Cambridge: construction boom brings 10,000 new homes

Plenty of new flats and houses are under way in the city centre and on the outskirts of Cambridge
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Kaleidoscope, Cambridge
£280,000: some of the new, two-bedroom apartments at Kaleidscope in Fitzwilliam Road, Cambridge, have spacious outdoor areas
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Crest Nicolson’s Kaleidoscope (Savills) scheme is on Fitzwilliam Road where prices start at £280,000 for a two-bedroom apartment, rising to £335,000 for a two-bedroom with two bathrooms.

The Marquee (Savills 01223 347092) is on the corner of Hills Road and Cherry Hinton Road which has Cambridge’s tallest tower. Here prices range from £250,000 for a one-bedroom flat, to £660,000 for a three-bedroom flat with two balconies.

Great Kneighton to the south of city is where a new community is being built on green fields close to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the new science park linked to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Still a series of muddy fields with the odd forlorn guided bus – a bus which drives both on rails and roads – scuttling across, this is one for the pioneers attracted by the modern designs inspired by Accordia.

£395,000: a three-bedroom house at Abode in Cambridge
Countryside Properties has two developments: Abode and Nova (01223 842039) where prices range from £175,000 for a one-bedroom flat, to £750,000 for a six-bedroom detached house.

Swedish developers Skanska (01223 846711) is building Seven Acres, a development of one- and two-bedroom energy-efficient flats and three- and four-bedroom town houses. Prices start from £235,000 for a one-bedroom apartment and rise to £619,500 for a four-bedroom townhouse.

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