Wycombe Refugee Partnership charity no: 1168176 

HIGH WYCOMBE

ABOUT HIGH WYCOMBE

High Wycombe is the name of this town but it is often just called Wycombe. It is a large
town with a population of about 125,000. Wycombe is a market town - there has been a
market here for hundreds of years. The town also has a history of paper mills and furniture
making. There are good schools at primary and secondary level and there are a small
university and a hospital in the centre of the town.


There is a mixed population of about 77% white British but also around 16% of Asian background, mostly Muslim from Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.

LOCATION

Wycombe is in the county of Buckinghamshire (Bucks). 

 

High Wycombe is 25 minutes by fast train from London Marylebone. It has a good network of buses.

 

Nearby large towns include Reading and Slough. There are lots of small villages close to High Wycombe, as well as some lovely countryside - fields, farms and woodlands.