Missenden & Hazlemere

GREAT MISSENDEN is a large village in the Misbourne Valley in the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire, England, situated between the towns of Amersham and Wendover, and closely adjoining the villages of Little Missenden and Prestwood.

Its narrow High Street, which has been featured as a location in various television shows, is bypassed by the A413, which redirects much of the traffic out of the village centre. The source of the River Misbourne is to be found just north of the village, although the upper reach of the river runs only in winter and the perennial head is in Little Missenden. The village is now best known as the home of the late Roald Dahl, the internationally famous children’s author, who is buried in the local churchyard. A museum and story centre dedicated to his life and work opened in 2005.

HAZLEMERE is a suburb of High Wycombe and a civil parish within the Wycombe district in Buckinghamshire. It is situated between High Wycombe and Amersham, along the A404. 

In medieval times Hazlemere was a small hamlet in the ancient Desborough Hundred; the village name is recorded as long ago as the 13th century. Until 1987, the crossroads at the centre of Hazlemere was the meeting point of several parish boundaries (Penn, Hughenden, Chepping & Wycombe). However, it now lies at the centre of its own parish.

The Missenden & Hazlemere Local directory was launched in December 2015 and is distributed to over 8,000 homes in the HP15 & HP16 areas, which include:

  • Great Missenden
  • Little Missenden
  • Great Kingshill
  • Little Kingshill
  • Prestwood
  • Hazlemere
  • Holmer Green

Although The Missenden & Hazlemere Local Directory is delivered to over 8,000 homes, advertising in all 10 publications will enable your business to reach over 80,000 homes locally!


The Missenden & Hazlemere Local Directory is a gem of information, packed full of products & services mainly from local businesses, as well as interesting articles, informative editorials, events, a cookery page, book review, community page, children’s page, puzzles & essential local information.

Our rates are excellent value and we offer some great packages for long-term advertisers. All directories are published on a monthly basis in A5 format. A quarter page ad costs as little as £80 per month – in full colour!

What Our Customers Say

Over the past eight years that we have been advertising with The Local Directory, I have not had the chance to express my gratitude for the hard work and efforts that you and your team have put in to helping us gain a great clientele and become one of the region’s most well-known building companies.

We believe that advertising with you has not only gained Ultimate Construction recognition within our surrounding towns, but has also given the community who receive the magazine a sense of confidence that Ultimate Construction is a company here to stay! Once again many thanks for all you have done and we look forward to continuing our relationship with The Local Directory for many years to come.

AdamOwner, Ultimate Construction

Since we started advertising with The Local Directory, we have received a surprisingly high number of referrals. Our customers are pleased to find us in the Directory and it’s a great guide for local businesses in the area. One of the main reasons we advertise regularly, is that it’s good value for money: its distribution is certified so you know that every household will receive it. It has a great mix of editorial content as well as advertising and is always interesting to read when it arrives each month. Would recommend it as a great medium to increase awareness and sales to any local business.

JessManager, The Love Your Water™ Team

When getting your message out to your audience – the Local Directory is a key player in getting it to those who you want to share it with! I have never been disappointed with the input from the team and communications with Nisha has always gone very smoothly. A very professional, well organised and presented company. Excellent value for money advertising too!

AnnaManager, Wheelhouse Vets

I have been pleasantly surprised by the response I have received by advertising in the Local Directory for the last few months. I was slightly dubious at first but I have had, on average, a couple of good enquiries each week and as a result of this have decided not only to continue my advertising for longer than I had anticipated, but have also put my advertisement into more magazines. To anyone who is unsure I would say give it a go!!’

Barry HolmesOwner, Holmes Garden Services

iFillYa Kitchens & Bathrooms have been using the Local Directory to advertise our company and services for about three years. Originally we advertised in the Amersham Local Directory, but we have been so delighted with the number of enquiries we received from this advertising that we soon expanded into advertising in the Chalfont and then Beaconsfield Local Directories. As a small but expanding family-run business looking to develop our professional reputation in Amersham and the surrounding areas, we have found the Local Directory to be one of our most successful forms of advertising. We also think the Local Directory plays a vital role in informing the local community of small businesses, services and events in their area. Thank you Local Directory!

AntoniaOwner, iFillYa Kitchens & Bathrooms


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