Cambourne is a new settlement, made up of three villages: Upper Cambourne, Lower Cambourne and Great Cambourne. Construction began in 1998 and still carries on today. It is expected to have a population of around 10,000 once finished. Cambourne is based in the district of South Cambridgeshire and is around 9 miles west of Cambridge.
Cambourne has a fantastic local community, who really care for the well-being of their villages. There are many local clubs and societies, it has four primary schools and many amenities such as a supermarket, Pub, shops and food/coffee outlets, hairdresser and bookies – making it a great place for young and older families to live. Sport is well catered for with 2 cricket pitches, football pitches, pavilions, tennis courts, multi use games areas, bowls green and a Sports Centre. A new secondary school opened in September 2013 and a permanent fourth primary is to be ready in September 2015.
Read the History of Cambourne