Draft Wycombe district local plan: district overview

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 district in late June 2016.

Local-plan-district-housing-proposals-June-2016Providing the right infrastructure

We have been working with a wide range of service providers to ensure that new development will be accompanied by the right infrastructure. The draft Local Plan is accompanied by a report setting out the detailed infrastructure requirements.

Strategic objectives

  • Cherish the Chilterns
  • Improve strategic connectivity
  • Facilitate local infrastructure
  • Foster economic growth
  • Deliver housing
  • Champion town centres

Bourne End and Wooburn

  • around 750 homes
  • development of Slate Meadow reserve site
  • green belt sites for homes including a large site at Hollands Farm
  • some green belt sites for homes including a large site at Hazlemere
  • development of reserve sites

High Wycombe area

  • around 5,200 homes – half of housing in the district
  • new sites for jobs including at the Air Park

Marlow

  • around 300 homes
  • two green belt site options for homes
  • improved access to Globe Park

Princes Risborough

  • around 2,600 homes, around a quarter of the housing in the district
  • new site for jobs
  • new relief road

Rural areas

  • around 1100 homes across the rural areas including at Stokenchurch, Lane End, Naphill and Longwick
  • site for new jobs at Stokenchurch
  • some Green Belt changes

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.