The Big Buxton Conversation

Transition Buxton is holding a ‘Big Buxton Conversation’ about the future of our town. What if everything turned out okay? What would Buxton look and feel like in 2030? How can we create the future we need and want? Groups and individuals, businesses and residents, everyone from every part of Buxton are invited to take…

Buxton Neighbourhood Development Plan Public Consultation

Residents group ‘Buxton Neighbourhood Forum Community Interest Company (CIC)’ has applied to High Peak Borough Council to designate a neighbourhood area and neighbourhood forum for Buxton under sections 61F and 61G of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. The application is now out for public consultation. Having neighbourhood area and forum designations will mean that the…

Buxton Safer Walk & Ride Network – Worker Survey

The ‘Buxton on the Move’ project steering group, chaired by the Buxton Town Team’s Access, Parking, Traffic & Transport Group and Derbyshire County Council’s Sustainable Travel Team, is developing a network of safe routes for walkers, cyclists and in some cases horse riders, as much as possible of it traffic-free, which will link residential areas with…

Pure Buxton and Pure Peak magazines to merge

From the next issue, the Pure Buxton and Pure Peak magazine titles are to be merged under the Peak banner, although with the blue of the Buxton magazine. The magazine will feature a dedicated Buxton editorial section included alongside the contents from the wider area. Previous distribution arrangements will continue, and therefore advertisers will benefit…

Business & Group Information Updates in response to COVID-19 pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please find information below from councils, services, local businesses, attractions, events and town groups – click on the category titles. Information is being kept as up-to-date as possible – timing of updates are noted. Please follow the links for more information and full statements. Anything to add? Please email administrator@visionbuxton.co.uk.…

Call to Clean Up Carnival

Overflowing bins and a blanket of plastic cups and food containers on the Slopes, High Street and Market Place are familiar sights on Carnival day.  As part of their ‘Plastic Clever Buxton’ initiative, Transition Buxton would like to reduce the environmental impact of this popular day, and other community events such as the Buxton Spring…

Could You Contribute to New Stock Photography of Buxton?

Following the release of the Buxton Visitor Economy Strategy (VES) Report this July, a discussion regarding the town’s digital presence took place at the Old Hall Hotel between interested parties including Vision Buxton (for the Visit Buxton website and media), Explore Buxton and Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire (for the Visit Peak District & Derbyshire…

Update on the Crescent Renovation Project

In early November, Jonathan Dawson, General Manager at Buxton Crescent Hotel & Thermal Spa, gave a presentation to our members at the Old Hall Hotel to update us on the renovation and plans moving forward. Hotel Jonathan began the presentation answering the question on most people’s lips –  “the Crescent will open when it is ready” (but…