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Cambridge City Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council, Cambridgeshire County Council and the developers are working together to determine the services needed across Cambridge North West site. This includes negotiations relating to locations and specifications for education, transport, health, library and other community facilities.
North West Cambridge Community Forum
A new community forum has been created by Cambridge City Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council, Cambridgeshire County Council and Cambridgeshire Horizons for local people and community groups interested in housing developments in the north west Cambridge area.
Further information is available from the local authorities.
The University of Cambridge held a further round of public consultation in 2011 to help refine its Master Plan for its North West Cambridge site.
More information can be found at www.nwcambridge.co.uk and further details will be published as soon as they are available.
On 20th July 2010 the Joint Development Control Committee (JDCC) granted outlined planning permission for 1,593 homes (including 40% affordable) on the NIAB site, supported by a community centre, primary school and other facilities. The Committee has subsequently agreed the removal of a planning condition limiting development to 350 homes prior to the implementation of the A14 upgrades. The development of the NIAB frontage site (comprising 187 homes) is well underway with support from the Home and Communities Agency (HCA) National Affordable Homes Programme.
The developer of the second tranche of NIAB begun initial work on an application for the site, including meeting with officers from South Cambridgeshire District Council to discuss how to take the development forward.
Cambridge North West University
The University is working with officers from Cambridge City Council, Cambridgeshire County Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council on a Masterplan for the North West University development site. The group are working together to address a number of key issues including demographics (which is who will potentially live on the site and what they will require, e.g. number of children of school age), transport and access, noise, air quality and retail proposals.
It is anticipated that an outline planning application will be submitted to the Joint Development Control Committee (JDCC) in the latter part of 2011.
For more information about the University's development site please visit www.nwcambridge.co.uk