Cambourne West, South Cambridgeshire District Council

Project Details

Clients: Taylor Wimpey & Bovis Homes
Website: www.cambournewest.com

Project Summary

  • 2,350 new homes, forming the fourth linked village in the Cambourne settlement 
  • 2 new primary schools
  • 1 new secondary school 
  • Employment space 
  • Community facilities & retail
  • New sports provision and community provision 

PDI Activities & Achievements

  • Secured outline planning permission from South Cambridgeshire District Council in January 2017
  • The planning decision was secured during the EIP hearings, for a larger site area than that in the allocation and submitted Local Plan 
  • 10 councillors voted in support of the application, with only 1 against
  • Secured support from Cambourne Parish Council
  • Ongoing engagement with local ward members to secure support for the development 
  • Briefing meetings with adjacent parishes to the development site
  • Extensive pre application engagement with councillors including design and distribution of a briefing document 
  • Ongoing work with planning officers to assist with bringing the application to committee 
  • Development of a bespoke political strategy which considered the Joint South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City Local Plan, and the City Deal