Area Guide - Eddington, Cambridge

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Eddington is a relatively new and exciting area of Cambridge, with its development led by the University of Cambridge. It is located to the northwest of the city centre and is a sustainable development that has been designed with a focus on community, green space, and modern living.

With a large offering of mixed housing options, from apartments and townhouses to larger family homes. The development has been designed with sustainability in mind, and many of the homes feature energy-efficient features and the latest in eco-friendly technology.

There are excellent transport links to the rest of Cambridge, with easy access to the A14 and the M11. The area is also well-served by public transport, with regular bus services running to the city centre and surrounding areas.

Eddington has been designed with an emphasis on green space and community. The development features over 50 acres of green space, including parks, nature reserves, and playgrounds, making it an ideal location for families and nature lovers. The communal gardens provide residents with an opportunity to grow their own produce, and there are plenty of communal spaces where residents can gather and socialise.

There are a growing number of amenities, including shops, restaurants, and a supermarket. The local primary school, University of Cambridge Primary School, is highly regarded, and there are also plans for a secondary school to be built in the area in the coming years. Eddington also benefits from being located close to the city centre, with all of the amenities that Cambridge has to offer just a short distance away.

Eddington has its own cultural centre, the Storey's Field centre, which hosts a range of events and performances throughout the year.

Eddington is a thriving and growing area of Cambridge that offers a sustainable, modern, and community-focused living experience. Its focus on green space, amenities, and excellent transport links make it an attractive location for families, young professionals, and those looking to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

Fun Fact! Eddington is one of the first places in the UK with below ground waste and recycling bins, which are designed to reduce unsightly street clutter, and remove the need for each household to have separate wheely bins.