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New community room for QEII Recreation Ground in High Wycombe to be built on Tue 23rd Jan 2018

| January 19, 2018

On Tuesday 23rd January 2018 the modular pieces for the new community room at the QEII Recreation Ground in High Wycombe will be delivered and moved into place.

The QEII Recreation Ground recreation ground was formerly known as Shelley Road Recreation Ground however it was renamed as part of The Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge, run by Fields in Trust, celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012. The challenge helped protect 2012 outdoor recreational spaces in communities across the country as a permanent living legacy.

The modular building is one of the first that Wycombe District Council has built. There will be a total of four lorry deliveries to the recreation ground at 10.00am, 11.00am and 12.00pm for the building sections and at 12.30pm for the whole of the roof section.

While no road closures are expected there will be temporary parking restrictions will be in place on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 from 7.00am. The parking restrictions will effect both sides of Shelley Road near the vehicular entrance to the recreation ground to allow sufficient turning space for the delivery lorries. No parking will be permitted in this area until mid-afternoon.

On Monday 22nd January 2018 a temporary protective road surface will be laid from the vehicular entrance to the park off Shelley Road, up through the car park and alongside the location of the new building. The protective surface will ensure there is no damage to the existing road surface. reparation for the modular building delivery the next day.

During the deliveries the park will remain open however pedestrian access will be supervised from the Shelley Road entrance to minimise risk. Pedestrian users of the park are advised to avoid the Shelley Road entrance during the deliveries and use the two other entry points off Carver Hill Road and Wordsworth Road wherever possible.

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