Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield is a unique place, nestled in a beautiful and established landscape. For generations people have live, worked and played here, making it part of village life. It provides the setting for outdoor living underpinned with the virtues of a modern, sustainable and well connected community.
To work with local, regional and national partners to ensure a solution to the A10 comes forward alongside the roll-out of the development.
To ensure a primary school from day one – with three in total – and a new secondary school for the whole of Waterbeach supporting secondary and lifelong education.
To maintain and increase access to existing Barracks facilities.
To maximise the benefits for local businesses and people through contract opportunities, jobs and training.
No construction traffic through the village.
Following the submission of plans to develop a new community on brownfield land at Waterbeach Barracks, Urban&Civic has produced a Guide to the Outline Planning Application that provides a summary of the proposals, how they have been informed by local engagement and next steps.
Urban&Civic and the Secretary of State for Defence have submitted plans for the construction of up to 6,500 new homes on 293 hectares (715 acres) of brownfield land at Waterbeach Barracks, to the immediate north of Cambridge and part of the existing…
It has been a busy few months at Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield, as the team get ready to put in the Outline Application for the development of the MOD-owned site. The latest Urban&Civic newsletter outlines a summary of feedback from the consultation events held in September and October…
Work has begun on the extension to the Village Cemetery, which will see an acre of the Barracks land handed over to the Parish Council to provide additional space for burials. The scheme will also upgrade the paths within the existing cemetery to make them wider and with wheelchair and pushchair…
Urban&Civic have submitted a planning application for the extensive refurbishment of two former barracks blocks at Waterbeach to provide accommodation for staff from Papworth Hospital. The move comes as part of the relocation from the hospital’s site in the village of Papworth Everard.
Urban&Civic held a 3 day consultation event on 29 and 30 September and 1 October, to set out and test the vision for the Barracks and Airfield site with residents from across the local villages. The vision and principles have been developed through a number of previous open days and…
After two years of community engagement and discussion, extensive research into the local area and detailed site investigations, Urban&Civic is holding three days of consultation and activity to share its vision for a sustainable new community on the former barracks and airfield site at…
Urban&Civic have published the latest edition of their community newsletter, updating local residents about progress on site and the facilities opening up for local people.
Waterbeach Museum was set up by the Royal Engineers in 1985 to commemorate the men and women who served at RAF Waterbeach Station from its opening in 1941 until the Barracks closed in 2013.
For three weekends in July, a group of local artists took over the entrance area to the Barracks for Summer at the Beach, part of the Cambridge Open Studios events. Over 500 people came along to see, experience and get involved in a range of artistic activities.