Northstowe is a vibrant new town located just six miles north-west of Cambridge and 50 miles from London. It will become home to around 25,000 people in a high growth and economically buoyant part of the UK.

Northstowe provides five hectares of the Cambridge Compass Enterprise Zone, a new commercial development site with significant opportunities for businesses of all sizes offering a business rates discount of up to 100% to occupiers.

The wider town will provide a host of attractive choices for living and employment, including a new town centre with a strong retail and leisure offer at its heart. The first of eight schools has been built and around 11,000 new jobs will be created in an area of strong demand with a resilient residential market.

The town also offers strong investment opportunities for retail and leisure tenants looking to connect with the £125m annual expenditure potential of the site.

Northstowe will be well connected to the rest of the country and is just 60 minutes from King’s Cross in London via the Cambridge stations, a 20 minute drive from Cambridge airport, and a 30 minute drive from London Stansted airport. It is also situated on the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, allowing easy access into Cambridge (20 mins), Cambridge Science Park (10 mins) and Huntingdon and St. Ives to the north. There is good access onto the A14 that runs from the Port of Felixstowe through to the Midlands and beyond.

Northstowe provides a unique opportunity to invest in the continued success and growth of Cambridge. Investing now provides the opportunity to help shape the growth of the new town ensuring that it meets the needs of the growing community and of Northstowe’s delivery and investment partners.

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