Darwin Green is a new development for northwest Cambridge being promoted by Barratt Homes on behalf of the North West Cambridge Consortium of Landowners. As a long-term development, this website has been established to provide you with full details of the project, together with relevant news and updates, and the opportunity to provide your feedback at every stage of the process.
Outline planning permission for the 1,593 new homes and community facilities was secured in December 2013. A series of detailed planning applications for the individuals phases of the development have followed. For more information on the progress with these detailed planning applications, please click here
Work on site is commencing in relation to the strategic infrastructure in preparation for construction work on the first residential phase of Darwin Green, known as BDW1. For the latest news on construction, please click here
1,593 homes, including 40% affordable for each residential phase, a primary school with Children's Centre, up to six small units for community facilities and mixed retail / service use, open space, and allotments.
The first residential phase (BDW1) includes 173 homes of which more than 50% will be one and two bedroom properties, ideally suited to first-time buyers.
The local centre will provide a state of the art health centre, rooms for community use, six retail units, and a library
Construction updates will be sent to local residents periodically. For information on the latest, click here
Barratt is committed to generating jobs and employing local people wherever possible. In addition they are the only major housebuilder to have won the exclusive '5 Star Housebuilder Award' awarded by the Homebuilders Federation for seven consecutive years.