Current HS2 Activities


The Chesham Society supports HS2Watch, a website to monitor HS2 construction, and any
resulting complaints

Detailed Design Principles

The Chilterns AONB review group published some detailed design principles in December 2017, and requested comments - here are ours.

Summer (2017) Roundup

HS2 activity picked up over the summer - what we did on our holidays.

Great Missenden meeting

Great Missenden Parish Council arranged a public meeting (held on 9th June) with representatives of Bucks CC & HS2 Ltd. The presentations (linked from this page) give the latest schedule for construction and information about the construction works planned in the AONB.

HS2, What Next ?

The February meeting considered the problems facing Chesham following Royal Assent for the HS2 bill. It was addressed by our local HS2 community engagement manager.

Hybrid Bill procedure

The Society submitted this report to the committees set up to review the hybrid bill petitioning procedures.


.. was a very busy year - see the review presented at the society AGM.

HS2 - Why Not ?

The society is strongly opposed to the construction of HS2, principally because

Can you help our campaign ? Please make a donation to our HS2 fund.

The Residents Environmental Protection Association

The Chesham Society is a founder member of the Residents Environmental Protection Association, composed of local groups in the South Heath area. REPA is promoting the idea of extending the Chilterns Bored Tunnel to a point beyond Frith Hill - this would avoid the years of disruption associated with the South Heath cut & cover ('green ?' ) tunnel, and also save 3 ancient woodlands from destruction.