Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council

The district council for Cambridge.

Address: PO Box 700, Cambridge
Postcode: CB1 0JH
Country: United Kingdom

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



See the reference url below for more details of the following services:

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)

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


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

FINANCE (including local taxation and benefits)

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


Arts, Entertainment, Festivals, Fairs & Activities

Conference Services

Discount Schemes (City Leisurecard)

Entertainment Venue: The Cambridge Corn Exchange


Equipment Hire Service


Council to provide funeral services for younger people free of charge

Cambridge City Council is to provide free funeral services for people under the age of 16 from April 1.

16 March 2018Read in full

Plans for office block at Cambridge North approved

Proposals for a new office building, to continue the regeneration of the area around Cambridge North Railway Station, have been approved.

15 March 2018Read in full

Council helps more than 85 people fleeing war to resettle in Cambridge

A total of 85 people in 18 families, fleeing from war in Syria and other countries, have so far been resettled in Cambridge as part of Cambridge City Council’s response to the government’s commitment to resettle 20,000 refugees.

14 March 2018Read in full

Tributes flood in following the death of Professor Stephen Hawking

A multitude of tributes have been paid today to Professor Stephen Hawking, following this morning's announcement of his death. The flag has been lowered to half-mast over the Guildhall today as a mark of respect.

14 March 2018Read in full

New action plan set to tackle air quality and pollution

Ambitious plans to improve air quality in Cambridge have been set out by Cambridge City Council in its proposed new Air Quality Action Plan.

12 March 2018Read in full

£200,000 refurbishment programme at Arbury Court set to begin

A £200,000 Iimprovement project for the public areas at Cambridge's Arbury Court local centre is due to begin later this month.

7 March 2018Read in full

New car park charges to include a peak time congestion tariff

New charges will come into effect at Cambridge City Council’s car parks from April, as part of the council’s plan to reduce congestion, air pollution and carbon emissions.

6 March 2018Read in full

Public Open Day at East Cambridge Lakes this Sunday

Cambridge City Council is hosting a public open day on Sunday 11 March at East Cambridge Lakes, the flooded chalk pits at the end of Mill Road which it is hoped will be turned into a local country park.

5 March 2018Read in full

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Council supports Cambridge Half Marathon - encouraging people to get more active

The Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon returns to the city’s streets and open spaces this weekend – and it is set to be the biggest yet.

2 March 2018Read in full

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day – a helping hand for Cambridge residents

Today (Friday 23 February) marks Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, when organisations across the country, including Cambridge City Council, will be raising awareness of the problems faced by those struggling to keep warm in their homes, and highlighting initiatives that are in place to tackle the issue.

23 February 2018Read in full

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