GASP Groups Against Stadium Proposals fights destruction of Historical Air Park

Noise & Light Pollution

Wycombe Air Park sits on a plateau on top of the hill at Booker. Noise and light pollution could be a significant problem, and not just for immediate neighbours.

Part of the business plan of any new stadium is diversification, and rock concerts are a big money-spinner. The noise from matches by day and rock concerts by night are significant worry for local residents. WSDL has already said that it intends the new stadium development to be a 24/7 venue.

Likewise light pollution is an issue. A 2008 report commissioned by WDC stated that the likely stadium height would be 13.5m high (think three double decker buses stacked one on top another) but stadium and car park lighting would be significantly higher at 43m (11 buses high).

Fact: This would make the new stadium the highest point between Booker and the Ural mountains of Russia.

This could affect more than just the local community.


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GASP's Response

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Thanks to Paul Baker, Adrian Metcalf

GASP is a coalition of parish councils, residents' associations, sports clubs and conservation bodies
from around the Wycombe and Marlow districts who believe the current stadium proposals are flawed