Waterbeach Barracks vision from the air

Welcome to Waterbeach Barracks

Waterbeach Barracks lies just North of the global City of Cambridge, and just three miles from the Cambridge Science Park with some of the most dynamic employment in the world. Set in rich landscape with inherited woodland and a spectacular 23 acre lake, Waterbeach Barracks is evolving to create a new way of living.
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The Vision

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.

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Bringing the vision to life

The Royal Engineers from the 1970’s spent decades creating hundreds of acres of diverse woodland and grassland and digging out and creating the lake. This incredibly rich landscape forms the envelope for the new community, rolling out over the coming years to deliver:

What's happening now

An exciting first phase will deliver the first primary school and community infrastructure, together with new homes and thoughtfully designed public open spaces that will enjoy access to the lake and woodland settings. Keep up to date with what is happening at Waterbeach Barracks.

Woodland Management

11,000 new trees to be planted in the first phase of development as waterways and wildlife corridors begin to take shape.
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