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EDEN is just part of more than £500million worth of investment that will be coming into High Wycombe over the next few years, transforming the town and enlarging and unifying the town centre.
When all is complete people should see the end of Abbey Way, which forms a barrier between the existing town centre and the development. A new road will link the gyratory system with the west.
Park and Ride at Cressex will bring workers and shoppers into town and Wycombe District Council will spend £7 million on a multi-storey car park in Desborough, with access off West Wycombe Road.
The university wants to move to the CompAir site, off Hughenden Avenue. Its present site next to the Phoenix site should be redeveloped by Tesco with a store, shops and homes.
The new university campus would involve building another new road to serve the university, which would allow Hughenden Road to be restored to being a residential street.
Sainsbury plans a new store and homes off Oxford Road opposite Eden. The fire station next to Abbey Way will come down and two smaller ones will be built in west and east High Wycombe.
At Cressex there are plans for a new sports centre at Cressex Island with businesses plus homes on the present site.