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Draft Wycombe district local plan: Bourne End and Wooburn

This page refers to consultation on the draft Wycombe district local plan in 2016. For current content please see  New local plan.

The following text has been reproduced from the leaflet distributed to every household and business in the area in late June 2016.


The draft local plan proposes significant housing growth at Bourne End and Wooburn on the following sites.

  • Slate Meadow - is a reserve which we have already decided to release for development. We are working with the local liaison group to set out a detailed development brief which potential developers will have to adhere to. (1)
  • Hollands Farm - releasing this large site from the green belt could provide homes and green areas. This might provide the opportunity for a new link road between Cores End Road and Ferry Lane delivering an alternative to some traffic going through Bourne End. (2)
  • Land off Northern Heights - releasing this site from the green belt might provide a limited number of homes but only if a satisfactory access to the site can be secured. (3)

Comment on the draft local plan

Consultation now closed

Please note: due to its late publication, the deadline for comments on the  Sustainability Appraisal is midnight 22 August 2016.