Eddington

Eddington is the result of an ambitious project by the University of Cambridge to create an outstanding new extension to the city.  Centred around a mixed academic and urban community, Eddington will be a place that is sustainable and long-lasting, offering a high quality of life to enhance both the City and the University.

 

A NEW PLACE TO CALL HOME

Eddington is a distinctive, enduring new neighbourhood in North West Cambridge, and the University of Cambridge’s vision for an outstanding extension to the city to deliver sustainable living, learning and working in a vibrant urban environment.

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PRIMARY SCHOOL

The University of Cambridge Primary school opened in September 2015 to its first intake and will offer an inclusive and high-quality education for the local children at Eddington and the surrounding area.

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COMMUNITY CENTRE

Storey’s Field Centre will be a fantastic community facility with spaces for events, from film screenings and music recitals to weddings and dance classes.

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MARKET SQUARE

The market square is an important focal point for any neighbourhood and has been designed to accommodate a range of events and provide a lively engaging environment for both the new residents of Eddington and the existing Cambridge community.

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GETTING AROUND

Car-free walking routes, an extensive cycle network, and convenient public transport mean that at Athena, Eddington, everything necessary to support convenient, sustainable day-to-day living and working is close to hand.

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GREEN SPACES & PARKS

Parks and playing fields and happy hours outdoors are part of the landscape at Eddington, with space for every age from four to forty-four. Or ninety-four.

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SUSTAINABLE LIVING

In creating this new place, the University has an opportunity to affect the built environment and how people lead more sustainable lives.

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UNIVERSITY HOUSING

Eddington is being created to meet the University’s long term growth, designed to be a long-lasting, sustainable and ambitious place.

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PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS

At Eddington an integrated and dynamic public art strategy has been developed to respond to the physical site, its past, present and future context, and the communities.

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