Greenham is a village and civil parish in Berkshire, England. It was recorded in the Domesday Book as Greneham. Greenham commences immediately south-east of Newbury and is in the West Berkshire district of England.
Former RAF station
The former Royal Air Force station RAF Greenham Common covers much of the south-east of the civil parish of the village, surrounded by the Common which covers most of the parish.
West Berkshire administers local government; certain minor local services such as footpaths and sports facilities received grants from the precept of the civil parish council formed of residents. The population of the civil parish including Newtown Common was 3,628 at the 2011 Census.
The area of the village, in its broad, traditional definition, including the racecourse, common land and aviation base, is 13.6 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi).
Greenham has a public open space by the church called Audrey's Meadow, that is run by the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. It was named after one of the Parish Councilors called Mrs Audrey Appleby.
Newbury Racecourse is in Greenham.
- "The Domesday Book Online: Berkshire D-M". Retrieved 23 January 2008.
- Key Statistics: Dwellings; Quick Statistics: Population Density; Physical Environment: Land Use Survey 2005
- Greenham Civil Parish Council Retrieved 2014-12-07.
- Opening Times. "Audrey's Meadow | Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust". Bbowt.org.uk. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
- Posted by Me. "Newbury Berkshire: Public space named in honour". Newburyberkshire.blogspot.co.uk. Retrieved 16 April 2017.