Alconbury Weald, home to iMET, is the largest brownfield site in the south of England and second only to Liverpool Docks. Doubling the footprint of Huntingdon, it incorporates a new Enterprise Zone with a large number of new homes, a new school, social and leisure facilities.
Situated between Cambridge, a regional hub of innovation, the manufacturing centres of the Midlands, and the developing city of Peterborough. iMET and the wider Enterprise Zone are well placed to benefit from their proximity and contribute to their future success.
The Enterprise Zone at Alconbury Weald offers a unique opportunity to change the economic trajectory of the Huntingdonshire District and to establish sustainable growth for the region.
Delivery in partnership with developers and stakeholders is a key priority for the development of both Alconbury Weald and iMET.
iMET is a powerful example of this ethos with a joint working approach adopted at every stage of its creation with the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership, Cambridgeshire Regional College, Huntingdon District Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, Urban & Civic, and major contractors working in Partnership.
Alconbury Weald’s location means that iMET is propitiously linked to the main hubs in the Local Enterprise Partnership and has clear potential for growing businesses and attracting new investment to the Enterprise Zone. With the added advantage of being accessible to a far wider audience through the transport network.