Developments

See the Parish Council Web Site for the most up to date information on development and planning issues
General Documents Proposed (163) Homes (Chestnut Rise) Consultation Web Site
Stanford Park Mobile Home Plan (PDF)
Proposed Plan 350 New Homes (Newmarket Road) (PDF)
Burwell Vision (PDF)
Birches Tye (Hopkins Homes)

Started in 2016. 70 units (52 Private and 18 Affordable.)

Birches Tye
Dyson's Drove

4 Houses (2016-2017)

Dyson's Drove
The Anchor Pub Garden

June 2016, 2 new houses by the river

New Library

Now completed and open for business (Jan. 2006)

New Skate Park

The skate park is now Complete (Nov. 2004)

Jubilee Green

This park has been updated and improved (Nov. 2004)

Browns of Burwell development

The Browns of Burwell site in North Street has been acquired by Twigden Homes. They will be presenting their development plans for the site at the Parish Council meeting in the Jubilee Reading Room on the 30th July 2003.

Brown's Site as of February 2004

Construction well under way (Nov. 2004)

Copperfield Way (Off Isaacson Road)

Another development currently underway (Nov. 2004)

Factory Site re-development

Latest Update (9-June-2002): Construction continues:

Latest Update (27-Apr-2004): Most of the estate is now complete:

Burwell Farm has been bought by the National Trust at a cost of 1.7 million pounds

Flashy National Trust leaflets through the post confirm that the National Trust has acquired 450 acres of land to extend and help preserve the Fen extending from Wicken. See the Wicken National Trust Site for more info.

New Woodland

The two woods recently planted should help improve the quality of life in the village. These are Priory Wood between Priory Close and Weirs Drove at Crowhall Farm

This Burwell weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget

Events
Action
Village News
"Memories Of Burwell", By Frank Czucha
Newly published book containing over 300 photos of former schools, shops and companies etc. is now available from Tina's in North Street. Priced at £12.99
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Addenbrooke's nurse 'could not speak any English'
The hospital only realised the woman did not speak any English when she turned up for her first day.
Dashcam captures drink-drive crash in Mepal
A drink-driver was jailed after causing a fatal five-vehicle crash.
Cambridge guided bus crashes into wall
A guided bus crashed after leaving the tracks, leaving one man injured.
Fruit and veg farmers facing migrant labour shortages
Growers are already having difficulty recruiting pickers and fear it could get harder post-Brexit.
Roads in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk start to melt in hot weather
The hot weather continues to cause problems for people who want to travel, as roads start to melt.
Peterborough Lido: A look back at the pool's 80 years
The popular outdoor pool opened in 1936 but things have not always gone swimmingly.
Duxford: From daring dogfights to acrobatic airshows
From daring dogfights to acrobatic airshows: One hundred personal stories of Duxford's past and present.
Students compete in Cambridge University's cardboard boat race
More than 50 boats made out of cardboard, tape and glue compete in race.
Bumps: Cambridge’s curious rowing race
There is no other boat race quite like it.
Paul Taylor: Bradford City sign forward on one-year deal after Peterborough exit
Bradford City sign forward Paul Taylor on a one-year deal following his release by Peterborough United.
Brad Inman: Rochdale sign Peterborough midfielder on season-long loan
Rochdale sign midfielder Brad Inman on a season-long loan from League One rivals Peterborough United.
Area Photos
Burwell Fen Burwell - From Church Tower Burwell - St Mary's Church Burwell Windmill Burwell Lode

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