High Wycombe , England
Town of High Wycombe
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Wycombe District Council serves an area of approximately 325 km (125 square miles) and a population of 162,000. The District is situated south west of Buckinghamshire and is linked to the M40 motorway at 3 junctions - 3, 4 and 5. There are rail links to Birmingham and London's Marylebone Station via the Chiltern Railways line.
The Wycombe District has three historic town centres - urban High Wycombe, the small town of Princes Risborough and Marlow on the River Thames. All three centres are surrounded by the scenic countryside of the Chilterns and the Thames Valley, most of which is Green Belt and within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
High Wycombe has undergone a period of renewal and continues to address regeneration and environmental enhancement, with a brand new redevelopment project called Eden - a major new retail and leisure facility, plus new housing, library, bus terminal and open public spaces.
Major companies within the District include Dunn and Bradstreet, Volvo, SAAB, Verco, Ercol and Rank Hovis McDougall. Most indoor and outdoor sports are catered for and the football club has a first class modern stadium which is now shared with the Rugby team, London Wasps. It also boasts a beautiful theatre, The Wycombe Swan which seats 1,000 people and hosts many of the country's leading shows
Official High Wycombe website: wycombe.gov.uk