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Radley Parish Church

The parish church of St James the Great in Radley was built in 1290. It is a beautiful building with the original, and rare, wooden pillars still standing. In the Civil War a battle in and around the church led to the destruction of the north aisle and transept, giving a rather …

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Church Room

The Church Room is situated next to the Church and consists of a furnished meeting room with adjoining kitchen. The building also has an entrance lobby, toilets and an ante-room/office. It is available for hire for non-church activities by contacting Gill Dean by email.  Parking is available in the car park …

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Play Area

Next to the Village Hall in Gooseacre is the children’s play area. This was refurbished in 2004 and has colourful equipment suitable for children up to 12 years of age. The area is fenced off from its surroundings, but can be reached through gates from the playing field or the village hall car …

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Playing Field

The playing field is next to the Village Hall in Gooseacre and shares its car park. The Summer Fete is held here in early July. The sports pavilion was built by the football clubs and the Parish Council and opened in 1999. Radley Youth Football Club has priority booking for the sports pavilion …

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Radley Pre-School

Radley Pre-School closed on 31 December 2008 when all staff and children joined Radley Primary School to form the Radley Foundation Stage Unit. This opened on 1 January 2009 and occupies a brand new, purpose-built extension at the school. An area of the school playing field adjacent to the building is fenced off for …

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Fenced off play area for the younger children

Radley Primary School

Tel 01235 520814 Email: Headteacher: Grace Slater Radley Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) School is a small, friendly village school with some 125 pupils aged 2.5 to 11 in six classes. In January 2009 Radley Pre-School joined Radley Primary School to form Radley Foundation Stage Unit, which is for children aged 2.5 to …

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Radley College

The extensive grounds of Radley College, the famous boarding school for boys aged 13 to 18, lie to the north-west of the village. The school has 690 pupils and was founded in 1847. The main school building is a Grade II listed building known as the Mansion House, which was built originally for Sir …

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Village Hall

  Radley Village Hall is used by many village groups. It also serves as a venue for public meetings and as a polling station on election days. Next to the Hall is a children’s play area and behind the hall is the playing field. The hall is run by a committee of …

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Radley News

The village’s own newsletter is published every month throughout the year and costs just £1.00 per issue. On sale from: Radley Village Shop Martin’s newsagents at the Peachcroft Shopping Centre in north Abingdon. Church of St James the Great (leaving money in the wall safe) Alternatively, you can pay an annual subscription of only £9.00 …

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