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Cambridge City Council

North East Cambridge Area Action Plan

A new district is being planned for North East Cambridge, and we want you to be a part of it!  

Our vision is for an inclusive, walkable, low-carbon new city district with a lively mix of homes, workplaces, services and social spaces, fully integrated with surrounding neighbourhoods. 

What is the North East Cambridge Area Action Plan? 

North East Cambridge includes 182 hectares of brownfield land,  just a 15 minute cycle ride from the city centre. 

Funding from central government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund to relocate the Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant creates a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the area and create a significant new city district.  

The Area Action Plan will be the planning framework developed by Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council, to guide all  development in the area over the next 20 years. 

At the stage that the Area Action Plan is adopted, all planning applications in the area will have to show that they have fully addressed  the Area Action Plan policies.   

Get involved

We are currently consulting on the draft North East Cambridge Area Action Plan. Find out more and tell us what you think via the Greater Cambridge Shared Planning website. 

This consultation runs from 9am Monday 27 July to 5pm Monday 5 October 2020.