Local area


Cambridge – a world famous city…
Home to a world renowned university, the city lies on the River Cam, 50 miles north of Greater London; bristling with beautiful historic buildings and outstanding architecture, a place of open-air markets and riverside picnics. A vibrant city centre boasts artisan makers, to stylish boutiques and gourmet eats; with beautiful gardens and green spaces never far away.

…with world class opportunities
A global centre of excellence, innovation and education spear the city. A technology hub, boasting a large cluster of high-tech businesses from software, electronics and biotechnology, harnessing the talent from the university and beyond to become the UK’s best performing city according to the Irwin Mitchell UK Powerhouse Report 2017.

For living, learning or working, Athena and Eddington are close to the heart of the historic and innovative Cambridge, its colleges, stations, research and business centres.

Located only just over two miles from Cambride’s city centre, Eddington is a new community setting the standard in sustainable living. It is the vision of the University of Cambridge and one of the largest developments in its 800 year history. In addition to providing homes for its staff and students, this contemporary urban neighbourhood will provide Cambridge with additional housing, amenities and accessible green spaces, creating a vibrant environment.

Athena is exemplar period homes designed for the 21st century; lifetime homes and apartments built to award-winning designs, inspired by the city’s historic character. Athena is located within Eddington, a distinctive, enduring new neighbourhood in North West Cambridge, and the University of Cambridge’s vision for an outstanding extension to the city that delivers sustainable living, learning and working in a vibrant urban environment.