PUBLISHED: 13:15 15 March 2018 | UPDATED: 13:15 15 March 2018 Julian Makey Iron Age remains were found at the Wintringham Park site. Archant A major housing development which will bring nearly 3,000 new homes to St Neots is being recommended for approval after planners said a lower than required number of affordable homes in the early stages was “reasonable”. Developers behind the Wintringham Park scheme, off Cambridge Road, may be allowed to build 25 per cent affordable housing in the first phase of 500 homes – instead of the total target 40 per cent – followed by a review in later phases. An earlier bid to build the homes on the site, which is earmarked for development, ran into problems over the proposed amount of affordable homes which was also below the target. The scheme involves the construction of up to 2,800 homes, 63,500 sqm of employment development, a district centre, a temporary school and two permanent schools, recreation space, accesses and infrastructure, for which outline permission is being sought. Developers Wintringham Partners, including Urban and Civic which is behind the development at Alconbury Weald, also wants full planning permission for roads, landscaping, drainage and infrastructure on the site…. Read full this story
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