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Plans for 'low carbon community' in Cambridge

A huge brownfield site on the edge of north Cambridge could be transformed into a "low carbon community" of new homes and jobs, councillors have revealed.

The Greater Cambridge shared planning service - a partnership between South Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambridge City Council – has published the latest plans for a new suburb on land between the A14, Cambridge North railway station and the Science Park.

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Planners say the creation of new homes would reduce the need to commute, with good links to public transport, creating a "low carbon" area.

It would mean relocating Anglian Water's water treatment facility, which has proved too expensive to consider in the past, a spokesman said.

A public consultation will be carried out early next year.