MIDDLETON CHENEY lies to the east of Banbury with excellent access to the M40 offering a road link between Birmingham and London. The village amenities include a Village Store, Doctors Surgery, Chemist, 3 Churches, Library, 3 Public houses Primary and secondary schooling. http://middletoncheney.org
The main local amenities in Middleton Cheney are the parish meeting rooms, the village library, situated on the main road, and the doctor's surgery, situated at 4 Horton Road. There is also a veterinary surgery (Mansion Hill Veterinary Practice), Pudding Pie Cookery School, pharmacy, post office and supermarket. There are two pubs: The New Inn and The Dolphin. Middleton Cheney is home to very large playing fields and a social club that hosts entertainment all weekend, every weekend.
One of the highlights of the year is the annual Middleton Music Festival, a large rock festival usually held around the second weekend in July.
All Saints Church
The church is part of the Chenderit Benefice, it has a covenant with the Methodist Church in the village. It strives to be part of the village community by running a pre-school group on Wednesdays in term time and hosting meetings of the village Garden Club.
The beautiful building is a popular venue for weddings, numerically in the top 10% in the Diocese. Each year over 400 people visit the church to view its stained glass created by the firm of William Morris in collaboration with his Pre-Raphaelite artist friends. Pevsner described it as 'a place of great enjoyment, the Holy of Holies of Morris glass'. The church contains the 'Fiery Furnace', a window painted by Edward Burne-Jones, which established his artistic reputation.
Middleton Cheney has a village cricket club, tennis club, karate club and football club. The football club plays its home matches at Astrop Road. There is a thriving junior section of the club with teams from U6 upwards playing in the Witney and District Youth Football League.
Middleton Cheney Library
Middleton Cheney football club
Middleton Cheney Football Club