Current and proposed projects

Multi use games area (MUGA)

In conjunction with Fenstanton Primary School and CCC. Funding approved by the A14 Community Fund. Work to commence ASAP, after the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions.

Fen Cycle Path and Bridleway

In conjunction with Cambridgeshire County Council, preliminary approval has been received for the work to start in September 2020 (subject to Covid-19 restrictions) to create a cycle and bridleway along the length of The Fen.

Village pond and clock tower

Work will commence on the replacement of the fence around the pond and the bollards surrounding the Clock Tower in August/September (subject to Covid-19 restrictions), as the first phase of the development of the area.

Further work is scheduled to include:

Clearing the village pond of invasive week; replanting and restocking

Development of an outdoor seating area by the pond

Repair and restoration of the Clock Tower

Re-installment of the Village Whipping Post and the addition of information boards, showcasing the history of the Clock Tower, Pond and Village Green

Village appearance and cleanliness

12 new waste/dog poo bins have been ordered and are being deployed at sites around the village where high levels of uncleared litter and dog poo are currently being experienced. This will be supported by a poster and leaflet campaign.

A village planting survey will be undertaken shortly, which will inform a planting plan for 2020 and beyond

The village clear up volunteer sessions will recommence as soon as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. New equipment and signage has been purchased

New signage and presentation boards will be designed and deployed around the village. To include both historical information and improvements in current signage

Other projects

Community Warden Scheme – in conjunction with Fen Drayton, Elsworth and Lolworth Parish Councils

Introduction of a Foodbank hub in Fenstanton

Community Café

Establishment of a Fenstanton Community Trust

Adoption of the Old Orchard – from Kier Homes

Upgrade of the path to the Outdoor Gym and the Hamptons playing field