Plans approved for Princes Risborough Communtiy Centre cafe, function room and bar

Following a successful Public Consultation, major extension works on Princes Risborough Community Centre will commence on March 9.

By Thomas Bamford
Monday, 2nd March 2020, 10:15 am
Updated Monday, 2nd March 2020, 10:16 am
The view of the new cafe
The view of the new cafe

The extension which is due to be completed by the December 2020 will include a new function room & bar measuring approx. 2,077sq ft, a 60-seater café, additional toilet facilities, and will also see improved heating & drainage facilities for the current centre which will work alongside environmentally friendly energy solutions.

The project which is scheduled to cost £750,000 is being funded following a £430,000 loan from PWLB (Public Works Loan board) with the remainder being covered by a £150k grant from Wycombe District Council and Town Council resources.

Princes Risborough Town Council whom have managed the community centre since February 2019, have appointed local commercial contractors BEP Contracting Ltd to

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The new function room

undertake the extension and renovation works, which have been designed by local architects Morgan Architectural Designs.

Barry Phipps, owner of BEP Contracting said “We are thrilled to be given the opportunity to expand the Community centre and to work on a local project of such importance.

Chairman and Mayor, Cllr Matthew Walsh added “The existing facilities simply cannot accommodate the growing demand of our users and by delivering this expansion, we are certain that the centre will be enjoyed by many generations to come.