City development sites and projects underway by CIP


Formerly the City Council’s operational nerve centre, the Mill Road Depot now known as Ironworks will provide a brand new, mixed tenure, sustainable housing development in the city centre.

Homes: 236

Planning permission has been secured for 236 new homes, of which 118 (50%) will be council rented. The development will include a new community centre, which will serve the wider community. It will also have strong cycle links including opening up a new path to the Chisholm trail.

Approved planning applications include Mill Road Phase 1, Mill Road Phase 2, and Mill Road Section 73.

Architect: Allies & Morrison

Landscape: The Environment Partnership

Sustainability: Green features include high fabric performance, mechanical ventilation heat recovery (MVHR), photovoltaic solar panels, rainwater gardens, swales, new habitat creation, green roofs.

Click here for more information. For information about the private sale homes, please visit the Ironworks website.

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.

Learn about vehicle access to Ironworks on our blog.