Meridian Gate
Royston SG8 7FJ

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Selected homes at this development are available to purchase on a part-buy-part-rent basis using Home Reach. Please contact the sales executive for further information

Just 16 miles from the bustling University City of Cambridge, Linden Homes is pleased to present this fantastic collection of attractive 3, 4 & 5 bedroom houses for sale in Royston. This development’s location offers convenient commutes to Bedford, Hertford and London, as well as good amenities and plenty of green open spaces.

Why buy at Meridian Gate

  • A picturesque town with useful amenities and Cambridge in easy reach
  • Convenient travel links via the A10, A1(M), and M11, as well as Royston train station for Cambridge and London King’s Cross
  • A selection of ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ Ofsted-rated schools nearby
  • Buy with just a 5% deposit and a 75% mortgage with Help to Buy*. With Home Exchange, we could buy your current home or with Smooth Move‡, we can help you sell your home.
  • Are you a key worker? We want to help you buy your own home, and our Key Worker Package is a great way to do it

To find out more about making one of our houses for sale in Royston your new dream home, contact our Sales Executives today to arrange your viewing. 

Our new houses for sale in Royston offer luxury living for growing families and commuters. The high-quality, stylish fixtures and fittings at Meridian Gate create beautifully-finished contemporary homes, with the convenience of shops, banks and supermarkets on your doorstep. Diners are spoilt for choice with the range of restaurants offering Indian, Asian, and traditional British cuisine, as well as friendly local pubs within walking distance.

Less than 10-minutes’ walk away from our houses for sale in Royston is Queens Road Playgroup, Ofsted-rated “Good”. And for older children, St Mary Roman Catholic Primary School, Ofsted-rated ‘Good’, is only a 15-minute walk. Nearby Greneway School and Roycia Middle School, both Ofsted-rated ‘Good’, offer secondary education, and of course Cambridge University is in close proximity.

Royston enjoys excellent travel links via road and rail. Use the nearby A10 to reach Cambridge in 19 miles. Royston train station offers services to Cambridge in 15 minutes, Ely in 30 minutes, London Kings Cross in 50 minutes and King’s Lynn taking around an hour.

Register your interest to be first in line for our property for sale in Royston. If you are a Key Worker, ask our Sales Executives about our Key Worker Package offering special deals.

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Around the neighbourhood

Royston: A historic town, offering fast links to London and Cambridge, with a friendly community atmosphere

The Meridian Gate development is perfectly located: With excellent nearby amenities, ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ Ofsted rated schools for younger children and simple transport links for commuters. You’ll have everything you need to make life easy, right on your doorstep. Those looking to purchase a property for sale in Royston will find the excellent local amenities on offer here a huge benefit. There is a large number of high street retailers, independent shops, banks, supermarkets, a library and numerous eateries, including pubs, bars, restaurants, and cafes. For those looking to stay fit, the Royston Leisure Centre and Royston Golf Club are both just outside the heart of Royston.

What’s close to Meridian Gate?

Just 19 miles from these houses for sale in Royston is the bustling city of Cambridge. With a huge range of high street stores, independent shops and boutiques, plus many eateries for every budget, Cambridge is a great place to visit for the day. Cambridge is also a city full of history and culture; there are museums and galleries dedicated to the city itself, with a great number of artworks by internationally-known artists on display too. One of the main attractions here is the University, and with the River Cam running through the city, you can enjoy the majestic university buildings by the side of the water, or if you may choose to take on a punting challenge on the river. No matter what you’re looking to do in the city, you’ll find it all; and with the benefit of being so close to Royston.

There are many local attractions in close proximity to our property for sale in Royston, the museum and art gallery has some interesting exhibits so you can learn about local history and view the work of talented artists. There are a range of events and craft workshops for both adults and children including willow weaving, rag rugging and art projects. Discover the enigma of Royston Cave, an ancient, man-made beehive-shaped structure carved out of chalk and located under a local crossroads. There are no records of its age or for what purpose it was constructed, although there are theories that suggest it may have been used by the Knights Templar or early freemasons. Here you will find an extensive range of wall carvings, depicting the crucifixion, the holy family, St Katherine and St Christopher, along with pagan figures of a horse and an earth goddess.

