A new café and toilets are set to be built on The Rye after a list of planned improvements for High Wycombe town centre were given the green light by leading councillors.

Fifteen projects to change the face of High Wycombe were agreed by Wycombe District Council’s cabinet last night, with work expected to be carried out over the next three years.

READ MORE HERE: See the full list of 15 projects.

Amongst the changes will be a newly developed café by the children’s playground on The Rye, including toilets, resurfacing work and construction of new pedestrian crossings on busy main roads.

The list was compiled by the High Wycombe Town Committee last year and will be funded through Community Infrastructure Levy funds - which is expected to raise between £600,000 and £1 million in the next three years.

Committee chairman, councillor Tony Green, said: “Some of these schemes will be very popular and useful for the High Wycombe town.”

Work on some of the projects are expected to be started soon, while other schemes have been earmarked as long term plans.

The planned date for the new cafe is from 2017 to 2018.

Councillors hope they will be able to complete many of the projects, but say it depends on the amount of money they receive.

Included on a primary list of projects is a new cemetery, a café on The Rye, improvements to the Guildhall and putting bollards on the pavement in Desborough Road.

On the secondary list are plans to create a community centre in Disraeli, building a pedestrian crossing on The Pastures and increasing safety measures on Hatters Lane, which could include changing the layout of a mini-roundabout.

WDC leader, Cllr Katrina Wood, said: “There’s some very good schemes here and I think they will make quite a difference. We’re happy to support it.”