Welcome to Waterbeach Barracks

Waterbeach Barracks is evolving to create a new way of living. Set in a rich landscape of inherited woodland around a 23 acre lake, the development will provide high quality homes with all the convenience of modern living – from schools and health centre, through play parks and running loops, to shops and bars. Just three miles from the Cambridge Science Park, and with a direct cycle link along the historic Mere Way.

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The vision

Waterbeach Barracks will create a place you can be proud to call home. Thoughtful design ensures a short walk or scoot to beautifully designed schools and bespoke play spaces; while cycle and bus links connect you to shops and bars nearby or in the City. New sustainable technologies support low carbon living while the green space connects you to the nature around you, whether growing your own in the allotments, scrumping in the community orchards or taking a leisurely stroll around the lake.

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A rich inherited landscape

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Roe deer at Waterbeach Barracks
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The first phase of the development is underway and will deliver the first homes, community and green space, just north of the lake. The Forest School will include outdoor learning spaces, and has been designed to make the most of the inherited landscape and features and will be car free, to ensure parents and children can enjoy the woodland glade routes as they walk and cycle safely together. 

The Waterbeach story so far

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A journey through nature at Waterbeach Standing at Waterbeach Barracks Work begins at Waterbeach Barracks

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Stonebond Properties to deliver the first homes at Waterbeach Barracks view of woodland at Waterbeach Work starts on woodland management at Waterbeach Barracks site

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Waterbeach Barracks scoops one of landscape industry’s highest accolades Ariel view of archaeology at Wintringham Over the last few weeks Oxford Archaeology East has now dug approximately size of 10 football pitches in the northern corner of the airfield. Learn more in our recent interview with Stephen Macaulay.

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Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter Summer 2018 summer newsletter The Summer 2020 newsletter edition. From local news to a breakdown of the next stages of planning and delivery for the forthcoming months.


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Work Begins at Waterbeach Barracks A vision of Waterbeach Barracks Open for business: Homes England investment supports early delivery of 6,500 new homes for Cambridgeshire


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A10 Roundabout – works for new construction access underway Standing at Waterbeach Barracks Work begins at Waterbeach Barracks

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Work starts on woodland management at Waterbeach Barracks site view of woodland at Waterbeach Work starts on woodland management at Waterbeach Barracks site

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Open for business: Homes England investment supports early delivery of 6,500 new homes for Cambridgeshire Ariel view of archaeology at Wintringham Over the last few weeks Oxford Archaeology East has now dug approximately size of 10 football pitches in the northern corner of the airfield. Learn more in our recent interview with Stephen Macaulay.

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Time to start training for Waterbeach Running Festival  summer newsletter The Summer 2020 newsletter edition. From local news to a breakdown of the next stages of planning and delivery for the forthcoming months.


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Locals soak up fun and culture at this year’s Summer at the Beach A vision of Waterbeach Barracks Open for business: Homes England investment supports early delivery of 6,500 new homes for Cambridgeshire


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Remembrance Sunday: memory of fundraising soldier honoured Standing at Waterbeach Barracks Work begins at Waterbeach Barracks

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Record breaking Waterbeach Running Festival view of woodland at Waterbeach Work starts on woodland management at Waterbeach Barracks site

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Design Code seals the quality vision for Waterbeach development Ariel view of archaeology at Wintringham Over the last few weeks Oxford Archaeology East has now dug approximately size of 10 football pitches in the northern corner of the airfield. Learn more in our recent interview with Stephen Macaulay.

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Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter Autumn 2019 summer newsletter The Summer 2020 newsletter edition. From local news to a breakdown of the next stages of planning and delivery for the forthcoming months.


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Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter Summer 2019 A vision of Waterbeach Barracks Open for business: Homes England investment supports early delivery of 6,500 new homes for Cambridgeshire


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Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter Summer 2017 Standing at Waterbeach Barracks Work begins at Waterbeach Barracks

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Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter Winter 2016/17 view of woodland at Waterbeach Work starts on woodland management at Waterbeach Barracks site

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Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter Winter 2015 Ariel view of archaeology at Wintringham Over the last few weeks Oxford Archaeology East has now dug approximately size of 10 football pitches in the northern corner of the airfield. Learn more in our recent interview with Stephen Macaulay.

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Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter Autumn 2015 summer newsletter The Summer 2020 newsletter edition. From local news to a breakdown of the next stages of planning and delivery for the forthcoming months.


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Waterbeach Barracks Newsletter Summer 2020 A vision of Waterbeach Barracks Open for business: Homes England investment supports early delivery of 6,500 new homes for Cambridgeshire


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Essential safety works to Cherry Trees at Barracks Entrance Standing at Waterbeach Barracks Work begins at Waterbeach Barracks

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Homes England investment secured at Waterbeach view of woodland at Waterbeach Work starts on woodland management at Waterbeach Barracks site

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17,000 trees new trees planted as waterways and wildlife corridors take shape Ariel view of archaeology at Wintringham Over the last few weeks Oxford Archaeology East has now dug approximately size of 10 football pitches in the northern corner of the airfield. Learn more in our recent interview with Stephen Macaulay.

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Archaeology at scale: 7 hectares of exploration at Waterbeach Barracks summer newsletter The Summer 2020 newsletter edition. From local news to a breakdown of the next stages of planning and delivery for the forthcoming months.


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