Living and working in Wycombe

The Wycombe district offers a mix of thriving towns and rural living. Urban areas vary in size from the main town of High Wycombe to the historic market towns of Marlow and Princes Risborough. Three quarters of the district is rural with much of the countryside designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A great location

Located in the south east of England in between London and Birmingham, the Wycombe district has direct access to the motorway network, good rail links and is about 30 minutes away from Heathrow airport.

A great place to do business

The district's location and business networks contribute to a strong local economy with a combination of multi-national companies and small and medium-sized businesses. The district is home to major companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Crowne Plaza, Dreams, Ercol and Volvo.

Eden, High Wycombe - shopping and leisure

Eden, High Wycombe, is a new multi-million pound shopping and leisure development. Located in High Wycombe town centre, Eden offers:

  • Big name shops
  • Cafes and restaurants
  • Library
  • Public spaces
  • Twelve-screen cinema
  • Bowling alley
  • Apartments

A great place to learn

Education in the district is strong, with schools achieving well above the national average at all key stages. Buckinghamshire has a selective secondary school system where pupils take the 11 plus exam.

Further and higher education are well served by Amersham & Wycombe College and Buckinghamshire New University.

A great place to unwind

There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself. Leisure and cultural attractions include:

  • Wycombe Wanderers Football Club
  • Wycombe Swan theatre
  • Wycombe Museum

Contact information

  • Telephone: 01494 421 200