News from the Community Forum, 18 January 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 09:30

There were approx. 80 people at the forum, it was great to see so many new residents and look forward to welcoming more as Northstowe grows.

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An update from the Phase One housebuilders

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 16:30

We now have all five Phase One Housebuilders (Bloor Homes, Barratt Homes, Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Taylor Wimpey) on site with a sales office.

Around 30 families have moved into the completed Bloor Homes with more expected to move in before the end of the year.

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Digital Innovation in Northstowe

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 15:30

There is lots of potential for exciting digital developments to be delivered at Northstowe. We sat down with Clare Gibbons, Northstowe’s Healthy New Town programme lead, to find out more...

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Responsible Travel Planning

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 15:30

We’re working hard to make Northstowe an environmentally friendly and healthy town that is easy to get around. As part of this, we’re developing an efficient and sustainable transport system for our residents through a Residential Travel Plan (RTP).

RTP’s are a requirement for all new developments that have significant transport related impacts on the local transport network.

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Northstowe welcomes Allies and Morrison

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 15:15

Northstowe is pleased to announce that Allies and Morrison has been contracted to create the Northstowe town centre strategy. Here’s what the architects and urban planners had to say about their involvement.

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News from the Northstowe Community Forum 18 October 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 14:30

Last week’s community forum was another great opportunity for local people to come together with the Northstowe developers, contractors and local agencies to hear about the latest developments and share their views. Those who came along early for the drop-in session also got a sneak preview of how the community wing is shaping up prior to opening up in the next few months.

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All the latest news from the July Community Forum

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:00

Local residents came together with developers, contractors and public sector partners again on Wednesday evening. The evening was very informative as ever and gave local people the opportunity to ask questions and give their views on how the development is progressing.

For those who weren’t able to come along, below is a brief summary of what was covered during the evening.

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Archaeological open day

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:15

Archaeological investigations are making great progress on Phase 2 of Northstowe. Over 500 members of the local community recently attended an open day at the former Oakington Barracks (ordinarily closed to the public) to visit a team of archaeologists who have been making some fascinating discoveries.

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Child's play

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 11:15

We’re innovating our outdoor play areas to create engaging spaces where our young people can thrive – and we need your help!

Landscape architects Randall Thorp have been brought on-board by developer’s Gallagher to look at the design of the five play areas planned across Phase 1 of Northstowe.

As part of this process, the architects are inviting the local community to get actively involved and the local Youth Council has agreed to act as ‘Play Area Trustees’ to help guide and shape the final designs selected.

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Healthy town: happy town

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 11:15

NHS England is providing continued funding for a ‘Healthy New Town’ programme over the next 2 years to look at how best to provide healthcare for Northstowe residents and new facilities for the town centre.

As part of the new programme, an action plan has been drawn up to ensure that Healthy New Town principals are applied to all aspects of Northstowe’s development.

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