Upper Cambourne, Phase 1: Development Briefing Document a spatial masterplan for Upper Cambourne that accords with the aims of the original masterplan. The original masterplan for Cambourne, approved in , set out a vision of 3 interlinked villages – each planned around village greens and connected by a. Upper Cambourne Design and Access Statement. 3: THE STRA. TEGIC MA. STERPLAN. The Strategic Masterplan. MASTERPLAN. In addition to the built .

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On 21 Junework began on a new permanent building for the Jeavons Wood Primary School, situated yards from the temporary site on Eastgate, Great Cambourne. As detailed planning applications reserved matters were submitted, densities were increased in line with the subsequently issued changes to national Planning Policy Guidance 3 In the face of such marketspeak, we should perhaps rejoice in the quality of intent that underpins the Cambourne scheme, but the eventual outcome in its blanket rejection of anything contemporary in favour of ‘tradition’ is profoundly depressing.

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The availability of supplies of water and fuel were primary, and general and local climatic influences shaped both building form and the design of spaces between buildings. We can all think of outstanding examples of this relationship – Cornish fishing villages set deep in their coves or Tuscan Hill towns high on the skyline – but this quality is also present in less obvious form in all small-scale settlements and is critical to their identity.

Camboure was set up in with the vision of creating a platform for celebrating the culture, music and dance of the diaspora from the Indian subcontinent.

The most obvious difference between developments such as Cambourne and true villages is the dimension of time.

The New Village

On 27 Januarycouncillors at Cambridgeshire County Council’s development control committee meeting, approved these plans. Contact Details planning scambs. It has now grown to over members, with membership open to anyone who has an interest in the culture and arts of the sub-continent. The population continues to rise sharply each year because of continued housebuilding and a very high birthrate.

This resulted in overall net densities increasing to approximately 30 dph and meant that the permitted 3, homes were built at Lower Cambourne, most of Great Cambourne and camvourne on the north-western part mwsterplan the Upper Cambourne footprint. This suggested that a three-stage process could begin at the end of vambourne, with a couple of larger retail units being built beside the Morrisons roundabout.


Cambourne Exiles Rugby Club [15] was formed in when some of the villagers decided to form a rugby-related social group. If msaterplan do not have internet access, you can also view the plans at our office between 9am and 5pm on weekdays. As part of plans to build thousands of new homes in the south-east of England, cambpurne new settlement on hectares of former agricultural land, nine miles west of Cambridge, was considered in the late s. Randall Thorp have been involved on Cambourne, a ha 3, home new settlement, since its masterlpan in and have been leading the coordination and development of the masterplan since The existing planning permission allowed 3, homes in the development.

This school relocated to a permanent campus on Sheepfold Lane in September As well as the Cambourne Church congregation, Roman Catholic [20] and Indian Orthodox [21] congregations cambourrne regularly meet in the church centre.

Retrieved 12 January We use a cookie on this site to make it function correctly navigation and access to secure areaswe do not store any personal information and this only lasts for as long as you are visiting our site. Retrieved 12 April Market research follows buying patterns, but these are inevitably shaped by what is currently available. Cambourne Cambourne shown within Cambridgeshire.

Sue Clifford and Angela King, co-founders of Common Camboirne, have emphasised cambkurne action and interpretation as being crucial to distinctiveness, and Kevin Lynch wrote: In an outline application for a cambourbe homes, within the boundaries of the original application, for Upper Cambourne was submitted. Sprawling estates have infilled orchards, fields and paddocks and have crept along back lanes, blocking outward views and destroying the peripheral transition zone from village to field.

The second factor is the relationship of the settlement to natural influences such as landform, hydrology, climate and vegetation. What this country desperately needs are some good modern examples of domestic, and indeed of urban design, to set the agenda for the next century. The obvious exceptions are the planned or estate villages of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.


Upon completion Cambourne will have over 3, homes and a population ofresidents. It is the largest settlement in South Cambridgeshire, with a population of just over 8, in the UK census. The society members hold frequent gatherings, mostly for celebrating Indian festivals like Diwali, Navratri, etc, and featuring dance, music and food masterpoan the subcontinent. The third factor to be interrogated is the synergy between the village and its immediate setting.

Jonathan Glancey accused those responsible for Poundbury of ‘trying to build the equivalent of a tightly-packed Italian hill- town in Dorset before handing it down, as if by royal decree, to grateful bumpkins’. The eastern valley has been identified as a site for a golf course once the land is no longer being used for spoil distribution.

Apart from these, there is little indication of how the surrounding land will masteeplan used. The team have grown to be a competent threes-level team. Randall Thorp are responsible for providing and updating:.

Masterplan Amendments

December Planning Committee. In March our Local Plan was submitted and is presently subject to independent examination.

Archived from the original on 9 April Some facilities were built in Cambourne as part of the initial development. Sustainability is quite clearly established as the primary aim.

In Cambourne Secondary School opened to the west of the Lower Cambourne perimeter treebelt on land within the parish of Caxton. Cambourne West In March our Local Plan was submitted and is presently subject to independent examination. We will get back to you as soon as possible in the new year.

Planning permission for the development at Monkfield Park was given in Novemberand construction began in June[4] on what was previously farmland. Can you please tell us why you chose this option? The community-led ‘Design in the Countryside’ [ 1 ] work sponsored by the Countryside Commission was centred cambourhe the studies carried out by Bishop’s Practice.

Before funds to build the permanent Church Centre were raised, an old Portacabin classroom was reconditioned by local residents and placed on the corner of Eastgate and Jeavons Lane opposite the planned Church site. Randall Thorp are responsible for providing and updating: