range to utility where applicable

PV edged worktops with matching up-stands

Stainless steel splashback behind hob (where applicable)

Granite effect 1.5 bowl sink to kitchen 


Zanussi / AEG Appliances

Zanussi gas hob and single oven (apartments, 2 & 3 bedroom properties)

AEG gas hob and double oven (4 & 5 bedroom properties, also provided to 2.5 storey 3 bedroom properties)

Chimney style cooker hood (Island style for selected properties)


Roca contemporary style white sanitaryware with complementing chrome fittings

Metallic framed shower enclosure complete with thermostatic shower to en suite (and bathrooms where applicable. Electric showers fitted to selected plot en-suites)

White heated towel rail (thermostatic) to bathroom

Ceramic wall tiling, finished with white tile trim. For tiling areas, please see Sales Advisor


Fitted wardrobes to master bedroom, finished with silver mirrored soft-close door fronts and silver framing (4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Fitted wardrobes also provided to selected 3 bedroom properties, wardrobe finish may vary (please see Sales Advisor for details)

Internal Finishes

Internal walls and ceilings finished in Dulux 'Timeless' matt emulsion

Painted MDF window boards throughout in gloss finish, except to bathrooms where tiling is included

Chamfered skirting board

White painted internal doors complete with chrome ironmongery

Staircases - Handrail and all other components finished in white

Staircases - Oak handrail with all other components finished in white (4 & 5 bedroom properties)


White light switches and sockets

Telephone point to living room

TV point to living room, family area and master bedroom

Data point to living room and master bedroom. Also included to study where applicable

Power and lighting to garage (to integral and attached garages only, also included in detached garages to properties over 1,500sq ft) (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Mains operated doorbell and smoke alarms


4 Track lighting to kitchen (apartments, 2 & 3 bedroom properties)

3 point spotlight to bathroom and en suite (apartments, 2 & 3 bedroom properties)

Downlights to kitchen, bathroom and en suites (4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Batten light fittings to cloakroom and pendant light fittings to all other locations

Exterior Finishes

Turfed or landscaped front garden - Please refer to layout (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Paved area to rear garden using buff paving slabs (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Divisional plot fencing with walls or fencing to all external boundaries - Please refer to layout (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

PIR sensored light to front entrance (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Steel manually operated garage door (where applicable) (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

High performance front door sets and sealed double glazed windows

Energy efficient gas fired central heating with compact radiators including top and side covers (subject to gas supply)


†All times and distances are approximate values taken from Google Maps. Please be aware these are subject to slight variation.

*Help to Buy, Assisted Move and all Bloor Homes’ incentives and schemes are subject to terms and conditions and are available on selected developments and selected plots only. Help to Buy is available on selected new homes in England, within the set regional price cap, and is available to first time buyers only. For full details on plot eligibility, please speak with the Sales Team. 


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