The Story So Far

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In September 2019, South Cambridgeshire District Council granted planning permission for Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield to deliver:

6,500 homes, of which at least 30% will be delivered as Affordable Housing;

3 primary schools, a secondary school and a special educational needs school;

A health centre;

Open spaces with outdoor pitches - to include sports areas, children's play space and allotments / community orchards and three sports pavillions;

A new leisure centre including a swimming pool;

A Community Development Worker and Community Fund to safeguard and enhance the wellbeing of residents and support integration with local communities;

A jobs brokerage to help local people access jobs on site and enable people to work close to where they live;

Three community centres, a community hub with library and continued home for the Military Museum;

Space for shops and businesses including to support start ups and creative industries.

Over the last 12 months, the Urban&Civic team have been working up the next stage of planning, which turns this consent into the first phase of delivery.