Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council

The district council for Cambridge.

Address: PO Box 700, Cambridge
Postcode: CB1 0JH
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Corporate 21-50 (£500+VAT pa)

Activities include: building planning and control, leisure services, housing, environmental health, community development, cleansing, car parking, property letting, the market, and local tax and benefit administration.

City services

See the reference url below contacts information regarding these services, which are undertaken for other Council departments: Street cleaning, Domestic and trade waste collection, Grounds maintenance and housing maintenance

Chief Executive's department

See the reference url below for more details of the following services: Reception and Information, Electoral Registration and Elections, Public Entertainment Licensing, Committee Administration, Members' Support, Mayoralty and Twinning, Communications, Equal Opportunities in Service Delivery

Cambridge Living Wage

Cambridge Living Wage (part of the City Council) works to encourage and support other businesses in Cambridge to become accredited living wage employers


The reference url below gives contacts for more details on the following services:

Architecture & Building Services

Car Parks

Engineering Services

Information Technology for the Council

Legal Services to the Council

Local Land Charges: searches and inquiries

Property Services



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Building Control Service

Development Control Service

Environmental Improvements

Historic Buildings And Conservation Areas

Planning Enforcement Service

Planning Policy & Research Service (including Cambridge Local Plan

Community Services (Housing, Environment and Community Development)

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DISEASE Investigation of Outbreaks of infectious diseases, including food poisoning.

FINANCE (including local taxation and benefits)

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Arts, Entertainment, Festivals, Fairs & Activities

Conference Services

Discount Schemes (City Leisurecard)

Entertainment Venue: The Cambridge Corn Exchange


Equipment Hire Service


Cambridge City Leader welcomes infrastructure report on Cambridge/Milton Keynes/Oxford arc

Councillor Lewis Herbert, Leader of Cambridge City Council, has added the voice of Cambridge in support of the detailed recommendations in the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) latest report, just published. It calls for major extra Government investment in next week’s Budget to fund new rail and road infrastructure for Cambridge, Cambridgeshire and the whole Oxford/Milton Keynes/Cambridge route.

17 November 2017Read in full

Local children take over to have their say about life in Cambridge

Primary school children are set to have their say about making Cambridge a better place to live, at a special Takeover Day tomorrow (Friday 17 November).

16 November 2017Read in full

Event for employers during Living Wage week

Council marks a successful living wage week with events for employers, staff and residents

Cambridge City Council took part in special events and initiatives to celebrate this year’s national Living Wage Week last week (5-11 November).

13 November 2017Read in full

Energy saving improvements make a splash at Abbey Pools

Cambridge City Council has made a number of improvements at the Abbey Leisure Complex as part of its work to cut energy use, reduce carbon emissions, and tackle climate change.

6 November 2017Read in full

Cambridge Market Square

Vote for Britain’s favourite market – vote for Cambridge Market

Voting is now open for Britain’s Favourite Market and Cambridge City Council is encouraging residents and visitors to vote for Cambridge Market.

1 November 2017Read in full

Council helps small businesses save money on energy bills

Small businesses can learn how to reduce their energy consumption, make savings on their fuel bills, and enhance their green credentials at a free breakfast workshop next month.

26 October 2017Read in full

Council votes ‘yes’ to second term for Cambridge Bid

Cambridge City Council is supporting Cambridge BID (Business Improvement District) as it seeks to be voted in for a second five year term.

26 October 2017Read in full

Fresh push to tackle poverty and disadvantage in Living Wage Week

Cambridge City Council will mark the progress it has made in encouraging employers to pay the Real Living Wage, by asking more local businesses to join its campaign to tackle poverty and disadvantage, during next week’s national Living Wage Week (5 – 11 November).

25 October 2017Read in full

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Free energy efficiency training session for Cambridge SMEs

Are you a small or young business looking to reduce your energy consumption, reduce your costs, and improve your reputation? Sign up to receive energy efficiency training from a Carbon Trust expert and explore some of the initiatives on offer that provide funded support and capital which aim to help you develop and grow your business.

25 October 2017Read in full

Council Benefits team recognised with national award

Council Benefits team recognised with national award

Cambridge City Council’s Benefits team has been named as Welfare Benefits Team of the Year 2017 by the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation.

23 October 2017Read in full

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