School Green is the heart of Shinfield village and comprises the village green, pubs, shops and Shinfield Primary School and recreation grounds. The historic church of Shinfield St Mary's can be found in Church Lane on the north-west ridge of Shinfield Village. Nearby is Lower Earley, with all its facilities in including superstores, a petrol station, take aways and restaurants. Shinfield gives commuters easy access to M4, A33 and A329m. Local shops cater for day-to-day needs whilst more extensive shopping facilities may be found in the bustling market town of Wokingham and the town of Reading with its Oracle Shopping Centre. Railway stations providing services to London and the West Country may be found at Winnersh, Wokingham and Reading. Access to the M4 is available via Junction 11 which in turn provides access to Heathrow Airport, Central London, the West Country and M25.