Everyone Deserves Better
To create a series of places with clear,distinctive identity and character within a new landscape setting to reflect the urban structure of the wider area and prevent encroachment on neighbouring towns and villages.
To foster a community of 1500 homes providing in new ways for a diverse range of people to generate mixed communities and authentic multigenerational appeal adding to the opportunities for the existing residents of Biggleswade to meet their needs at every stage of life.
To deliver 1500 homes with an unusually rich mix of dwelling types, sizes and tenures. There will be a high level of materials, textures and architectural features to provide a rich variety within the scheme.
The development should encourage a more direct relationship to the natural setting including a country park, allotments and small holdings, the village green with cricket pitch and the playing fields. Every resident should be within a block of green connections to the surrounding countryside.
To provide the necessary social and community infrastructure, social amenities, and education, leisure and health services required to meet the local needs. These will add and complement to the range of services available in Biggleswade overall.
To provide economic opportunities within the site, as part of offering new ways of working, and generate new possibilities for the growth of Biggleswade. Local shops, together with small businesses of varying types, will add convenience and support the primacy of the existing centre
To provide for movement throughout the site and beyond to establish a positive relationship with existing settlements, especially Biggleswade. There will be safe and easy routes around the site which will support modal shift away from private car use.
To apply new technology to urban living encouraging and supporting take up of new opportunities in homes, education and business including through providing new services to Biggleswade as a whole and enhancing skills of existing and new residents.