Little Chalfont Village Society (previously the Little Chalfont Rural Preservation Society) was founded in 1960 during a successful campaign to stop property development on Green Belt land. It continued to work ever since to improve the amenities of the Village and to monitor and comment on planning applications.
Many daffodil bulbs have been planted in and around the village by members, making a very attractive display in the Spring of each year.
The Society supported the hanging basket display in the village, organised by the Revitalisation Group.
Together with a local school, the Society successfully campaigned for railings between the footpath and the busy A404 road under the railway.
The Society campaigned over many years for a separate Parish for Little Chalfont. This was achieved in 2007.
Membership in 2008 was around 700 households and the Society could therefore claim over 1000 individual members.
The name was changed in October 2003 to ‘Little Chalfont Village Society’.
Little Chalfont Revitalisation Group was formed in 2003 to help the whole community, especially the business section, thrive. It was able to obtain grants from the local District, County and Parish Councils that would have been inaccessible to the Village Society.
During the 6 years, it was responsible for organising the hanging basket scheme, the Christmas lights and the annual Village Day.
It was part of the network of similar bodies within the Chiltern District Council area and has made contributions to debates on various local matters.
Little Chalfont Community Association was formed in April 2009 following an amalgamation between the Village Society and the Revitalisation Group
The objectives of the LCCA are to improve the local amenities, environment and character of Little Chalfont, making it an attractive place to live, work and trade.
The LCCA has been organised to meet the objectives by the formation of a Committee consisting of 3 Officers (Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary) plus other Committee members with specific responsibility for the efficient running of the LCCA and areas that affect the community.
In 2008 research was carried out to determine what improvements the Little Chalfont community would like to take place. Improvements range from the need to clean up the environment to the desire for a new Community Centre. A prioritised action plan has been produced and this will be at the core of LCCA activity.