Full steam ahead for A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:30

Full steam ahead for A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme – community projects funded, visitor centre goes live, and preparation work started to build the road.

The £1.5bn project includes a major new bypass to the south of Huntingdon and upgrades to 21 miles of the A14, adding additional capacity, boosting the local and national economy and cutting up to 20 minutes off journeys.

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Living in Northstowe – preparing for the first residents!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 12:15

A new community wing at the school, a pop up café, a self-service micro library - preparations underway to welcome first residents of Northstowe helped by the nearby residents.

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Things are happening…

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 09:00

A lively and information packed evening last week at the Community Forum and Drop-in. Local residents gathered in the community wing at The Pathfinder School to hear latest progress updates from Gallagher Estates and the HCA. With applications from the Phase 1 housebuilders coming in thick and fast and momentum building, Planning Officers from the District Council were on hand to answer questions along with Bovis Homes and Taylor Wimpey who shared plans for their housing schemes. Highways England were there too to give an update now work on the A14 has started.

Here’s a quick round up of the evening for those who missed it.

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Hear the latest news and updates

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 14:30

The next Community Forum and Drop-in will take place on Wednesday 18 January at the new C of E Pathfinder Primary School, Northstowe. The drop-in starts at 6pm followed by the Forum from 7pm - 9pm.

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Northstowe Phase 2: Archaeology Update Mid-November 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 13:00

Phase two archaeology is underway!  As expected this area has proved to have dense Iron Age and Roman features. (pic courtesy of Cambridgeshire Arcaheological Unit)

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The Town Centre - the ‘Heart’ of Northstowe

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 13:00

Being part of the team that are planning, designing and building Northstowe is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for the HCA.  Read about planning a new Town Centre

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Northstowe’s Emerging Community

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:45

The Northstowe Community Working Group (NCWG) is busy preparing to welcome new residents. A pack of practical information has been put together to help new residents familiarise themselves during those early days with their surroundings and signpost them to all the community groups and facilities that can be accessed close by.

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A fantastic turnout at the new school for the October Northstowe Community Drop-in and Forum

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 16:00

The local community were excited not only to hear updates on progress now construction has begun on the first homes at Northstowe, but also to check out the new Forum venue – the community wing of the Pathfinder primary school building. Attendees were even treated to a whistle stop tour of the brand new school site by the Head teacher of Hatton Park School, who are temporarily occupying the building this academic year.

The drop-in was busy and lively. Taylor Wimpey and Linden Homes brought along plans and details on the proposed layout and look and feel of the homes for their sites. Officers from County Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC), along with representatives from Gallagher and HCA were also on hand to answer questions.

With activity increasing significantly over the last few months, there was much to cover. Here’s a summary, if you were unable to attend:

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Community Forum - NEW VENUE October 19th

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 14:45

The next Community Forum will be on October 19th 7pm-9pm with an informal drop in between 6pm and 7pm at the new Pathfinder Primary School, Northstowe, there is plenty of parking at the school.  Lots to update on.  Agenda attached.  Hope to see you there.  Directions:

From A14/Bar Hill/Longstanton/Swavesey/Over, going North on the B1050, turn right at the lights signposted Northstowe Centre, follow to school located at the end of the road.

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It was a hot summer evening for the July Community Forum

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 09:45

The quarterly Northstowe Community Forum was well attended again by the local community who were keen to hear about recent progress on site.  Here’s an update for those who were unable to attend.

It was good to see presentations from three of the housebuilders that will be building homes on Phase One of Northstowe: Bloor Homes Eastern, Barratt Homes and Taylor Wimpey. 

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