Welcome to Harlton 

Harlton is an ancient village a few miles southwest of Cambridge. It can be found in the Domesday Book. We are a small, but thriving, community of around 300 people living in just over 100 houses. The website is hosted and maintained by the Parish Council.  It aims to provide information for residents and visitors to the village.  If you wish to make any changes or have information to add to the website  please email: clerk@harltonparish.gov.uk

Harlton 20mph Proposed Design Plan    More details on the proposed design are available on the traffic calming pages.

Next Harlton Parish Council Meeting Tuesday 16 July 2024 – Agenda

Parish Council Meeting Minutes 

County Councillor and District Councillor reports are available on the Parish Council page here

Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Notifications for Harlton: 

You can view all application documents (and decisions ) and make comments via the Planning Portal. 

24/01879/FUL  – The Church Of The Assumption, Coach Drive, Addition of solar PV panels to the Nave and Chancel roofs in conjunction with renewal of lead roof coverings.
24/01304/FUL – 83 High Street, Erection of a new dwelling and garden shed with associated access and parking provision following the demolition of the existing single storey garage and construction of a rear single storey extension to the existing dwelling.
24/01204/FUL – Land Adj 54 Eversden Road, Erection of a detached four-bedroom two storey dwelling
24/01037/HFUL – 43 High Street, Erection of new single pitched glazed link structure between the cottage and the outbuilding to the rear of the house.
23/03674/FUL Notification of Planning appeal in relation to Councils (SCDC) decision to refuse the planning permission: Site address 4 Haslingfield Road: Demolition of an existing linked-detached bungalow and the erection of a replacement detached two-storey house and a bungalow. Alteration to  access. The appeal documents are available for inspection online at Greater Cambridge Planning.
All representations must be received by 8th May 2024

East West Rail – Harlton Parish Council response to the consultation and updates

At the end of March 2021 East West Rail proposed to build part of the railway connecting Oxford to Cambridge through Harlton village. It not only threatens the local environment but our community and infrastructure. The railway serves no benefits for our village or many of the other villages it cuts through in South Cambs. We, as many communities affected by this proposal, support a northern approach into Cambridge, stopping at Cambourne and Northstowe – areas of high population or growth.

Harlton Working Group has been formed by a small group of villagers concerned by the threat of East West Rail’s proposed railway line that will run through Harlton to Cambridge South station.  The group has the following objectives: 

  • To work with Cambridge Approaches, Eversden Working Group, Harlton Parish Council and CamBedRailRoad
  • To promote (and carry out) positive actions for the village to undertake
  • To highlight the threat to our local environment, community and infrastructure
  • To push EWR for a full and fair consultation on a northern approach into Cambridge North station
  • To encourage everyone to take part in multi modal actions – lobbying MPs, councillors and organisations, displaying signs, signing the CamBedRailRoad petition, highlighting issues to the media

Harlton Working Group is sending out weekly emails with suggested actions through the village email group, through WhatsApp and Facebook.  Help with Ask a Question can be found here:

To join the village email group, WhatsApp or Facebook group please contact:

Harlton Social WhatsApp group – Phillip Phan (07875756831)
Haslingfield & Harlton Group (previously the Families page) – Facebook
For further details about Harlton Working Group, please contact:

Dave Lean – d.lean3@icloud.com
Isabel Robinson – isabel.robinsonm@gmail.com

For more information please visit:


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We’ve done it!

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Yes, the community have bought the pub!

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