Greater Cambridge Partnership

Greater Cambridge Partnership

The Greater Cambridge Partnership is the local delivery body for a City Deal with central Government, bringing powers and investment, worth up to £1 billion over 15 years, to vital improvements in infrastructure, supporting and accelerating the creation of 44,000 new jobs, 33,500 new homes and 420 additional apprenticeships.

Telephone: 01223 699 906
Address: Greater Cambridge Partnership, Cambridgeshire County Council, Cambridge
Postcode: CB5 8UJ
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Corporate 21-50 (£500+VAT pa)

The partnership of councils, business and academia will work together, and with partners and local communities, to grow and share prosperity and improve quality of life for the people of Greater Cambridge, now and in the future.

The five partners are:

It is the largest of several City Deal programmes taking place in the UK and brings key partners together to work with communities, businesses and industry leaders to support the continued growth of one of the world’s leading tourism and business destinations.

The Greater Cambridge city region has achieved growth and success on an international scale, with an enviable status as a global hub of technology and innovation.

With the University of Cambridge at its heart, Greater Cambridge is a world-leading centre for research, innovation and technology which has led to the ‘Cambridge Phenomenon’ – a unique ecosystem of bright minds, commerce and local investment.

Urban Data Project will be deployed in Cambridge

Telensa announces the Urban Data Project with Cambridge as launch partner city

Telensa, a leader in smart street lighting and smart city applications, today announced the Urban Data Project. Telensa has built a solution powered by the Microsoft Azure cloud platform that creates a trust infrastructure for urban data, one that enables cities to collect, protect and use their data for the benefit of all citizens. The first deployment will be in Cambridge.

6 February 2019Read in full

Plans unveiled for new public transport link

Next phase of Cambourne to Cambridge better public transport scheme unveiled

Plans for the next phase of a new public transport link and Park & Ride site between Cambourne and Cambridge have been unveiled.

5 February 2019Read in full

Work to improve safety and journeys along A1307 to begin

Work on phase one of the Cambridge South East Transport Scheme to improve road safety and walking, cycling and public transport journeys along the A1307 will begin in January.

28 December 2018Read in full

Get involved in an urban design challenge for the next generation

Get involved in an urban design challenge for the next generation

Have you ever looked at a public space in Cambridge city centre and thought it was ugly, neglected or difficult to get around? Here’s your chance to voice your opinion and help the Greater Cambridge Partnership to improve and shape our city.

21 September 2018Read in full

Greater Cambridge is pivotal to deliver economic growth, says independent report

Leaders say the focus must be on speeding up the delivery of over 50,000 homes on existing sites before looking elsewhere, following the publication of an independent report highlighting the pivotal role Greater Cambridge needs to continue to play in economic growth.

14 September 2018Read in full

Bike Life

Copenhagen-inspired cycling assessment to roll out in additional UK cities

Greater Cambridge has joined Bike Life – a partnership project run by the walking and cycling charity Sustrans – which is designed to help UK cities normalise cycling.

10 May 2018Read in full

Study launched to ‘clean up’ air pollution in Cambridge

A study has been launched today on options for improving air quality in Cambridge through the creation of a Clean Air Zone. The new research has been commissioned and funded by the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP), with support from Cambridge City Council.

16 March 2018Read in full

Free parking at Park & Ride sites from 1 April

Free parking at Park & Ride sites from 1 April as £1 charge is lifted

Motorists will benefit from free parking at Cambridge’s seven Park & Ride sites from 1 April.

1 March 2018Read in full

Concept image of autonomous vehicle. © Aurrigo

Cambridge wins £3.2million to develop one of the first autonomous shuttle services in the UK

Cambridge is on track to be the first city in the UK to have a ground-breaking autonomous shuttle service as part of its public transport network, after a successful bid for £3.2milllion of Government funding to develop trial vehicles.

26 February 2018Read in full