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The Leys School, west of the Trumpington Road.

Trumpington Road is an arterial road (part of the A1134) in southeast central Cambridge, England. [1] It runs between the junction of Trumpington Street and Lensfield Road at the northern end to the junction of the High Street in the village of Trumpington (the A1309) and Long Road at the southern end. The Fen Causeway leads off to the west near the northern end, over Coe Fen and the River Cam. [2]

There are several schools on Trumpington Road:

The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is to the east of Trumpington Road. [3]

Hobson's Conduit

Hobson's Conduit runs along the northern part of Trumpington Road. [4] This used to be an important water supply for Cambridge. [5] A major fire in 1849 meant that a new fountain for the Market Place branch of Hobson's Conduit was erected in 1855. The previous structure was moved to the corner of Trumpington Road and Lensfield Road in 1856 as a monument to Thomas Hobson. [3]

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Trumpington Street

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Tennis Court Road is a street in central Cambridge, England. It runs parallel with Trumpington Street to the west and Regent Street to the east. At the northern end is a junction with Pembroke Street to the west and Downing Street to the east. To the south as a T-junction with Lensfield Road. Fitzwilliam Street leads off the road to the west towards the Fitzwilliam Museum.

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Old Addenbrookes Site

The Old Addenbrooke's Site is a site owned by the University of Cambridge in the south of central Cambridge, England. It is located on the block formed by Fitzwilliam Street to the north, Tennis Court Road to the east, Lensfield Road to the south, and Trumpington Street to the west.

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Fen Causeway is a link road in the city of Cambridge, United Kingdom, constructed in the mid-1920s to ease the pressure on Silver Street. It forms part of the A1134 ring road. It links Newnham Road and Trumpington Road and spans the River Cam with Sheep's Green to the south and Coe Fen to the north. There is little residential development on this road.

Great Kneighton

Great Kneighton is a large housing development and residential area in the southern part of the City of Cambridge district of Cambridgeshire, adjacent to, and integrated with, the neighbouring village of Trumpington. Together with nearby development Trumpington Meadows, it forms part of the southern fringe expansion of the city. Currently nearing completion by developers Countryside Properties, it will ultimately consist of almost 2,300 homes.

Nine Wells

Nine Wells is a 1.2 hectare Local Nature Reserve east of Trumpington, on the southern outskirts of Cambridge. It is owned and managed by Cambridge City Council.

References

  1. Trumpington Road, Cambridge Online.
  2. Trumpington Road, Cambridge 2000.
  3. 1 2 "Hobson's Conduit and the Botanical Gardens". Archived from the original on 11 July 2006.
  4. Trumpington Road: Hobson's Conduit, Cambridge 2000.
  5. Robert MacMillan. "Hobson's Conduit".

Coordinates: 52°11′19″N0°07′18″E / 52.18871°N 0.12177°E / 52.18871; 0.12177