Local plan – Site Allocation

Bourn Airfield has been allocated by South Cambridgeshire District Council in the emerging Local Plan for the development of a new settlement, which provides:
  • A new village of 3,500 new homes, providing a mix of housing types and size;
  • A village centre to include appropriate shops, services and leisure opportunities;
  • Community services to include two primary schools and a secondary school;
  • Open space, sports and leisure facilities;
  • A bus link from Cambourne to Bourn Airfield;
  • Measures to promote walking and cycling;
  • Maintain the rural character and separation of Cambourne, Caldecote, Highfields and Bourn;
  • Strategic landscaping to deliver a high quality landscaped setting around the boundary of the settlement;
  • Retention of existing woods, hedges and water features; and
  • Excellence in sustainable development and healthier living.