The Hedges comprises residential, commercial and mixed-use buildings. It is orientated around open space and the second Cambridgeshire Guided Busway stop, which is also close to the Cambridge Regional College and Science Park. Residential densities will increase close to the Busway stop, including mixed-use buildings. The commercial area is located along the A14 and fronts onto an open space. The housing in this neighbourhood is designed on the streets and mews pattern with clear distinction between public, semi-public and private space.
The large public open space and smaller green spaces provide further high quality play and amenity areas for the community.