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|
|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:
- Cambridge City Council
- Cambridgeshire County Council
- South Cambridgeshire District Council
- University of Cambridge
- Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership
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.
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
Motorists will benefit from free parking at Cambridge’s seven Park & Ride sites from 1 April.
1 March 2018Read in full
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