A new sign has appeared outside the old police station on Penn Road in Hazlemere leaving residents wondering what the building will be used for.

Many believed that it would be used for housing but this doesn’t look to be the case.

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The sign describes the building as a “fully compliant commercial premises with lift to upper floors”.

It carries on to say that the building could be used for either shops, financial and professional services, restaurants and cafes, business, storage and distribution or non-residential institution's.

Residents are hopeful that the building will be in use again after being out of bounds for almost three years.

The sign:

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The Hazlemere Neighbourhood Team relocated to the Princes Risborough police station in 2018, with the Penn Road station closing in a bid to save money.

At the time a spokesman said for Thames Valley Police: “As an underutilised building in need of some maintenance, the police station does not represent a cost-effective use of public money”.

The Bucks Free Press has contacted the relevant people and will provide an update as soon as we get it.