Bracknell Development Corporation

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BRACKNELL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Arms of Bracknell Development Corporation

Official blazon

Arms : Vert, three annulets interlaced in pale Or within an orle of eight bezants.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A stag's head erased proper charged on the neck with three annulets interlaced, one and two, Or.
Motto: Home, Industry, Leisure

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on July 18, 1951.

The green back­ground of the shield signifies the countryside in the midst of which the town is built. The three inter­lacing rings symbolise home, industry and leisure. The eight bezants refer to the members of the Corporation. The stag's head indicates that the whole of this area was at one time part of Windsor Forest.


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Literature : Information from the Bracknell Reference, a booklet produced by the Bracknell Development Corporation in 1974