Make a request for information

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 you have the right of access to recorded information held by public authorities such as Wycombe District Council. Personal information held by Wycombe District Council is covered by the Data Protection Act.

The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 gives right of access to information held by Wycombe District Council that relates specifically to the environment.

You can see if we already publish the information by looking at our publication scheme or searching our website.

Making a request

The quickest way to make a request for information is online. We will send you an automatic delivery confirmation.

You can also email:

Or in writing to:

The information officer
Wycombe District Council
Queen Victoria Road
High Wycombe
Bucks HP11 1BB

If you have made a request you will receive an acknowledgement and your request should be answered within 20 working days, although in certain circumstances we are allowed to take longer to respond. In most circumstances we must tell you whether we hold the information, and subject to any exemptions, supply that information.


Information for which we hold the copyright may be released under information legislation such as the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations, but this does not automatically mean you have permission to reproduce it. You are free to use any information supplied for your own use, including for non-commercial research purposes. The information may also be used for news reporting.

You are encouraged to use and re-use material where Wycombe District Council holds copyright. To support reuse, the information is made available under the Open Government Licence (external website). Use of the information indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the licence. 

Requesting a review

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, please contact us

If you are not content with the outcome your complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the internal review procedure provided by Wycombe District Council. Please contact:

  • The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
  • telephone: 0303 123 1113
  • web: Information Commissioner's Office (external website)