Plans for a new 1’000-home residential development on agricultural land to the east of Newborough Road will be submitted once an Environmental Impact Assessment is completed. The development is a joint project between The Church Commissioners, Milton Estates and Central England Co-operative.

The site is located north of the A16-A47 junction, south of the Car Dyke canal.

An initial proposal document submitted by Deloitte on behalf of the parties involved details plans for up to 1’130 new dwellings (of mixed type and tenure), new access points from the A16 and Newborough Road alongside public space areas and preservation plans for Norwood Spinney. Deloitte also stated that the development includes no plans for high-rise buildings.

Peterborough City Council has also approved plans for a new two-form 446-place primary school and 900-place secondary school. The intended purpose of the new academy is to accommodate children living in the proposed Paston Reserve development as well as making up for the predicted shortfall in areas like Walton, Paston, Gunthorpe, and Werrington.

Construction on the primary school is expected to commence in February 2021 with a targeted opening date is September 2022, with the secondary school opening a year later.

Hester Architects are designing the development.

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