SCHEME BENEFITS

The Bourn Quarter proposals will deliver a number of significant benefits.

Boosting the local economy

The proposals will create approximately 800 new jobs for existing and future local residents, in addition to the large number of jobs likely to be generated during the construction phase.

Revitalising a derelict site

The Bourn Quarter will revitalise this previously developed site, providing additional planting, landscaping improvements, and carefully designed new buildings.

Supporting local business

Responding to local demand, the Bourn Quarter will provide space for small and medium sized local and regional businesses.

Protecting the environment

The proposals will be supported by a range of measures designed to ensure that the impact on the environment is minimised.

The proposals will include:

New buildings designed
to BREEAM ‘Very Good’
and ‘Well’ Standards

EPC A rating

Energy saving
materials and
construction methods

Photovoltaic energy
opportunities on the roofs
of the new buildings

A Green
Travel Plan

Electric vehicle
charging