The lovely open, green space of Barton Hills National Nature Reserve is just a 30-minute drive away from our houses for sale in Royston. There is both ancient woodland and a large area of open grassland here, with many trails great for tranquil walks or cycling. Stroll along the banks of the pretty Barton Brook and spot a wide variety of birds and wildlife. This area is well known for its large population of beautiful, rare pasque flowers, which bloom between April and early June. There are also orchids, horseshoe vetch, marjoram and rock rose in the grassland area, which encourage butterflies to visit. Many different species can be seen, including chalkhill blue, marbled white and grizzled skipper butterflies. This stunning nature reserve makes a great day out that the whole family will enjoy.

If you are looking to treat yourself to a meal out, there is a great selection of restaurants and cafes within easy reach of our property for sale in Royston. Bury Lane Farm Shop Cafe is ideal for lunch and serves a great range of home-cooked meals and snacks, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, The Heath Cafe Bar is another highly regarded option for breakfast or lunch. There is a great choice of restaurants for evening dining, with a range of cuisine on offer including Indian, Turkish, Thai, Chinese and Malaysian. For traditional British meals in a welcoming, cosy atmosphere there are many excellent local pubs, such as The Woodman Inn, The Fox and Duck and The British Queen. The Belle offers delicious food and an extensive wine list in a classy, contemporary atmosphere and is known for its friendly service. Whatever dining options you’re looking for you’ll be spoilt for choice with the range of restaurants close to our houses for sale in Royston.

Local Schools & Education

Families with children will find a good choice of schools for primary age children within easy reach of our property for sale in Royston. Queens Road Playgroup is just under a 10-minute walk away, with Royston Day Nursery just over a mile away. Both these nurseries have the benefit of being Ofsted rated ‘Good’. Icknield First School which is Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ is less than half a mile from home, with St Mary Roman Catholic Primary School which is Ofsted rated ‘Good’ only a 15-minute walk from our houses for sale in Royston. For secondary education, The Greneway School and Roycia Middle School are both Ofsted rated ‘Good’ and located within easy reach. Cambridge has an excellent selection of colleges offering further education courses and the renowned Cambridge University for higher education.

Transport & Travel

Our property for sale in Royston is well located for getting to the major road networks easily. The A10 is just moments away from home and provides links beyond Cambridge to Ely taking 50-minutes, King’s Lynn taking 1 hour 30-minutes and North London taking around 1 hour 40-minutes. The A1M gives access to a wide variety of UK destinations, while the M11 allows for journeys from nearby Cambridge to Central London, with connections to other major roads in the area. Royston train station is situated on the Cambridge line, with excellent links for commuters. There are regular fast services to Cambridge taking 15-minutes, Ely taking 30-minutes, King’s Lynn taking around an hour and London Kings Cross taking 50 minutes. London Stansted Airport is just over a 30-minute drive from our houses for sale in Royston, offering services to a wide variety of mainly European destinations.

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Home Exchange is available on selected homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion and not all properties are suitable. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Home Exchange of your current home and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. Home Exchange may not be available in conjunction with any other offer and is also subject to the terms of your Reservation Agreement with us. As a guide, your current home must not be worth more than 70% of the value of your chosen Linden home. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

Smooth Move is available on selected new Linden homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Smooth Move and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. We will instruct local estate agents to undertake an independent valuation and marketing advice for your current home before we make you a proposal on a marketing price for your home. The realistic sale price may be lower than an initial marketing price and is based on a sale within a specified timescale fixed by us. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

Home Reach is a new build ownership solution brought to you by heylo housing group. The Home Reach part-buy-part-rent scheme cannot be used in conjunction with any other Linden Homes purchase scheme, offer or promotion. Subject to affordability criteria as prescribed by the Homes and Communities Agency. Subject to individual mortgage lender qualification and affordability criteria. Shares of up to 75% of the home are available. Prices advertised can represent up to a 75% share of the home. More information on eligibility and affordability of using Home Reach to purchase your home can be found at


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