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Didcot is a town located in the county of Oxfordshire, in England. It lies about ten miles (16km) from the city of Oxford, and is twinned with Meylan in France. The population of Didcot is around twenty five thousand, and is the main town in South Oxfordshire. An eight million pound Arts and Entertainment centre (Cornerstone) was completed inback in two thousand and eight, and has an autitorium, a cafe and studio spaces. The history of the town dates back many years ago. Prior to its growth the town was a small village inhabited by landlords, tenants and middlemen, that is why even today the town is surrounded by wheat fields and other farm activities. In the old Didcot houses were made of simple material and were within close range. Some of these structures are still standing tall attracting tourists and lovers of history. The growth of the town can be attributed to its industrious businessmen and farmers coupled with the introduction of the railway in 1839. Mention Didcot to anyone in the UK and they will think of the railway junction, railway museum and power stations. The town centre is relatively small but customers can get almost anything at the shopping centre. There are hundreds of shops which include hardware stores, cafeterias, butcher shops, clothing shops and much more. The orchard centre is also a landmark feature in Didcot town and generates a lot of revenue to the town council. What is more, the town is a gateway to three science and tech centres; the Milton park, science centre, Harwell science and innovation campus.

The town also offers numerous social activities. The railway centre offers a good gate away with its collection of ancient locomotive engines, trailers and history related to trains. Those who love adventure can also visit the Didcot power station or visit ancient buildings such as the All Saints’ Parish Church and the White Cottage house. The Didcot town council also maintains a number of gardens and parks where people can relax taking time off the busy town activities. They include the Edmonds Park, Great Western Drive Park and much more. The town is also home to Didcot Town F.C, a football club associated with the Berks & Bucks Football Association. The club was founded in 1907 and currently plays in major soccer tournaments in the UK. They won the FA Vase cup in 2005. The club plays their home matches at the Draycott Engineering Loop Meadow Stadium with a sitting capacity of about 200 people. The stadium boasts of some of the most recent facilities. So if you are visiting the town over the weekend you can catch up the boys playing. Though a small town Didcot offers several social amenity services. There are a number of health facilities within the town for medical support. The town is also home to several schools, public and private to cater for education needs of the residents. The road network is equally well developed with proper lighting and drainage. Already there are plans by the Didcot town council to improve signage by pulling down old signs and replacing them with new ones.

Didcot has six primary schools, including Willowcroft, Northbourne C of E, All Saints C of E, Ladygrove Park, Stephen Freeman and Manor. There are also seven village schools in the town.Didcot is a growing town and has the potential to grow to greater heights. And for those who desire a relatively peaceful life this could be the place for you.