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Trumpington Village Sign unveiled June 2010, designed by Sheila Betts.
Trumpington Meadows Development:
Before Development Started
Looking across the PBI/Monsanto fields towards the Trumpington Park & Ride site and
Trumpington Church, from the M11 roundabout. Photo: Andrew Roberts, August 2007.
The Trumpington Meadows development area was farmland until the 1940s. The site is perhaps best known as the home of the Plant
Breeding Institute (PBI), which took over Anstey Hall Farm in 1950, and was itself taken over by Monsanto.

This is one of a series of pages about
Trumpington Meadows.
The Trumpington Meadows site, looking across the former Plant Breeding Institute (PBI)/Monsanto
fields towards the Park & Ride site. Photo: Andrew Roberts, September 2007.
Looking across the PBI/Monsanto fields towards the Trumpington Park & Ride site and Trumpington Church, from the M11 roundabout. Photo: Andrew Roberts, August 2007.
The Trumpington Meadows site, looking across the former PBI fields towards the Park & Ride site. Photo: Andrew Roberts, 20 September 2007.
The Maris Centre on the former PBI/Monsanto site. Photo: Andrew Roberts, October 2007.
The Maris Centre on the former PBI/Monsanto site. Photo: Andrew Roberts, October 2007.
Greenhouses on the former PBI/Monsanto site. Photo: Andrew Roberts, October 2007.
Greenhouses on the former PBI/Monsanto site. Photo: Andrew Roberts, October 2007.
Panorama looking north east across the Trumpington Meadows parkland from Byron’s Pool, with the trees of Byron’s Pool and the Parish Church to the left, the John Lewis building and old railway line. Photo: Andrew Roberts, 9 December 2010.
Panorama looking north east across the Trumpington Meadows parkland from Byron's Pool, with
the trees of Byron's Pool and the Parish Church to the left, the John Lewis building and old railway
line. Photo: Andrew Roberts, 9 December 2010.
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