Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield is a unique place, nestled in a beautiful and established landscape. For generations people have lived, 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 celebrate the history and ecology of the site and local area in the future development.
No construction traffic through the 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 deliver new road access off the A10 and limit private car trips through the village.
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…
Summer at the Beach: Community Event Celebrates Local Creative Talent
6/7, 13/14 and 20/21 July 2019
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…
Green light for Waterbeach Barracks development
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…
Interview with Tony Bacon – March 2019
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.
Waterbeach Running Festival Sets 5km Challenge
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…
Urban&Civic Training hub to support major national construction skills drive
A new training hub is being established as part of Urban&Civic’s development at Alconbury Weald in Cambridgeshire. The hub is part of a national plan to train up thousands of workers and help tackle skills shortages in the construction industry, Education Secretary Damian Hinds announced…
Former Waterbeach barracks welcomes biker veterans tour
Urban&Civic sign up with NHS to build healthy towns of the future
NHS England has today announced a ground-breaking partnership with some of the country’s top housing developers and associations to help expand exciting ideas for healthy living such as urban assault courses, fitness adventure trials and fruit trees with new homes.
Three Counties ride of remembrance culminates at former Waterbeach barracks
A group of predominantly ex-servicemen motorcyclists – who ride to remember, recall and raise funds for veterans’ charities – are gearing up for a 500 mile tour, which will culminate at the former Waterbeach barracks with a visit to Waterbeach Military Heritage Museum and an act…