High Wycombe is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England, which, until 1946, was also known as Wycombe, Chepping Wycombe, and even Chipping Wycombe. Only 29 miles west-north-west of Charing Cross in London, the town has a population of over 95,000, the town’s weekly market has been held on the High Street since medieval times.
High Wycombe’s past has been a combination of industrial and market town, with a particular emphasis on furniture production. Today’s High Wycombe is very different however, and with a huge redevelopment program being undertaken, many businesses are now choosing to have their serviced offices in High Wycome.
The large redevelopment in the town’s centre includes the development of the town's existing shopping centre and the completion of the new Eden Shopping centre and the redevelopment of the Buckinghamshire New University. The redevelopment also includes large apartment buildings, a multi-million pound hotel being built in the centre and a new Sainsbury's store on the Oxford road next to the Eden shopping centre and bus station.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in High Wycombe have good access to motorway links, overground train services, buses and are only a short drive to Heathrow airport. Buses and trains are in plentiful supply, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling around, to, and from High Wycombe.
Airport Code: LHR
Distance from High Wycombe: 20 miles (32.18km)
High Wycombe has one railway station in town, that station being known as simply ‘High Wycombe train station’. The station is on the Chiltern Main Line with services to London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill as well as services to Aylesbury via Princes Risborough. Passengers wishing to commute into High Wycombe will be pleased to learn that trains from London can take between 30 and 45 minutes, depending on train speed.
Businesses with serviced offices in High Wycombe are served by the town’s new central bus station which is attached to the Eden Shopping Centre with most services operated by Carousel Buses and Arriva. The station provides services to local destinations such as Reading, Slough, Aylesbury, Heathrow Airport, Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Chesham, Uxbridge and Berkhamsted.
Motorway access to High Wycombe’s is served by the M40. The M40 has two junctions that connect to High Wycombe, those two junctions being junction 3 - for Loudwater and east High Wycombe, and junction 4 for Central Wycombe. The M25 and M4 are also close to High Wycombe, ensuring that businesses with serviced offices in High Wycombe can get around the town with ease.