Aylesbury

Aylesbury (/ˈlzbəri/ AYLZ-bər-ee) is the county town of Buckinghamshire, South East England. It is a large ancient market town with several historic pubs, is home to the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery and, since 2010, the 1,200 seat Waterside Theatre.[4][5] The town is recognized as the spiritual cradle of the Paralympic Games.[6] It is situated in central Buckinghamshire, midway between High Wycombe and Milton Keynes.

Aylesbury

Kingsbury, Aylesbury

Aylesbury Clock Tower
Aylesbury
Location within Buckinghamshire
Population58,740 (2011)[1]

Urban area 71,997[2]

(Former) Aylesbury Vale district 174,137[3]
OS grid referenceSP818138
 London36 miles (58 km)
Civil parish
  • Aylesbury
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAYLESBURY
Postcode districtHP18-HP21
Dialling code01296
PoliceThames Valley
FireBuckinghamshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire
51.8168°N 0.8124°W / 51.8168; -0.8124

Aylesbury was awarded Garden Town status by the Government on 2 January 2017. The town's housing is set to grow by over 16,000 homes by 2033 in Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan.