The site

The proposal site is located on land off Home Close and is situated within the boundary of the Hain Daniels Group factory, in Histon, Cambridge, CB24 9NR.

Red line boundary of Histon site

Draft proposals

McCarthy & Stone’s initial plans propose to redevelop the site with Retirement Plus (Extra Care) accommodation with 65 apartments, 36 bungalows and seven cottages, all set within attractive landscaped gardens and with 45 on-site car parking bays.

More information on the proposals will be available here following the virtual exhibition, which is running from Wednesday 16th September – Wednesday 23rd September 2020.


We are keen to hear your views on how we can prepare the best possible plans before we submit a planning application. Please take a moment to complete our online feedback form via the contact us page.