CCLT is a community-led project to deliver affordable and sustainable housing, owned and managed by its residents as a Community Land Trust.
CCLT will deliver homes which local people can truly afford - now and forever - both ‘affordable’ housing and reduced price market housing. Building community is at the heart of the CCLT project. The design intends to include shared facilities along cohousing principles. CCLT will show that new development can be good for the environment. The project will be designed to increase biodiversity and biocapacity. It will bring peoples’ lives closer to nature, whether they are growing food, planting trees, picnicking on a meadow, or just enjoying their own garden.
Cambridge News, August 2015
Group behind plan for straw bale 'eco-village' on edge of Cambridge appeal for suitable land
Cambridge News, February 2015
Straw bale 'eco-village' planned for edge of Cambridge
The Self Build Portal, February 2015
Co-housing group plans to self build straw bale neighbourhood
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This is the main project planning stage: acquiring the site, gaining planning permission, finding funding and tendering with a contractor. This stage concludes with signing off funding and moving on-site to start the construction works.
Regular public meetings are held 3 times per year, and details are available on our website.