Welcome to Waterbeach Barracks
Waterbeach Barracks lies just North of the City of Cambridge and on the edge of the ancient Fens. Set in rich landscape with inherited woodland and grassland and a 23 acre lake, Waterbeach Barracks is evolving to create a new generation of living. Underpinned with the virtues of a modern, sustainable and well connected community.
11,000 new trees to be planted in the first phase of development
Waterbeach Barracks will create a place to be proud of: with new homes, green space, schools, shops and healthcare alongside investment in transport and renewable energy, to create an exemplar sustainable development.
Cycle and running routes, community orchards, allotments and acres of new parks will make this a place where wellbeing can flourish, in one of the best connected places to live in the country.
Bringing the vision to life
including three primary schools, a secondary school and a special needs school
new homes planned, offering unique housing types and living styles - something for everyone
for food and drink outlets and shops, delivered by local and trusted brands
of green space enhanced and improved for sports, leisure and recreation
of made-to-measure commercial space, perfect for start-ups and SME’s
40km of new and improved cycle connections, electric bikes, car clubs, bike hire and a new park and ride
What's happening now
Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter
This edition includes an update on the next stage of planning, which will cover the first phase of delivery and news from our local partners, Waterbeach Military Heritage Museum, Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum and Wicken Fen.