New Thames Valley Mixed Use Business Park Development Opportunity
Handy Cross Hub (‘HXH’) comprises a 21.4 acre (8.66 ha) triangular redevelopment site, located at the top of Marlow Hill adjacent to Junction 4 of the M40.
Wycombe District Council commenced their £150 million redevelopment in 2013, with the site split into 5 phases comprising the following:
• Phase 1&2: new leisure centre operated by Places
for People Leisure; Waitrose foodstore; and
• Phase 3a: a 0.84 acre (0.34 ha) site with consent
for a 150 bedroom hotel and up to 50 car
• Phase 3b: a 2.4 acre (0.97 ha) site with consent
for up to 117,000 sq ft [NIA] of new office
accommodation. There is flexibility to split the
site to accommodate two office buildings.
• Phase 4: site with consent for up to 209,000 sq ft
(NIA) new offices.
• Phase 5: 7,000 sq ft medicentre.
Phase 1 & 2 of the scheme are now complete. Wycombe Leisure Centre opened to the public in January 2016 and comprises an 8-lane 50 metre
swimming pool and a 20 metre learner swimming pool, in addition to a 12 court sports hall, 10 metre climbing wall, dance studios and gym.
The new Waitrose retail store opened in Spring 2016 and provides 2,300 sq m of trading space making it one of the largest Waitrose stores in the country. Phase 2 also saw the creation of a new park & ride terminal and regional coachway, both of which have been operational since February 2016. National Express operate from the coachway. Phase 3 also includes an additional circus parking area comprising 0.5 acres (0.12 ha).