Trumpington Meadows Community discusses local planning issues and hears of Grosvenor’s Proposal for Housing to the South

On Thursday 12 November over 20 members of the Community joined a zoom meeting in which developments in the planning system were presented and some local issues were discussed. Grosvenor, the developer of Trumpington Meadows, showed slides of a possible further development of up to 750 houses between Trumpington Meadows and the M11. The Community…

Anstey LEAP on Consort Avenue

This LEAP (Local Education Authority Playground) on Consort Avenue is a council owned playground designed for 5 to 8 year olds. It was constructed in about 2014. Unlike other playgrounds, this one did not have a safety fence around it, to stop young children running into the road while playing. Furthermore, some dog owners have…

Unit 3 local centre planning permission approved

Preview(opens in a new tab) The long vacant Unit 3 at the Local centre has had planning permission approved for a shop fit which should start shortly. This unit has been taken on by award winning Architects Chadwick, Dryer, and Clarke. Seven employees will be moving into this new studio from King St Cambridge once…

Our Nature Reserve

We are very fortunate to be next door to a beautiful nature reserve. If it hasn’t been apparent before, am sure it has been during the lock down period. Let us all enjoy and take care of it. Photo by a local resident – Marian Gavrilă

Planning Application for Anstey Hall

The committee has received notice that planning application for building 87 apartments between Anstey Hall and Trumpington Meadows has been submitted to the City Council. The plans are for 87 2-bedroom apartments, flanking a new public park to the south of Anstey Hall in order to provide assisted-living accommodation for people over 65. The Listed…

Second Access Road update

Following the last general meeting earlier this year, the committee followed-up with Barratt regarding the second access road to the development and received the following reply. They have essentially said, without mentioning any specific dates, that the second access road will not open up until the development is finished. Reply letter starts below: Thank you…

All That Glisters: Anglo Saxons, Beds and Gold

Alison Dickens from the Cambridge Archaeological Unit, will give a talk on the excavations carried out on the Trumpington Meadows site before the start of the work on the housing development and the subsequent research into the evidence found on the site. This includes information about the bed burial and the gold and garnet brooch (Trumpington Cross) which…