Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield is a unique place, nestled in a beautiful and established landscape. It provides the setting for outdoor living underpinned with the virtues of a modern, sustainable and well connected community. Now that the Outline Application and full planning framework is agreed, the team are able to share the evolving detail which will make up the Application for the first phase of delivery.
To celebrate the history and ecology of the site and local area in the future development.
To protect, support and enhance the existing village.
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 work with all partners to ensure that new facilities are provided for and available to both new and existing residents.
To maximise the benefits for local businesses and people through contract opportunities, jobs and training.
As the development of the Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield site moves forward from planning to delivery, Urban&Civic has issued its latest newsletter to share next steps with neighbours, stakeholders and local communities.
As part of this year’s Remembrance Sunday commemorative events, Waterbeach Military Heritage Museum organised a re-dedication to the memory of Sgt Jon Webster (34), a terminally ill soldier in 39 Regiment of the Royal Engineers who devoted the last years of his life to raising money to help…
Waterbeach barracks and airfield is a unique place, nestled in a beautiful and established landscape, connected to a popular and dynamic village. Our vision is to support the next evolution of the site, building on centuries of prior settlement in the area: growing along the Causeway route,…
The Section 106 agreement was signed for Waterbeach Barracks this week, confirming the legal framework for the development to move into delivery, and £141 million worth of new services, facilities and transport upgrades to come forward as part of the development of 6,500 homes on the former…
This year’s Summer at the Beach proved to be the biggest and best yet, with over 700 people visiting Waterbeach Barracks over the first three weekends in July to celebrate local creative talent, enjoy a range of entertainment and soak up the atmosphere with friends and family.
Urban&Civic has published the latest newsletter about the Barracks and Airfield development, with an update on planning progress – following South Cambs District Council’s resolution to grant planning consent on 13 May 2019 – and the latest on the A10 corridor, a new railway…
Preparations are well underway for this year’s Summer at the Beach, which brings together an eclectic mix of artistic talent as part of the Cambridge Open Studios event along with a range of local creative and community activities, during the first three…
South Cambridgeshire District Council today (Monday 13 May) confirmed Resolution to Grant consent for the development of Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield. The application – submitted in February 2017 by Urban&Civic and the Secretary of State for Defence – includes delivery of up to 6,500…
Tony Bacon has won the 5k race at the Waterbeach Running Festival for the past three years. We caught up with Tony to find out how he got into running, why he enjoys running at Waterbeach Barracks and top tips for anyone looking to improve their physical and mental wellbeing through running.
Who would believe that you could go from not doing any exercise to being able to jog 5km in just nine weeks? It is, however, true. The NHS ‘Couch to 5k’ programme takes people through a simple training plan with just three short sessions a week to enable them to achieve this. The organisers…