Campkin Road

City development sites and projects underway by CIP.

Campkin Road

The proposed scheme is for 75 council rented homes and a community facility.


Colville Road Phase 2

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

Colville Road Phase 2

Colville Road is a major regeneration project for CIP, replacing two housing blocks with a much larger housing scheme and improved landscaping.

Homes: 62

The Colville Road Phase 2 scheme will provide a mix of new council rented houses and flats with associated parking and landscaping.

Architect: BPTW

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Meadows Centre and Buchan Street

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

Meadows Centre and Buchan Street

The Meadows Centre and Buchan Street development is a major regeneration of existing community facilities in North Cambridge. It will provide new council homes alongside a new community hub to serve the local community

Homes: 106

The Meadows Centre will be redeveloped to provide a new community hub and approximately 78 new council rented homes. This will be accompanied by significant investment in improving the public open space.

The Buchan Street Neighbourhood Centre will be redeveloped to relocate the nursery and community facilities into the new Meadows community hub and provide approximately 28 new council rented homes, a larger new shop and community café.

We look forward to meeting local residents and stakeholders to discuss the latest designs for both redevelopments at the Meadows Community Centre, Tuesday 1st October from 3pm – 8pm, and at the Buchan Street Neighbourhood Centre, Friday 4th October, 2pm – 4pm.

Thank you to everyone who attended the public exhibitions, we really appreciate your feedback. For any who were unable to attend, a link to the consultation boards displayed at the events is available to view here.

Your feedback on the proposed designs is highly valued and will help us to address any concerns in the next phase of the design. You can access the feedback form on this link.

Architect: Pollard Thomas Edwards

Landscape: The Environment Partnership

Sustainability: Green features include high fabric performance, rainwater gardens, swales, green roofs, reduced water consumption (110 litres per person per day), 19% carbon emission reduction on part L of Building Regulations (2013). The Community Hub will be built to BREEAM Excellent standard.

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Akeman Street

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

Akeman Street

The Akeman Street site will regenerate an existing retail centre with modern, well-designed housing and a replacement for the Akeman Street Community Centre.

Homes: 14

This site will deliver 14 new council rented homes with a mix of one- and 2-bedroom flats and maisonettes. In addition there will be three retail units and a community centre provided.

Architect: Mole Architects

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Cromwell Road

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

Cromwell Road

Cromwell Road is a new housing development in the heart of the city. This is the largest scheme in the CIP pipeline and will deliver a mix of flats and houses both for market sale and for council rent. In addition, the development will provide a new open space and community facilities.

Building on the former Ridgeons site, Cromwell Road will enhance the cityscape and bring brownfield land into beneficial use.

Homes: 295

Cromwell Road will be a mixed tenure scheme with 177 new homes for private sale and 118 council rented homes. In addition, facilities will be provided for an early years or community medical facility. The new park will incorporate sustainable drainage features and be linked to the Chisholm trail.

Architect: Pollard Thomas Edwards

Landscape: The Environment Partnership

Sustainability: Green features include high fabric performance, photovoltaic solar panels, rainwater gardens, swales, green roofs, reduced water consumption (110 litres per person per day), 19% carbon emission reduction on part L of Building Regulations (2013). The Community Centre will be built to BREEAM Very Good standard.

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Local residents can discuss the development, escalate issues and pose questions to the project team with the “Get involved in the new neighbourhoods” page on Cambridge City Council’s website.


Wulfstan Way

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

The Wulfstan Way site was one of five garage sites to be completed by the partnership.

The development provides two 2-bed and one 3-bed Council rented houses with off-street parking.

The has been built simultaneously with the other CIP sites at Queens Meadow, Markham Close, Colville Garages and Gunhild Way.

Architect: Mole Architects

Sustainability: Green features include photovoltaic solar panels, reduced water consumption (110 litres per person per day), 19% carbon emission reduction on part L of Building Regulations (2013).

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Ventress Close

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

Ventress Close

The Ventress Close site is an infill project taking in the central area of a residential block in Queen Edith’s Ward. By making better use of space CIP aims to enhance the cityscape and increase the supply of council housing.

Homes: 15

The site will provide a new block of council rented flats and three new council rented houses with designated parking and landscaping.

Architect: Rock Townsend

Landscape: ACD Environmental

Sustainability: Green features include photovoltaic solar panels, sustainable drainage, soakaways, 19% carbon emission reduction on part L of Building Regulations (2013).

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Anstey Way

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

Anstey Way

Anstey Way is the first completed development for the partnership which was established three years ago in a bid to tackle the affordable housing shortage across Cambridge.

The development has replaced 26 aging council homes that were previously on the site with 56 one, two and three bedroom council rented apartments for local residents.

Homes: 56

The completed development contains 17 one-bed flats, 37 two-bed flats and two three-bed flats. Off-street parking is included in the design as well as tree and landscaping provision.

Architect: Rock Townsend

Sustainability: Green features include photovoltaic solar panels, mechanical ventilation heat recovery (MVHR), 19% carbon emission reduction on part L of Building Regulations (2013).

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Markham Close

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

Markham Close was the final development of the five Garage Sites scheme to be completed. Markham Close provides five one-bedroom flats with off-street parking.  All will be council rented properties.

The site was built simultaneously with the other CIP sites at Queens Meadow, Gunhild Way, Wulfstan Way and Colville Garages.

Architect: Rock Townsend

Sustainability: Green features include photovoltaic solar panels, reduced water consumption (110 litres per person per day), 19% carbon emission reduction on part L of Building Regulations (2013).

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Queens Meadow

Developments

City development sites and projects underway by CIP

Queens Meadow

This site was made available through the Council’s land audit. Underused land on Coldham’s lane was identified to be developed for new housing.

Homes: 2

The Queens Meadow site, is the first of five garage sites to be completed by the partnership.

The development provides two council rented houses, both 3-bedroom including gardens and off-street parking.

The site was being built simultaneously with the other CIP sites at Gunhild Way, Markham Close, Wulfstan Way and Colville Garages.

Architect: Mole

Sustainability: Green features include photovoltaic solar panels, reduced water consumption (110 litres per person per day), 19% carbon emission reduction on part L of Building Regulations (2013).

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