Little Chalfont

Little Chalfont Village News

Nightingales Corner
Library and Village Hall
Little Chalfont Library

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Community Association

Download a copy of the
January 2017 newsletter here

Parish Council Newsletter
(Autumn 2016)
Download a copy here

Latest News

Little Chalfont Community Association AGM held on 15 March

New Community Centre

for Litte Chalfont?

Click on the links for more on each

of these stories

Invitation to join the
Community Association

Click here for more details

Village Day 2017

will be held on 17 June

Fun Run in morning

Dog Show     Many stalls

Images from the 2016 Day (by Glyn Strong) can be seen here

Little Chalfont Nature Park

For full information about the park 
click here (opens in new window)

Details of the Public Appeal and how 
to donate can be accessed here.

Please support this exciting community project

Remembrance Sunday in

Little Chalfont

History of
Little Chalfont

Little Chalfont is situated in the county of Buckinghamshire, on the edge of the Chiltern Hills and about 30 miles from central London.
The Metropolitan Railway reached Little Chalfont in 1889. However, the village didn't really develop until the 1920's when land was released for housing to become part of Sir John Betjeman's "Metroland".

The present population is around 6000. The station is served by London Underground Metropolitan line and by Chiltern Railways resulting in excellent transport to and from London;  Marylebone station can be reached in little over 30 minutes.

The village has a post office and a building society as well as a pharmacy, a Tesco Express and about 30 other shops. There are three dental practices, a doctors surgery and an optician. There are many places to eat including Chinese, Indian and  Italian restaurants. The ‘Sugar Loaf’ public house and the White Lion Inn both serve food.
There are two Primary Schools plus Dr. Challoner’s (Girls) High School.
There are three churches; Anglican, Methodist and Roman Catholic.  

The Village Hall is centrally positioned next to the library.
A major employer is GE Healthcare with two sites in the village.
The head office of ‘The Entertainer’, a large toy retailer, is situated in the village.
Little Chalfont became a separate Parish in 2007 following a poll of local people who overwhelmingly voted in favour. The new Parish comprises the old Little Chalfont ward of Amersham Town Council plus what was previously the northern part of Chalfont St. Giles.

2nd Saturday of each month

9.00 - 1.00 p.m.

Village Hall and car park

Farmers’ Market

Thames Valley Farmers’ Market Co-operative

Good quality produce

Also - Craft Fair

Refreshments available

For more events  go to

Village Diary

Free 1 hour parking in
Snells Wood Car-park

Don’t forget to display a valid ticket available from the machine

Proposed Community Centre


Friday 19 May  2.30 pm - 7.30 pm

Saturday 20 May 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

Sunday 21 May 10.0 am - 1.0 pm

Village Hall  Cokes Lane

Forthcoming Events

Threat to Green Belt

The District Council is preparing a Local Plan which will set out policies used to determine planning matters in the period to 2036.

The process includes a review of the green belt and parts of Little Chalfont were identified as areas which might be removed from the green belt to allow for additional housing. The preferred options paper has now been published which shows one large area of the village has been included. The full details can be read on a leaflet which has been distributed to all homes in Little Chalfont.

To download a copy, click here

To learn more and support the  ‘Save Little Chalfont’ campaign  click here   

For Facebook page,  Click here

Joiunt LCCA & Parish Council submission

Little Chalfont Community Action Plan

The present action plan has been very successful in bringing about a range of village improvement projects, which you, the community, told us were important.

The plan now needs to be refreshed and we have asked the people of Little Chalfont for their views on how the village can be improved.

Results of the recent consultation will be announced here soon.

For a copy of the present Community Action Plan click here

Little Chalfont Community Library

is 10 years old

Congratulations to Jim Brooks and his team of volunteers who have successfully completed 10 years running the community library following the proposal in 2006, by Bucks County Council, to close the library.

More information on this can be read here (outside link)

Annual Parish Meeting

Wednesday 17 May 7.30 p.m.

Glass of wine or soft drink from 7.00 p.m.

Guest speakers

Superintendent Vyvette Hitch

Thames Valley Police

Hannah Huntley

GE Healthcare

Village Hall  Cokes Lane