Funding secured for St Neots high street

On 26th August 2019, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government announced that St Neots has been selected as one of 50 towns that will benefit from share of the £1 billion Future High Streets Fund. The scheme was launched in December 2018 and is a key part of the Government’s plan to renew […]

East West Rail consultation

Plans for the new rail line between Bedford and Cambridge have come one step closer to fruition, as East West Rail reveal five route options and ask residents to have their say during a six-week consultation, running from 28 January to 11 February 2019. East West Rail is holding eight public consultation events across the […]

A short film about Future Takeover

A short film about the three-day Future Takeover event that explored the long-term growth of St Neots and its creative sector through ambitious thinking.

A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet

After careful consideration of more than 4,000 consultation responses and extensive technical design, Highways England a have selected a preferred route for the A428 from the Black Cat roundabout to Caxton Gibbet. The scheme at a glance A new 10-mile dual carriageway between the Black Cat and Caxton Gibbet junctions A three-tier junction at the Black […]

Work starts on early infrastructure for Wintringham development

Early infrastructure work has started to reinforce the existing utility network and bring utilities into the new Wintringham development. The work is taking place hand in hand with creating a new landscape along the front of Cambridge Road, with earth bunds being put in place to create green space and a pedestrian and cycleway at […]

First house builder announced at Wintringham

A planning application has been submitted by CALA Homes for 222 new homes (including affordable housing), landscaping and amenity space on the first development parcel at Wintringham, which forms part of the Eastern Gateway to St Neots. The proposal is for 184 houses (2, 3 and 4 bed) and 38 flats (1 and 2 bed) […]

Future Takeover for St Neots

Residents of St Neots are being invited to think about how creativity, data and emerging technology can support the growth of the town. A ‘Future Takeover’ event, happening from 24-26 January, will explore the vision for the expansion of St Neots and its creative sector, considering the town’s long-term future and how citizens can help […]

Start on site for new homes in Wintringham

Construction is currently underway to build almost 3,000 new homes in Cambridgeshire, which is the result of collaborative working between Homes England, Urban&Civic and Nuffield Trusts at Oxford University. Phase one of the site will include over 1,000 new homes including affordable housing, delivery of the first primary school, community and retail facilities and health […]

New 2,800-home development near St Neots gets green light

Plans for a huge new 2,800-home development near St Neots have been given the go-ahead. The Wintringham development will bring two new primary schools, health facilities and 63,000 sqm of business space to the area. Developer Urban&Civic were given planning permission in principle in March to build the new community of 2,800 homes. But the company needed […]

Residents help to find ‘smart’ solutions for St Neots

St Neots residents have welcomed the opportunity to share their views to help find ‘smart’ solutions to tackle some of the town’s challenges. More than 50 people dropped into the first Smart St Neots Meetup held at the new Art & Soul café to discuss key issues facing the town over a cuppa and cake. […]