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Shinfield Meadows

Shinfield Meadows is located just off Hyde End Road in Shinfield. It is part of the South of the M4 Strategic Development Location and is being built by Bovis Homes, Bloor Homes and Linden Homes. This page contains key travel information that can be used by residents of Shinfield Meadows and the surrounding local area. 

My Journey have produced a travel pack to provide you with information about planning journeys from your new home in Shinfield Meadows which can be found under Related Downloads.

My Journey Events

Throughout the year we run various events including cycle training, bike maintenance courses, led walks, support community events as well as producing personalised travel packs for new residents. 

Find out more information about events we are running at Shinfield Meadows or other areas in the Borough by visiting our Events section or contact us for further information/advice.

Journey Planner

Have you seen our Journey Planner - this is a useful tool when planning any journeys by foot, cycling or by public transport for up-to-date travel information.

Bus Travel

From Shinfield Meadows you can catch the Leopard 8 bus to reach Reading train station via Shinfield Road and the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Buses depart from the temporary bus stop on Westall Street.

The Leopard 3 travels every 20 minutes towards Reading.  The other way it travels to Arborfield every 20 minutes with one of those buses travelling to Wokingham via Finchampstead.  

The nearest Leopard 3 bus stop is located on Hollow Lane, approximately 10 minutes walk from Shinfield Meadows.

Bus Times

The Leopard 3 and Leopard 8 timetables can be found on the Bus Timetables page or on the traveline southeast website.

Bus Fares

Bus fare information can be found on Reading Buses website.

If you are planning to travel further afield than Reading or Wokingham, please visit traveline southeast for journey planning information.

Train Travel

Reading station is located on Station Hill, Reading, RG1 1LZ and is served by the Leopard 3 and Leopard 8. Rail services from Reading station travel to a large number of destinations across the UK.

Approximate travel times to Reading station are:

Bus (Reading Buses Leopard 3 & 8

25 - 35 minutes


30 minutes

Information on train destinations, times and fares can be found on the operator websites, South Western Trains and Great Western Railway.


The nearest cycle shop to Shinfield Meadows is Rotec Cycles which is located on School Green (B3349). Rotec Cycles is approximately a 10 minute cycle or a 20-30 minute walk from Shinfield Meadows.