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Map showing location of St Mary’s Church, Thatcham, RG19 3PN


From Reading, or M4 Junction 12, A4 (Theale) east of Thatcham

Take the A4 westwards towards Thatcham. Once in Thatcham there are  3 roundabouts before you pass by a Texaco filling station on the right, and a school (Francis Baily Primary) on the left. There is then a pedestrian crossing, before continuing straight ahead through two sets of traffic lights (signposted Upper Bucklebury and Hermitage). Go straight ahead at the next set of lights (junction of A4 with The Moors). At the next set of traffic lights (junction with The Broadway) turn left into The Broadway. Follow the road to the end of the grassed open space, and then turn right. St Mary’s Church is directly in front of you. Follow the road round in front of the Church, and you will find (limited) parking along the roadside. There is further parking on The Broadway behind the Co-op.

From Oxford, or M4 Junction 13, A34 (Chieveley)

Take A34 southbound towards Newbury and Thatcham. Shortly after M4 junction and Chieveley services take left hand lane signposted Thatcham and Newbury, A339. After a roundabout (Vodafone HQ) there are more traffic lights. Take the second exit from this next roundabout (signposted A4 Thatcham). Follow this road past LIDL (to the right) and B & Q. Go straight ahead at the next set of lights (junction with Hambridge Lane and Fir Tree Lane). At the next set of lights, take the right hand lane and bear right onto Lower Way. Continue down Lower Way until reaching a roundabout. Take the first exit from the roundabout (straight ahead), this is Church Gate. After passing the turning on the left for Green Lane, there is (limited) parking along the roadside, and St Mary’s is on the left. Further parking can be found if you continue along Church Gate onto The Broadway. There is a carpark behind the Co-op.